Gambel’s


Arizona Quail Hunting (or this is going to be a long season)

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Little puffs of dust rose from every footstep. With the light just cresting the surrounding hills, the desert was eerily silent. The smell of mesquite hung in the air as I shrugged into my hunting vest, and I spot checked to make sure I had the necessities for a few hours in the desert. With the truck […]

Arizona Quail Season: T-shirt Sale

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The Arizona Quail Season Opener is upon us. In excitement of such a glorious event, the “I Quail AZ” tshirts are on sale for $15 in the AZWanderings Shop. Arizona quail hunting will open for Gambels and Scaled Quail from October 5, 2012- February 10, 2013. Mearns quail season opens up on December 7 and […]

Rambling Review – Remington 870

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Rambling Review – Remington 870 Express Pump-action shotgun Why: A shotgun is one of the most useful tools that an outdoorsman can possess and can be used in a variety of situations. With hundreds of options to choose from a very limited budget to work, I was looking for a shotgun that would be versatile […]

Rambling Review – Turtleskin Snake Chaps

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Rambling Review – Turtleskin Snake Chaps Why: Arizona + Hunting = Rattlesnakes. I have stepped over a few in my wanderings around Arizona and all have elevated my heart rate and made me walk on air. Another reason to wear a set of chaps here in Arizona is that pretty much everything that grows in […]

Hunting Gambel’s Quail: A Filson Life Guest Post

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The good folks over at Filson were kind enough to publish another one of my stories and a few quick tips on hunting Gambel’s quail. “As I scrambled up the side of the wash, the loose rock gave way underneath of me and I slid backwards. Looking up the embankment I could see the bobbing […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: Slow Day in Wickenburg

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My buddy, Kyle, and I met early on Saturday morning and made the drive up to Wickenburg to see if we could find some of those Gambel’s quail that I had stumbled on a few weeks back. The area that we were hunting as a couple of cattle tanks, and I have found that this […]