Where Captains of industry hunt Pheasants, White Tail Deer, Wild Turkey & Fish, in a Private Nature Paradise since 1972

At Whaleback Preserve, hunting is not easy but at our Private Preserve Club everything else is managed to perfection. That’s because Whaleback Preserve’s Hunting Land is beautiful, natural, and the game is wild and wiley. This is a Sportsman’s dream come true. Superb natural cover and beautiful terrain with private and safe hunting awaits members and guests with great upland hunting for Pheasants, Wild Turkey, and Whitetail Deer.

Ideally located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region Whaleback’s terrain has something for every hunter: flat bird fields, rolling bush with edge cover, and mountainous areas of hardwoods for turkey and deer. Complete with streams and trout ponds, member’s campsites and a trail system Whaleback’s 700 managed preserve acres are 2000 feet above sea level overlooking beautiful Canandaigua Lake. This is pristine land with the most beautiful 50 mile views in Western New York State.

Our Pheasants are large mature Mongolian Ring Necks ranging throughout fields with grasses, sorghum, Reed Canary Grass, and natural bush lots. This is perfect cover for enjoying bird dogs at their best. Members’ may choose from Guided hunts with superb pointers, or using their own “best friend” for classic Wing Shooting unsurpassed in the region. In the fall season, members also find partridge, woodcock, and quail coveys. You will experience the joy of classic Wing Shooting in private fields precisely managed for your sport.

Sportsmen by day match wits while Wing Shooting game birds in the most pristine hunting environments… and after the hunt return to enjoy the member’s Clubhouse designed by hunters to accommodate hunters needs for practicality in locker and staging rooms as well as relaxation and fine dining in the Member’s main hall. Created for and catering to real Sportsmen, with challenging birds, wild turkey and whitetail deer, hunting is alive and well at Whaleback Preserve Club.