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"For the past four years, I have experienced some of the finest duck hunting at Skeeter Branch Hunting Preserve that I have ever had. This could possibly be the best "free-flight"  release program on the East Coast. Over the past 40 years, I have hunted ducks from Alaska, the rice fields of the Northern Sacramento Valley to Lake Mattamuskeet and all areas in between and I find Skeeter Branch equal in all ways. The fact that you are going to have good shooting on every hunt, it's an ideal situation for training and putting the finishing touches on your favorite hunting dog. The camaraderie of every hunt continues in the rebuilt 1800's log house with everyone reliving the morning's hunt and enjoying the great breakfast prepared by Sarah. The cost of traveling to Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or any place to hunt ducks will far exceed the daily hunt fees you will pay to experience this quality of duck hunt. I want to thank Bob and Daniel for all the work that they have done to bring this experience to Northern Georgia." 

Paul Moore Greenville, SC

"North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Louisiana-my search for ducks was futile in 2004-2005, except at Cathey's ranch, Skeeter Branch. If you enjoy a social hunt with fine accommodations, food and unbelievable customer service, you will not be disappointed. My cautious single hunter commitment in November, blossomed into four visits involving over twenty men. Not a single person was disappointed and Bob and family made the experience special."

Dr. Timothy J. Giannoni
Sandy Springs, GA

"I've been chasing ducks since the mid 1970's and have had the pleasure of watching the sun rise from Rock Island blinds in Ontario, from layout boats on the Great Lakes and from flooded timber and rice field pit blinds in Ohio, Arkansas and Louisiana.I was both surprised and delighted at the quality of the operation, the realistic hunting conditions and the excellent customer service that Bob and Daniel provide at Skeeter Branch. Each outing resembles a great "opening day" experience, with hard flying mallards that demand the hunters behave as duck hunters should. Treat yourself to the best. Hunt Skeeter Branch!"

John Jankowski
Columbus, Ohio

"Bob, I wanted to express my appreciation to you, Dan, your wife and your staff for a wonderful evening last night and a first class hunt this morning. In my lifetime, I have been blessed to hunt from Maine to known plantations of the South for quail, the flooded timber of Arkansas and the rice fields of Mississippi and Louisiana for ducks and the coastal plains of Texas for geese and ducks. I would say that our Skeeter Branch experience was every bit as good as any of these hunts. Yours in truly a quality operation run by some of the nicest people I have ever met. My grandsons left on Cloud 9 and cannot wait to come back. The same holds true for their dad and me as well. Thanks for a great time!"

Ken Evans

"First off, I want to say how great it is to have made a new friend. You and your family are a true blessing when it comes to making people like me and my son feel right at home. Oh by the way, the huntin'...ain't bad either. Your birds and shooting blinds made it a true pleasure to get up on a cold morning.  I would highly recommend Skeeter Branch to all of my friends, especially those who love good action and great hospitality.  I can't wait to getback and shoot my limit of birds. Good hunting to all.

  Jeff HammondFox Sports Nascar Analyst

Mooresville, NC

The Cathey family will do everything in their power to ensure that you have a memorable hunting experience at Skeeter Branch. You may come as a "client", but you'll leave as a Friend.  This is a duck hunter's paradise! My first hunt at SB was 2 years ago, my last hunt this past season was my 20th "duck hunt of a lifetime!".Larry Elam
Chattanooga, Tennessee


"Skeeter Branch has been a place to entertain my family and friends for many years. Great hunting, food, and fellowship! The Cathey's run a first class operation."

Joe Jennings

Greenville, SC


"Skeeter Branch is your best day on the Mississippi Flyway without being at the mercy of the migration. It's a priceless training experience for your dog too! From the food, friendly staff, and the first class accommodations, the Cathey's treat you like family. I highly recommend it to all that want a positive experience whether it's friends, families, or business associates"

Mike Heddon

Flowery Branch, GA

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