Kids will get to participate in the firearm deer season during the Youth Hunt in a few weeks. The Illinois Youth Firearm Deer Hunt will be held October 7th thru 9th. State Department of Natural Resources Spokesperson Ed Cross says it’s open to hunters with a valid youth deer permit who have not turned 18 yet.
All counties expect Cook, Dupage and Lake, as well as part of Kane County are open for the Youth Deer Season. More information is available online at www.dnr.illinois.gov