Bill White

In spite of my advanced state of aging it was heartening during this last week of quail season to be with hunters in their mid-20s and 30s.

The very best hunts I have had this year occurred at the end of the 2013-14 season and prompted my older son, Adam, to start looking for a bird dog of his own. Adam’s c...

Bill White

A friend of mine in Osage County has restored the woodlands on his property and converted about 40 acres of fescue to one of the most diverse stands of native wildflowers and grasses that I have ever seen. The quail, turkeys and other wildlife have definitely responded. this landowner burns at least 1/2 of...

Lia Heppermann, Private Land Conservationist

Their passion for wildlife will inspire them to continue to do more.

One of the first site visits I made as a new Private Land Conservationist for the Department of Conservation in 2011 was to Ken and Cathy Buchmann‘s 86 acres in east-central Missouri. From that f...

Bill White

We ran into our first covey within 3 minutes of leaving the truck.

During the early part of quail season, I try to concentrate on hunting public land, because most private landowners won't let me hunt quail til after rifle deer season. So during the second weekend of quail season, I headed with a friend...

Bill White

Some of my best quail hunts in Missouri have occurred in the last two years as quail populations have responded to habitat management and drier summers.

Some of my best quail hunts in Missouri have occurred in the last two years as quail populations have responded to habitat management and drier summers. On...

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