What I Learned On My First Dove Hunt


Let’s get a few things out of the way. I didn’t grow up around hunting. As a Florida girl raised near the beach, I was around plenty of water, but not a lot of bucks. Actually, not any. And though I’ve lived …

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God’s Country: Alabama dove season kicks off in style at Sugar Foot Farm


The Sugar Foot Farm dove shoot begins with a catered lunch. Families packed in pickups, SUVs and luxury sedans arrive shortly before noon, having traveled from every part of the state and beyond to spend September’s first Saturday in Marengo …

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BlackRidge Land moving field operations to Sylacauga


BlackRidge Land Co., a full-service land sales and services firm headquartered in Birmingham is moving its field operations from Rockford in Coosa Co. to Talledega Co. Tom Jernigan Jr. and Chas Pell founded the company in 2012 after Pell directed Jernigan to a piece of …

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Success at Fosters


By Thomas Morrison   Not even one year ago, we met Ron Morrison on a piece of property he owned in Fosters, Alabama.  Ron had purchased the property a few years back, with the vision of having a place hunt, …

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Youth Turkey Season This Weekend


I think we can all agree that it has been a very long, cold, and wet last couple of weeks. Check your weather app though, because for most of Alabama, Saturday and Sunday’s forecast is looking pretty darn good.  The …

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When Deer Season Ends


Let’s be blunt, deer season is over, finished, done…  Whatever word you choose it all means the same thing, another Alabama deer season has passed us by.  For some, this season was a great success filled with life long stories …

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Starting Small: Squirrel Season


Why not take advantage of Alabama’s February Squirrel Season? While deer hunting may get the most attention in Alabama, I don’t think there is a better way to introduce a young person to hunting and the outdoors than a good …

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BlackRidge CEO, rural land broker Tom Jernigan joins Alabama Wildlife Federation board


Tom Jernigan Jr. is the newest member of the board of directors for the Alabama Wildlife Federation. In operation since 1935, AWF promotes conservation of and education about Alabama’s natural resources. It claims to be the state’s largest conservation non-profit by membership. …

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Tom Jernigan, Jr. Elected to Alabama Wildlife Federation Board

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  BlackRidge Land Company, the only complete land sales and services company in Alabama, announced today that President Tom Jernigan, Jr. has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF). Jernigan and BlackRidge …

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BlackRidge Winter Photo Contest

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  We live for spending time out on the land, and love seeing photos of you doing the same. So this January, we’re partnering with our friends at Mark’s Outdoors to give one lucky winner $400 to spend at our …

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