2017 Illinois State Jakes Hunt

Hosted by the National Wild Turkey Federation, Illinois Conservation Foundation and State Jakes coordinators Ken and Marcia Polhamus.
Contact Info: mpolhms@aol.com     Cell: 815-222-5010             

The hunt will take place at the Torstenson Youth Conservation Education Center 13735 Cook Road, Pecatonica, IL  61063.  This is a 750 acre property with a fully furnished 11,500 square foot lodge.  Hunts will be held during the Illinois NORTHERN ZONE seasons.  Please mark any or all seasons that you are available to hunt in order of preference.  Please remember to check the calendar for Mothers Day and Easter and exclude if unavailable to hunt those weekends.  Hunters arrive Friday evening and hunt Saturday & Sunday until 1 PM.   Turkey TAGS are supplied by the DNR except for youth season.  Youth season hunters will need to purchase their own tag over the counter for Winnebago County and will be reimbursed upon arrival.  First time turkey hunters will have preference.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be age 15 years or younger prior to the hunt. Parents will need to purchase a 2017 youth hunting license by March10th. A Hunter Safety card is preferred by us but not required to purchase the license. The hunter, parent or guardian and the mentor MUST be NWTF members prior to the hunt. To apply go to www.nwtf.org


We will draw 25 JAKES January 30, 2017


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