Squirrel Hunting

Squirrel Hunting At Sandy Run Hunt Co.

The Sandy Run Hunt Co. game preserve sits on our Bluff City farm, which contains the largest un-harvested timber in Southern Illinois.  Over 200 acres of virgin oak/hickory timber full of fox and gray squirrels ready for your next hunt.  We have your spot if you are looking for a  morning or evening hunt or come to spend a couple of days and hunt squirrels in a different part of the country.

The squirrel hunting we offer is fair chase hunting for wild squirrels.  All regulations set forth by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for squirrel hunting will be followed for squirrel hunting at Sandy Run Hunt Co.

 2023 – 2024 Squirrel Season Dates

August 1 2023 to February 15, 2024.  Except for November 17-19 and November 30 to December 3, and 25th.  Limit is 5 squirrels/day with a possession limit of 10 squirrels.

Check out the IDNR Hunting Digest for additional Reguations.


1 Day Squirrel Hunt:  $60/hunter
2 Day Squirrel Hunt:   $180/hunter
Two day hunt includes evening hunt, evening meal, lodging, breakfast and morning hunt
Guide Services:   $60/group/hunt


-All hunters must relax and have a safe enjoyable sporting hunt.

-No alcohol allowed on the premise during hunting hours.

-FOID card required for IL Res.

-Hunting license and habitat stamp required and can be bought over the counter or online at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website.

-All hunters will be required to sign a hold harmless agreement before participating in a hunt.