Illinois’ 4 million acres of forest land hosts large populations of monster white-tailed deer, along with excellent turkey hunting, duck & goose hunts, pheasant, quail and other game. Outfitters offer affordable guided and semi-guided hunting, while independent programs might interest the sportsman on the hunt for a bargain.
Located in the “Golden Triangle”, ADAMS COUNTY, with river bottom bordered by agricultural fields offers hunters the incredible opportunity to harvest a trophy deer during the rut. The bottom ground is also home to an abundant population of turkey and waterfowl. Produces some of the largest whitetails in the state.
Consisting of rolling hardwood timbers & massive draw, along with expansive river bottoms, the rich soil of HANCOCK COUNTY provides the necessary nutrients that whitetails require to grow world-class antlers. Tremendous deer & wild turkey hunting.
#1 in the state of Illinois for the quantity of deer harvested each season and #2 in the nation for the highest quantity of trophy whitetails, PIKE COUNTY’S topography is ideal with its rolling hills, creek bottoms & river bluffs. The combination of hardwood woodlands & multi-culture agriculture provides the perfect blend of components for quality white tail deer, wild turkey, waterfowl, and a variety of other game species.
Blue River Outdoors, Inc. has provided quality WHITETAIL DEER BOW HUNTS for the past 25 years. We continue to offer memorable hunts in the rolling hills of Pike County on 1625 acres of well-managed, beautiful wildlife habitat. Our unique program is exclusive to one group of hunters at a time per tract.
Longtime members of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and Farm Bureau, we are well established in the community, having been here as a family since the early 1800s. Nearly 75% of our hunting acres are part of the family farm. Needless to say, we are dedicated to the conservation of the land and the wildlife.