Non-resident archery deer permits

May 14, 2010 at 11:04 AM

The online lottery application period for non-resident Illinois archery combination deer permits for the 2010-11 deer season will open on June 1.  Non-resident hunters can apply for the lottery through DNR Direct Online License Sales or by phone at 1-888-673-7648.

Non-residents may apply for one combination archery permit per season. The cost of a non-resident archery combination deer permit (one either-sex/one antlerless) will be $411. The quota will be 25,000 for non-resident combination tags. 

Antlerless-only archery permits will be available throughout the season over the counter at local license agents, by phone or through DNR Direct Online License Sales for $25.50 each (if ordering by phone or online, the permit will be mailed within 7 to 10 business days). 

The upcoming Illinois archery deer season is Oct. 1, 2010-Jan. 16, 2011 (except closed in firearm deer counties on Nov. 19-21 and Dec. 2-5).