Category: Pheasant Hunting

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 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 »

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 »

What Are the Differences Between Pheasants and Quail?

Two pheasants near each other in field

Aren’t quail and pheasant the same animal? Well, they’re closely related, but they are, indeed, different from one another in several ways. In fact, they have different sizes, colors, plumage, diet and habitat Quail Characteristics First, consider quail, which is a general term that encompasses some 29 species! Generally, quail are short-in-height game birds known… Read more »

Considerations When Planning a Pheasant Hunt in Tennessee

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  In Tennessee, about an hour north of Nashville, you’ll find the Meadow Brook Game Farm in Westmoreland. As a 1200-acre shooting preserve in operation since the 1950s, generations of hunters have come here to hunt pheasant, quail and more. If you’re itching to hunt, call 615-888-2411 to learn more about Meadow Brook Game Farm…. Read more »

Pheasant Hunting Safety Precautions to Take

Father and Son Hunting

What are some pheasant hunting safety precautions to take? Hunter and Firearm Education Have you ever taken a firearm safety or hunter education course? Whether or not your state requires it, you should take a course to familiarize yourself with firearm/hunting safety practices. It’s always good to learn from experts. When you learn about firearms… Read more »

“Do’s” And “Do Nots” Of Pheasant Hunting

Father and Son Hunting

People come from near and far to Tennessee’s Meadow Brook Game Farm to hunt pheasant. In business for over 50 years, Meadow Brook’s pheasant hunts are popular because hunters don’t need a hunting license, Meadow Brook furnishes the hunting dogs, and there are plenty of birds to shoot on a guaranteed hunt.  “Do’s” What are… Read more »

How to Increase Your Odds of a Huge Pheasant Hunting Day

Father and Son Hunting

So you’d like to increase your odds for a huge pheasant hunting day? Nice! Man’s Best Friend One thing you can do to increase those odds is to hunt with a dog. Ideally, you want a conditioned dog who can handle heavy brush, tumbleweed, corn, milo and sorghum fields. Dogs can pick up the scent… Read more »

A Few Suggestions on How You Can Become a Better Pheasant Hunter

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One of the many things this pandemic has taught us is that it’s essential we do the things love when we’re blessed enough to have our health. What’s more, after being cooped for what felt like months on end, it’s essential we get the fresh air and sun we need, and enjoy the outdoor activities… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Pheasant

A Day in the Life of Pheasants

Half the battle in hunting is knowing where the animals you seek will be, and taking advantage when opportunity presents itself. As such, if you’re planning on pheasant hunting, it’s important to know their routines. Let’s take a look at what a typical day is for pheasants. Wake Up Call Pheasants, like many mammals, are… Read more »