2003 Illinois hunting, trapping seasons

Illinois hunting seasons

• Year-round: Coyote and striped skunk.

• Oct. 16-Dec. 14: North duck season.

• Dec. 12-14: Muzzleloader deer in 98 counties.

• Nov. 20-Dec. 19: South pintail and canvasback duck season.

• Sept. 6-Dec. 21: Statewide common snipe.

• Oct. 23-Dec. 21: Central duck season.

• Nov. 1-Jan. 8: North cock pheasant, Hungarian (gray) partridge, bobwhite quail and cottontail and swamp rabbit.

• Oct. 16-Jan. 13: North Canada goose season.

• Oct. 16-Jan. 13: North white-fronted goose season.

• Oct. 16-Jan. 13: North snow goose and brant season.

• Nov. 1-Jan. 15: South cock pheasant, Hungarian (gray) partridge and bobwhite quail.

• Oct. 1-Jan. 15: Archery deer in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake counties.

• Dec. 8-Jan. 15: Archery deer and turkey in firearm counties.

• Nov. 20-Jan. 18: South duck season.

• Jan. 16-18: Handgun deer in designated counties.

• Aug. 1-Jan. 20: Statewide squirrel.

• Nov. 1-Jan. 22: South cottontail and swamp rabbit.

• Nov. 10-Jan. 31: Statewide red and gray fox.

• Nov. 7-Jan. 31: Central Canada goose season.

• Dec. 6-Jan. 31: South Canada goose season.

• Oct. 23-Jan. 31: Central white-fronted goose season.

• Oct. 23-Jan. 31: Central snow goose and brant season.

• Nov. 20-Jan. 31: South snow goose and brant season.

• Nov. 20-Jan. 31: South white-fronted goose season.

• Nov. 5-Feb. 10: North raccoon and opossum.

• Nov. 10-Feb. 15: South raccoon and opossum.

• Dec. 15-March 1: Statewide crow.

• March 27-28: South youth turkey.

• June 1-March 31: Statewide woodchuck (groundhog).

• Jan. 14-March 31: North conservation order snow goose season.

• Feb. 1-March 31: Central conservation order snow goose season.

• Feb. 1-March 31: South conservation order snow goose season.

• April 3-4: North youth turkey.

• April 5-May 6: South shotgun/archery turkey in periods.

• April 12-May 13: North shotgun/archery turkey in periods.

Illinois trapping seasons

• Nov. 5-Jan. 15: North raccoon, opossum, skunk, weasel, mink and muskrat.

• Nov. 10-Jan. 20: South raccoon, opossum, skunk, weasel, mink and muskrat.

• Nov. 10-Jan. 20: Statewide red and gray fox, coyote and badger.

• Nov. 5-March 31: North beaver.

• Nov. 10-March 31: Beaver.

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