New IL Rule Restricts Transportation, Release and Harvest of Feral Swine

Rule will aid management of destructive animals

SPRINGFIELD, IL--(ENEWSPF)--March 31, 2014.  A new administrative rule regulating the release, transportation, and harvest of feral swine (wild hogs) in Illinois is now in effect. Hunters should be aware they will only be allowed to harvest feral swine during Illinois’ firearm deer seasons. The new rule, approved by the Illinois General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) on March 19, is designed to help the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) better address the management of feral swine and deter those who would seek to establish and . . .

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