Robotic Duck Decoys in Arkansas

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind, those who pay attention to the news, that we are becoming an increasingly robotic society. While it’s not as epic or terrifying as those we see in movies like Terminator or any other sci-fi epic that has us shaking in our human boots worried about the robot apocalypse, there… Read more »

Hunting Season Opening for Wildlife Refuges

At the end of August in Tennessee, the National Wildlife refuges are offering hunting opportunities with this hunting season. Although not too rare, we have been seeing more and more refuge hunting in the past few years than we have ever seen in the past all across the United States. These two refuges in particular… Read more »

Quail Restoration Plan Underway in Tennessee

It’s been only under a year now since the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency completed their Northern Bobwhite Quail Restoration plan, and it is only in the past few weeks that they are finally moving forward with putting it into action. For a number of reasons around habitat loss and farmland problems in Tennessee the bobwhite… Read more »

Getting to Meadow Brook Game Farm

One of the questions we field most often here at Meadow Brook Game Farm are from people wondering how to get to our 1,200-acre shooting preserve in Westmoreland, TN. Our location in north central Tennessee is out of the way, but plenty of travel and lodging accommodations make a visit to our grounds a friendly… Read more »

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 »