Mackinaw youth pheasant hunt
There are still 18 permits available for the Illinois Youth Pheasant Hunt at Mackinaw River SFWA as of Aug. 28. This is a special one-day hunt available for young hunters between the ages of 10-15.
Applications for the Controlled Pheasant Hunting second lottery will be accepted through Sept. 6 at 12:00 midnight. If all of the permits are not allocated, applications will be accepted during a third lottery period starting Sept. 7th, at 12:01 am through Sept. 20th at 12:00 midnight.
Any permits remaining after the third lottery will be filled on a first-come first-served basis beginning at 8 a.m. on Sept. 26th until all permits are gone or until 24 hours before the Oct. 31 hunt date.
Click here to apply.
Click here to see information on other youth pheasant hunting opportunities at state sites.