New hunting, fishing licenses available April 1 | Sports & Recreation
Outdoors enthusiasts are reminded that Illinois’ new license year begins April 1. Illinois fishing, hunting and sportsman’s combination licenses for 2013 are available from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website www.dnr.illinois.gov/online/Pages/default.aspx or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). The 2013 licenses will be valid through Mar. 31, 2014 unless otherwise noted.
Add a Donation to the ICF: When buying your 2013 Illinois hunting, fishing, or sportsman’s license, you can add a $5 donation to the Illinois Conservation Foundation to support youth hunting and fishing programs. Since 2008, those buying their hunting, fishing, and sportsman’s licenses have donated more than $435,000 to support youth hunting and fishing programs by adding a donation to the ICF.