Dates & Prices

*prices are per hunter

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Deer: Pre-Rut Bow Hunts
October 2024

October 1st - October 5th$400/dayBooked
October 6th - October 10th$24002 openings
October 14th - October 18th$24006 openings

Deer: Rut Bow Hunts
October – November 2024

October 20th - October 24th$2700Booked
October 27th - October 31st$2700Booked
November 3rd - November 7th$2700Booked
November 10th - November 14th$2700Booked
November 17th - November 21st

Deer: Bow Hunts
December 2024 – January 2025

December - Mid-January 2025Non-Gun Dates $400/dayCall for Openings

Deer: Gun Hunts
October 2024- December 2024

Rut Shotgun HuntNovember 22nd - November 24th$2600Booked
ShotgunDecember 5th - December 8th$2200Booked
MuzzleloaderDecember 13th - December 15th$20002 Openings
Youth HuntOctober 12th - October 14th$1000Booked

Bow Hunter’s Special for 2024-25 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 (847-732-1558) 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, lodging and in-field transportation

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!