Quail Hunting Arizona


Arizona Quail Hunting Report

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The grass cover was exceptional as it mixed in with the prickly pear cactus. Watching the covey scatter, we slowly eased across the wash and up the opposite hillside. We zig-zagged through the maze of desert plants, and were greeted with single birds holding tight in the thick grasses. It made for a good day […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: Opening Day

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I’ve been waiting to see that first covey rise for quite a while now. On Friday morning as the sun started to lighten the morning sky, the first birds whirled off the desert floor, and time slowed down. There is still something unbelievable about shooting a bird on the wing. It almost surprises me every […]

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 […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: A day in the field

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Antonio and I found a day last week to meet up and break out of our normal fly fishing mode to do a little quail hunting. We headed to one of his spots and found a whole mess of birds that seemed to not have been hunted this season. As has been the case for […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: An After-Christmas Special

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I did not find the first bird until after about an hour of hunting. The covey broke from the tall grass, scattering in all directions. Watching a particular cluster of birds careen towards another stretch of grass, I quickened my pace and within moments could here the faint clucking of quail in front of me. […]

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 […]