Whitetail Deer Hunting

Nic Schaalma Buck

November 24th, 2015

On the first morning of Nic Schaalma’s hunt at Heartland Lodge, veteran guide Mark Hively situated Nic in a tree stand in the downwind corner of a secluded, thick, brushy field. Nic’s morning started slowly until around 9:00, when a 2 ½ yr old 9 point came in on the downwind side of the thicket

Schaffer Dane Whitetails

Most serious deer hunters will agree that a small percentage of “luck” has to be on your side in order to bag a trophy buck. Schaffer Dane may have been the luckiest deer hunter in camp this week. With unseasonably warm weather for November, Schaffer’s first few days in camp were met with relatively slow


Save On 2016 Whitetail Hunts!

November 3rd, 2015

Now is the time to reserve your 2016 Whitetail Hunt. Prime dates get filled a year in a advance so don’t wait to book your hunt. We like for our prime archery hunts to be filled by the first of the year so we are offering the following incentives to book now: Book by November 30th, 2015


Nowadays, just about everyone is using trail cameras for hunting, but the real question is, “Are you getting your money’s worth out of your camera and using it to its full potential?” Most hunters dust the camera off about mid-August to early September, s

Still have to play Santa and need a good idea for the hunter in your family? A gift certificate for a whitetail hunt at Heartland Lodge is a perfect Christmas gift for that special someone on your list! This unique gift will be one that they will never fo


Now is the time to reserve your 2015 whitetail deer hunting dates, especially if you want to come during a prime time!! We have some great hunting dates available, but they won’t last long! The 2015 season should be one of the best in many years. If yo

Tree stand safety and maintenance is one of the most important and overlooked procedures on getting ready for the hunting season. Like getting your bow properly tuned and sighted in to getting clothing scent free and ready for season tree stands need to b


For the past two years John Brewer has spent the first week of November at
Harpole’s Heartland Lodge. Many of our hunters have a favorite week, and they return to camp at that time every year. The reason for creating this habit may be based on previous


Kelly Locklear’s 132″ 8pt

December 8th, 2012

Kelly Locklear’s I32″ 8pt from Harpole’s Heartland Lodge on Vimeo.


Russ Mathews’ 142″ 10pt

December 5th, 2012

Our good friend Russ Mathews

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