What’s Happening Now – November 2016

What’s Happening Now – November 2016

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 good quail numbers. Enough to keep most bird hunters satisfied throughout the day. Besides that, what other state can beat wintertime weather for Arizona bird hunting?

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Update: Previous Question: Do you use brush chaps for quail hunting? If so, what’s your favorite brand?
Response: Most responses were regarding using TurtleSkins.

This month: What do you think as far as a recommended shotgun for Arizona quail hunting and why? Over and under or side by side, pump, or autoloader.

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Tip: Southwest Quail Hunting Tips

Dr. Mike is a long time Arizona quail hunter. Anybody just starting out can learn a lot from his valuable tips but so can those who have many years experience hunting Arizona desert quail.

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More Bird Hunting Tips!

Product Recommendations

A helpful addition to Q5 Outdoor Products is the Accessory Recommendations page. These are products that I have found to be greatly beneficial while upland bird hunting. Though I have not personally used all the products listed, others I have hunted with have so I’ve included these products as well. – Dan Priest

Featured Product by Q5

Q5 Cap
– Two colors: Orange (cotton) and Orange Blaze (polyester)
– Unstructured or Lightly Structured
– Velcro adjust

Featured Recommended Product

Leatherman – Sidekick® Multi-Tool, Stainless Steel with Nylon Sheath
– FEATURING 17 TOOLS: Need lenose pliers, regular pliers, 154CM replaceable wire cutters, 154CM replaceable hard-wire cutters, electrical crimper, wire stripper, 420HC knife, 420HC serrated knife, saw, awl w/ thread loop, ruler (8″, 19cm), can opener, bottle opener, wood/metal file, phillips screwdriver, large screwdriver, small screwdriver.
– 420HC Stainless Steel: An improved, high-carbon (HC) form of 420 stainless steel that works well with high production tooling. 420HC’s strength is optimized in Leatherman multi-tools by heat treatment.
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– Black Oxide: Black oxide is a powder-based metal coating. Ideal for situations where giving away a position would be costly, it is widely used by the military for its effectiveness in reducing glare and reflection.

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