History & Accolades

Awards, Honors and Reviews

  • The only quail hunting plantation in the world that is both Beretta Trident certified and has won Orvis lodge of the Year
  • Consistent excellent reviews from our Guests
  • Only quail hunting plantation that is both Orvis Endorsed and Beretta Trident certified and provides authentic bobwhite quail hunting exclusively from horseback and mule-drawn wagon
  • One of only two Upland Hunting lodges in the world that are both Beretta Trident certified and have won Orvis lodge of the Year
  • Orvis Wingshooting Lodge of the Year 2013
  • Garden & Gun Magazine “Best of the Sporting South” for bobwhite quail
  • Published in numerous trade publications including Covey Rise, Shooting Sportsman, Sporting Classics, Double Gun Journal, Gun Dog
  • Featured in “The Great Lodges of North America – Wingshooting’s Finest Destinations” book by Paul Fersen
  • Featured in the “Beretta – 500 Years of the World’s Finest Sporting Life” book by Nicholas Foulkes

Pine Hill Plantation History

  • 1991 – Founded by the Kimbrel family in Miller County
    • Founded on high quality quail hunting… from horseback and mule drawn wagon
    • Current owner, Doug Coe, began hunting as a customer with Pine Hill… bringing his business clients, friends and family
  • 1997 – Kimbrel family moved hunting operations to Seminole county (current hunting property)
  • 2003 – Doug Coe became a 50% partner in Pine Hill Plantation
    • Built new “private plantation” hunting lodge facilities to add a “refined ambience”
    • Constructed Quail Covey Lodge in 2003 and Pine Hill Manor in 2004
  • 2003 – Handpicked by Orvis to be one of 21 “Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Lodges” placing Pine Hill Plantation among the best lodges in North America
  • 2006 – Doug Coe purchased 100% ownership from the Kimbrel family
  • 2008 – Appeared on CNBC TV “Power Lunch” hosted by Mike Hegedus
  • 2010 – Handpicked by The Beretta Trident Program to be one of only 4 hunting lodges in their North American Upland Bird category
  • 2012 – Awarded Garden & Gun Magazine Best of the Sporting South for Bobwhite Quail Hunting
  • 2013 – Awarded Orvis 2013 Lodge of the Year based on our guests outstanding reviews
    • Only two lodges in the world are have been awarded both the Orvis Lodge of the Year and Beretta Trident selection
  • 2013 – Opened the new Sun Set Manor Lodge & Carriage House Lodge
    • Added 16 private Guest rooms and the ability to handle large groups
    • Added conference and banquet space
  • 2016 – Awarded Sporting Classics Magazine 2015 Hunting Lodge of the Year