Illinois Wildlife Connections: Deer & Turkey Hunts
Illinois Wildlife Connections is located in the heart of South-Central Illinois and we currently manage over 5,000 acres for Archery Only Whitetail Deer Hunts, Limited Muzzleloader and Shotgun Deer Hunts, and Eastern Wild Turkey Hunts in Illinois. We strive to provide you the best opportunity at a Trophy Illinois Whitetail Deer or a Trophy Eastern Turkey with clean comfortable accommodations and excellent meals at an affordable price.
Whitetail Bowhunts in Illinois
Good nutrition and genetics combined with a little age is the key to Illinois trophy whitetail bucks. Illinois is one of the few states that can produce record book animals through the entire state. For Pope & Young bucks per square mile, Illinois leads the pack.
Our opportunity rate for the past 12 years on a 125 inch buck or better at 40 yards or less is 80%. We live and work the habitat year round so we know the patterns and habits of the deer. Read more details at our Deer Hunting page or view the photo gallery for past customers, hunts and trail cam photos.
Our Trail Cam Pics and Bucks
View our 2012 Trail Cam Pics and Bucks that made it another year. Take a look at some of the bucks we have captured on camera on our properties.
More photos of past trail cams, deer hunters, trophies and other pics at our photo gallery homepage.
Eastern Turkey Hunts in Illinois
Looking for a great spring turkey hunt in Illinois? This is it! We took 2 birds this year that went 26 lbs.! Let us put you on a big eastern tom! Nearly 100% sucess rate!
Testimonials & References
This was the first time I was on an guided hunt. (December 27-31) It was more than I expected. Ryan and his staff treated us like we were important. No one in camp was sucessful, however all of us saw Pope And Young bucks. I myself saw 5 Pope And Young bucks during my time, but they seemed to stay just out of effective bow range. Deer and Turkeys were everywhere. Mrs. Michl fixed meals that were out of this world. The lodge was great. I slept very well every night. One of his guides went above and beyond by offering to carry your backpack, bow into the stand for you. They are the friendliest people you can meet. You are foolish if you don't consider him as a legit option for your next hunt to Illinois." - David Long, Virginia
Read more from our past customers at Illinois Wildlife Connections testimonials page.
Contact or Reserve A Hunt
If you like what you see, please contact us and we would be happy to talk with you. Book early! 80% is repeat business.
Illinois Wildlife Connections