Whitetail Deer Hunting News and Tips | Hadley Creek Outfitters

With a year-round, full-time staff, Hadley Creek Outfitters contains a wealth of whitetail hunting knowledge, tips and advice.

September 4, 2018
Whitetail Strategy

Passive Strategy for Illinois Whitetails

Looking to tag out on a big buck this year? Consider a passive strategy and play the long game to score your deer. Too many hunters […]
August 13, 2018
Whitetail Binoculars

The Importance of Quality Binoculars for Whitetail Hunting

By Will Jenkins Many whitetail hunters assume that quality binoculars are meant for western hunters that spend a solid portion of their day glassing hill sides […]
March 16, 2018
Hunting Season Update

3 Things You Should Know about Illinois Gun Hunts

Archery hunting around here is a big deal, and rightly so. About 90 percent of our whitetail hunting is done during bow seasons and we take […]
July 4, 2017
IMG_1265

Summer Whitetail Recipes

As the summer heat turns up, the desire to make whitetail stew and chili tends to turn down. The hot and hearty winter dishes don’t always […]
August 31, 2016
5 Tips for Pre-Season Tree Stand Safety Checks

5 Tips for Pre-Season Tree Stand Safety Checks

By Will Jenkins As we head into yet another fall of whitetail hunting and climbing dozens of feet in the air, it’s always extremely important to […]
August 24, 2016
Whitetail Hunting

The Season of My Life: A Hadley Creek Client Story

By Jeff Foiles This is the story of my adventure last season with Hadley Creek Outfitters in Pike, Adams and Calhoun Counties in Illinois. I have […]