Illinois Turkey Season 2021 Details

The Illinois turkey permit application online form is now available. Hunters need to apply for a permit before they can hunt turkeys during the spring season. The deadline for applications is March 1. Learn more about the process and how to apply in this post.

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Form NameIllinois Turkey Permit Application Online
Form Length2 pages
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Avg. time to fill out30 sec
Other namesillinois turkey permit online, il spring turkey application, illinois online turkey permit application, il dnr turkey permit

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2014

RESIDENT

Spring Wild Turkey

Hunting Permit Application

THIS AREA FOR OFFICE USE ONLY ‐ DO NOT STAPLE

SELECT ONLY ONE BOX WITH (X) BELOW ! (Applica ons received a er a deadline will be entered into the next applica on period.)

First Lo ery

Second Lo ery

Third Lo ery

Random Daily Drawings

Deadline ‐ December 1, 2013

Deadline ‐ January 13, 2014

Deadline ‐ February 10, 2014

Deadline ‐ March 10, 2014 through 3

 

 

 

weeks prior to the season you select.

ENTER YOUR CHOICES OF HUNT LOCATION AND SEASON IN THE ORDER YOU PREFER. (See Example on Right Below)

County or Special Hunt Area

Season

County or Special Hunt Area

R - L - ST

Season

You must enter your Social Security Number OR DNR Direct Customer Number.

COUNTY OF RESIDENCE

DATE OF BIRTH MONTH

DAY

YEAR

 

 

 

 

APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE

DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER

 

 

 

 

 

I cer fy to the truth of all statements including but not limited to residency, hunter educa on and not being delinquent on a child support order and further cer fy that the privileges applied for have not been suspended in this state, or by any other state or federal agency.

APPLY ONLINE AT

www.dnr.illinois.gov

APPLICATION DATES

FIRST LOTTERYApplica ons from Illinois residents will be accepted from the date upon which they become available through December 1st.

SECOND LOTTERYApplica ons from nonresidents and anyone that does not have a permit will be accepted through January 13th.

THIRD LOTTERY ‐ Applica ons from anyone that does not have a permit or has one permit will be accepted through February 10th.

RANDOM DAILY DRAWINGSAnyone that does not have a permit or has one or two permits may apply for the first random daily drawing from applica ons received prior to and including March 10th. Random daily drawings will be held un l three weeks prior to the season applied for.

IDNR SPRING WILD TURKEY PERMIT

MAIL APPLICATION AND $15 FEE TO: One Natural Resources Way

P.O. Box 19446

Springfield, IL, 62794‐9446

HUNT LOCATION & SEASON CHOICES

There are ten rows of boxes to allow the applicant to make up to ten DIFFERENT COUNTY or SPECIAL HUNT AREA choices of combined loca ons and seasons (the 2nd through 10th choices are op onal). When the applicant is drawn during the lo ery, if the 1st choice is not available, the 2nd choice will be considered and so forth. Print the county/special hunt area in the boxes on the le and write the appropriate season number in the box on the right. Hunters selec ng Galla nHardin must enter “GALLATIN” those selec ng MarshallPutnam must enter “MARSHALL”. Those selec ng special hunt areas must enter THE ABBREVIATION provided in the list of coun es/special hunt areas on the back side of this applica on.

GROUP HUNT INFORMATION

Up to six individuals may apply to hunt as a group. All individuals in the group must preselect a group leader and each applica on for the group MUST have IDENTICAL choices for the applica on period, hunt loca ons & seasons, and group leader informa on. Illinois residents are given preference for permits allocated in lo eries, therefore groups containing both resident and non resident applicants will be treated as nonresident applica ons.

State of Illinois

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

APPLY ONLINE @ WWW.DNR.ILLINOIS.GOV

2014 RESIDENT SPRING WILD TURKEY HUNTING PERMIT APPLICATION

APPLICATION INFORMATION

 It shall be unlawful to: Submit applica ons before the second lo ery for more than one permit for the same person; submit applica ons before the third lo ery for more than two permits for the same person; receive more than three permits for the spring turkey season. Viola ons of these provisions will result in all applica ons being rejected, or permits revoked, and fees forfeited.

