I am hearing discussion of a public area in central Illinois that is archery only. It supposedly consists of 20000 acres. Does anyone know of a public land area that fits this description. Any information would be appreciated.
Don't know if you found any information on this, but I don't know of a public bowhunt only that is 20000. I know of a resident only bow hunting only call Buckhorn Unit. Checkout Illinos DNR website. They have a list of all public areas.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...