Semi-Guided Whitetail Hunt Only Non-Lodging

1-4 Guests • No Lodging • Private • Self-Guided/DIY


Semi-Guided Whitetail Hunt

Base price is per person for Early or Late season Archery Hunt. Pre Rut/Rut, Firearm, or Muzzleloader hunts are an additional fee per person. Youth firearm hunters are welcome for a discounted fee. Add on a 3-Day DIY Furbearer combo for an additional fee per person.

Offering some of the most premier whitetail hunting east-central and southeastern Illinois has to offer. We strive to provide the best opportunity to harvest a true Illinois giant! This hunt offers access to private land with food, water, bedding, and cover. This is the ideal habitat that draws and holds whitetail deer.

Hunters will be assigned a 20 - 60 acre parcel determined by the guide at the time of the hunt.

  • Minimum antler restrictions: 130 inches (no hidden trophy fees)
  • Year-round deer herd management practices
  • Year-round scouting (trail cameras)
  • Average bucks shot 150in
  • Free Range


  • Semi-guided Archery/Firearm/Muzzleloader Hunt
  • Pre-hunt consultation on the best location to hunt
  • Chance at an Illinois Giant!


Illinois Hunting Seasons can be found here - Illinois DNR link:

Base Price is per person per day. 5-Day hunt package is an additional fee per person.

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Pre-Rut/Rut Hunt (Oct 16-Nov. 17)


1st Firearm Season


Your Host

Chris's Trip

Chris J

We have been in the business of guiding since 2016 as a licensed outfitter and we take pride in what we have to offer

from $1100/Experience

Base Price

$1100.00 Per Person Per Experience


$1100.00 Per Person


$1870.00 Per Person


$1650.00 Per Person


$550.00 Per Person


$1375.00 Per Item


$412.50 Per Person


Pay later options are only available for trips that start more than 30 days from today.

Total Payment


Please note that there is a 50% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 50% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.


  • Private Land Access
  • Managed for Prime Wildlife Habitat
  • Option of Cover
  • Pre-Scouting



Gear List

  • Weather Appropriate Hunting Gear
  • Weapon of Choice
  • Personal Items
  • Lodging

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Rules & Guidelines

Valid license and tags required. Illinois DNR link:

Please note that there is a 50% nonrefundable deposit included with your payment when booking.


All archery tags OTC

2021 Illinois archery October 25-November 18, November 22-December 1, December 6-January 16 2022


2021 Illinois firearm: November 19-21, December 2-5 (shotgun only) December 10-12 (muzzleloader)

Firearm lottery dates: 1st lottery: Illinois residents March 9-April 30, 2nd lottery: residents & nonresidents May 1-June 30, 3rd lottery residents and nonresidents: July 1-August 20


October-mid November 40-50 day time highs, lows ranging from low to mid 30s mid November-mid December 30-40 day time highs, lows ranging from teens-20s (below freezing), January day time high 20s lows teens

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