Month: August 2012

Getting Stand Locations Finished

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

Getting stand locations finished..
As the Illinois whitetail deer hunting season is getting close and some states season open in a couple of days, it is time to make sure your stands are in and ready. By in and ready I don’t mean “yeah they are still in


Pick Your Wing-Shooting Shots Carefully

Posted on: August 27th, 2012

A big part of shooting well is picking your shots, which is to say, taking only the good shots and passing up the bad shots. What constitutes a good shot and what constitutes a bad shot? At the risk of being somewhat arbitrary, I will say that a good


Begin Planning Your Next Family Reunion Now!!

Posted on: August 18th, 2012

Every now and then, I struggle with a topic to blog about – either because of writer’s block (really???) or because there are too many items to write about. After spending last Friday with some of my family in Quincy, Illinois for a very happy occasion,

Archery Practice…Time to Double Down

Posted on: August 15th, 2012

As a young man who was fascinated by archery I could always find the time to shoot my bow. It did not matter the time of year or the weather outside I just loved shooting. This eventually led me to shooting competitively in the summer months as a teenag


2012 Illinois State Fair Begins Thursday!

Posted on: August 7th, 2012

“Family Fun For Everyone!” That is the theme for the 2012 Illinois State Fair, which begins Thursday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 19. Think about it – summer is winding down and the kids are getting ready to go back to school (or in so

Bringing Home the Gold

Posted on: August 3rd, 2012

Ok…. So maybe you aren’t an Olympic athlete, but you have to admit that seeing the U.S. Olympic team win medal after medal gets you pretty jacked up about athletics and the spirit of competition. As you sit in front of your TV set with your adrenaline pu


Win a Three Night – Two Day Upland Hunt

Posted on: August 2nd, 2012

Enter to win a three night, two day upland hunt this fall! You will enjoy three nights in our lodge, all you meals, and an incredble guided hunt!

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