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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. […]

Paying it forward: or why there are no pictures of quail…

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  It all started the evening before. Sometimes, I’m feeling lazy and I don’t set the alarm. I had made the choice to leave my hunting vest and shotgun out and ready to go. But being that I was pretty tired, and I figured that if I slept in, great. On the off chance that […]

Arizona Quail Hunting with Dan Priest of AZ Quail Today

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The clock read 5:15 when I rolled into the Wickenburg McDonalds to meet up with Dan Priest who founded both Arizona Outdoors Adventures and AZ Quail Today. We sat and drank coffee, just talking and telling stories and eventually decided to head out after some birds. It was nice to see some new country, and Dan’s dogs […]

Wall of Fame: Texas Quail Hunting

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Check out these photos from Pat and his recent Texas quail hunt. Note the awesomeness of the I “Quail” AZ t-shirt.  Thanks Pat for your support. The photos are from a recent quail hunt here in Texas.  My hunting partners were my nine year old son, Sean, and our dogs, Angel and Sassy.  Sean started the […]

Arizona Quail Hunting: Redemption

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I talked my hunting buddy, Austin, into skipping out on the first part of work to join me for a sweat-dripping walk through the desert in search of Arizona Gambel’s quail. After the first day of quail hunting, my hopes were very low, but with the chance to check out a new spot, I was […]

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 […]