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"A great guide and hunting setup" -Tony Accerano, SPORTS AFIELD MAGAZINE

   Steve McCadams offers a variety of hunting setups to insure the best hunting opportunities no matter what the birds prefer. His newly acquired bottomlands on the Obion River provide the river bottom experience that West Tennessee is known for. His Kentucky Lake blind gives the sportsman a feel of wide open Kentucky Lake hunting and is located in the middle of the areas largest concentration of wintering waterfowl.


   Steve's newest hunting area consists of flooded corn and bean fields in the Obion River bottoms, a tributary to the Mississippi River. Waterfowlers will have the option to hunt his private farm where a series of levees and water control structures provide excellent hunting from both pits and blinds.

   The area provides a great opportunity for waterfowl as they travel up and down West Tennssee's largest tributary to the Mississippi. Literally thousands of ducks traved this corridor between the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers.

   Each blind will accomodate at least six hunters plus a guide. They are set up with huge decoy spreads of 500 plus and are designed with individual shooting stalls for added room and shootability.

   Comfort is taken into consideration also. Heated blinds, plenty of seating in the rear of the blind and a good hot meal are sure to make it even more special. The old days of going hungry are long gone. How bout some good old southern style country ham, venison tenderloin or Kentucky Lake crappie. You're guaranteed to get plenty to eat!

   The guides furnish retrievers and the area is an excellent place to see the benefits of a good dog at work. We prefer to use our own dogs, as they are experienced and familiar with the layout of the blind, dog ramps, etc....

   Mallards are the most common but species such as black duck, widgeon, gadwall, pintail, canvasback, redhead, teal and shovelers are taken. In addition to the puddle ducks several species of divers are taken such as goldeneye, ringneck, blue bill and bufflehead in a single day's hunt. The open water style hunts offer you a wide variety of species and you get a chance to see birds work the decoys and respond to calling techniques.

   While they prefer to do the duck calling, they welcome additional calling for geese so bring along your goose calls. And, they're willing to give tips and help you with your own duck or goose calling while you're here.

   Canada geese are the most common for us in this portion of the Mississippi flyway.

   Here you'll have the chance to bag both ducks and geese on the same morning from the same blinds and pits!


   This hunting area is located on secondary waters off the Tennessee River (Kentucky Lake) where shallow sandbars and islands surround a marsh. Centered in the hub of three Federal Refuges and a series of state wildlife management areas, movement between these zones makes for good hunting and waterfowl viewing, especially when winter weather stimulates a migrational movement.

   The Big Sandy unit of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, located less than a mile north, winters 40,00 to 60,000 ducks and 15,000 to 20,000 geese. Good winter weather will see these numbers double or triple! To the south is the Duck River unit of the TNWR where 200,000-plus ducks and 60,000-plus geese winter. To the east on Lake Barkley (Cumberland River) is Cross Creek National Wildlife Refuge, which is a short flight for waterfowl trading back and forth
between refuges. It holds 30,000 plus ducks and 15,000-plus geese. Then to the west are state wildlife management areas such as Big Sandy and Gin Creek where flooded timber and rowcrops are planted for wintering waterfowl. 

   Together these areas record 500,000 ducks and 200,000 geese during peak winter counts. As you can see, the hunting area being centrally located has the potential to offer great waterfowl shooting and observation. The Tennessee River has long been a route for major migrations of ducks and geese.

   Rates for the 2001/2002 waterfowl hunting season will be $125 per person per day with a 50% deposit required of the total hunt days booked. A 21-day notice is required on cancellations or deposit is void. Corporate rates available.


Phone# 731-642-0360

Steve McCadams
655 Anderson Dr.
Paris, Tennessee 38242