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Sporting South

An Arkansas Hunting Lodge That’s Changing the Game

For Jonathan Wilkins, the trips he organizes through his Black Duck Revival in Arkansas aren’t about guarded spots, bragging rights, or limiting out on game. They’re about giving everyone a taste of the hunt

Sporting South

Into the Woodcock Woods

Long overlooked as a prime upland bird in the South, the timberdoodle is quickly inspiring a new legion of hunters. But that by no means makes this whimsical-looking, erratic-flying,
thick-cover-loving quarry an easy target

The Wild South

Upgrade Your Ears

If you haven’t yet made the leap to a set of electronic earplugs for hunting, now is the time

The Wild South

Three Ways to Reboot Your Wing-Shooting Mojo

Try these tips in the field when you’re having a tough day and just can’t seem to hit a bird

THE WILD SOUTH

Squirrel Day in Ville Platte

The seat of Louisiana’s Evangeline Parish all but shuts down for the opening of squirrel season, a celebration of Cajun culture and community

Sporting

Call of the Quail

Few things top a great day in the field with good friends, fine bird dogs, and plenty of quail. A photographer captures the beauty and joy of a Southern tradition

Sporting

Nine Standout Lodges for the Southern Quail Hunter

From the pine forests of the Red Hills to the foothills of the Andes, plan your next hunt at these destination properties

Ask G&G

Love Thy Neighbor

Thoughts on rivalry football couples, dove-hunting duds, and classic Southern beach reads

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