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


Coyotes in the Past Historically, we’ve never really seen a whole lot of coyotes on our property in Southern Illinois. That’s not to say that they weren’t around, but we rarely caught a glimpse of them when we were there hunting. On top of that, before the cabin and bunk house were built, we were… Read More


We’ve all got one That deer that got away. Maybe it was a button buck that you made a bad shot on. Maybe it was a mature doe that somehow managed to dodge your arrow on a perfect shot. For me, it was a mature buck that I didn’t have the knowledge or patience to… Read More


A Late March Shed Hunting Walk Unfortunately, I have not been able to make the trip to Southern Illinois for a shed hunting trip yet this year. I have recently started a new job that has me struggling to find the time to get and do the work necessary to achieve our goals on our… Read More


2016 Buck Outlook – 2 Weeks Left With about 2 weeks left in the season, it’s about time to take a look at our 2016 buck outlook so long as they make it through the season give us a chance to chase them next year. Since this is the first year that we have had… Read More


End of Season Equipment Check – Rage Replacement Blades Now that the season is over, I’m finally getting around to doing my end of season equipment check. Part of that obviously is to check my broadheads. While doing so, I remembered that I had not yet replaced the blades on my rage 2 blade broadhead.… Read More


Side by Side Comparison of Tank and Hit Lister. Do you agree that it’s the same buck? Tank – #1 Hit List Buck Last year when we were finally able to get the cameras set up and taking pictures I remember being extremely excited for all the different things I could use them for and… Read More


Looking for Deer Sheds Today This morning I went out for my first attempt at finding some deer sheds this season. I was in charge of watching my two girls today as well so the three of us decided to keep it simple. We headed over to a local neighborhood that has some timber that… Read More