Manito Pheasant Habitat Area
Location: Two (2) miles north of
Manito at the intersection of Manito Road and Spring Lake Road.
Description: 78 total acres,
all of which is grassland habitat. Active habitat management will be occurring throughout the year on the site, including prescribed burning.
Pheasant, Quail & Rabbit
- A free site permit is
issued through a lottery drawing held annually each fall. Permits are issued
from the Springfield office.
- Hunting will be
permitted on the first and second day of the statewide upland game season and
on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November, and on each Thursday and
Sunday in December, through December 24.
- Only one hunting party,
consisting of the permit holder and no more than three hunting companions will be
allowed to hunt each day.
- All hunting must be
with shotgun or bow and arrow.
- Hunters must wear a cap
and upper outer garment of solid blaze orange of at least 400 square inches.
- Each permit holder must
complete and return a harvest survey report
- It is unlawful for any
person to possess or consume alcoholic beverages while on this site for the
purpose of hunting.
- It is unlawful to ride
horses on the site or allow horses to enter the site.
further information contact: Site Superintendent, Spring Lake State
Fish & Wildlife Area, 7982 South Park Road, Manito, Il. 61546. (309)
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of
the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and
those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and
other agencies is available to all individuals
regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability,
age, religion, or other non-merit factors. If you
believe you have been discriminated against, contact the
funding source’s civil rights office and/or the Equal
Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, One Natural
Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702; (217)785-0067; TTY