Guided Duck Hunting Trips
WillowTail Farm encompasses 2,600 acres of private duck hunting located in West TN. All of the blinds are heated and have full stoves for some good eating. The duck lodges are just minutes down the road from the boat sheds. We use all top of the line decoys and electronics. I am sure you will be impressed once you climb in the blind and take a look.
The hunt consists of meeting us at the lodge around 5:30. We then take a short ride down the road to our boat sheds. We provide a full breakfast and we hunt till 12:00pm to give the birds resting time for the next day. What do you do the rest of day? Scroll down to the bottom and check out our Afternoon Excursions.
We have decided to open up some weekdays for smaller groups of 1-3 people. If you don’t mind being mixed with another group, this is your chance to hunt some of the best private timber in West TN. Price is $375 per person lodging included with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Ol’ Hole – $2,000 per day (Up to Eight people)
Drive past our own private refuge of flooded corn and millet. Step down into a well lit boat and enjoy a scenic 15 minute boat ride to the blind. The blind itself is 30 by 10 feet and is accommodated with heaters for the chilly days. The timber hole is 70 yards by 70 yards with the blind situated in the shadows of cypress, tupelo, and buck brush around it. We use the top of line decoys and also a DuckThang that is made just up the road from us. Enjoy a home cooked meal that includes bacon, sausage egg cheese biscuits and mid day snack ranging from pizza to Bar-B-Q burritos. We provide hunting for eight clients in this blind for $2,000 per day. Most groups are four to six in size and there will be no mixing of hunting groups. The blind is all yours for the day! Come see what true West TN duck hunting hospitality really is!
Big Cypress – $1,500 per day (Up to Six people)
Pull through the gate and pass by our own private refuge of flooded corn and millet. When you step out of the truck you will find well lit boats that make for a safe boat ride a five minute boat ride into a hole that was once described as “the colosseum”. The hole is 100 yards by 70 yards. The blind is 30 by 10 feet perfectly situated in the middle on an old oxbow of the river. Imagine the experience of looking at 200-300 year old cypress trees as the ducks work down into the hole. The blind provides hunting for six clients and is a flat rate of $1,500 for the day. Bring a couple of friends or fill all six holes. The blind is all yours for the day! It’s you and your buddies, guide, and cook.
Cypress Bend – $3,000 per day (Up to 12 people)
Also known as “Maple Flats”, our Cypress Bend is situated in the heart of the West TN, which is historically known for an extremely high traffic area for mallards. When pulling down the long gravel road to our boat shed, you will notice a large field underwater, which is flooded millet and corn. That field will hold a large number of trading ducks up and down the local rivers. Upon arriving at our lighted boat shed, we will unload your gear into our War Eagle boats and head down the ditch, through the timber, to the Cypress Bend blind. The blind is perfectly placed between aged cypress trees that provide excellent cover for huge wads of mallards! This hole is a natural duck paradise that has always been consistent. This blind can shoot up to eight hunters comfortably. You don’t want to pass up visiting the “Cypress Bend” hole.
Viney Pond – $1,200 per day (Up to Four people)
“Let the wind be your friend,” at Viney Pond Hunting Club. With parking less than 20 yards from a brand new boat dock and with gravel underfoot from truck to pier, hunters will immediately appreciate the convenience of a Viney Pond excursion. A five minute boat ride will have you unloading into the spacious Field Blind, a 16’ by 10’ traditionally styled custom floating duck blind with a 7’ double pitched ceiling designed to reduce bumped noggins. As first light peaks over the shooting rail and you peer out of your shooting hole the Field Blinds natural beauty will be on full display. Nestled amongst a cluster of small willow trees, the Field blind sits in the middle of a 15 acre hole surrounded by 300 acres of flooded cypress, willow, and oak forest. Standing corn and millet strategically placed throughout the farm along with natural mast, mollusk, and vegetation provide the diversity that is key to keeping a wide variety of waterfowl coming back to Viney Pond year after year. Breakfast is included regardless of lodging and we can accommodate groups of up to four with a flat rate of $1200 for the day.
Forks Roost – $300 per person (5 person minimum)
Welcome to Forks Roost Duck Farm! Pull into our spacious gravel parking lot adjoining our personal boat dock, from there you will be greeted with a smile and a hot cup of coffee. When time comes you will take a short walk to our covered & lighted boat shed. Then, you will embark on a two minute boat ride thru cypress timber. Once arriving to the blind, located in an old oxbow of the Forked Deer River, you will find a very spacious blind (32 feet by 16 feet) centered beneath a 100 year old cypress tree providing maximum cover for the days hunt. One major factor contributing to the success of this farm is ELECTRICITY! Having electricity in our blind allows us to run ice eaters on cold days, run a wide array of motion decoys, and the ability to enjoy all the comforts from home while in the duck blind. We provide a first class breakfast & lunch and do our best to cater to our clients. Forks Roost is centrally located in the middle of the Forked Deer River System. You can expect to see numerous ducks on your hunt with us and our guides will do their very best to put them in the kill zone!
J & D Farms – $300 per person (4 person minimum)
Arrive at our boat shed and take a five minute boat ride out to our blind. The blind is very spacious and easy for people of all ages to shoot from. Located on the forked deer river between several state refuges, we are also perfectly situated very close to private flooded corn and millet aka You will see lots of ducks! The blind is placed in a tall willow patch that is located in the middle of our 50 acre flooded field. We always use top of the line decoys, electronics, and a DuckThang for movement. We provide a full breakfast and lunch. We typically harvest mallards, gadwall, and green-wing teal.
Quail Hunting – $250 per person
Each individual will have 12 birds placed. If you would like additional birds they are $10 each. This hunt includes a guide and dog. At the end of the hunt we also clean and bag them for you. Limited space available so be sure to book ahead of time.
Duck Shotgun Clinic – $150 per person
This clinic focuses on the other shots that are hard to practice. Every duck hunter knows how to shoot that first shot at the duck coming right into the decoys. Put it right on him and pull the trigger. This clinic will focus more on the angles and going away shots. We will also practice over the back shots which can be extremely difficult unless you have shown how to. We will be placing only one individual at a time in a recreation of a duck blind stall. Each shooter will be given 50 rounds. Shells and clays are all provided.
Fly Fishing 101 – $100 per person (Kids are Free with Adult)
We will be covering the basics of fly fishing. How to rig up, casting, essential knots, fly selection, gear selection, and reading water. We will also cover fishing in Yellowstone Park and other areas in South West Montana.
All Inclusive Lodging – $125 per person a day
Our lodging options are just minutes from the duck blinds. The lodge can accommodate up to 27 guests. Lodging will include an all inclusive meal.
-We can accommodate larger corporate groups up to 27 people. Please ask for more details.
Questions? call 731-431-7627
What to bring:
-Federal Duck Stamp
-Steel shot shells (#1, #2, or #3’s)
-Water proof rain gear
-Chest Waders (only if you choose to hunt out of blind)
A 50% deposit is required within 10 days of booking to ensure your dates.
A 50% deposit is required to secure a reservation within 7 days of booking. In case of a cancellation, the deposit is fully refundable less a $100 processing fee if the written cancellation is received prior to 90 days of the arrival date. For cancellations within 90-60 days of arrival, the deposit is non-refundable. Requests to move a scheduled trip date are the same as cancelling and re-booking. Because of our reliance on advanced bookings, we must make no exceptions to our cancellation policy. Tennessee weather is often variable, trips are not cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. If you are at all concerned with the cancellation possibility, we strongly encourage you to purchase trip insurance.