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Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Begin October 1, 2021!

Manito Pheasant Habitat Area

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Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • It is unlawful to ride horses on the site or allow horses to enter the site.  
  • Species-Specific Regulations:

Deer

  • Deer hunting not permitted

Turkey

  • Turkey hunting not permitted

Waterfowl

  • Waterfowl hunting not permitted

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrels
    • Squirrel hunting not permitted
  • Rabbits
    • A free site permit is issued through a lottery drawing held annually each fall. Permits are issued from the Springfield office.  
    • Only 1 hunting party, consisting of the permit holder and no more than 3 companions, will be allowed to hunt each day.  
    • All hunting must be with shotgun or bow and arrow.
    • Hunters must wear a cap and upper outer garment of solid blaze orange of at least 400 square inches.
    • Each permit holder must complete and return a harvest survey report.
    • Hunting will be permitted on the first and second day of the statewide upland game season and on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November, and on each Thursday and Sunday in December, through December.  

Upland Birds

  • Pheasant and Quail
    • A free site permit is issued through a lottery drawing held annually each fall. Permits are issued from the Springfield office.
    • Hunting will be permitted on the first and second day of statewide upland game season and on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November, and on each Thursday and Sunday in December, through December 24.
    • Only 1 hunting party, consisting of the permit holder and no more than 3 companions, will be allowed to hunt each day.  
    • All hunting must be with shotgun or bow and arrow.
    • Hunters must wear a cap and upper outer garment of solid blaze orange of at least 400 square inches.
    • Each permit holder must complete and return a harvest survey report.   

Furbearers

  • Trapping
    • Furbearer trapping not permitted
  • Hunting
    • Furbearer hunting not permitted

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