2022 Illinois firearm deer season preliminary harvest totals 76,854

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12/13/2022
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2022 Illinois firearm deer season preliminary harvest totals 76,854

SPRINGFIELD – Hunters in Illinois took a preliminary total of 76,854 deer during the seven-day 2022 Illinois Firearm Deer Season that concluded Dec. 4, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

Comparatively, hunters harvested a final total of 70,411 deer during the firearm season in 2021.

The preliminary harvest for the second segment of the 2022 firearm season Dec. 1-4 was 24,500, compared with 21,477 during the second season in 2021. The preliminary harvest for the first segment of this year's firearm season Nov. 18-20 was 52,354 deer.

Remaining 2022-23 deer season hunting opportunities in Illinois include:

Late-winter antlerless-only deer season and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) deer season, in designated counties only, Dec. 29, 2022, through Jan. 1, 2023, and Jan. 13-15, 2023

Archery deer season continues through Jan. 15, 2023.

Details on the late-winter season are available at https://bit.ly/20222023LWH.

Details on the CWD season are available at https://bit.ly/20222023CWDSeason.

A map showing the counties open to the late-winter and CWD seasons can be found at https://bit.ly/LateWinterCWDMap.

For more deer hunting information, visit https://bit.ly/IDNRDeerHunting.

A table of preliminary firearm deer season harvest totals for 2022 by county, and comparable totals for 2021 is below.

 

       
 County1st 20222nd 2022Total 2022Total 2021 
 ADAMS143771421511990 
 ALEXANDER239136375362 
 BOND537210747647 
 BOONE7135106105 
 BROWN655334989812 
 BUREAU609295904895 
 CALHOUN465259724650 
 CARROLL331166497440 
 CASS423256679587 
 CHAMPAIGN13778215201 
 CHRISTIAN403155558556 
 CLARK72135410751019 
 CLAY88934012291113 
 CLINTON606197803666 
 COLES487195682658 
 CRAWFORD673263936888 
 CUMBERLAND542275817760 
 DEKALB7341114107 
 DEWITT220116336317 
 DOUGLAS12053173149 
 EDGAR424163587521 
 EDWARDS317141458389 
 EFFINGHAM653303956914 
 FAYETTE118452917131569 
 FORD8640126109 
 FRANKLIN95645814141234 
 FULTON124959018391667 
 GALLATIN305136441373 
 GREENE6343851019954 
 GRUNDY172100272235 
 HAMILTON74133710781000 
 HANCOCK112858217101570 
 HARDIN548188736676 
 HENDERSON283146429385 
 HENRY275172447414 
 IROQUOIS257144401417 
 JACKSON148470821921865 
 JASPER79435411481027 
 JEFFERSON124957218211818 
 JERSEY425221646588 
 JO DAVIESS84343012731235 
 JOHNSON87433312071159 
 KANE18112931 
 KANKAKEE11455169186 
 KENDALL43226571 
 KNOX73734010771064 
 LAKE5053 
 LASALLE427227654563 
 LAWRENCE399176575539 
 LEE314177491444 
 LIVINGSTON268100368381 
 LOGAN193114307312 
 MACON15575230220 
 MACOUPIN112045615761431 
 MADISON509183692637 
 MARION118646716531399 
 MARSHALL412166578547 
 MASON249130379352 
 MASSAC268119387382 
 MCDONOUGH495260755727 
 MCHENRY12982211243 
 MCLEAN349168517532 
 MENARD215133348329 
 MERCER509266775743 
 MONROE8562821138935 
 MONTGOMERY619254873802 
 MORGAN442232674580 
 MOULTRIE15866224209 
 OGLE356182538546 
 PEORIA576299875814 
 PERRY96939913681108 
 PIATT8945134111 
 PIKE112971118401633 
 POPE106836514331220 
 PULASKI222106328279 
 PUTNAM22899327312 
 RANDOLPH151868522032106 
 RICHLAND487216703672 
 ROCK ISLAND408204612585 
 ST. CLAIR576199775699 
 SALINE628243871758 
 SANGAMON327188515528 
 SCHUYLER90443713411269 
 SCOTT190147337327 
 SHELBY88334112241179 
 STARK11852170152 
 STEPHENSON342182524480 
 TAZEWELL352177529480 
 UNION81238311951144 
 VERMILION369203572597 
 WABASH12254176163 
 WARREN290170460431 
 WASHINGTON7712921063924 
 WAYNE101549815131370 
 WHITE553314867713 
 WHITESIDE335238573507 
 WILL13476210167 
 WILLIAMSON128766119481613 
 WINNEBAGO15472226248 
 WOODFORD434197631573 
 Total52354245007685470411 
       
 
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