California Quail Tag Archive

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 are removed from the orange game vest and placed on the tailgate of...

Is California an Underrated Upland Hunting Destination?

Take a look at the amazing opportunities for upland and small game hunting in California. When most people think of California they think of Hollywood, celebrities, beaches, and...

How to Hunt California Quail – Nobody’s Royalty

California quail is an exciting and rewarding bird to hunt in Western states. As hunters, we like to engage in passionate debate about “the best”: the best gun, the best dog...

Hunting Valley Quail on Public Land – Practice Makes Perfect

A brief guide to hunting valley quail this bird season. On my public hunting grounds in central Washington, chasing valley quail (California quail) can be deeply satisfying and...

A Look at Hunting Opportunities for California Quail AKA the Valley Quail

The life history and hunting opportunities of the California Quail also known as the Valley Quail The California quail (Callipepla californica) primarily occupies the West Coast,...

Our First Bird: Lessons in Humility

It should have been a memory to last a lifetime: a new hunter, a new puppy, and their very first bird together. After months of training, we could sense that the long-awaited day...