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Weinberg-King State Park

Weinberg-King SP

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 760
  • Habitat: The site is characterized by rolling upland brush, sloping grownup fields, and high bluffs along the north boundary. Cultivated fields are found along the west boundary and fallow, brushy fields are scattered throughout the area. Some mature oak-hickory timber is found along the north boundary.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • All hunters must sign-in and sign-out at site office
  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations
  • Firearm
  • Muzzleloader
    • Site specific permit required. Permit is issued from the Springfield Permit Office. Not valid during second weekend of regular Firearm Deer season.
  • Late winter
    • Requires a Schuyler county or unfilled WKSP permit. A public announcement will be made if season is open.
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Turkey

  • Spring (archery and shotgun)
    • Statewide regulations apply.
    • Schuyler County permit required
    • Hunters must sign-in and sign-out at site office
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Fall (archery and shotgun)
    • Statewide regulations apply.
    • Schuyler County permit required
    • Hunters must sign-in and sign-out at site office

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting permitted

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrel
    • Statewide regulations
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations

Upland Birds

  • Woodcock
    • Statewide regulations
  • Quail
    • Statewide regulations
  • Dove
    • Statewide regulations
    • Must hunt from a staked location through Sept 5

Furbearers

  • Trapping
    • Site specific permit required. Contact site for more information.
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Hunting
    • Raccoon and Bobcat hunting only
    • Statewide regulations
    • Rimfire rifles .22 caliber and smaller may be used from sunset to sunrise.
    • Furbearer hunting closed during Firearm Deer Season
    • Windshield Card required

Amenities

Weinberg King – Spunky Bottoms Unit

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 778
  • Habitat: The area is characterized by river bottom cropland, forested bluffs and river bottoms. Wooded drainage ditches are also present on the site. This diversity adds to a habitat matrix which provides a variety of hunting opportunities.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Hunters may leave their stands unattended. Stands must be portable and legibly marked with hunter’s name, address and telephone number or their site assigned number.
  • All hunting is to be done with shotgun, handgun (deer only), .22/.17 caliber rimfire, air guns, muzzleloader or archery. No centerfire rifles allowed.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • Archery
    • Open to Illinois Residents only
  • Youth, Firearm, Muzzleloader
    • Statewide regulations

Turkey

  • Spring
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Fall Archery
    • Open to Illinois Residents only
  • Fall Shotgun
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Waterfowl

  • Statewide regulations

Squirrels/Rabbiits

  • Squirrels
    • Statewide regulations
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations

Upland Birds

  • Woodcock, Snipe, Rail, Quail, Crow, and Dove
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Furbearers

  • Trapping
    • Requires a site-specific permit. Contact site for more information.
  • 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.
    • Windshield Card required

Amenities

Weinberg King- Scripps Unit

Site Contact Information

Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 730
  • Habitat:  The area is comprised of a mixture of wooded ravines with crop fields present on the ridges and in the creek bottoms. Many of the crop fields have been idled and established to perennial grasses. In others, natural succession of woody plants is occurring at various stages. The woodlands consist of a relatively young stand of oak-hickory timber with some interspersed brushy, fallow pasture areas.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Hunters may leave their stands unattended. Stands must be potable and legibly labeled with hunter’s name, address and telephone number.
  • All hunting is to be with shotgun, handgun (deer only), .22/.17 caliber rimfire, air guns, muzzleloader and archery. No ceterfire rifles allowed.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • Archery
    • Open to Illinois residents only
  • Firearm
    • A quota of hunters will be filled by site specific permit drawing from the Springfield Permit Office
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Late-winter
    • Schuyler County or unfilled WKSP-Scripps Unit tag required
    • Open by public announcement
  • Muzzleloader
    • Site specific permit required. Permit is issued from the Springfield Permit Office. Not valid during second weekend of regular Firearm Deer season.
    • Schuyler County permit required.

Turkey

  • Fall shotgun and archery
    • Statewide regulations apply.
    • Only open to Illinois residents.
  • Spring
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting permitted

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrel
    • Statewide regulations
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations

Upland Birds

  • Quail and Dove
    • Statewide regulations

Furbearers

  • Trapping
    • Site specific permit issued through a site drawing.
    • Contact site for more information.
  • 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.
    • Use of dogs for hunting Coyote is strictly prohibited
    • Windshield Card required

Amenities

Weinberg King- Cecil White Unit

Site Contact Information

Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 760
  • Habitat: The site is characterized by rolling upland brush, sloping grownup fields, and high bluffs along the north boundary. Cultivated fields are found along the west boundary and fallow, brushy fields are scattered throughout the area. Some mature oak-hickory timber is found along the north boundary.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • All hunters must sign-in and sign-out at site office.
  • No Firearm Deer hunting within this area.
  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations

Turkey

  • Spring (archery and shotgun)
    • Statewide regulations apply.
    • Schuyler County permit required
    • Hunters must sign-in and sign-out at site office
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Fall (archery and shotgun)
    • Statewide regulations apply.
    • Schuyler County permit required
    • Hunters must sign-in and sign-out at site office

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting permitted.

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrel
    • Statewide regulations apply.
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Upland Birds

  • Quail hunting permitted under statewide regulations.

Furbearers

  • Furbearer trapping and hunting not permitted.

Amenities