Firearm deer season in Illinois began Nov. 18

Rifle Deer Season

(KBSI) – Firearms deer season in Illnois began Friday, Nov. 18.

The first firearm deer season runs Nov. 18-20. The second firearm deer season last from Dec. 1-4. Muzzleloader-only deer season is Dec. 9-11.

Hunters may also use a muzzleloader permit with a muzzleloading rile during the second firearm deer season from Dec. 1-4.

Testing from Chronic Wasting Disease by Illinois Department of Natural Resources will occur (as long as funding is available) during firearm deer season from Nov. 18-20 and Dec. 1-4.

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