Senior Instructor & Shoot Captain - British Shooting School

Green Acres Sportsman's Club

Master’s of their trade! 


Owner & Gun Dog Trainer Dan Ihrke & English Shooting Instructor & Shoot Captain Keith Coyle bring over 50 years of combined experience to ensure the very best in traditional field Sports.

Green Acres Sportsman’s Club is now America’s most unique destination for the dedicated outdoors enthusiast, offering the complete range of Hunting, Live Wing & Recreational Sporting Clay Shooting and Gun Dog Training services of unrivalled quality.

Established in 1970 the clubs 1000 acres has been lovingly managed and continually improved under the Stewardship of Dan & Cindy Ihrke who have achieved their dream of creating the complete Sporting Estate by adding The Green Acres British Shooting School under the supervision of renowned English Instructor & Gun Fitter, Keith Coyle, the last living direct coaching descendant of the great “Robert Churchill’ .

As well as providing outstanding traditional Upland Hunting and Duck shooting, Green Acres offers a full range of Classic Full British Style Driven Pheasant & Flighted High Flying Mallard shooting days. In addition we have our own unique Clay Target Simulated British Driven Partridge & Pheasant event and simulated Upland Hunt and Duck Blind layouts for Hunters to practice on.

Illinois' Premier Sportsman's Club & Gundog Training Facility

Located just a 90 minute drive South of Chicago and the

O’Hare International Airport, Green Acres makes the perfect

U.S.A. destination for the British, European, Middle and Far

Eastern Hunting enthusiast, where in one destination you can

enjoy: Traditional Upland Pheasant, Chukka (Partridge) &

Quail Hunting over dogs, American Duck blind Hunting,

Classic British Style Driven Pheasant & Flighted Mallard



Excellent Sporting Clays, Compact Sporting and

our unique Rabbit Skeet course plus the opportunity to

improve your shooting skills at our purpose built Shooting

School with resident British Instructor and Gun Fitter, Keith


For more information on Green Acres Wing Shooting & Hunting Vacation/Holiday packages contact Keith.

Green Acres Sportsman’s Club, the very best of Traditional Hunting & True Home Style Hospitality.



If you are planning on joining us for an Upland Hunt, Duck shoot or taking a “Peg” on one of our British Style Driven Shoot events and would like to stay over, then we would be pleased to assist with your Lodging needs.


​Located approximately 15 minutes south of Green Acres is the excellent Timber Creek Bed & Breakfast which offers quality accommodation in comfortable and homely surroundings.


​As well as an overnight B & B, Timber Creek is an ideal choice for an extended stay Shooting/Hunting vacation here at Green Acres. Located just a 90 minute drive south of Chicago and its Great Lake shoreline, it also provides a base to explore the surrounding Illinois and Indiana state Countryside with their abundance of Antique Shops, Winery’s and historic covered Bridges.


Also, planned for late Summer 2017, is the opening of the Ihrke Lodge, which is located just a minutes’ drive from Green Acres gateway, it will provide self contained Boutique accommodation for Couples and small Hunt Groups.

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