Whitetail Deer Hunting

early season bowhunting whitetail hunting in illinois

There’s something magical about bowhunting October in Pike County, Illinois. The leaves are a brilliant array of different colors, overall deer movement is generally very good, and mature buck daytime movement is starting to increase. At the lodge, after several months of trail camera scouting, food plot preparation, and fine tuning our treestand set ups,

Hunting October whitetails in illinois is always a great time

Although most of our hunts are sold out for the 2020 season, we still do have December and January archery hunts available. If you are unable to join this fall, now is the time to book for the 2021 season! Most of our prime spots sell out quickly, give me a call or E-mail today

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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 2021 whitetail hunt. Most all of our peak dates sell out so don’t wait to reserve your whitetail hunt! We are celebrating our 26th anniversary in 2020 and we would enjoy having you celebrate with us on a hunt of a lifetime. If you are looking for a free

Win a 5 night, 4 day October whitetail hunt for two hunters! A $5,000 value! To register all you have to do is enter your e-mail on the Whitetail Hunt Giveaway (Click link to enter email & giveaway) option, and that’s it!!! We giveaway a free whitetail hunt every year! A hunter will be drawn

Click any title below to expand property details! 76 Acre Winding Ridge Farm (SOLD)! Phenomenal  deer hunting tract in Southern Pike County, Illinois AMISH BUILT BARN BUCK BRANCH CREEK RUNNING THROUGH PROPERTY MATURE WHITE OAK TIMBER GOOD INCOME FROM CRP & TILLABLE INCREDIBLE BUILDING SITE I LOVE THIS FARM! This 76 acres is located in

Finding land in a highly managed deer hunting area can lead to consistent success!

Looking for hunting guide jobs for deer or turkey hunting? Heartland Lodge is always searching for hunters interested in becoming a professional hunting guide. We are known across the country as one of the premier deer and turkey hunting outfitters with compassionate, knowledgeable and professional hunting guides. We’re located in West-Central Illinois in prime deer

deer hunting in early october

If you’re like me and you’re not too fond of this end of summer heat.. your mind starts to wonder to the frost ridden mornings of October and November. You count the days and weeks left until the bow opener and you start coming up with a finalized game plan for the upcoming 2019 deer

What better way to spend a hot summertime evening than cruising the countryside looking for big velvet toting bucks? In particular the buck you could possibly get a shot at this fall. Now is an often overlooked time to get a good idea of what bucks are in your area. Mature bucks this time of

We had a great opening week here in Pike County, Illinois deer hunting last season. Opening day was met with cool temperatures and high pressure, the hunters in camp experienced great deer movement during both morning and evening hunts. We had several opportunities at bucks, one in the morning believed to be a 170″+, the

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