(520 ILCS 5/2.27)
(from Ch. 61, par. 2.27)
It shall be unlawful for any person to take cottontail, jack,
and swamp rabbits except with a gun or bow and arrow during the open season
which will be set annually by the Director between the dates of October
1st to February 28th, both inclusive. Dogs may be used in hunting with either
gun or bow and arrow.
It shall be unlawful to take or possess more than the daily take limit
and possession limit of rabbits that will be set annually by the Director.
Limits cannot exceed a daily take limit of 5 rabbits or a possession limit
of 10 rabbits.
The provisions of this Section are subject to modification by administrative
(Source: P.A. 97-1001, eff. 8-17-12.)