Blog Results for July 2011

Upland Bird Hunting at Heartland Lodge
7/14/2011
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Upland Bird Hunting at Heartland Lodge Here it is the middle of July; temperatures are in the 90’s and 100’s over much of the country. Most folks are not thinking about a crisp fall day out in the field hunting pheasants and quail behind really great bird dogs. I think about this year round... Read the full story
Your Wing-Shooting Experience
7/29/2011
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Your Wing Shooting Experience Now it is late summer and it seems like a long time until the fall chill moves in drawing our thoughts to hunting. However, in a few short months it will be time to hunt. At Heartland Lodge we are well aware of what our mission is during this short time... Read the full story
Upland Food Plots and Prairie Grasses
7/29/2011
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Upland Food Plots and Prairie Grasses Thinking I would get a head start on food plots this year I worked the ground in mid May. I think as soon as I got the food plots worked it was a sign for Mother Nature to take over and rain, rain, rain.... Read the full story
Hot Summer Whitetails
7/29/2011
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It sure has been hot here in Illinois lately! I really enjoy watching whitetails during the summer. Just the other night I spent the evening driving around Harpole’s Heartland Lodge and the surrounding Pike County area spotting whitetails with my son. We... Read the full story
Heartland Featured in QU Magazine
7/25/2011
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Harpole's Heartland Lodge was featured the past fall in Quail Unlimited Magazine.... Read the full story
PIKE COUNTY WHITETAILS
7/6/2011
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I am ready to do some whitetail hunting here at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge! I took advantage of the holiday weekend to see how the deer herd was doing, and let me tell you, it’s doing very well. I spent a lot of time in the truck and on the 4 wheeler scout... Read the full story
It Show Time-Allen's July Blog
7/2/2011
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Independence Day is almost here, and there is no better place to celebrate than Heartland Lodge. From atop P Ridge one can see three separate towns’ firework shows. Aside from celebrating freedom on the fourth, July will have our whitetail division on t... Read the full story