ILLINOIS REGISTER 7384
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
issued by the check station.
f) Anyone who has killed game previously and has it in possession or in their
vehicle must declare it with the person in charge of the area during check-in. All
game found in a hunter's possession after hunting has started on the area shall be
considered illegally taken if the hunter has not declared it prior to going afield.
g) All hunting must be done with shotguns or bow and arrow. Only shot shells with
a shot size of No. 5 lead or a non-toxic shot size ballistically equivalent to No. 5
lead or smaller may be used, except at Chain O' Lakes State Park, Johnson-Sauk
Trail State Park, Lee County Conservation Area (Green River), Wayne Fitzgerrell
State Park and Eldon Hazlet State Park where only nontoxic shot approved by the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may be possessed and only shot shells with a shot
size ballistically equivalent to No. 5 lead or smaller may be used or in possession.
Flu flu arrows only may be used or in possession by bow and arrow hunters.
h) Non-hunters are not allowed in the field, except at special hunts publicly
announced by the Department where non-hunters authorized by the Department
shall be allowed in the field, and except for operators of Department conveyances
and Standing Vehicle Permittees and a single dog handler for the Permittee.
i) Hunters under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult hunter.
j) Daily limits − On the following areas, hunters may obtain one permit each day; a
permit authorizes the harvest of 2 pheasants of either sex per hunter; exceptions
are in parentheses. With; with written authorization from the Director, the
Department may issue more than one permit to a hunter and the limits provided
for in 520 ILCS 5/3.28 shall apply for Illinois Conservation Foundation sponsored
Chain O'Lakes State Park (two 2 pheasant permits or one 3 or 4 pheasant
permit per hunter each day)
Des Plaines Conservation Area
Eldon Hazlet State Park
Lee County Conservation Area (2 cock pheasants per permit hunter)
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