Dates & Prices

*prices are per hunter

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Deer: Pre-Rut Bow Hunts
October 2023

October 1st - October 5th$400/day6 openings
October 8th - October 12th$2000Booked
October 15th - October 19th$2300Booked

Deer: Rut Bow Hunts
October – November 2023

October 22nd - October 26th$27004 openings
October 29th - November 2nd$2700Booked
November 5th - November 9th$2700Booked
November 12th - November 16th$2700Booked
November 20th - November 28th
Thanksgiving Week
$400/day6 openings

Deer: Bow Hunts
December 2023 – January 2024

December - Mid-January 2022Non-Gun Dates $400/dayCall for Openings

Deer: Gun Hunts
October 2023- December 2023

Rut Shotgun HuntNovember 17th - November 19th$2600Booked
ShotgunNovember 30th - December 3rd$2200Booked
MuzzleloaderDecember 8th - December 10th$2000Booked
Youth HuntOctober 7th - October 9th$10003 Youth Openings with Adult

Bow Hunter’s Special for 2023-24 Season!

Buckeye Creek is offering hunters an affordable way to extend their hunting opportunities this season! After you’ve fully paid for your hunt, Buckeye Creek will allow you to return for additional days of bow hunting later in the season at a rate of $350 per day. The daily rate provides for your overnight lodging, meals (if applicable) and access to the property for great Pike County hunting! What a great way to get back in the game if you’re still looking to fill your tag!

Your additional days are based on availability. Call or email for more details.

As always the schedule shows dates and availability for our standard 5 day hunts. Buckeye Creek can work with you and your party to customize hunts for other available dates. To check availability of all possible dates, call (847-359-5912) or email us ( for more details.

Turkey: Guided & Unguided Hunts

$400/day, 2-day minimum guided hunt
$300/day, 2-day minimum unguided hunt

* turkey hunts include meals and lodging

Application for spring turkey permit must be turned into the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Contact the IDNR or visit their web site ( for more information on the application process.

We offer combo Bow and Gun Season hunts – call for pricing and availability!