willy7072 wrote:I have never hunted duck before and would like to give it a try this year. I have done a lot of research but the IDNR web site is hard to follow.
I am looking for a place to hunt but it seems like all public land has already had a lottery. Is getting on the stand by list very hard to do for places that allow walk in? and dose anyone know a place in the plainfield/wilimington area that I could try out?
I do not expect anyone to give the location of your honey hole away, im just looking for a place to learn a few things as I do not know of anyone with private land that I could ask.
luie b wrote:I think you guys were right.
luie b wrote:....away from key waterfowl areas that are popular because they'll be taken already or they'll want money.
willy7072 wrote:I will go out and knock on some doors and ask around, do I have to have something written by a land owner if I find something?
KillerKowalski wrote:willy7072 wrote:I will go out and knock on some doors and ask around, do I have to have something written by a land owner if I find something?
http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/Doc ... onCard.pdf
Skyblaster7 wrote:no, you don't NEED to fill that out, but wouldn't hurt if you decided to with the landowner
KillerKowalski wrote:Skyblaster7 wrote:no, you don't NEED to fill that out, but wouldn't hurt if you decided to with the landowner
I can't speak for all CPOs or POs, but a decent one will request for something similar if you happen to be stopped. Also, the ILCS reads that you must have "written" permission from the landowner. Therefore, you will need something in writing. And, I believe the owner's signature now has to be notarized starting 13-14 season.
KillerKowalski wrote:Interpret this if you are willing. Permission From Landowner "...the owner’s designee means anyone whom the owner designates in a written authorization and the authorization must contain (i) the legal or common description of property, (ii) the extent that the owner’s designee is authorized to make decisions regarding who is allowed to take or attempt to take any species of wildlife or parts thereof, and (iii) the owner’s notarized signature."
Skyblaster7 wrote:If you can prove you have permission in the field (I.e., Farmer Joe in the blue house told me I could hunt here), you're legal.
KillerKowalski wrote:Skyblaster7 wrote:If you can prove you have permission in the field (I.e., Farmer Joe in the blue house told me I could hunt here), you're legal.
It would take some unskilled CPO/PO to take a story of "that guy said I could hunt here" line. Most likely, a verbal warning would be issued and removed from the property. Now, some landowners already have trespass agreements on file with their local agencies especially for those lands that have a history of hunter trespassing. A simple phone call and on view arrest with a signed trespass agreement on file isn't out of the norm.
You have a link? I'm pretty cut and dry when it comes to law and judicial precedent.
aunt betty wrote:Is it allowed to have the written permission written on toilet paper?
Can it be used?
I would seriously enjoys saying, "here is my permission slip. Sorry about that stuff on it".
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