Waterfowl Hunting in Illinois Heartland Lodge and Illinois waterfowl hunting cannot be compared to any other duck hunting area in the United States. Hunt diver ducks such as canvasbacks along the great Mississippi & Illinois Rivers, or Mallards, Wood Ducks, and Teal in the flooded bean, corn and millet fields.
Hunt large Canada geese or fast action Snow geese during our Canada and Snow goose seasons! Many of our waterfowl hunters add a in the afternoon for a perfect day in the field!
The experience doesn’t end in the field. You’ll instantly feel comfortable with home-cooked meals and friendly staff who are always at Heartland Lodge. Duck Hunting – Hunt mallards, pintail, widgeon, gadwall, wood ducks, and teal along with Canadian geese from our flooded fields. (End of October through mid December) Canada Goose – can be during some of the duck hunting dates. The Canada geese only season is from right after Christmas to the end of January. Snow Goose – is normally the middle of February to the end of March. Combo Hunt – Add a in the afternoon for a perfect day in the field.
Species Season/Area Season Dates Daily Bag Limit Possession Limit; Tree Squirrel Zone Map: General: Sep 9 - Jan 28: 4: 4: Archery/Falconry Only: Aug 5 - Sep 8. This permit allows you to hunt frogs, birds (except turkey), and mammals (except deer). Missouri residents may sell furbearers taken by hunting. Get started small-game hunting. Getting started in hunting is easier than you may think, and hunting gray squirrels or rabbits is the perfect way to begin. Official 2017 Nevada Small Game Hunting rules & regulations. Season dates, license info, bag limits and more. Migratory game bird and Turkey season info.
For all our waterfowl hunts we recommend adding an upland hunt in the afternoon. All of our waterfowl hunts end at 11:00 unless other arrangements are made. (Snow goose hunts are all day unless an afternoon upland hunt is added.). Our duck hunts are on 300 acres of flooded corn, beans and millet. Pits are heated and in the middle of our flooded fields. Habitat has been managed for waterfowl in this location for over 20 years. Professional guides will transport you straight to the pit for each hunt.
Coranation Street Dress Up Games. They will also doing the calling and even fix you a hot breakfast right in the blind. If you have waders please bring them.
If you don’t have waders we have some available in limited sizes. Please let us know if advance if you need waders. Enjoy plenty of action on a snow goose hunt! There are NO LIMITS, NO PLUGS, massive decoy spreads, comfortable blinds, hot breakfast and professional guides. You will enjoy hunting over winter wheat fields that are looking great for this snow goose season! The best time to hunt snow geese is late February to early March.
We have experienced great shooting through the end of March as well. While weather is always a factor, when the geese are here, the slowest day of shooting we have had is 4 and the best day was 250! This can be one of the most exciting hunts you will ever experience. Waterfowl hunts are available from late October to March 31st.
Illinios duck hunting season is anticipated to open the last Saturday in October, running 60 days consecutive, through December. Illinois Canada goose hunting will run in conjunction with duck season but will continue through the end of January. Snow goose hunting starts the end of February and runs until the end of March. Four-Night, Three-Day Duck & Upland Combo Hunting Package – Arrive the day before your hunt, between 3:00 p.m. Hunt for three days and depart after breakfast on the fifth day. Three-Night, Two-Day Duck & Upland Combo Hunting Package – Arrive the day before the hunt, between 3:00 p.m.
Hunt for two days and depart after breakfast on the fourth day. If limiting out early on duck hunting or if the ducks are not flying one day, an optional late morning upland hunt or round of sporting clays may be arranged. (A waterfowl hunt can be exchanged for a full morning upland hunt at no charge. However, there is a charge to change an upland hunt to a waterfowl hunt.) All non-scheduled changes are subject to availability of personnel. We recommend combination hunts with waterfowl in the morning and upland in the afternoon! Hunting Licenses: Waterfowl hunting licenses can be purchased online by going to our hunting links page, or direct.
You will need to purchase the following: • Five Day Hunting License or Full Season Hunting License • Illinois Migratory Waterfowl Stamp • Federal Stamps can be purchased at your local sporting goods store or post office. Bringing Your Own Dog You may bring your own dog.
The fee is $25 each night if staying in our kennel. Our kennels are outside and are 5′ x 10′. Our waterfowl guides will not use their own dogs with client dogs. (Dogs are not allowed inside the lodges.) We are not responsible for the quality of your hunt when using your own dog. Make sure your dog is in shape and is accustomed to hunting our conditions. Sporting Clays It is recommended that all hunters shoot a practice round of sporting clays the day before duck hunting.