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What’s Happening Now – July 2017

Masked Bob White Quail Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge-USFWS- ARIZONA-SASABE   Gambel’s quail call counts encouraging Posted June 27, 2017 By Arizona Game And Fish Spring survey results point to better 2017-18 season PHOENIX — Arizona’s quail hunters have had it rough. Ask them to recount their best hunt in the past few years, and most will look down at ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – June 2017

When most think of Mearns Quail, they think of the southeastern portion of Arizona. Actually, Mearns Quail are scattered around the state in some very unexpected habitats. Some of that habitat includes the pine forest country of the Mogollon rim and the White Mountains. It also includes the country between Roosevelt Lake and Young and even the San Carlos and Fort ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – May 2017

The word for the Arizona desert in May is this…Hatch. The Reports Have Been Coming Trough In A Semi Positive Way.Moving into early summer with Gambel’s quail, it looks like the breeding season may have gotten off to a somewhat late start. Though there were some mating calls and pairing as well, in general, it looks like the breeding activity has ... Read More »

A Walk In Quail Country-Filmed By Jared Nelson

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What’s Happening Now – April 2017

The word for the Arizona desert in April is this… lots of new growth. Throughout the desert you can find creeks running  that have not ran for months. The spring brings spectacular displays of desert flowers. The most important observation: Gambel’s Quail are paired and very active in the mating process.Things Are Looking Up for Arizona Quail FYI — While browsing through ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – March 2017

Green…that’s the word for Arizona quail country this month. As of right now, the entire state is set up for a good Gambel’s quail hatch. More good news regarding Arizona quail, the Southern Arizona Quail Forever Chapter and the Valley of the Sun Quail Forever Chapter both held their fundraising dinners in February and each was a great success. A ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – February 2017

Rain…that is the word for all around Arizona quail country and is exactly what’s needed for Gambel’s and scaled quail. Hunting success continues to be okay for Gambel’s and scaled quail though success with Mearns’ quail has dropped off considerably. Many bird hunters have already given up for the season on Mearns’ quail. The minimal success with Mearns’ does not ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – January 2017

Very spotty…that’s the word for the quail season so far. Whether it’s the northwest part of the state or the far southeast, the bird hunting is spotty. The great thing about that is it creates a lot of really good “honey holes” out there if a person is willing to put in the extra work to find them. Certain parts ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – December 2016

All of the reports coming into AQT indicate a better hatch than was predicted. Also, looks like the hatch was fairly early this season. Years ago, the country around Willcox, AZ was one of the better areas in the state to hunt quail. It has now been well over 15 years since that country has looked good or favorable for ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – November 2016

In Arizona, there is always optimism when it comes to quail hunting. Most years, at least in some parts of the state, quail hunting is satisfactory. Even though Gambel’s and scaled quail did not have an optimal hatch, it’s looking like another good year for Mearns’ quail. As usual, in years with a below-average hatch, there are always pockets of ... Read More »

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