Fall Hunting Season Begins Sunday


The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding the public that the use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, for any aspect of hunting or recovery of wildlife is against the law. The fall hunting season begins Sunday, October 1st, with the opening of archery deer and turkey seasons throughout Illinois.

Illinois Conservation Police have received several inquiries from the public about the use of drones for scouting and tracking animals. The unlawful use of drones for hunting could result in the seizure and forfeiture of unlawfully used equipment.

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