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Sporting

On Being a Turkey

Deep in the Mississippi woods, a hunter reflects on the joys — and pain — of chasing gobblers

Sporting Scene

The Quail Field Primeval

How a North Carolina plantation turned back the clock on bobwhite habitat

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Sporting Scene

North Carolina’s George Hi Plantation

Where the quail feel right at home

Conservation

The Case of the Vanishing Quail

Texas researchers identify a new threat to the bobwhite

The Southern Agenda

Shoot and Stay in Style

Flush quail at any or all of these five destinations, where the luxurious lodging is almost as memorable as the hunt

Good Dogs

Heritage Hunt

Deep in the North Carolina Piedmont, one man has made sure that the storied tradition of taking to the field with a pack of beagles in mad pursuit of rabbits lives on

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Sporting

On a Heritage Hunt

Go on a rabbit hunt with a pack of beagles

Sporting

Crazy for Quail

Think the golden age of wild Southern quail hunting is gone forever? Don’t tell that to three South Carolina sportsmen who spent twenty long years transforming an old pine plantation into a wild bird haven

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Good Dogs

Explore a Southern Wild Bird Haven

Go on the hunt for wild quail at Pineland Farm in South Carolina

Good Dogs

Four Principles: Creating a Quail Hunter’s Paradise

The formula to Pineland Farm’s success

Made in the South

Handcrafted Decoy Ducks

In the South Carolina Lowcountry, a devoted duck hunter carves hollow-bodied decoys loaded with history

Food & Drink

For the Love of the Game

When a group of the South’s finest chefs gather for a hunt, the only thing better than the camaraderie is the cooking

Sporting

Rick Bragg on Boys and Coon Dogs

For a group of young boys in the mountains, nothing beat the howl of a legendary coon dog

Openings

Sea Island’s Second Shot

One of the South’s earliest hunt clubs returns

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Sporting

A Look at Louisiana’s Honey Brake Lodge

Explore one of the South’s ultimate duck hunting destinations

Food & Drink

A Taste for the Hunt

A boy acquires a profound appreciation for the hunt

Adventures

Alabama’s Quail Trail

The Black Belt of Alabama is known for its history, its soil, and its poverty. But it should also be known for its bird hunting

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Sporting South

More Photos from “This Is Quail Country”

Sporting traditions, conservation, and history abound on the plantations of Thomasville, Georgia

Sporting South

This is Quail Country

Sporting traditions, conservation, and history abound on the plantations of Thomasville, Georgia