Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), the Rock Island and Henry County Chapters of Pheasants Forever, and the Knox County Chapter of Pheasants Forever
Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
Free; pre-register at https://dnr.illinois.gov/controlledhunt/. Click on the “Click Here for Applications” tab, then the “Illinois Youth Pheasant Hunts” permit application link.
Girls and boys ages 10-17 are invited to participate in this free clinic at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area near Kewanee.
Young hunters must have passed an approved Hunter Safety Education course and must have a valid Illinois hunting license to participate in the pheasant hunt.
Youth must be at least 4-feet 6-inches tall and weigh at least 75 pounds to participate.
Instruction during the morning wingshooting clinic will be provided by NSCA/IDNR Certified Wingshooting Instructors. The pheasant hunt during the afternoon will follow lunch at the park’s Red Earth Café, provided by Pheasants Forever.