by Christina

Now is the time to start thinking about the spring 2013 turkey hunting season in Hancock County, and if you want to return to comfort after a long day outdoors, check out Shuhart Creek. Rest up from hunting and enjoy our non-smoking, one-story ranch-style lodging with five-bedrooms and two bathrooms plus a stove, microwave, refrigerator, washer, dryer and cable. Boasting a 100% success rate during last year’s turkey hunting season, Shuhart Creek is 2,500 acres of privately held hunting grounds in Hancock County. Hunting guests can choose to be led by an expert guide, or forego the guide in the hopes of tracking down their own gobbler Catering to a hunter’s desire for an adventure with the comforts of home, once tom has been tagged, guests can relax in the five bedroom, three bathroom ranch-style lodge. The spring 2013 turkey hunting schedule is as follows:

    Season 1: April 15 through April 19 Season 2: April 20 through April 25 Season 3: April 26 through May 1 Season 4: May 2 through May 8 Season 5: May 9 through May 16

This year’s hunting hours begin half an hour before sunrise and last through 1 p.m. Participants are permitted to use either a bow and arrow or a shotgun. Permits for Illinois residents cost $15 and applications are available at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website.

Shuhart Creek takes pride in doing everything possible to make your hunting trip successful. From Kawasaki Mule all-terrain vehicles, to walk-in coolers to store your turkeys, Shuhart Creek ensures that you and your hunting group will have the ultimate experience. Spring turkey hunting season only comes once a year, so, take advantage of Shuhart’s Creek quality lodging and diverse natural habitat.

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