>Scaled Partridge

>Ross B. Young The very first time I ever saw a scaled quail was on a friends 40,000 acre ranch in southwestern Kansas. We were invited to his ranch to evaluate the incredible whitetail and mule deer hunting. Of course, I was there to sample the lesser prairie chickens that were said to inhabit the…

>Just One Time For Me

>Today I awoke at O’dark-30 and headed to a new spot in search of birds…birds being Colorado scaled quail. Stars dangled above in a cloudless sky as the girls (slumbering comfortably in the car next to me) and I sped southeast from home. Today was a day afield in the uplands that dreams are made…

>Tis the Season to be Gunning…

>Sterling and I met up with JD this morn’ and with bird dogs in tote, we headed to quail country…cholla-cactus-choked-scaled-quail-stick-stab-&-jab ya country. JD brought his beloved setter Folsom with us…Folsom has a tragic story with a miracle happy ending! JD and his father were hunting birds in Montana about 8 weeks ago. They were rear…

>Frosty Morn’n Happenings

>It Finally happened yesterday! Gretchen honored my Elhew Pointer while we were chasing quail in southeastern Colorado! I’ve been working with her all year, and she does great in mock situations but not in real life! What a sight for wind blown eyes! But…can she repeat it? I’ll find out this weekend in Kansas!

>Tale of the Two Bands

>I can’t think of anything I’d rather do than chase birds with biddable pointing dogs! Yesterday I met Sterling Monroe (a client and friend of mine) here in town, and we headed to scaled quail country for the day. We had a beautiful Colorado day with long-sleeve weather…and a decent lunch with a thermos of…

>Scaled Quail

>It was a wonderfully dreary day for chasing scaled quail yesterday! Over cast sky and slight flurries…but scenting conditions were more than ideal for the dogs! And the scaled quail were semi-cooperative! At least the ones that didn’t run into the next county! What a glorious day afield! SunDownerCovey