The Macon County Conservation District is accepting applications for upland game hunting at Friends Creek Conservation Area’s Upland Game Management Area. Hunters must apply by September 30, 2017 for the single-day hunts.
The area is open for hunting on: November 4, 5, 8, 11, 15, 22, 25, 29; December 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, and 31.
To apply: Send an envelope containing a large (no. 10 business) self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Upland Game Hunt
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
In the envelope, also include a letter containing:
- Your name
- Your phone number
- Photocopy of your valid 2017 Illinois hunting license and habitat stamp (if under 16, a hunter safety certificate number)
- The three dates you wish to apply for, ranked first, second, and third choice
If drawn, each successful applicant will be assigned one date. A drawing will be held to fill all available hunting dates. Participants will be notified of the status of their application. Each hunter selected may bring up to three hunting partners to the hunting area. For more information contact Natural Resources Specialist, Ethan Snively at 217-423-6796.