Month: February 2012

Time To Curl Up With a Good Read!

Posted on: February 25th, 2012

It’s Friday afternoon and as I sit at the computer writing this blog, the weather is just plain dreary. It’s overcast and the wind is howling {in our neck of the woods, it’s really howling!} So what would be better to do on a day like today than to curl

Eagle Watching – Be Right in the Heart of It!

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

Eagle watching – just the mere mention of this pastime brings visions of this “white headed” bird with wings spread – soaring high above the open water, then swooping down to catch its prey. But did you know that, according to the Missouri Department of

Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

The annual Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show, held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is the largest exposition of its kind. The Heartland Lodge crew had the pleasure of having a booth at the show all of last week. It was a long nine days with some busy times a


The Art of Shed Hunting

Posted on: February 16th, 2012

With the month of March and the end of winter around the corner I begin to get excited about the antlers that could be lying around my hunting areas. I can’t wait to begin the search for those treasures that we hunt for all fall, that are now just sittin


Brooke Miller of North East Missouri took second place in the WORLD ARCHERY FESTIVAL in Las Vegas on February 9th through 12th. This is one of the most prestige archery tournaments in the world. Heartland Lodge is very proud of Brooke’s accomplishment! C

SCI International Convention

Posted on: February 9th, 2012

We recently returned from the SCI show in Las Vegas. The Safari Club International Convention has been held in Reno, Nevada since we started attending the trade show but this year it was moved to Las Vegas. The SCI convention brings visitors and vendors i


As I am sure all of you know, February 14 is Valentine’s Day. Who could miss all the advertising reminders to ‘express your love’ by buying your sweetheart a card, box of candy, bouquet of flowers (especially red roses) and taking them out for a


Heartland Lodge Anniversary Tradition

Posted on: February 8th, 2012

Merriam-Webster defines tradition as “an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior (as a religious practice or a social custom).” Based on this definition, my husband, Dan, and I have established a tradition – one that


February 2012 Upland Hunting Bits and Pieces

Posted on: February 8th, 2012

That time of the year has come when many folks think that the hunting season is over. While this may be true for deer and waterfowl, it is not the case for Upland Bird Hunting at Heartland Lodge. We had a busy fall and early winter season and our huntin

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