Chukar: From Import to Important Game Bird

Chukar Partridge

Chukar is not native to the continental U.S., but has still become a popular and important game bird. Since their introduction here in the late 19th century, chukar have established sizable populations in at least 10 Western states. In recent decades, chukar partridges have become one of the most popular upland game birds for hunters…. Read more »

Hot Fishing: Tips for Summertime Anglers

Bass Fishing

Summer is the ideal time for many outdoor activities, but nothing beats enjoying the warm weather with a day of fishing. After all, there is no better way to pass a summer day than fishing at a lake. Now that it is time for some hot fishing, here are a few tips for summertime anglers…. Read more »

Bird Dogs: How Canine Companions Help to Hunt

Bird Dogs and Hunting

Hunters have been relying on dogs to assist with locating and retrieving game for thousands of years. While the use of dogs in some hunting specialties has declined in popularity, hunting with bird dogs remains a popular pastime. In fact, when it comes to bird hunting – whether wetland or upland – good dogs can… Read more »

Baits vs. Lures: Which Is Best?

Fishing Lures

For generations, fishing enthusiasts from around the globe have debated on which is best: bait or lures? It’s a question worth asking, but the fact remains that each option has its own pros and cons and in the end, there’s a lot to be said about personal preference. If you are still on the fence,… Read more »

As Bird Hunts Wind Down, Fishing Ramps Up

Meadow Brook Game Farm is a popular destination for bird hunting, but we also offer great opportunities for fishing at our on-site lake. As bird hunts wind down for the season, our fishing season is just ramping up, so now’s the time to check your fishing gear and get ready for some time at our… Read more »

Improving Your Accuracy: Four Tips for a More Successful Hunt

Shotgun Shooting

When hunting any type of bird, accuracy is key. After all, it can be the difference between going home empty handed or bringing home your next trophy. Here are a few tips to help improve your accuracy for your next bird hunt. Practice Makes Perfect Before hunting season begins, try and work on your accuracy… Read more »

New Membership Promotion Offers Savings for Clients

If you love Meadow Brook Game Farm as much as we do, then you want to spend as much time here as possible. That’s why we’ve created a new membership plan for all of our clients. This program gets you a bounty of hunting and fishing fun for a great price and the benefits are incredible…. Read more »

From Asia to America: A History of Pheasants in America

Pheasants are a well-known game bird. As with many species of birds, the females are not as distinctively colored as the males which feature a vibrant coloring of copper and chestnut brown. The head of the pheasant is a mixture of green and purple with red feathers around the eyes and a white ring around… Read more »

Happy 2017!: Hunting Resolutions for the New Year

New Year's Resolutions for Hunters

A new year brings new year’s resolutions for many of us. If your goal in 2017 is to become a better bird hunter, we have some resolutions you might just want to try. Shake Off Bad Shots Not every shot it going to be a good one. Throughout the year, you’re going to miss or… Read more »

Basting the Bird: Holiday Wild Game Recipes

Roasted Pheasant

Thanksgiving is a time to take a break from your hectic work schedule, spend time with family and – perhaps most importantly – feast upon a wide array of trimmings and desserts! Turkey is, of course, the traditional centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal, but you can make a change at your dinner table while still… Read more »

What Are the Best Ways to Cook Pheasant?

Pheasant hunting can be an enjoyable pastime, whether shared with friends, family or co-workers, but perhaps the best part of a successful pheasant hunt is afterwards when you are able to eat your catch. Pheasant is a delicious game bird, but preparation is key to making it as tasty as possible. Let’s take a look… Read more »

Why Should You Teach Your Child to Hunt?

Father and Son Hunting

Parents always want to raise their kids and teach them valuable lessons they will carry with them throughout their lives. That’s why parents who hunt should teach their kids hunting as well. Learning to be a successful hunter offers many different learning opportunities for a child. Bonding Time Getting out and hunting with your young… Read more »