Perry Co., IL sheriff to open firing range to hunters

Published: Nov. 5, 2015 at 10:39 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 7, 2015 at 5:00 PM CST
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PERRY COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - If you would like to sight your hunting gun for the upcoming firearm deer season, the Perry County, Ill. sheriff's department is offering up their firing range.

According to Sheriff Steve Bareis, the range will be open to the public from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14.

Hunters need to preregister by calling the Sheriff's office at (618) 357-5212. All hunters must have a valid Firearm Owner Identification Card and sign a waiver in order to participate.

The range has a pavilion shelter and marked distances range from 25 yards to 200 yards.

Bareis said hunters can bring shotguns, muzzleloaders, and pistols.

The sheriff's office will provide targets, but hunters are invited to bring their own targets if they would prefer.

The range is just south of Pinckneyville on State Route 13/127.

For more information, you can call the sheriff's office at (618) 357-5212 or email

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