Pheasant & Quail Hunting

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

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, Christmas or New Year’s than at the lodge! Bring home delicious upland game and waterfowl to your next family holiday get-together. I

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 of

Great day of snow goose hunting

Enjoy a solo snow goose or snow goose/ pheasant combo hunt this spring! Snow goose hunting along the Mississippi and Illinois river flyways can be some of the most exciting and action-packed wingshooting available! There are no limits during the spring conservation snow goose season! You will hunt out of very comfortable heated, pit blinds.

Snow goose blind set up

January 5th, 2023- Illinois Snow Goose Hunting Report- “If you are interested in bringing a group of friends & family or coming as a *solo hunter for the upcoming Illinois snow goose season, now is the time to reserve your 2024 spring snow goose hunt! We had several groups rebook this year and are filling

bringing your own dog to an orvis lodge

Sometimes the last time we headed out across the prairie behind the dogs in the early morning sunlight in search for coveyed-up quail or cock pheasant on the edge of the field has been just too long ago. Maybe it was last weekend, last month, or even many seasons ago. No matter the time frame,

Best Pheasant Hunting Lodge

Heartland Lodge offers the best all-inclusive pheasant hunting vacation packages available throughout the Midwest. We offer guided pheasant hunts that includes everything a hunter needs to make a great upland hunting trip. Our pheasant hunting vacation packages include all the meals, 5-star lodging, guides, dogs and transportation to and from the field. Coming to Heartland

Guided Catfishing Trips Available as well!

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 search for trophy catfish with “Captain Catfish”! You might

Pheasant Hunting Lodge & Resort

  Blaze Orange Hat/Vest You must have a solid blaze orange hat. Camouflage orange is NOT Legal. There can be a small logo on the front of the hat. We have solid orange hats available in our pro shop. We also recommend a blaze orange vest along with blaze orange shirts and jackets for maximum

The 28 Gauge: Serious Gun Or Toy?

Thank you for booking your upland hunt with us! I’m sure you are excited to hunt pheasant and quail at the lodge. I want your hunt to be everything you expect! I have learned from outfitting for over a quarter century, that expectations can vary greatly from one hunter to another. The information I am

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