There’s still time to get your hunting permits, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says.
Applications will be accepted until Aug. 16 for the third lottery drawing for 2019 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits. For details, check the IDNR website at https://bit.ly/2cZXA2W.
Resident combination and antlerless-only archery deer permits are now available over-the-counter from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Details: https://bit.ly/1bttajS.
Illinois Non-Resident Archery Deer combination permits are available over-the-counter from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. The Illinois Archery Deer Season is Oct. 1-Jan. 19,
Hunters may apply through Aug. 19 for the second lottery for 2019 Illinois Fall Wild Turkey Shotgun Season permits. Season dates are Oct. 19-27. More information: https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/Pages/TurkeyHunting.aspx
Online applications are being accepted for Illinois Free Dove Hunting Permits. Hunters may apply on a first-come, first-served basis through Aug. 25 for any permits that remain. For more information on dove hunting permit areas and free dove permits, check the IDNR website at https://bit.ly/2YxvrYT.
Hunters may apply through Aug. 31 for the Illinois 2019 Free Upland Game Hunt Permit program. Applications must be made online, and successful applicants will receive a confirmation by mail. Application information is available at https://bit.ly/2ZhJCOY.