2022 Director's Hunt
JOIN US FOR A TWO-DAY CONTROLLED PHEASANT AND QUAIL HUNT WITH IDNR DIRECTOR COLLEEN CALLAHAN
These guided hunts take place the Monday and Tuesday AFTER Thanksgiving weekend.
Please note that cellphone service at Jim Edgar Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area is extremely limited. Maps of the area including directions to banquet and lodging will be provided in your registration information.
Field preference will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.
S C H E D U L E
Monday, November 28
9:30-10:30 am - Check in at Jim Edgar Panther Creek
10:30 am - Safety briefing
11:00 am - Lunch
11:30-4:00 pm - Hunt
5:00-6:00 pm - Cocktail Hour at BOS Center
6:00-7:00 pm - Dinner
7:00-9:00 pm - Program, Raffles, Silent/Live Auctions
Tuesday, November 29
7:00-8:30 am- Coffee & donuts + Bird Pick-Up at Bank of Springfield Center
9:00-12:00 pm - Optional Second Hunt at JEPC
L O D G I N G
Lodging will be at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center, 701 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701.
Participants with dogs who need lodging will stay at the Wyndham City Centre, 700 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701.
For those who wish to camp on site, arrangements may be made via: camp.exploremoreil.
B A N Q U E T
The banquet dinner will be held at the Bank of Springfield Center, located next door to the hotel at 1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701.