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Title:2012-2013 Illinois Hunter Harvest Report
Author(s):Miller, Craig A.; Campbell, Linda K.; Clark, Jeremy P.
license purchase
IDNR Division of Wildlife
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Abstract:A random sample of 3,000 hunters was selected from 2012Illinois Habitat Stampand hunting license purchasers. Of the sample of 3,000 hunters, 2,944questionnaires weredeliverable. We received 1,643(56%) questionnaires;1,606of which were usable. License salesslightly increasedfrom 2011(282,183) to the 2012season (282,698).From the 2011-12to 2012-13seasons, harvests for 2game species increased (dove, red fox), decreased for 10game species (rabbit, woodcock, snipe, crow, ground hog, fox and graysquirrel, raccoon, coyoteand opossum),anddid not change for 2game species (railand gray fox)and could not be compared for 3 game species (wild quail, wild pheasant, and wild gray partridge).Hunters were also asked about upland/furbearer hunting and their ability to have access to hunt private property,as well as questions about deer hunting motivations. Participants were asked if they supported the “Sustainability Bill” increasing license plate fees by $2 to provide funding for Illinois state parks and other IDNR operations
Issue Date:2013-10-14
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2013 (38)
Illinois Hunter Harvest Survey
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Federal Aid Project Number W-112-R-22 Job Number 101.1 Wildlife Restoration
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-03-14

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