Bobwhite Quail

Two bird hunters in Colorado with a Dusky Grouse
Bird Hunting in Colorado – Grouse, Quail, Chukar, Pheasant, and More

Upland bird hunting in this Rocky Mountain state features a variety of species, habitats, and…

Grilled quail on a plate with salad.
How to Grill the Perfect Quail

Grilling perfect quail is simple and straightforward. The process comes down to three factors: spatchcocking,…

Fly patterns tied with upland bird feathers rest on a table.
Using Upland Bird Feathers for Fly Tying Patterns

Beat the material shortage at the fly shop and learn how to tie five of…

An upland hunter takes aim at a flushed covey of bobwhite quail.
Southern Bobwhite and One of the Finest Side-by-Side Collections — #32 of the Gun Room Podcast

Through the tradition of gunning for Southern bobwhites, the host connects the line between curated…

A pointing dog picks up on a scent during a hunt.
How a Bird Dog Understands Scent Cones with Bill Allen

Read the excerpt ‘Scent Cone Primer’ from The Unforgettables and Other True Fables, a collection…

Durrell Smith holds a bobwhite quail during a hunt.
Opening Day Magic: Lessons Learned on Wild Bobwhite Quail in Georgia

A Georgia transplant recalls his opening day of the bobwhite quail season, including the magic…

Quail Étouffée

Although traditionally a shellfish recipe, this traditional Cajun dish can easily be served with upland…

Roasted quail is garnished with cranberry sauce.
Roasted Quail with Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Serve up this upland twist on a traditional meal to your holiday guests this season…

Quesadillas with quail meat rests on a plate.
Taco Bell Inspired Quail Quesadillas

Born from his daughter’s love of Taco Bell’s chicken quesadilla, the author delivers an upland-inspired…

A ruffed grouse sits on a log.
Landmark Legislation of the 117th Congress and Upland Birds

A lot has happened in the first year of the 117th Congress and the Biden…

A hunter holds two bobwhite quail.
How to Secure the ‘Unofficial Kansas Grand Slam’

Kansas hosts more upland birds worth hunting than just the major species; learn where to…

Plucked quail rests on a plate, ready to be cooked.
Understanding Quail Meat: Nutrition, Cooking Tips and Handling

Though small and a sometimes difficult quarry to bag, quail are delicious birds and can…

A hunter walks over a hill in a grassland area.
‘North American Grasslands Conservation Act’ Gaining Traction on Capitol Hill

A piece of legislation with large-scale implications currently titled the ‘North American Grasslands Conservation Act’…

Grilled quail in strawberry-chipotle sauce on a white plate
Grilled Quail with Chipotle Strawberry Sauce

Celebrate summer with the sweet and savory flavors of this sauce served over wild quail…

A quail hunter walks up on a pointing dog and a covey of bobwhite quail on public lands.
How Public Land Bobwhite Quail Shift Patterns

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

plucked upland bird legs rest on a table.
How to Remove Tendons from Upland Bird Legs

If bird meat isn’t prepared properly, tendons can become hard to navigate in a meal…

Durrell Smith bobwhite quail hunting in Georgia with his pointers.
Get the Art – A Project Upland Original Film

The Host of The Gun Dog Notebook brings us on his personal journey into the…

Logging machinery stacks cut timber in a private rural forest.
The Rural Forest Markets Act: Aid to Private Forest Owners

Another voluntary incentive program may be coming to the American conservation arena and provide funds…

Grilled lemon and honey quail on a platter
Honey and Lemon Grilled Quail

Celebrate summer with this bright, flavorful dish that is easy to prepare and is best…

Grilled quail served atop a fresh tabbouleh salad
Grilled Quail Tabbouleh Salad

Marinated quail sits atop a fresh Mediterranean salad with bright, bold flavors Tabbouleh salad, also…

Three pheasants fly away after being flushed in an open field of conservation reserve program land. .
Expansion of CRP Will Support Upland Bird Populations Through Habitat

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces program increases capacity by 4M acres to increase carbon sequestration, benefit…