Welcome to Meadowbrook!
Meadowbrook on the Pine has been in the Schwarze family since 1944 when it was 
discovered by Earl and Betty Horan and purchased by Herm and Norma Schwarze.  
The land was originally given in land grants in 1850 and 1866.  The property changed hands many times in the next 80 years before Herm and Norm purchased it. 
The lodge, guest cabin, and garage were constructed in 1912.  
For more history visit the Meadowbrook History Page.

Photo of the Moment
February 18, 2018
Mid winter fun with new a friend

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Recent News

  • Deer Season 2017 This year's deer season was very slow as we saw the fewest deer in recent history.  Some of this may be due to a decrease in the number of bow hunters actively hunting and remarkably bad weather for the first week of gun season.  However fewer deer seems to be the general feel in the entire area.  We did have a little success as Michael Bowyer harvested a doe from Rye Patch wooden ladder stand on Opening Day October 1.  The only other deer taken was a doe from the Rye Patch gun blind by Ben over the Thanksgiving weekend.  It is a good thing we don't measure success solely in deer harvested but in time spent in ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2017, 8:41 AM by Steve Bowyer
  • Opening Weekend 2017 A beautiful but cool weekend greeted all who attended the 73rd annual Opening Weekend at Meadowbrook on the Pine.  The river was a little high but good fishing awaited those prepared to brave the cold mornings.  Brent Mowinski won the trophy with a 22 1/2 inch brown.  It was the biggest trout he has ever landed and the second biggest to win the Opening Weekend Trophy. This was the second consecutive year when the weekend had to be moved a week later than the traditional Opener of the last Saturday in April.  It was the consensus that this date change should become permanent.  So until further notice Opening Weekend at Meadowbrook on the Pine will be celebrated on the ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 8:31 AM by Steve Bowyer
  • New Shingles on Back of Tackle Room A recently discovered leaky roof called for quick action.  This was a serious problem because the leak occurred not far from the newly added five tap keezer.  We knew this day was coming as this project has been on the to do list since 2011.  Luckily Chris, Ed, Terry, Susan, Mike, Lisa, and Steve were able to complete the job in two days the weekend before this year's Opening Weekend.  Special recognition goes to Parker and Kaitlyn who occupied themselves for most of the time the work was being done.  The good news for me is this should be the last Meadowbrook roof I have to repair.  
    Posted Apr 29, 2017, 2:28 PM by Steve Bowyer
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