Quail Hunting

All the Bobwhite Quail In the South Aren’t Gone

Public Bobwhite Quail are still a part of the South — they just take some homework. I’m telling you now: there are still plenty of bobwhite quail in the South. No quail? I...

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...

How to Hunt Public Land Bobwhite Quail

How to scout, hunt, and shoot public land bobwhite quail. Pursuing the gentleman of game birds, the Bobwhite Quail on public land is not without a little bit of unsettling chaos...

These are Your Stories . . . Project Upland Magazine Issue Zero

The next step in leaving the upland hunting community better than we found it. An open letter from Project Upland’s Creative Director A.J. DeRosa in Issue Zero of Project...

California Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Easily Recognized Bird of the Valley The California quail (Callipepla californica) primarily occupies the West Coast, from British Columbia down to Mexico. It is the most...

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...

The Pointing Flusher and Flushing Pointer

A story of the complicated world of hunting with both a flusher and pointer. I can see the muscles straining throughout his corded torso, threatening to deceive his training and...

Gambel’s Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The desert quail with a stylish hairdo (Callipepla gambelii). The Gambel’s quail is a desert-dwelling species that primarily occupies the American Southwest and Mexico,...

Bobwhite Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The complicated story of the once plentiful Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus). As one of several species of North American quail, the bobwhite quail has been studied...

Mearns Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

How and where to hunt the rarely seen Mearns Quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae). The Mearns quail, also called the Montezuma quail or fool quail, is a beautiful southern species of quail...