Pheasant & Quail Hunting

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Win a 3-night, 2-day Upland Hunt for two hunters! A $4,000 value! To register, all you have to do is enter your name and e-mail on the Upland Hunt Giveaway Link option (Click the link to enter your name & email the Giveaway), and that’s it!!! We give away a free Upland Hunt every year!

pheasant and dog shot sizes

In this State-to-State pheasant hunting comparison, we take an in-depth look at the different hunting style, habitat features and pros/cons for pheasant hunting in each state. South Dakota Pheasant Hunting South Dakota is well known for its pheasant hunting and for good reason. Thousands of acres of flat fields filled with pheasants makes hunting South

Guided Catfish Trips

New for 2022 is our Cast and Blast Package! Experience the ultimate day outdoors with this upland/ fishing combo package! Enjoy our Orvis and Shooting Sportsman Endorsed upland hunting where you will hunt behind the finest bird dogs and guides in the country! After a gourmet lunch, you’ll head to the majestic Mississippi River in

early season wingshooting outfitter

September is an incredible time to experience the phenomenal wingshooting opportunities that Harpole’s Heartland Lodge has to offer. The first signs of fall tout its arrival as the gently rolling farmland around the lodge turns into a mosaic of beautiful yellows, oranges and reds. Our guides and dogs have conditioned and trained all summer for

Christmas time at heartland lodge

Start your next family holiday tradition this season at Heartland Lodge! This year we are offering our “Family Holiday Upland/ Waterfowl Combo Hunt Package”! There’s no better way to experience a Midwestern Thanksgiving or Christmas than at the lodge! Bring home delicious upland game and waterfowl to your next family holiday get-together. I can always

Shot sizes & loads for pheasants and quail

An In Depth Look at Shot Sizes, Loads & Chokes for Pheasant & Quail Hunting A good deal of my experience comes from 55+ years of hunting quail and pheasants, mostly in Illinois, but more recently in other states and involving other species. Reloading experience comes from shooting skeet since 1985 and loading many 100’s

Champion Bird Dogs

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 duck hunters, it is not the case for Upland Bird Hunting at Heartland Lodge.  We had a busy fall and early winter season, and our hunting season will continue through

Snow goose hunting in illinois with outfitter

Enjoy some fast action on a snow goose and upland combo hunt!  There are NO LIMITS, NO PLUGS, massive decoy spreads, comfortable blinds, hot breakfast and professional guides. You will enjoy hunting over agriculture fields that are looking great for this snow goose season! The best time to hunt snow geese is typically February 15th to

March 2, 2022 – Illinois Pheasant and Quail Hunting Report –   ” SEE OUR  UPLAND HUNTING PROMOTIONS BELOW.  Book your March through April 15th upland hunt now! Hunt dates are filling up quickly for this spring! Enjoying the outdoors with an pheasant and quail hunt is the perfect social distancing activity! Our winter upland hunting

Great Day Pheasant Hunting!

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

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