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 Illinois OTC Permits Available for 2018-19 Archery Deer, Fall Turkey 

Submitted by:  Backcountry Press Outdoor News 
Posted on: 12/06/18

Check the IDNR website at  for locations that are serving as CWD sampling stations, taking samples from entire deer or deer heads through Jan. 20, 2019: 

Late-Winter/CWD Season Information:  For details on the upcoming 2018-19 Late-Winter Antlerless-only and Special Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) deer seasons.  For a map of Late-Winter season and Special CWD season open counties.

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News # 12073
Illinois Archery Deer and Illinois Archery Fall Turkey seasons are open through Jan. 20, 2019.  Permits are available over-the-counter at DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Find a vendor near you at: 
Archery, Firearm, Muzzleloader, and Late-Winter/CWD Seasons CWD Sampling: Deer hunters statewide are encouraged to allow samples to be taken for chronic wasting disease (CWD) sampling from adult deer they harvest.  

Illinois OTC Permits Available for 2018-19 Archery Deer, Fall Turkey