Is Pheasant a Healthy Meat?

Crispy roasted pheasant with red cabbage , mushrooms, red currants and a sprig of fresh rosemary on an oval platter

At Meadow Brook Game Farm in Westmoreland, TN, hunters come from near and far to do pheasant and quail hunting on beautiful, rural land. When hunters go home with the quail they shot at Meadow Brook Game Farm, they can then freeze the meat and eat it over the course of several weeks or months…. Read more »

What is a Ring-Necked Pheasant?

Close up shot of male Ring Necked Pheasant

Ring-necked pheasants are birds that came to the U.S. from Asia back in the 1880s. They’ve since become one of our country’s most popular upland game birds, known for bursting into flight from brushy cover. They’re also seen in open fields and along weedy roadsides. Traits of Ring-Necked Pheasants Male ring-necked pheasants have iridescent copper/gold… Read more »

What’s the Best Part of Hunting for Pheasants?

Hunters posing with pheasants they shot

If you’ve been thinking about hunting pheasants, you should know that Meadow Brook Game Farm in Tennessee is a great place to do so. With 1,200 acres, this shooting preserve is known throughout the USA, with hunters coming from as far away as California to bag pheasant, chukar and quail. And best of all… there’s… Read more »

What Kind of Gun is Best for Bird Hunting?

Hunters posing with pheasants

People come from near and far to Meadow Brook Game Farm in Westmoreland, TN, to hunt birds like pheasant and quail. What kind of gun is best for bird hunting? Shotguns Consider using a shotgun to hunt birds. Shotguns fire numerous small pellets (or shots) at once, released from the shotgun in an expanding cloud… Read more »

Tips for Storing the Fish You Catch

Man reeling in fish at a lake on a warm day

Did you know Meadow Brook Game Farm, known for its pheasant, chukar and quail hunts, is also a popular place for fishing? Meadow Brook Game Farm in middle Tennessee has a nice 10-acre lake that’s stocked once a week with farm-raised channel catfish. Fishing at the lake is $20 per person for 8 hours– or… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Fishing Trip

The fishermen and boat silhouette on the lake.

One of the surest signs of summer is people taking their boats out for fishing trips. Spending a peaceful day out on the water can be both relaxing and rewarding, regardless of how successful you are in your pursuits. If you’re planning on spending some time fishing this summer, it’s important to be as prepared… Read more »

Sides to Serve With Fresh Quail

marinated quail on the grill

In Westmoreland, Tennessee, hunters hunt quail at Meadow Brook Game Farm. Now you’re not likely going to find quail on the menu at McDonald’s or Panera Bread, but know this: it’s got a taste similar to chicken and it is often served in finer restaurants. For those who like to hunt and eat quail, a… Read more »

What Should You Wear When Pheasant Hunting?

pheasant hunter dressed warmly walking with dog in field

Are you getting ready to go pheasant hunting at Meadow Brook Game Farm in Tennessee? What should pheasant hunters wear? Right Kind of Vest Ideally, when hunting pheasant(s), wear a vest with a built-in shell holder. Keep your shells in the vest pocket, which keeps them from getting crushed or wet (from the elements). Freedom… Read more »

Why Pheasants Are the Most Popular Upland Bird to Hunt

Two pheasants standing on a branch

What’s the most popular upland bird to hunt? If you guessed pheasant, you’re right! Hundreds of thousands of hunters go after pheasants in the fields, especially during the colder months of the year. Pheasants Came to America in the 1880s Pheasants came to America by way of a man named Owen Denny who brought some… Read more »

How to Become a Better Quail Hunter

Father Son quail hunting in Tennessee

About an hour’s drive out of Nashville there’s the Meadow Brook Game Farm in Tennessee. People come from near and far to hunt quail at Meadow Brook. What are some tips to become a better quail hunter? The Basics It’s a good idea to know some basics about quail before hunting them. Typically, you’re apt… Read more »

How Long Have Pheasants Been In America For?

Pheasant roaming on grass

Most people assume pheasants have been in America for centuries, but the truth is they were first introduced in the late 1700s and didn’t really begin to propagate until the early 1800s. Originally, settlers from England brought pheasants with them to New York and New Jersey, though those “early birds” weren’t strong enough to survive…. Read more »

A Brief Guide for New Pheasant Hunters

Pheasant Hunters posing with trophies in Westmoreland, TN

Are you new to hunting? More specifically, are you new to pheasant hunting? The nice thing about pheasant hunting is that it doesn’t require much equipment, and it’s not too hard to figure out how to hunt these birds. Don’t Scare the Birds First things first: keep quiet. Pheasants can hear really well, so you… Read more »