Illinois Hunting Lodge

Trophy Whitetail Deer Hunting

Golden Triangle Whitetail

PRIME Location for New Mexico Elk Hunting

Golden Triangle Whitetail in IllinoisAre you looking for a monster Illinois buck? Look no further. Welcome to Golden Triangle Whitetail. Come experience Trophy Whitetail Hunts on over 10,000 private managed acres in one of the best whitetail hunting areas in the nation; PIKE County, BROWN County, SCHUYLER County and ADAMS County located in west central Illinois. What makes us different from the rest? Well let’s start with 13 years of experience and acquiring some of the best 10,000 acres in the entire area. We have a dedicated staff who are never allowed to hunt, and plant over 250 acres of food plots to keep the deer living on our property. We also have 500 time-tested tree stands set for every phase of the rut and wind condition.


All our hunts are fully guided, beautiful lodging, and all-you-can-eat home cooked meals. Each year 60% of our bow hunters consistently shoot at P&Y bucks since we have been open.


Over the past 10 seasons, 61 Boone and Crockett bucks were harvested, and 142 bucks scoring over 150″ were taken! You could be the next hunter holding a big trophy buck!

Golden Triangle Whitetail Lodge

Golden Triangle Whitetail for Illinois Deer HuntingOur main lodge is 3 stories and 4800 square feet. It houses our dining facility, recreation room, HDTV and a full commercial kitchen. It is surrounded by our modular homes each having 3 bedrooms, 3 full sized bathrooms; WIFI, kitchen, washer-dryer with each having separate changing rooms to store hunting clothes and gear. All our facilities are smoke-free. Each day your beds will be made, homes cleaned and fresh towels provided upon your return from a good day’s hunt.

Trophy Managed, Fair Chase Hunts

Big Illinois Bucks at Golden Triangle WhitetailThere is no secret to having BIG bucks on your property. It takes genetics, food, habitat and proper management. We limit the amount of hunters we take and we encourage our hunters to harvest a buck 140 or better. This hunts is meant to be an enjoyable experience so we also tell you that if it’s the biggest buck you have ever seen, “Shoot it!”. All ground owned and operated by GTW is fair chase hunting. We are offering our clients a chance to hunt in one of the best areas for record book deer in the world.


Golden Triangle will take care of getting all permits and licenses, as long as you are booked by June 1st of the year in which you wish to hunt.

Prime Illinois Location – Clayton, IL

Golden Triangle Outfitters – Michael Pavlick
2950 N 920 Place
Clayton, IL 62324