Month: September 2011


Lessons from October Whitetail Hunts of the Past

Posted on: September 29th, 2011

Lessons from October’s Past…

As I sit here counting the hours to the start of bow season 2011 I find myself reflecting on the success and failures of my October hunts. Scrolling through my filing system of memories I reflect on some of the earliest h


Where Have All the Woodsmen Gone?

Posted on: September 27th, 2011

I happen to belong to a collective group of people known as Generation X. Maybe you have heard of us? We were the last generation of kids to graduate high school without the help of the internet, we never spent a day in detention due to texting, and we

Clothing and Gun Selection for the Beginner

Posted on: September 21st, 2011

Well here it is the start of the official fall season. Our thoughts are turning to getting out in the field and enjoying the beautiful weather and the chance to harvest a monster buck or to get involved with some water fowl or upland bird hunting. In m

New Zealand Tour Across America Stops at Heartland

Posted on: September 20th, 2011

For the third year in a row, our good friends from New Zealand and Australia stopped at Heartland for a couple days to relax and enjoy our mid-west hospitality. “Heartland Lodge reminds us so much of home. The relaxing atmosphere and friendly people remin