Leased for 2016
Just north of this field, in the Shawnee National Forest, is one of the northernmost Tupelo swamps (sloughs) in the country. The slough is characteristic of the Cache River area of S. Illinois, a lowland thru which the Ohio River flowed prior to the last glacial melt, 12,000 years ago.
County: Pope Availability: N/A
GPS: 37 20 225 N, 88 42 21 W Acreage: 63
Closest Community: Reevesville, Illinois Duration of lease: Annual
Lease: Full season deer: 1575 (1-2 hunters); additional hunters 750 ea to max of 3 total
Full season turkey: 600 (1-2 hunters); additional hunters 300 ea to max of 4 total
2 season/annual lease: 2000 (1-4 hunters)
North: Shawnee National Forest slough (wading and boat crossing)
East: Shawnee National Forest
South: Gravel road and crop field
West: Sugar Creek (boat crossing)
Terrain: Crop field 50%
Bordered by trees and creek 40%
Wetland impoundment 10%
Food plots: None
Hunting pressure: Private leases across creek to west and across road to south
Occasional hunters in Shawnee National Forest to east
* Property crosshatched in blue.
Northeast Field: "Refuge"