Effective August 7, 2018 the City of Rock Island will begin accepting applications for the 2018/19 archery deer hunting season, as defined by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
be obtained from the front desk of the Police Department, Rock Island Parks and
Recreation Office, or online at rigov.org. All potential hunters must return
completed applications along with their proficiency card to the Police
Department by 5pm, August 31, 2018, to be considered for a permit. With City approval,
deer hunting will be permitted on a select number of sites.
questions regarding the Deer Management Program should contact Deputy Police
Chief Jason Foy at (309) 732-2701.
hunters will be required to attend a mandatory meeting scheduled for a later