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Quail

Food & Drink

Quail with Grapes and Pearl Onions

A Mediterranean take on the South’s favorite game bird

Hurricane Michael

What Hurricane Michael Did to Quail Country

After slamming into the Gulf Coast, Michael set its sights on some of the South’s most cherished pine forests

Ask G&G

The Tao of Quail

Aerial maneuvers, Delaware claims, and football rivalry niceties

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

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Sporting

Following the Call of the Quail

Step into the field for a photographic ode to good times, great dogs, and the joy of a Southern quail hunt

Sporting South

Finest Afield

When quail season winds down, an elite group of handlers who keep the bird dogs on point in the famed Red Hills hold a friendly competition to see who has the top dog

What's in Season

No-Fail Quail

Whether you bag them or buy them, this bird makes a terrific addition to any festive spread

Sporting

The Plantation Broker

There’s no finer quail country than the Red Hills, 300,000 acres of longleaf and wiregrass and home to more than a hundred sprawling plantations. Who’d have thought a real estate broker would become its unofficial steward?

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

Anatomy of a Classic

Hot Quail

Fried quail gets some Nashville-style heat

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

Anatomy of a Classic

Spiced Quail with
 Chocolate Gravy

A sweet secret from the Ozarks

Land & Conservation

Tall Timbers: In Search of the Wild Flush

An 
innovative plan to restore wild quail populations throughout the South

Adventures

From Field to Table

Hunt in history’s footsteps at North Carolina’s Webb Farm

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