When it comes to trophy whitetail hunting, the experience of the hunt, the guides, the environment, and the amenities is what sets outfitters apart. The experience of Briarwood is unmatched by any other outfitter. Briarwood Sporting Club goes beyond expectations in every aspect of your hunt, including customized service to your exact needs. After learning about Briarwood’s setting and experience, you may be wondering “what’s the next step?”. The itinerary below covers exactly what happens behind the scenes once you express interest and book a hunt!
Once you have made the decision and called or emailed interest in booking a hunt at Briarwood, the extraordinary service begins immediately and won’t stop until after you return home with your trophy. Chris Daniels, owner of Briarwood Sporting Club, will directly contact you to get to know you and what you are looking for in an ideal hunt. This includes if you are looking for a trophy estate whitetail hunt or access to open range whitetail hunting. After this initial contact, Chris will begin to put in motion a customized plan that will meet your vision of an ideal whitetail hunt.
You will then receive paperwork that will go over some items that will further help Briarwood tailor the service and accommodations to you. These include:
After this information is received the planning of your hunt is underway!
What to Expect
Directions to Briarwood
Average Monthly Temperatures
What to Bring
One week before you arrive you will receive contact again for final information including beverage of choice, confirmation for any dietary needs and if there is any special occasion (birthday/anniversary).
Once you arrive at Briarwood, Owner Chris Daniels will introduce you to your guide. While accommodations are finalized, you will head to the shooting range where you will sight in your weapon. At the range, you will discuss and strategize over the plan of your first day of hunting!
Afterward, you will be treated to a delicious Midwestern style dinner. Dinners consist of Briarwood Trout, Briarwood Venison, Large Bone-In Pork Chops, and Steak!
Your first day will start well before daybreak. Your guide will pick you up and head off to the location strategically picked the day before. While you’re off hunting, Briarwood staff will tend to your rooms, clean the lodge, and will have brunch set and ready for your return.
You can pack a lunch and sit in the stand or come in for brunch. After filling up on a delicious brunch, your you have the option to go fishing, bird hunting, shooting sporting clays, resting, and sharing stories with fellow hunters before heading back out for the evening hunt!
When hunting on Briarwood’s open range farms, you will be treated to exclusive hunting rights to prime Ohio whitetail properties. Our properties are filled with high caliber bucks in a combination of hardwoods, thick early successional cover, and attractive food plots. Open range hunts are pre-scouted and stand locations selected based on the best opportunities for your hunting date. Of course, the option to upgrade your hunt to trophy estate whitetails always exists!
Once you have harvested your trophy and completed the after hunt celebration and picture session, Briarwood Staff will field dress the animal and have it ready for your taxidermist and processor. The option also exists if you would like the staff to de-bone and cape the buck in-house. Briarwood has the option for a local meat processor and taxidermist your buck can be delivered to if you wish to have the staff handle it at no charge.
A post hunt survey will be placed on your bed. This gives you an opportunity to provide feedback on service and experience. This continual quality insurance is why Briarwood has perfected and confirmed first-class service and experience!
Hunting at Briarwood is an experience no other outfitter can achieve. Our top notch service, accommodations, and ability to exceed hunter expectation will satisfy your wish of a true whitetail hunting outfitter experience.
Feel free to contact us by phone or using the form below to get started on your next Briarwood Adventure!
P.O. Box 760
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
937.593.8045 – Office and Reservations
937.593.4492 – Fax