Author: Richard Denning

Bird Hunting for Turkey Day

With Thanksgiving upon us, the focus for most families will be a bird at the table, but what about going to the bird, rather than bringing it to you? Thanksgiving, beyond anything, is a time for family. Everyone gets together to enjoy some meals and watch grandma get drunk again. But why make it a… Read more »

Pheasant Hunting Tips and Tactics

Pheasant hunts are known for being great team games, but hunter and guide, Don Nelson, of Minnesota is a big believer in the solo hunt. Nelson says that some of his most fruitful hunts have been just him and his yellow lab, Houston. However, solo hunts do need to be handled differently than team hunts…. Read more »

Tennessee Waterfowl Meeting

Game bird hunters who plan to register to hunt within the state of Tennessee should be aware of an incredibly important meeting coming up this week. Here at Meadow Brook Game Farm, we wanted to make sure that our readers were aware of their opportunity to learn more about the upcoming hunting seasons for waterfowl…. Read more »

An Increase in the Daily Bag Limits for Game Birds

Anytime a hunter grabs his rifle and heads into the great outdoors, he or she wants to be able to take home as large of a catch as they can. The imposition of daily bag limits can be a pain, although these rules help to support healthy populations of wild birds. Here at Meadow Brook… Read more »

The Missouri River Shootout

Game bird hunting is a proud American tradition steeped in generations of hunters who have lighted out to the frontier to bring home quail, pheasant or turkey for dinner. Across the country there are hundreds of events and competitions dedicated to showing off the skills of those who can track and capture game birds in… Read more »

Best Hunting Dog Breeds in Tennessee

When it comes to bird hunts, we need the right equipment, the right environment, the right weather conditions and the right guide. However, we also need the right companion. With the help of Wingshootingusa.org, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 picks for hunting dog breeds. It’s not just about the breed, a… Read more »

End of February Hunting in Tennessee

With the end of February approaching the 2013-14 hunting season is set to come to a close. While there are only a few weeks left in the current season, there is still plenty of time to experience the thrill of the hunt. In fact, the end of the season is often one of the best… Read more »

The Sandhill Cranes of Tennessee Surging in Popularity?

Andrew Zimmern, purveyor of all foods strange and taboo, is delving into somewhat more familiar territory on an upcoming episode of his Travel Channel series, “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.” The focus of the episode will be on the Sandhill Crane, a beloved migratory game bird native to North America. Zimmern, an avid hunter, was… Read more »

Albino Deer in the Tennessee Wilderness

With 2014 upon us, it’s time to make resolutions that we all hope will lead to better futures for ourselves. One resolution that most sportsmen should consider is becoming a smarter hunter. Staying on the right side of the law can help you keep fines and sentencing at bay, and it’s especially important when doing… Read more »

Tennessee Hunting and Smartphones

You’ve heard the saying by now that, for any job, “there’s an app for that.” Many hunters, however, haven’t exactly taken to smartphone technology out in the field because of a lack of pertinent software programs that can help them. Here in Tennessee, the state’s Wildlife Resources Agency is hoping that they can bring hunters… Read more »

Tennessee Wounded Warriors

Many outdoorsmen are familiar with the relaxing experience they can enjoy by spending hours hunting game birds out on the range. At Meadow Brook Game Farm, we offer a great experience for hunters seeking pheasant, quail and chukar. One thing we notice is that many military veterans enjoy the experience of a calm day out… Read more »

A new game bird to the list of legal targets in Tennessee?

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Committee recently met in June 2013 to discuss a few items that may prove to be a huge benefit to waterfowl hunters within the state. These include a new start to the late waterfowl hunting season and the addition of a new game bird to the list of legal… Read more »