The Adairsville, Ga. property has employed the help of Certified Wildlife Biologist John Burrell and his High Adventure Company to revamp the shooting experience at the 3,000-acre estate. The new shooting grounds feature upland bird hunting and a clay shooting experience, specializing in both wingshooting and sporting clays.
Barnsley Resort of Adairsville, Ga. has partnered with John Burrell’s High Adventure Company to revamp the shooting experience at Barnsley’s 3,000-acre property.
The High Adventure Shooting Grounds at Barnsley Resort creates an upland bird hunting and clays shooting experience, specializing in both wingshooting and sporting clays.
High Adventure Company’s President and Certified Wildlife Biologist, John Burrell, alongside BJ Moore, newly appointed Shooting Grounds Land Manager, reviewed, planned and oversaw a complete overhaul of the shooting grounds that included doubling the huntable acreage.
A landscape architect appointed by High Adventure Company redesigned the clubhouse grounds, which included installation of a new driveway, fencing and parking lot. Additionally, the clubhouse received a refreshed interior design, new covered pavilion for outdoor living space, and new four-wheel drive UTV vehicles. High Adventure Company also introduced new world-class guides to the staff.
As Shooting Grounds Land Manager, Moore is in charge of the maintenance and wildlife management of the shooting grounds habitat. He is also responsible for managing the sporting dog kennels, as well as the selection, care and ongoing training of world-class gun dogs.
In addition to being a part of Barnsley Resort’s Lands Management team for 10 years, Moore has seven years of experience managing private hunting grounds and 20 years of dog training experience, including specialized training of dogs.
To complete the fully refreshed experience, dog kennels are being improved, and new pointing, flushing and retrieving dogs are being added, which include English Pointers and Setters, English Cocker Spaniels and Boykin Spaniel breeds.
For sporting clays, all 28 stations on the two clays courses and five-stand have been updated with new Promatic machines and wireless card counting systems.
“Some of the best upland hunting in the world is closer than you think. In fact, for Atlanta, it’s practically in their backyard, just an hour away at Barnsley Resort,” said Burrell. “As someone who has traveled the globe in search of memorable experiences, I can honestly say that the High Adventure Shooting Grounds at Barnsley Resort is a largely undiscovered gem.”
Signature properties developed by High Adventure include locations in Cheyenne Ridge, S.D. and Lanai, Hawaii. “The High Adventure Shooting Grounds at Barnsley Resort will soon take its rightful place in this list of world-class hunting destinations,” said Burrell.
Added Shawn Jervis, the resort’s General Manager: “This partnership is an impressive and transformative move for Barnsley Resort. This not only elevates the shooting experience for our current guests, it puts Barnsley Resort among the very best hunting destinations globally, and complements the resort’s existing luxury offerings, including the new 55-room Inn and Georgian Hall.”
In addition to its fine-dining options and various outdoor activities, Barnsley Resort recently unveiled its newly designed spa and state-of-the-art Golf School. The property also includes a Jim Fazio-designed golf course and horseback riding trails.
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