Author: Richard Denning

Local Government and Community Affect Hunting Regulations

Pheasant, quail and chukar hunting in Tennessee is not a totalitarian experience; it is quite the opposite, especially at Meadow Brook Game Farm! Although hunters may not think of one of their favorite past times as a democratic, politically-charged activity, it is when it comes to the surrounding community and government. Every year, new regulations… Read more »

Hunting Squirrels in Tennessee

Hunting seems to smell different in spring and summer. The air is crisper and the sun feels warmer. These are all natural occurrences, but the nicer weather seems to fill our souls with anticipation, a kind of energy that carries us into the wilderness at the break of day and before long we’re carried away… Read more »

Why You Should Go Fishing This Summer

People fish for many reasons, and what started out as a simple way to catch dinner has turned into a pastime that is enjoyed by friends and families across the country. Whether you’ve never been fishing or you go several times a year, were here to go over just a few of the many reasons… Read more »

How Hunting Can Reduce Stress and Make You Happier

There are few activities that can be more relaxing and rewarding than hunting, and there are several reasons why the sport can actually make you a happier person. Not only is hunting good for the environment and animal populations, but it is great for your physical and mental health as well. But just why is… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Dog for Bird Hunting

There are several characteristics that make a good hunting companion, and this is true whether your partner is human or canine. When it comes to hunting birds, having a good dog by your side is almost invaluable. But not every dog is the same, and there are a few things to look for in order… Read more »

What to Bring When Pheasant Hunting

Pheasant hunting can be one of the most enjoyable activities you will ever participate in, but bringing the right gear with you is essential. Without the proper equipment for yourself (and the dog), you can’t expect to hit anything, which can put a damper on the entire experience. Of course, there are a few things… Read more »

How to Find More Pheasants

Going pheasant hunting can be a very enjoyable experience, no matter how many birds you end up spot. However, even the best pheasant hunters can become frustrated if they go awhile without hitting a target, let alone seeing a bird at all. If you are having trouble locating pheasants or hunting them, follow our simple… Read more »

Chukar Hunting Tips

When you visit Meadow Brook Game Farm, you will have the opportunity to hunt a variety of game, including Chukars. These birds are a little over a foot long, typically weight three quarters of a pound, and have quite a unique look. They have red legs, blue or grey backs, and striped wings. If you… Read more »

Quail Forever Has Gained a New Chapter

Big things are happening in the Tennessee quail hunting world. Quail Forever, a national group dedicated to the protection and maintenance of wildlife habitats, has gained a new chapter. The formation of the Upper Cumberland Chapter of Quail Forever brings Tennessee’s total number of chapters up to ten. Tennessee’s ten chapters already have 1,122 members… Read more »

Best Dog to Hunt With

Hunting is best played as a team game with two members: man and his best friend. If you’re new to bird hunting or if you’re just looking for a new dog to come out with you, never fear! While just about any breed can be trained to do really well in the field, there are… Read more »

Local Government and Community Affect Hunting Regulations

Pheasant, quail and chukar hunting in Tennessee is not a totalitarian experience; it is quite the opposite, especially at Meadow Brook Game Farm! Although hunters may not think of one of their favorite past times as a democratic, politically-charged activity, it is when it comes to the surrounding community and government. Every year, new regulations… Read more »

Hunting sandhills in Tennessee?

Its call resembles a trumpet of sorts. It has one of the longest fossil histories of any bird still around today. Any guesses? If you guessed sandhill crane, you would be correct! Tennessee and the sandhill crane have quite the interesting history. Seven hundred thousand sandhill cranes call North America their home part of the… Read more »