Cabin Life

Cabin Life

Story by Powell Cobb Photos by Jessica Cannon There isn’t much to see from U.S. Hwy. 27 when driving through Clay County, Georgia. A Days Inn, a Huddle House, but mostly farmland, a rural landscape of fenced in fields and livestock. Then you reach White Oak Pastures. The overarching sign to the main entrance is […]

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Good Old Fashioned

Good Old Fashioned

Once upon a simpler time, quail hunts were a common sport among those in South Georgia and northern Florida. But this was a common man’s sport until rich industrial leaders like Henry Ford and John Rockefeller discovered it, built their own private plantations and added gentrification to the overall experience.

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Southern Woods offers a ‘quality quail hunting experience’

Southern Woods offers a ‘quality quail hunting experience’

By William Hand Just a step outside Sylvester, Ga., rests a beautiful tract of land that offers hunters the opportunity to engage in arguably the most exciting wing shooting sport on earth. Southern Woods Plantation, located on Highway 33 in Sylvester, strives to provide hunters with “South Georgia Quail Hunting at its Best…” Rifle & […]

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Southern Legends Plantation great for smaller parties

Southern Legends Plantation great for smaller parties

By BRENNAN LEATHERS Hidden away off Georgia 309 South between Fowlstown and Attapulgus, Southern Legends Plantation bills itself as an affordable, laid-back hunting experience for small groups of people. The plantation, “a South Georgia shooting preserve and hunting lodge,” is home to quail, turkey and deer hunting. The owners of the plantation are Ronnie Boyce […]

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Visiting Alabama plantation was fun experience

Visiting Alabama plantation was fun experience

By William Hand “Your idea of big and my idea of big are two different things.” These were words spoken by Lee Watson, who along with Mike Abrendt, was able to work with the state of Alabama to set up management programs on the Great Southern Outdoors Plantation in Union Springs, Ala. Lee Watson spoke […]

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Cedars Farm strives to offer hunters a personal experience

Cedars Farm Plantation, located in Attapulgus, Ga., offers 1,000 acres of south Georgia pines and wiregrass, the perfect setting to allow hunters to seek out their trophies in a pristine natural setting. Derry Cannon, the plantation’s general manager, said that the plantation has been offering hunts since 2009. The plantation focuses on half- or full-day […]

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Brentwood offers authentic quail hunting

Brentwood offers authentic quail hunting

Brinson’s Brentwood Plantation aims to offer the most authentic, enjoyable quail hunting experience possible, said Woodie Warr, who owns the plantation with his wife, Cile. Brentwood’s approximately 2,800 acres are home to numerous wild birds, a very diverse range of natural hunting environments and all the Southern hospitality a hunter could hope for. The plantation […]

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Southwind aims to provide ‘ultimate Southern hunting experience’

Southwind aims to provide ‘ultimate Southern hunting experience’

Hunting is a way of life in southwest Georgia, and at Southwind Plantation in Decatur County, they aim to give outdoorsmen the “ultimate Southern hunting experience.” “We wanted to bring something unique to the Bainbridge area,” owner Tim Smith said. When Smith began developing Southwind Plantation in 1992, it covered only 170 acres. Currently, the […]

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