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Quail Hunting

Do-It-Yourself Quail

When I grew up in the late 50s and early 60s, my house, in a suburb of Jacksonville, Fla., backed up to a large pine forest with underbrush that was about knee high but not too thick; perfect quail habitat. I can remember waking to the sound of the northern bobwhite quail calling to each…

The Last Point

By Jason Dunn So there I was….. All good southern stories should start with the phrase “So there I was.” I began teaching my daughter that when she was in preschool. She never conformed to my teaching and much more preferred starting her stories with “It all started when I woke up,” yet those are…

Grant Aimed To Support Georgia Cotton Farmers and Bobwhites

With generous funding support from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Conservation Partners Program and Cotton Incorporated, Quail Forever and agricultural industry allies are excited to unveil a new precision agriculture planning partnership available now to producers in the southern United States with emphasis in Georgia. This new program—Precision Partnership for Working Lands—integrates agricultural…

Grouse Hunting Film Event Coming To Thomasville

A feature film on grouse hunting in America will be a highlight of an event on Feb. 8 in Thomasville, as Project Upland magazine and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA) host the Public Grouse Film Festival. It will take place at the Thomasville Center for the Arts. “This festival will highlight upland bird hunts from…

South Carolina Quail Council Works To Restore Quail

Quail restoration efforts in South Carolina improved exponentially recently when the 28 partners who make up the South Carolina Quail Council agreed to work together to help bring back the “Prince of Gamebirds.” “Quail restoration is one of the greatest conservation challenges we have ever faced because of the large-scale changes in land use that…

Quest For Georgia Quail

I was ruminating on the potency of rattlesnake venom and the mortality rates associated with a strike as I stepped carefully through the wiregrass carpeted pine woods near my southwest Georgia home. After having just found a couple of fresh snake sheds, I was making sure to keep a wary eye. It was then the…

Georgia WMA Youth Hunt Special 2019

The big news concerning all WMA youth hunts for this season is that WRD lowered the maximum age at which a Georgia hunter is now considered a Youth and can participate in quota and non-quota youth hunting opportunities. The new maximum age for a Youth is now 16 years old; it used to be 17.…

Hunters Asked To Comment On Proposed Regulation Changes

Hunters saw a few surprises when the proposed hunting regulations for the 2019-2020 and the 2020-2021 seasons were first unveiled on March 28. There were numerous changes proposed, including additions and reductions to firearms either-sex deer hunting days in north Georgia, a shift of the one-day central Georgia bear hunt from January to December, and…

Two Youth Quail Hunts Available On BQI Farms

Hunters can apply for two scheduled youth quail quota hunts that will take place on land managed for bobwhite quail. These hunts are made possible by generous private landowners who participate in Georgia’s Bobwhite Quail Initiative (BQI) program. “Don’t let this chance slip by—apply for these exceptional youth quail hunts on some outstanding properties for…

Washington County Youth Quail Hunt

The Washington County Young Sportsman Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was formed to serve the youth in Washington County. The Foundation hosts local hunter-safety courses and makes donations to local 4-H archery and shotgun programs. They also sponsor recreation department teams and host hunting and fishing events each year for local youth. They hold…

Quail Recipes

Wild In The Kitchen: Quail With Tomato Gravy

If you book a quail or deer hunt at Piney Woods Hunting Lodge in Eufaula, expect a breakfast fit for a king. This is the lodge’s signature dish. 3 lbs. quail breast filets 1 quart buttermilk 4 cups self-rising flour 1 teaspoon garlic salt 2 teaspoons Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning Vegetable oil 2 quarts homegrown…

Wild In The Kitchen: Bacon Wrapped Quail

I doubt seriously if you will ever be called upon to cook quail for 600 people like my friend Ron Chamblee and I do every February, but let me warn you that if you ever do, don’t even consider frying that much quail. We manage to feed everyone at the Ashville First Baptist Wild Game…

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Wild Game Recipes: Hush Puppy Quail

If you have some quail in the freezer, get out the cooker and try this recipe. This recipe works great with dove, too. What You’ll Need: cleaned and dressed quail pepper jack cheese bacon beaten eggs breadcrumbs oil First, boil quail for three minutes in a pot of water. Debone the birds. Place a small…