i'm probably not going to have much time to quail hunt, so i went out the other day. shot terribly, and only got a few. i figured since i did so good on doves the quail would be a breeze, but i was wrong. REALLY missing my dog now. there's loads of birds right now, but they are making us work for them. all these were flushed out of sage and plum thickets intermingled with cottonwood and mesquite. felt more like grouse hunting!