How many deer were harvested in Illinois this year?
SPRINGFIELD (WREX) — The state released the total number of deer harvested for the 2021-2022 archery and firearm seasons that ended on January 16th. The state reports a preliminary total of 147,004 deer were harvested, a number that compares to the total from the 2020-2021 season at 162,752.
What county in Illinois has the biggest deer?
The Illinois County that topping the list was Adams County: 1,642 deer.
How many deer are in Illinois?
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 162,575 deer during all 2020-21 archery and firearm seasons, which concluded Jan. 17, 2021. The total preliminary deer harvest for all seasons compares with a total harvest for all seasons of 153,174 deer in 2019-20.
Is it illegal to sell deer meat in Illinois?
Is it legal to sell wild game meat? There is no law prohibiting the sale of wild game meat (venison, etc.).
Is it legal to bait deer in Illinois?
Illinois Law on Deer and Turkey Baiting. In Illinois, it is illegal to feed deer at any time or to take deer by the use or aid of bait.
Which state has the best deer hunting?
The Overall Top 10 States for Deer Hunters
- Wisconsin. Far and away, Wisconsin is the highest producer of B&C-ranked whitetails.
- Kentucky. Despite the fact that Kentucky is a one-buck-per-year state, that hasn’t stopped hunters there from having success.
What is the status of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources harvest query?
Notice: The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is currently updating its deer and turkey harvest query system. It is temporarily disabled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Harvest check-in is simply a phone call away, or you can report your success online.
How do I check-in for harvesters?
Harvest check-in is simply a phone call away, or you can report your success online. Several measurements (listed on the back of the permit) are required before either method of check-in can be completed.
Is harvest check-in still available?
It is temporarily disabled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Harvest check-in is simply a phone call away, or you can report your success online.