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Upland Bird Hunting and Versatile Hunting Dog Training Packages at Brush Dale Hunting Preserve and Kennel
Payment MethodsWe aim to provide the most natural pheasant hunting experience possible in a preserve setting, on a mixture of wild and released birds, in exceptional cover. Wild pheasant reproduction is both critical to providing a natural pheasant hunting experience at Brush Dale, and to sustaining the pheasant population in eastern Iowa.
We handle the release of pheasants differently than most preserves in our area. After dark on the evening prior to your scheduled AM hunt, we'll release no fewer than twice the total number of pheasants included in your hunting package. (For PM hunts we release approximately one hour prior.) For example, for a full-day hunt for 4 gunners, we'll release at least 48 pheasants. This gives the birds a chance to acclimate to their surroundings and "wild up" before the hunt. By doing it this way, we've found that even our released pheasants behave very wild and make for a challenging hunt. Although you will likely see a lot of pheasants, weather conditions, skill level of the dogs, and shooting ability all play into how many birds are bagged. If your goal is to shoot a ton of birds, then Brush Dale is probably not where you'll want to hunt. But if you want a hunt where you and your dogs' skill will be challenged on every bird - then Brush Dale is the place for you!
We offer full-day and morning-only pheasant hunts 7 days per week and afternoon-only hunts on weekends. When the weather is warm and dry, and particularly on a windy and/or sunny day, hunting in the afternoon is extremely challenging. The reason for this is two-fold: scenting conditions are terrible and the roosters will be running like crazy. For this reason, we do not recommend hunting in the afternoon during this type of weather, unless you enjoy watching dogs tracking and roosters flying out of gun range.
PHEASANT HUNTING PACKAGES For Reservations Call 563-672-3291
Package Min. Birds Released Per Gunner Birds Included Per Gunner* Min. Gunners Max. Gunners Max. Non-Gunners Hunting Dogs Cost Per Gunner
Full-day Guided Iowa Prairie Hunt 12 Pheasant 6 Pheasant 2 4 2 Yours, Ours, or Combination $270.00
Half-day Guided Iowa Prairie Hunt** 6 Pheasant 3 Pheasant 2 4 2 Yours, Ours, or Combination $150.00
Full-day Hunt 12 Pheasant 6 Pheasant 1 4 2 Yours $210.00
Half-day Hunt** 6 Pheasant 3 Pheasant 1 4 2 Yours $115.00
NOTES: Depending upon how close your dog works, you may want to use a bell and/or locator when hunting the Prairie before we have had significant snowfall.
* Number of birds you may kill or cripple without incurring extra charges. Each additional pheasant killed/crippled will be at the Extras price (see below).
** Afternoon-only half-day hunts are available only on weekends or holidays. Morning half-day and full-day hunts are available 7 days per week.

DEER HUNTING PACKAGES For Reservations Call 563-672-3291
Package Cost Per Hunter, Per Day*
Youth Bow/Shotgun $50.00
Adult Bow $100.00
NOTES: You may schedule a day in advance of your hunt to scout your preferred hunting location and/or put up a deer stand.
Only two deer hunting parties will be allowed on the property at a time - one on the north side and one on the south side of Hwy 62. Your hunting party must remain on your reserved side at all times.
You are required to wear a harness while in a deer stand - no harness, no hunting!
* If you take a trophy buck for which you receive a total of $5,000 or more, Brush Dale must be paid 50% of the total payments within 30 days of receipt of any payment.

TRAINING PACKAGES For Reservations Call 563-672-3291
Package Birds Provided* Max. Handlers Max. Dogs Total Cost
Training - Full Day 10 quail & 6 chukar 4 4 $150.00
Training - Half Day 5 quail & 3 chukar 4 4 $75.00
NOTES: Bring your own training equipment. Dogs must be leashed when on lodge grounds and when moving between training locations.
* We provide the birds in crates for you to use how and when you choose.

Extra Cost Each
Pheasant $15.50
Quail $6.00
Chukar $12.00
Pheasant Cleaning - breasted $2.00

A service fee of 3.1% plus $0.30 will be added to Visa, Mastercard, and Discover charges, and a 3.5% service fee will be added to American Express charges, in order to cover the PayPal processing fee.
Hunting Hours:
Half-day (8:30am-12:00pm; 12:30pm-sunset)
Full-day (8:30am-sunset)
Training Hours:
Half-day (8:00am-12:00pm; 12:30pm-sunset)
Full-day (8:00am-sunset)
Bring your own beverages.
There are several restaurants within minutes of Brush Dale. We are happy to make recommendations. For groups of 10 or more, meals can be catered at Brush Dale. Reservations are required. BYOB

No smoking in fields! Dispose of cigarette butts properly. Do not throw butts on the ground! Dogs must be leashed or kenneled while on Lodge grounds. Pick up and properly dispose of your dogs' waste on Lodge grounds. By hunting, training, and/or lodging at Brush Dale you agree to all the terms, rules, and conditions stated on the web site.
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