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28 March 2019

Our favorite hunting and shooting podcasts

Feeling a little sad now that quail season is wrapping up? Trust us, we feel the same. There’s no need to go into a deep depression, though. We’ve come up with a list of some of our favorite hunting and shooting podcasts that will feed your need for all things quail hunting and the outdoors during the off season.

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12 March 2019

After the hunt: A field-to-table feast

Quail hunting is more than a sport. It’s about gathering friends and family together for a day of connection – to the land, to the animals, and to each other. And whether it’s quail, deer, duck or any other wild game, preparing a feast for those you love from what you harvested is one of the best ways to keep the joy of the hunt alive.

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22 February 2019

Your best quail hunt: Tips from an expert

Whether you’re new to quail shooting or have grown up with coveys, pointers, shotguns, and weekends in the woods, it’s always nice to hear from an expert to get his or her take on the best quail hunting tips.

We’ve got just that today.

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04 February 2019

The Timeless Gifts of Bobwhite Quail Hunting

For almost two decades, Rio Piedra Plantation has hosted guests from around the world for some of the best bobwhite quail hunts in the country. We’ve walked alongside many hunters over the years, through the shady South Georgia pines, with our bird dogs always a few steps ahead, and plenty of quail right beneath the next brush. While we’ve seen the landscape of American culture change right before our eyes, we’ve noticed that our great sport of quail hunting has stood the test of time. But, why? With all of the distractions around us, what is it about this little bird that keeps us coming back to the woods?

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31 December 2018

Good eats: Our favorite restaurants in Thomasville

We think part of what makes Thomasville, GA, one of the best small towns in America is its amazing culinary scene (yes, we put “small town” and “culinary scene” in the same sentence!). Heaping with traditional Southern hospitality and fresh, local ingredients (think fish fresh from the Gulf), a meal or two in Thomasville will be worth your while. We encourage you to check out these locally-owned favorites when you’re on a break from quail hunting. Tell them Rio Piedra Plantation sent you!

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26 November 2018

Best places to shop in historic downtown Thomasville

Stroll through the streets of historic downtown Thomasville, and you’ll most likely feel like you’ve stepped back in time. Small town America is truly alive here. With plenty of small, locally-owned businesses and shops with the utmost character, you’ll quickly lose yourself in its charm (and, if you’re here around the holidays, you’re in for a treat. Trust us!).

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