Introduction and Mission Statement

Migratory Waterfowl Hunters, Inc. s the oldest and largest non-for-profit waterfowl hunting organization in the state of Illinois. It was founded in 1970 and currently has a membership of 800+ sportsmen and women.

We are geographically centered in the by-state area amidst the Illinois, Mississippi and Missouri Rivers and actively promote wildlife and wetland conservation within this area as well as the entire Mississippi River Flyway.

To encourage protection and restoration of waters, wildlife, forest and field;

work toward the elimination of pollution in all forms;

discourage unwise drainage of wetlands;

seek wise land and water use for migratory waterfowl hunting;

nurture and improve wildlife stocks;

restore and rehabilitate wildlife environment.

To aid youths and adults, through conservation education, to recognize resource conservation

 as vital to the perpetuation of the sport of migratory waterfowl hunting.

To seek an end to methods, programs and activities detrimental to migratory waterfowl hunting.

To cooperate with county, state, federal and private conservation agencies in

developing, improving, strengthening and implementing fair and

practical programs of Maximum public utilization of migratory waterfowl hunting

areas within the confines of good conservation practices.

To promote highest standards of sportsmanship and to strengthen

Understanding and cooperation between migratory waterfowl hunters

and regulatory agencies.

Historic Accomplishments:

Recent Accomplishments:

Working Together To Protect Hunter’s Rights and Opportunities

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