Upland Game Hunting

The Macon County Conservation District is accepting applications for upland game hunting at Friends Creek Conservation Area’s Upland Game Management Area. Hunters must apply by October 6, 2023 for the one-day hunts.

The area is open for hunting on: on November 4, 5, 8, 11, 15, 22, 25, 29; December 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31.

2023 Upland Game Hunting Fact Sheet
2023 Upland Game Hunt Map

To apply: Send an envelope containing a large (no. 10 business) self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Upland Game Hunt
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521

In the envelope, also include a letter containing:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Photocopy of your valid 2023 Illinois hunting license and habitat stamp (if under 16, a hunter safety certificate number)
  • The three dates you wish to apply for, ranked first, second, and third choice

If drawn, each successful applicant will be assigned one date. A drawing will be held to fill all available hunting dates. Participants will be notified of the status of their application. Each hunter selected may bring up to three hunting partners to the hunting area. For more information contact us at 217-423-7708.