Late Season Whitetail Hunting in Illinois

deer hunting the illinois late seasonJune 21st, 2021 – Pike County, IL Outfitter Report – “Hunting the late season at the lodge can be a very entertaining hunt as whitetails begin to herd up during the colder temperatures. Although it has it’s challenges, hunting the late season can be one of the best times of the season to hunt! Call us today for more information at 217-734-2526. As the weather gets colder, the hunting gets better!” 

Hunting late season whitetails can be a very interesting time to be in the deer woods. In Illinois, we consider late season deer hunting all of December through the middle of January. There can be a huge difference in deer hunting from the beginning of December to the middle of January. There are several different whitetail phases during this time. There is the post rut, secondary rut and getting ready for winter phases.