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What’s Happening Now – Early August 2014

Things continuing to look on the bright side with the summer rains, as far as Mearns’ quail goes. As far as Gambel’s quail goes, central part of the state receiving adequate rains, western part of the state continues to be a little on the slim side. As a couple of side notes, check out the property listed with AQT recommends. ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – July 2014

End of June, first of July rains came in hard and heavy over most of the state. It continues to look like we’re going to have a healthy summer rain season. Could be a pretty nice Mearns’ year ahead. Good reports all over the state of several different age groups of Gambel’s quail chicks. Here’s an interesting summary on the ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – Mid-June 2014

During the off-season, it’s always nice to pull up someone’s hunt diary and look it over. Take a look at these interesting and useful reads from Arizona Quail Hunting Camp (click the links below): – 2014-2015 Quail Reports – 2013-2014 Quail Reports This is the greatest and most well-done video on Mearns’ quail I’ve ever seen; put together by KT ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – June 2014

Below are two articles by Matt Pace of The Arizona Republic. “Shifting Weather May Reduce Drought” and “From Dry Winter to Dry Summer”. Click on each article to enlarge. Enjoy this short video of Kansas Scaled Quail: Read More »

What’s Happening Now – May 2014

So far its been another dry, windy Spring and the desert has dried out considerably. However, Gambel’s quail have been hatching in some areas – the Roosevelt area, Congress/Hillside area, and in the area toward Lake Pleasant. The only significant rain that occurred during the month of April was in the northwest part of the state – some areas around ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – March 2014 #2

The new AQT website is in the process of being reworked and should be finished about mid-April, hopefully sooner. Found this very interesting and enjoyable video of Dale Rollins doing some different quail calls just with his mouth. There is a lot of information that I know most bird hunters would enjoy. At 7:18 into the video he makes some ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – March 2014

In preparation of the 2014-2015 quail season, take a look at this short promotional video for the Q5 upland bird vest – Gambel’s Quail Hunting with the Q5 Upland Bird Vest! A hunting vest created by the founder of AZ Quail Today. Enjoy! CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase online! Made in the White Mountains of Arizona, this ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – February 2014 #2

In general, looking over the entire state, the 2013-2014 season was a great improvement over the last two years. By and large, there was a good hatch on all three species of quail – Mearns’, Scaled, and Gambel’s. I suppose if there is any negative side to it at this point, it would be the current dry conditions. No moisture ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – February 2014

As the season nears an end, we’ve moved through the entire month of January without any precipitation. Things are really beginning to dry up. February and March rain will be critical for a desert quail hatch next year. That being said, it’s time for a word about sportsmanship and ethics – which, by the way, is a new menu item ... Read More »

What’s Happening Now – January 2014 #2

Not much has changed in the past couple weeks, so will just remind you here about the upcoming Valley of the Sun Chapter Quail Forever meeting in January: From Brad Olson: “Happy New Year everybody! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and look forward to a prosperous 2014. Speaking of 2014, we’re kicking off our Quail Forever meetings ... Read More »

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