2022 Controlled Pheasant Hunting Permit Reservation System
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All permits must be purchased or transferred by 9 am the day prior to the hunt. Permits or transfers can not occur after the 9 am cutoff the day prior. Permits must be transferred using this system. Your IDNR customer number is the 9 digit number at the top of your hunting license.
Online Applications for IDNR operated controlled pheasant hunting area (CPHA)
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First Lottery Period - Applications from Illinois resident hunters only will be accepted beginning Monday, Aug. 1st at 8:30 a.m. through Monday, Aug. 8th at 1:00 p.m. CDT for inclusion in the first random drawing.
Second Lottery Period - Illinois resident hunters that did not apply or who were unsuccessful in the first lottery and nonresident hunters can apply from Monday, Aug. 8th at 3:00 p.m. through Monday, Aug. 15th at 1:00 p.m. CDT for inclusion in the second random drawing.
Third Lottery Period - A third lottery beginning Monday Aug. 15th at 3:00 p.m. through Monday, Aug. 22nd at 1:00 p.m. CDT is available to resident and nonresident hunters who want a second permit.
First-Come First-Served Permits - Hunters can acquire additional permits on a first-come first-served basis beginning at 8:00 a.m. CDT, Saturday, Aug. 27th. Permits will remain available until reserved permit quotas are depleted or until 9:00 a.m. the day prior to any hunt date, whichever occurs first. Disabled Hunter Permits remain available until disabled hunter permits are depleted or until 12:00 a.m. (Midnight) two days prior to any applicable hunt date.
PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP CPH AREAS - OPERATED BY T. MILLER INC.
Most questions can be answered by reviewing the pages under the "CPHA Information" listed above. If after reviewing this information, you have questions: