Our Guided Trip With Aaron Grabiel | Keith Marcott

Our Guided Trip With Aaron Grabiel | Keith Marcott

Turns out there are six species of quail that one can hunt in north America – the bobwhite, blue or scaled, valley or California, gambel’s, mearns, and perhaps the most elusive of all, the mountain quail. I have hunted the first three on numerous occasions and in various states over many years. And then last year, I shot both mearns and gambel’s on a trip to Arizona with Jim. And couldn’t help but realize that mountain quail were the only one of the six I hadn’t hunted. Huh. Just one more. How hard could that be? Well let me tell you – pretty damn hard! But I did not fully appreciate that when Jim and I planned a trip to California to hunt mountain and valley quail…

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