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Sangamon County State Conservation Area

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 178
  • Habitat: The site’s topography is steeply rolling hills and deep hollows. The majority of the timbered area is comprised of oak-hickory with interspersed softwoods.
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Site Specific Regulations

Deer

  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations
  • Firearm
    • Special permit required. Contact site for details
  • Muzzleoader
    • Special permit required. Contact site for details

Turkey

  • Special permit required. Contact site for details

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting offered

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrel
    • Shotgun only
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations

Upland Birds

  • Dove, Quail and Woodcock
    • Statewide regulations

Furbearers

  • Hunting
    • Statewide regulations
    • Rimfire rifles .22 caliber and smaller may be used from sunset to sunrise.
    • Furbearer hunting closed during Firearm Deer Season
      • Hunters with a valid, unfilled firearm deer permit for the hunt area may take coyotes during legal hours of the firearm deer season. Otherwise, the use of shotgun slugs to take furbearing mammals is prohibited on state sites.
    • Coyote and striped skunk season coincides with the statewide fox season.

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