Waterfowl hunting offered at Emiquon

October 02, 2013 at 12:03 PM

The Nature Conservancy is offering public waterfowl hunting three days a week at its Emiquon Preserve in Fulton County again this year.

Hunting will be allowed on a limited basis until noon every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from Oct. 26-Dec. 24.

Drawings will be held at 5:15 a.m. on hunting days at Dickson Mounds Museum’s Eveland Village site near Emiquon.

After entering Dickson Mounds Museum property through the main entrance, turn left to get to the Eveland Village site.

All hunters must provide proof of a valid hunting license and waterfowl stamps. Adults must accompany children under 18.

In addition to daily drawings, a limited number of advance drawings will be held.

Advance drawings will be held for the youth waterfowl hunt Oct. 19; waterfowl hunts for the disabled Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 20 and Dec. 4; and special hunt days Nov. 11 and 29.

Applications for the advanced drawings must be received by Oct. 14 by e-mail or U.S. mail.

Advanced drawings will occur on Oct. 15.

Visit: http://www.nature.org/ilhunting for more information on hunting locations and dates, hunting rules, frequently asked questions and applications for advanced drawings.