Late Season Whitetail Hunting in Illinois

deer hunting the illinois late seasonOctober 4th, 2020 – Pike County, IL Outfitter Report – “The 2020 whitetail season has arrived with cool temperatures and good deer movement. Although we are sold out for October and November this year, we have late season archery hunts available. Call us today for more information at 217-734-2526. Don’t miss out on a hunt of a lifetime this fall!” 

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.