Hunters in Illinois may use crossbows during archery hunting seasons, including the Illinois Archery Deer Season and the Illinois Fall Turkey Archery Season


River to River Outfitters is located in beautiful Southern Illinois, owned and managed by Todd Poe and Chris Shores. The outfitting service operates on highly managed private land in Saline, Franklin, Hamilton and Jefferson Counties and offers both gun and bow hunts in these counties. Our goal at is to give you the very best opportunity at a fair chase, world class Whitetail.
     On the waterfowl side of things, we provide  guided and semi guided duck hunts in Northeast Arkansas just 10 miles south of Jonesboro. Northeast Arkansas is nationally known for its great duck hunting and is, without doubt, some of the best duck hunting in the country. We are operate between the St. Francis River and the Cache River with many refuges in between making this an absolute duck haven!  
     If you are looking for a hunt camp with very few hunters, where you are not just another bow or gun hunter, then this is the outfitter you need to contact. We see every person that hunts with us as a team member and work hard to have you return for years to come.  

Our Crew

Chris Shores

Chris is co-owner of River to River Outfitters. He's been guiding deer hunters for the last two decades throughout many Midwestern states. Chris is a very knowledgeable guide, and has placed many hunters on P&Y bucks. Chris takes lots of pride in giving each hunter a great opportunity each time out. Chris is an experienced duck guide and provides his hunters with top notch a waterfowl experience. Chris has been doing guided duck hunts in Northeast Arkansas for years with great success.

Todd Poe

Todd is co-owner of River to River Outfitters. Todd has been guiding Deer, Duck, and Goose hunts for over 25 years. Todd is one of the best goose and duck callers you will ever hear. Todd has taken many big bucks and knows how and where to put you to kill'em. Todd know the illinois country side like the back of his hand and knows where the biggens cruise. 

John Choate

Choate is a retired school teacher, who has many big deer to his credit. He has shown exceptional ability to get close to mature whitetails and helps our hunters do just that. John is very good with the hunters, and with well over 30 years of deer hunting, he really knows what he is doing. Being a great archery technician is just another one of John's valued traits. Be sure to ask John to tell you a humorous story when you visit.