Deer, turkey permit applications due
By Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Illinois Firearm Deer Permits applications will be accepted until Aug. 17 for the third lottery drawing for 2018 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits.
For additional details, check the IDNR website.
Resident Archery combination and antlerless-only archery deer permits will be available over-the-counter from DNR direct license and permit vendors beginning Aug. 7. Locate a vendor here.
Non-Resident Archery Deer combination permits will be available over-the-counter from DNR Direct license and permit vendors beginning Aug. 7. The Illinois Archery Deer Season runs Oct. 1 through Jan. 20, 2019.
For Fall Wild Turkey Shotgun Season Oct. 20 through 28, hunters may apply through Aug. 20 for the second lottery for shotgun permits. More information on turkey season is available here.