(520 ILCS 5/2.28) (from Ch. 61, par. 2.28)
    Sec. 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 (Tamiasciurus 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 administrative rule.
(Source: P.A. 89-341, eff. 8-17-95.)