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Kankakee County Illinois

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by bigEhaw, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. bigEhaw

    bigEhaw Newb

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    Hey guys,

    I'm from Michigan, but recently have found out I can hunt in Illinois!

    The property I have permission to hunt is west of Kankakee. The property is a large field with about 8 acres of woods. I don't know a lot about the area, so I'm hoping some Illinois guys can help me out and let me know if it would be worth the money for the tag and the few trips a year (about 3 hours) down there.

    My wife has a lot of family in the area, so a place to stay would be free. A Google search is telling me a non-resident tag for archery is $410. I plan on putting out cameras next year to see if anything shows up.

    Some input would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!
     
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    Depends on the property and what's around it. There are definitely some monsters over there, but is it residential, cropland, and what kind of pressure is around it? All factors to consider, but I would check it out for sure.
     
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    Pretty sure you also have to buy a hunting license and habitat stamp, another $60-65.
    They make you pay to play over here
     
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    selfbros Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Save your money. I can meet you up there and shot the bucks for you.. I already have a tag. win, win!
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  5. bigEhaw

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    It is definitely crop land. Nothing but fields and little patches of woods. I put a picture of the map of the area.

    Here in Michigan we have a lot of woods. Fields too, but there isn't nearly as many as this area.

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    Looks like a no-brainer. Get out there and check it out!
     

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