Corey’s Whitetail & Turkey Hunting Blog

I guess one could say that I stay in tune with the whitetail deer hunting world all year long. I visit hunting forums, social media, websites, read magazines, and subscribe to various blogs and e-articles. I don’t have outdoor television programming at

Why We Hunt
After my last blog was posted on the internet I saw some interesting commentary from the public. The comments varied from positive to negative and were mostly generated strictly from a picture and not from actual written word. This certainl

As the drought of 2012 continues across much of the country so does the demise of many of our wildlife food plots. No matter what type of food you have planted this year the excessive heat and lack of precipitation is going to have a negative impact. So

With turkey season over and deer hunting season still months away I begin to dust off my trail cameras. After clearing up my SD cards and loading up on fresh batteries I start to get anxious to put my cameras in the woods. However, I prefer to approach

This past weekend I made my last trip into the turkey woods for the season. My cousin came up to Iowa to hunt with me and we had a great time together as usual. To top it off, he got to take a real nice gobbler back home to Illinois. The hunt did not st

As much as it pains me to admit it, turkey season is nearly half over. Although I try to pack as much hunting as possible into the short spring season I always seem to fall just short of enough. Family, work, and the “honey- do list” all need their fair

Yesterday I found myself on my riding lawn mower for the first time ever in the month of March. As I rode around my yard in the nearly 80 degree weather my mind drifted into the future a few weeks. Although it already feels like turkey season outside, I

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

The topic of antlerless deer harvest is never without some controversy. Some people are adamantly opposed to the idea of any does being harvested and some would like as many killed as possible. Most deer hunters would fall somewhere in the middle of the

Follow me through this hypothetical scenario and see if any of this sounds familiar to you. During an early spring shed hunting trip you stumble upon an antler of a great buck right smack dab in the middle of your prime Illinois hunting spot. You show a