Winter 2017 Feature: Western Quail Hunting – A Calling Primer

By on October 18, 2017


An excerpt from Western Quail Hunting: A Calling Primer…Most Western quail hunters don’t have a clue about how and when to use a call during the hunting season or during preseason scouting, and most also don’t realize how much fun quail calling can be, especially during spring scouting.

There is one common bit of knowledge: That Chiquita call you hear in the background of all John Wayne movies is made by quail.

Here’s a simple, straightforward primer on the birds’ calls, what they mean and how and when you should use each type for hunting or scouting.

Read more in the Winter 2017 Issue of Upland Almanac. <Buy the Upland Almanac Winter 2017 Issue> or <Subscribe to Upland Almanac>