We having been seeing bucks out in the open more feeding on the brassica food plots.  As indicated earlier in one of our blogs the brassica plots make a great

Today is opening shot gun season in Pike County, IL    It is a little quite here at Butler Farms as we offers archery hunts.  Have been hearing a few gun

Brassicas and Ladino/red clover food plots are looking great.  Winter temperatures are arriving this week with some rain in the forecast.  Food plots will be a great winter food source for

It is hard to believe that we are in the prime rut week of the 2016 season. Cooler temperatures in Pike County, IL this past week has definitely  generated more  deer

Well I had an awesome experience at Butler Farms. Mr. Don and Ms. Sandie are the sweetest people that you will ever meet…they know how to treat their guest. As

Beautiful Sunset That God Painted From Butler Farms

God painted this beautiful sunset the last evening of bean harvest at Butler Farms.  A reminder that we should be thankful for the many blessings at harvest time. “From the

Butler Farms Lodge

If your a deer hunter coming to Pike County, Illinois and need lodging, Butler Farms has lodging accommodations available. Butler Farms lodge is the perfect place for relaxation and tranquility

Turkey flock, doe, and her fawn are feeding on the brassica food plot. The brassica plot adjacent to the woods helps with the numbers of the turkeys on the properties

Brassica food plot is looking good but could use some rain.  The mix includes forage collard, hunter brassica, purple top turnips, barkant turnips, cabbages, radishes, and rape which makes a

Weather- Scrapes and Rubs

The weather rollercoaster of bow hunting weekly forecast has begun in Pike County, Illinois.  Hunting strategies must be applied to a bow hunt when the temperatures seems to be in