Blog Results for August 2011

Will Your Grandchildren hunt?
8/21/2011
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Will Your Grandchildren hunt? Will your grandchildren hunt? This is not only a question for the grandparents of today but for the next 2 generations that will be grandparents in say, 40 years. Think back to when our forefathers came to this part of the country and to what it must h... Read the full story
2011 Spots Available
8/1/2011
2011 Spots Available As the 2011 season approaches and yourrealize you have not yet picked out your spot to hunt this fall don’t worry we still have a few prime spots available for both archery and gun hunts. I have listed a few dates before that t... Read the full story
One more change of the calendar
8/28/2011
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The season is getting closer and you now realize that with only one more flip of the page the calendar will reveal the opening day of Illinois deer season. Some of you are wondering where you are going to be sitting on opening day, and some already know.... Read the full story
Come hunt with Sitka and Rhino Outdoors pro-staff members
8/28/2011
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For the second year in a row, Sitka pro-staff member Jeff Sposito will be joining the Heartland Lodge Crew for a whitetail hunt October 7th-11th. Also joining the Heartland Lodge Crew this year on the same week will be Rhett Hardin pro-staff member of Rhi... Read the full story
Extend your archery comfort range
8/28/2011
The common archery hunter practices three to four nights a week shooting 20 and 30 yard distances. Practicing these ranges night after night can make you feel comfortable in making a good clean shot at 30yrds. However, have you ever had a big shooter buc... Read the full story
Long bearded thunder chickens
8/28/2011
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Even though whitetail season is just around the corner, trail camera pictures of giant long beards in food plots and scratching old acorns in the timber remind us of the great 2011 spring season. The idea of busting a good one in the spring of 2012 linger... Read the full story
What's Your Stand On Stands?
8/25/2011
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WHAT’S YOUR STAND ON STANDS Hanging stands, climbing stands, ladder stands, homemade stands, shooting towers, ground blinds, or just an old bucket against a mighty oak? With so many options, what’s a hunter to do? This is the time of year we need to f... Read the full story
Win an Overnight Stay in One of Our Luxury Suites
8/8/2011
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Overnight Stay - Includes: Dinner, Hayride, Bonfire, Smores, Overnight Stay, Brunch, Sodas and ATV Day Pass (Using your own ATV) for two people in a Luxury Suite. These suites have King size, triple sheeted canopy beds, private Jacuzzi, fireplace, day... Read the full story
Activities Update From the Field
8/7/2011
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It’s no secret that the summer is a great time to get out and enjoy nature. Here at the lodge we have been blessed with an awesome season for activities. In recent weeks wildlife sightings have drastically increased. I expect this trend to continue as... Read the full story
August and September are Perfect Months to Visit
8/7/2011
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August and September are perfect months to enjoy Heartland Lodge. With cool weather ahead guests will be taking advantage of all the outdoor activities around the lodge. It’s a perfect time to put on a sweatshirt as the sun goes down and take advantage of... Read the full story
August and Septmber Dates Available
8/7/2011
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August and September are our last months for resort guest to enjoy the lodge until after the hunting season (December 25th). So make your reservations before the summer slips away. Below is what we have available as of August 7th, 2011. Please call to che... Read the full story
Allen's August Blog-Get Ready
8/3/2011
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It’s August, the trail cameras are out, and the day we’ve all been dreaming about is less than two months away. It’s time to start preparing for the 2011 hunting season. The first step to getting ready for any hunt is to make sure all your legal documen... Read the full story
Hunt with Sitka
8/1/2011
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Come hunt with Sitka For the Second year we will be doing a hunt with Jeff Sposito from Sitka. Jeff will be bringing along some of the amazing Sitka hunting gear for hunters to try out in the field. Also we will be giving away gear and prizes during t... Read the full story