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FALL TURKEY PROGRAM

2021 FALL TURKEY SHOTGUN SEASON

October 23 - October 31, 2021

2021 Fall Turkey Shotgun Hunting Season Open Counties List

2021 Fall Turkey Shotgun Hunting Season Open Counties Map

2021 Fall Turkey Hunting Information Sheet

LOTTERY APPLICATION PERIODS

  Lottery 1:  May 4, 2021 - July 5, 2021 Lottery 2:  July 6, 2021 - August 23, 2021

FALL TURKEY SHOTGUN OVER-THE-COUNTER PERMITS

  • County-Specific Fall Turkey Shotgun permits remaining after the Lottery 2 drawing will be available for sale over the counter from License Vendors beginning September 20, 2021, on a first-come, first-served basis.  
  • Permits will be sold until quotas are exhausted, or until the close of the season, October 31, 2021.  Persons may purchase one or more permits during this period, subject to availability, except that no one may exceed the limit of 2 permits in total, including Lottery-issued and Landowner permits. 
 

                     2021-2022 FALL TURKEY ARCHERY SEASON

  • For Cook, DuPage and Lake counties, and that portion of Kane County east of State Route 47: October 1, 2021, through January 16, 2022
  • For all other counties and that portion of Kane County west of State Route 47: October 1, 2021, through January 16, 2022.  NOTE:  Fall Turkey Archery hunting is CLOSED during Deer Firearm Seasons Nov. 19–21 & Dec. 2–5, 2021.    

ILLINOIS RESIDENTS

 

DATES TO PURCHASE FALL TURKEY ARCHERY PERMITS (two-permit maximum)

  • Between August 3, 2021 - January 16, 2022 -  Purchase over the counter at a License Vendor only.

NON-RESIDENTS

DATES TO PURCHASE FALL TURKEY ARCHERY PERMITS (two-permit maximum)

  • Between August 3, 2021 - January 16, 2022:  Purchase over the counter at a License Vendor only.