Kyle Hedges

Raised in the upland bird mecca of Kansas, the passion for upland birds was born at a young age for Kyle Hedges. He has now spent over 25 years managing upland game habitat on public lands in Kansas and Missouri for State Conservation Agencies. He also works as a Habitat Consultant for Land and Legacy, assisting landowners across the country with improving their properties.

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A Guide to Wild Bobwhite Quail Hunting

Best practices for preparing and planning your public land bobwhite quail hunting this season Each…

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The Quail Slam of the United States

Explore the quail species that constitute the quail slam in the United States through the…

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Tips on Hunting Pheasant with a Dog

Handling, reading, and trusting your dog go a long way in improving your odds during…

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Tactics to Increase Public Land Pheasant Hunting Success

Use stealth, pressure, and notetaking to your advantage when hunting public land pheasants this fall…

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Identifying Bobwhite Quail Habitat

Explore the the three core habitat components of bobwhite quail habitat and how they apply…

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How Public Land Bobwhite Quail Shift Patterns

Wondering why some of your quail spots are hit or miss? These tips from two…

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Determining the Age of a Quail from Wing Feathers

Use data from feather observations to find the age of your hunted quail and identify…

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The Unrealized Opportunity of Woodcock Hunting in the Central Midwest

Ever consider hunting woodcock in the central Midwest states as they migrate south? When hunters…