 Landowners or tenants who choose to apply in the lo eries/drawings (and receive a permit) CANNOT apply later for a free permit.

 Permits are not transferable and no refunds will be made unless your county, hunt area or season choices are not available.

 A permit allows the holder to hunt with either a shotgun or bow and arrow.  A permit is valid for only ONE season.

 The fee for a Spring Wild Turkey Permit is $15. You must enclose an individual check or money order with your applica on. Do not send cash.

 Applicants submi ng applica ons within three weeks of the season will not be guaranteed receipt of permit by start of season.

PREFERENCE SYSTEM (This does not apply to special hunt areas.)

Applicants rejected in this year’s first lo ery will receive preference in next year’s first lo ery for spring season permits subject to:

1)The applicant must apply using the ocial agency applica on.

2)The applicant must be a resident of the State, be eligible to receive a spring turkey permit, and not had turkey hun ng privileges revoked.

3)The applicant must apply for the same county and season choices which he/ she listed on the previous year’s applica on.

HUNTING ZONES

There are north and south turkey hun ng zones WITH DIFFERENT SEASON DATES in each zone. Special Hunt area permits are not valid anywhere else in the county. County permits are not valid for Special Hunt areas listed on this applica on. Loca on informa on, site maps, and regula ons for special hunt areas are available online at h p://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hun ng/pages/hunterfactsheets.aspx.

SEASON

NORTH ZONE

SOUTH ZONE

*YOUTH*

April 5

- April 6

March 29 - March 30

 

 

 

1st Season

April 14 - April 18

April 7 - April 11

2nd Season

April 19

- April 24

April 12

- April 17

3rd Season

April 25

- April 30

April 18

- April 23

 

 

 

 

 

4th Season

May 1

- May 7

April 24

- April 30

5th Season

May 8 - May 15

May 1

- May 8

Open South Zone Coun es: Alexander, Bond, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Edwards, Engham, Faye e, Franklin, Galla nHardin, Hamilton, Jackson, Jasper, Jeerson, Johnson, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson

Open South Special Hunt Areas

County

Enter Code

Burning Star 5

Jackson

BS5

Carlyle Lake SFWA East Fork Unit

Clinton

CLFWEF

Crab Orchard NWR

Williamson

CRAB

Crawford County CA

Crawford

CCCA

Dixon Springs SP (youth ages 1015 only)

Pope

DSSPY

Dixon Springs SP Disabled

Pope

DSSPD(*2)

Eldon Hazlet SPSouth Shore SP

Clinton

EHSP

Eldon Hazlet SP Disabled

Clinton

EHSPD (*2)

Ferne Clye SPFerne Clye Hun ng Area

Johnson

FCSP

Fort Massac SP (youth ages 1015 only)

Massac

FMSPY

Hamilton County CA

Hamilton

HCCA

Horseshoe Lake SP

Madison

HLSP

Meeker SHA

Jasper

MEEK

Mermet Lake SFWA

Massac

MLSFWA

Mermet Lake SFWA Disabled

Massac

MLD (*2)

Mt. Vernon Game Propaga on Center

Jeerson

MVGPC

Newton Lake FWA

Jasper

NLFWA

Pyramid SP

Perry

PSP

Pyramid SPEast Conant Unit

Perry

PSPECU

Ramsey Lake SP

Faye e

RLSP

Randolph County CA

Randolph

RCCA

Red Hills SP

Lawrence

RHSP

Red Hills SP Chauncey Marsh

Lawrence

RHSPCM

Sahara Woods SFWA

Saline

SW

Sam Dale Lake SFWA

Wayne

SDLCA

Sam Parr SFWA

Jasper

SPSP

Stephen A. Forbes SP

Marion

SAFSP

Ten Mile Creek FWA

Hamilton/Jeerson

TMCFWA

Washington County CA

Washington

WCCA

Wayne Fitzgerrell SRA

Franklin/Jeerson

WFSRA

Open North Zone Coun es: Adams, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Chris an, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeKalb, DeWi , Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Fulton, Greene, Grundy, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jersey, JoDaviess, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, MarshallPutnam, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean,

