California Quail

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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#135 | Call of the Uplands with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever

A conversation on the recently unveiled Call of the Uplands national campaign for Pheasants Forever…

Canned quail stew in a bowl with a spoon
Preserved or Canned Quail

Preserve this year’s bird count by canning your quail to enjoy the rich flavors throughout…

Four cranberry glazed quail on a cast iron skillet with a basting brush
Spicy Brandy Cranberry Glazed Quail

Add some spice to your holidays with this celebration of roasted quail paired with seasonal…

A quail call used during a California quail hunt
How to Use a Call for Hunting California Quail

Improve your hunting chances by learning how and why to use a quail call Silence.…

UplandJitsu hunting California quail without a dog
Hunting California Quail Without a Dog

A guide to researching, scouting, locating, hunting, and retrieving valley quail without the help of…

Ruben Mata hunting quail in California
#113 | California Upland Hunting with Ruben Mata – Project Upland Podcast

Ruben Mata of Quail Forever Ventura joins the show to talk California upland hunting and…

Ruben Mata hunts valley quail with his German Shorthaired Pointer.
This Exists – A California Quail Hunting Video

Traditions have to start somewhere, and in this film, Ruben Mata takes us through his…

A bird hunter in Utah with his German shorthaired pointers.
Bird Hunting Opportunities in Utah

The Beehive State may or may not have any beehives—but Utah offers plenty of bird…

A ruffed grouse with one wing left on for game bird identification.
The Many Regulations and Laws of Transporting Game Birds

Understanding the laws and regulations of transporting upland game birds after hunting. The long-tailed birds…

A mountain quail in California
Bird Hunting in California, Quail, Grouse and More

Take a look at the amazing opportunities for upland and small game hunting in California.…

A bird dog retrieves a California quail while hunting
How to Hunt California Quail – Nobody’s Royalty

California quail is an exciting and rewarding bird to hunt in Western states. As hunters,…

Director of Business Development for Project Upland Chet Hervey with his bird dog.
Podcast – The Media Business of Bird Hunting and Bird Dogs

Get an inside look into the mind of one of Project Upland’s key players. Subscribe…

A bird hunter holding a valley quail shot on public land.
Hunting Valley Quail on Public Land

A brief guide to hunting valley quail that covers habitat and behavior for this quail…