Daughter Wants a Shed Hunt I have to say that I am VERY lucky. My 5 year daughter has so far shown a tremendous amount of interest in deer hunting. She’s young enough that she still relies on me to know when it’s time to do different things, but she’s learning. This year, I started… Read More


2016/17 Deer Season Wrap-up I had really high hopes heading in to this season. First off, it was the first full season worth of self filming my hunts. I was coming off of a year where I shot my biggest buck ever. I had practiced every single day with my bow in the yards. Shot… Read More


Public Land Doe Hunt Catch up on the back story of the public land doe. Check out Public Land Lottery Win, Update on Public Land, and Scouting the Public Land. For those of you who have followed me since before the season began, you know that I was able to secure a permit for a… Read More


2016 Illinois Shotgun Season – High Hopes Going in to the 2016 Illinois shotgun season I had really high hopes. For the first time in years, there would be very little pressure on our property. We had also left the property pretty much alone this season with the exception of youth season. If that wasn’t… Read More


Looking for an Early Season Doe In recent years, I have chosen to focus on taking an early season doe.  It’s always nice to get the first one out of the way. This year was no different. On opening day, I was out looking to do just that.  That early season doe takes a little… Read More


September Start My wife and I were finally able to get out a couple of weeks ago to check out our public land hunting spot. I have to say, scouting my public land spot was a lot of fun. That being said, I can’t remember the last time I was covered in so many burrs.… Read More


Public Land Hunting First things first, I was so excited to just let you know that I was drawn for a public land hunting spot. I completely forgot to mention that this will be my first year ever hunting public land. I would say that I’m cautiously optimistic. Usually, people don’t really equate good hunting… Read More


Public Hunting Land in Illinois Last year, I scoured the internet trying to find some public hunting land in Illinois that was close to where I live. Finding another hunting spot would allow me to have more places to hunt. This in turn would allow me to keep the pressure on each stand low while… Read More


Happy Father’s Day! I want to start off by saying happy father’s day to all the father’s out there. I also want to make a special mention to all the guys out there that are being father’s the kids that don’t have one. Those men deserve a day all their own. It’s something that I… Read More


Real Life Trading Review Passionate deer hunters like myself are always looking for more ways to spend more time in the woods. Not only that, but who wouldn’t want to potentially leave their 40 hour a week job behind? I have recently made the leap to begin my trading career in order to help secure… Read More