(520 ILCS 5/2.28)
(from Ch. 61, par. 2.28)
It shall be unlawful for any person to take fox squirrels and
gray squirrels except with a gun or bow and arrow during the open season
which will be set annually by the Director between the dates of May 1st
to February 28. Dogs may be used in hunting with gun or
bow and arrow.
It is unlawful for any person to take white squirrels or red squirrels
hudsonicus) in this State at any time.
It shall be unlawful to take or possess more than the daily take limit
and possession limit of squirrels that will be set annually by the Director.
Limits cannot exceed a daily take limit of 5 squirrels or a possession limit
of 10 squirrels.
For the purpose of taking squirrels, the State may be divided into management
zones by administrative rule.
The provisions of this Section are subject to modification provided by
(Source: P.A. 89-341, eff. 8-17-95.)