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In This Issue
Win a 3 Night/2 Day Hunt
Time To Get Ready For Season
South Dakota vs. Illinois
Pick Your Shots Carefully
Quick Links


Pheasant Hunting

Quail Hunts

Pheasant and Quail Hunts

 Upland Bird Hunting Conditions

 Upland Bird Hunting Packages

Bringing Your Own Dog

Miscellaneous Information

Upland Bird Hunt Reservations

What To Bring


Win a 3n/2 day Upland Hunt!

Setter On Point

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"We had an amazing time! The place and property are top notch! Brad was very good at his job and his dogs are unbelievable! He was very personable. I can't think of anything to improve upon. Ms. Wanda couldn't be more accommodating and friendly! :)

Thank you all!!!!!!!!!"


- Joe and April Penkala -Elgin IL


Great experience and overall attention to detail was incredible!


- Sterling Johnson. Beverly Hills CA


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I hope you are enjoying your summer.  Even though the weather has been dry, I have been seeing and hearing a lot of birds in the fields.  Our hunting season was good last year and we are looking forward to an even better upcoming season.


I am giving away an upland hunt!  If you have not seen the promotion already on our Facebook Page, make sure you check it out.  You can also sign up through our web site, just go to our Upland Hunt Giveaway page.  Be sure to 'Like' our Facebook page and sign up for our blog notification.  You will receive the most current promotions and information by doing so. 


I hope to get the chance to hunt with you this fall. 




Terry Abney


Now Is The Time To Get Ready For Season

Working the Dogs

Now is the time to begin getting ready for the Fall Pheasant and Quail season.  It is never too early to start getting prepared.  One helpful way to get ready is to put down on paper what you need to be doing during the next few months.  Here are some suggestions for your to do list:



South Dakota vs. Illinois Pheasant Hunts 

Pheasant Hunter

There are many pheasant hunting lodges in both states. All the other states fall into either one of these two "styles" of pheasant hunting. Following is a brief description of each style and the pros and cons for each.

Pick Your Wing-Shooting Shots Carefully

Pheasants A big part of shooting well is picking your shots, which is to say, taking only the good shots and passing up the bad shots. What constitutes a good shot and what constitutes a bad shot?




Please give me a call or e-mail me to reserve your dates this fall.

I look forward to seeing you in the field!





Terry Abney
Harpole's Heartland Lodge


Harpole's Heartland Lodge
RR 1 Box 8a

Nebo, IL  62355


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