Month: January 2013

Turkey Hunters Last Chance Tags

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

Turkey Hunters
It’s time to start getting ready for the season. If you want to be an Illinois turkey hunter this spring now is the time to get your tags. Right now we are in the middle of the third lottery which ends February 11th. This c

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Shed Hunting and Scouting

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

It’s February now and most states have come to the end of deer season or are closing within the next couple of weeks. Here in Pike Co. Illinois the season came to an end in mid- January with some real nice bucks making their way to the buck pole. But the

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Romance is in The Air!!

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

Santa’s elves are glad that Christmas is over (at least for 11 more months)…and the New Year’s Baby will have to wait to ring in the next new year. So I think Mother Nature and Cupid are teaming up…and are wanting you to celebrate the winter months with

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Don’t Forget the Honeymoon

Posted on: January 12th, 2013

Like many young women, I planned my wedding on a budget.  It can seem intimidating with so many potential expenses – flowers, food, invitations, cake, gown, DJ – the list can go on and on.  With so many costs to consider, many couples on a budget chose to

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Eagle Watching Season Has Returned!

Posted on: January 11th, 2013

The eagle has landed…again! But this year, we must change ‘eagle’ to ‘eagles’ as there seems to be a larger number of eagles around the area than in the previous two years since I’ve been blogging about a hobby of many this time of year – Eagle Watching!

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Discover your Flow

Posted on: January 3rd, 2013

A few days ago, I saw a documentary called “Happy.”  The film explored the nature of human happiness –what causes it, how we can be happier, and what being a happy person can mean for your life. I was especially struck by the film’s explanation of the hed

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Pheasant Hunting Etiquette

Posted on: January 2nd, 2013

Pheasant Hunting Etiquette

By Chris Larsen

It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about baseball, poker, hunting or really any other activity groups of people engage in together, there are often several unwritten rules. These are things that don’t u

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Late Season Pheasant Hunting

Posted on: January 2nd, 2013

Late Season Pheasant Hunting

Hunting late season pheasants is a completely different experience than opening day pursuits. Weather is generally colder, cover has changed drastically, and pheasants are wise to the tactics of the av