Monday, October 1, 2018

Special Firearm Deer Hunt for Persons with Disabilities at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area on Nov. 8 and 9

Special Firearm Deer Hunt for Persons with Disabilities at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area on Nov. 8 and 9

Hunters can apply through October 19

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will host a new firearm deer hunt for persons with disabilities on November 8 and 9 at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area in Henry Co.


Prospective hunters may apply for the hunt by contacting the Johnson-Sauk Trail site office at 309-853-5589 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. through October 19.

A total of 12 permits are available for the hunt. Each eligible hunter may be accompanied by a one non-hunting partner/guardian to assist with the hunt. If more than 12 hunters apply, a lottery drawing will be conducted. Successful applicants will be notified, must show their P2A card, and must purchase their permit for the hunt at the Johnson-Sauk Trail Lake marina the morning of their hunt.

Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area will be closed to other park users during the two-day special firearm deer hunt on November 8 and 9.

Johnson-Sauk Trail SRA is located at 28616 Sauk Trail Road, Kewanee, IL 61443. For more information on this special hunt for persons with disabilities, phone 309-853-5589.

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