Menard, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Pia

, Pike, Rock

Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Sco , Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Vermilion,

Warren, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago, Woodford

 

 

 

Open North Special Hunt Areas

County

Enter Code

Apple River Canyon SPThompson & Salem Units

Jo Daviess

 

ARCSP

Beaver Dam SP

Macoupin

 

BDSP

Big Bend SFWA

Whiteside

 

BBSFWA

Big River SF

Henderson

 

BRSF

Bu erfield Trail SRA

Iroquois

 

BTSRA

Castle Rock SP

Ogle

 

CRSP

Clinton Lake SRA

DeWi

 

CLSRA

Coeen Lake SFWA

Montgomery

 

CLSFWA

Eagle Creek SP (1st & 2nd Seasons)

Shelby

 

EAGLE

Fox Ridge/Paul C Burrus HA

Coles

 

FRSP

French BluSNA

Carroll

 

FBSNA

Green River SWA

Lee

 

GRSWA

Hanover BluSNA

Jo Daviess

 

HBSNA

Harry “Babe” Woodyard SNA

Vermilion

HBWSNA

Hidden Springs SF

Shelby

 

HSSF

Iroquois County SWA

Iroquois

 

ICSWA

Jim Edgar Panther Creek

Cass

 

JEPC

JohnsonSauk Trail SP

Henry

 

JSTSP

Kankakee River SP

Kankakee/Will

 

KKKRSP

Kickapoo SP

Vermilion

 

KSP

Kishwaukee River SFWA

DeKalb

 

KRSFWA

Lake Shelbyville ProjectMoultrie

Moultrie

 

LSPMOU

Lake Shelbyville ProjectShelby

Shelby

 

LSPSHE

Lowden Miller SF

Ogle

 

LMSF

Mackinaw River FWA

Tazewell

 

MRFWA

Marseilles FWA

 

 

 

(MTh only; ½ hr. before sunrise 8:30am)

LaSalle

MWA (*3)

Marshall FWA

Marshall/Peoria

 

MFWA

Ma hiessen SP (South of Vermilion River Area)

LaSalle

 

MATTSP

Mau no SFWA

Bureau

 

MTSFWA

Middlefork FWMA

Vermilion

 

MFWMA

Midewin Na onal Tallgrass Prairie

Will

MNTP (*1)

Mississippi Palisades SP (No 5th season)

Carroll

 

MPSP

Mississippi Palisades SP Disabled (No 5th season)

Carroll

MPSPD (*2)

Momence Wetlands

Kankakee

 

MW

Moraine View State Park

McLean

MVSP (*4)

Morrison Rockwood SP (No 5th season)

Whiteside

 

MRSP

Pere Marque e SPPiasa, Quotoga, Potawatomi

 

 

 

Camp Areas (No Weekend Hun ng)

Jersey

 

PMSP

Rall Woods (Falling Down Prairie) SNA

Jo Daviess

 

RALL

Sand Ridge SF

Mason

 

SAND

Sandy Ford SNA

LaSalle

 

SF

Sangamon County CA

Sangamon

 

SCCA

Sanganois CA Squirrel Timber Unit

Mason

 

SCA

Sangchris Lake SP

Sangamon/Chris

an

SLSP

Siloam Springs SP

Adams/Brown

 

SSSP

Siloam Springs SPBuckhorn Unit

Brown

 

SSBUCK

Spoon River SF

Knox

 

SRSF

Tapley Woods SNA

Jo Daviess

 

TWSNA

WeinbergKing SPScripps Unit

Schuyler

 

WKSCRP

Weldon Springs SPPia County Unit

Pia

 

WSSPPU

Winston Tunnel SNA

Jo Daviess

 

WTSNA

Witkowsky SFWA

Jo Daviess

 

WSWA

Wolf Creek SP (1st & 2nd Seasons)

Shelby

 

WCSP

*1 An additional site hunting pass is required

*2 P2A disability & non-hunting helper

*3 LaSalle Co. permit holders may qualify; call site for details *4 No weekend hunting during 4th & 5th seasons

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