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Illinois Hunter Facts

The Hunting Facts section of is a collection of resources that will help to educate hunters and non-hunters alike regarding the importance of hunting in our culture and our environment.


Photo of a lone rabbit hunter dwarfed by the hills at Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area

Click here to view the Hunt Fair Chase website, which is an excellent resource for exploring the various ethical issues affecting hunting traditions and practices here in the United States.

2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (USFWS: published 2/08)

Report on the Potential Costs of Losing Hunting and Trapping as Wildlife Management Methods, as updated May 25th, 2005. This 55 page report was produced by the Animal Use Issues Committee of the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. (PDF format)