Arizona Hunting


Rambling Review: The Q5 Bird Hunting Vest

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Rambling Review – The Q5 Bird Hunting Vest Why: The brutal landscape and sweltering heat of the southwest can make Arizona quail hunting a rugged experience. Having the proper equipment is critical. Dan Priest is an Arizona quail hunter with more than 50 years of experience in the desert chasing birds. He has put his […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: End of the Season

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  Well, the shotgun has been broken down and given a thorough cleaning and the vests have been defeathered and stowed in the closet. The Arizona quail hunting season has come to an end, and as usual, it is a little bitter sweet. It will be sad to not head out into the desert to […]

Book Report – An Introduction to Hunting Arizona’s Small Game

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I recently obtained a new book written by Randall Babb titled An Introduction to Hunting Arizona’s Small Game. This book is a comprehensive look at the many small game species that we have in Arizona and includes detailed information about habitat, hunting opportunities, tactics, field care, and recipes. Mr. Babb has done a wonderful job putting together […]

Rambling Review – Thunderhorn Boa Quiver

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Rambling Review – Thunderhorn Boa Quiver Why: Every archer needs an efficient and quiet way to carry their arrows into the field. Most compound archers carry their arrows in a side quiver, but traditional archery shooters are a quirky bunch who tinker with back quivers, belt quivers, and a variety of quivers that attach to […]

Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup – HAHWG

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I spent the weekend down in Tucson at the Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup, also known as the HAHWG. The Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup is a diverse group of individuals and groups who, in conjunction with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, meet twice a year. The goal of the HAHWG is “to gather leaders in […]

Wild Turkey Chili

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Wild turkey chili is one of my favorite dishes that my mother used to make on those cold winter evenings back in the Adirondacks. The greatest thing is that this is one wild game dish that my wife cannot resist. Preparation: 1. Brine Turkey for 8-12 hours (great article here on the NWTF page.) 2. Season […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: Photo Dump

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I have been able to get out sporadically the past couple of weeks for some Arizona quail hunting and have had mixed success. Between the wind and the extremely low temps, the birds have been in a bit of a funk and difficult to find. As always, the camera has been close by and these […]