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2014-03-11 12:23:21

Conservation's Greatest Night DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At their 8(th) Annual Dinner & Auction on March 6, Dallas based non-profit Park Cities Quail (PCQ) awarded its 2014 "T. Boone Pickens Lifetime Sportsman Award" to legendary entertainer, conservationist and avid sportsman George Strait at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Strait was presented a specially designed sculpture of three flushing bobwhite quail created by award-winning sculptor Walter Matia....

2011-03-01 06:45:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hunter's Harvest cookbook featuring mouth-watering recipes from Beretta Trident Lodge affiliate Joshua Creek Ranch is here! This colorful, high-end book serves up 168 pages of delectable recipes highlighting wild game and homemade dishes from Texas Hill Country's award-winning Joshua Creek Ranch. Hunter's Harvest is a unique collection of game recipes selected from Joshua Creek Ranch -- one of the country's premier hunting lodges and resorts....

2008-09-30 06:00:20

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL With 70,000 to 80,000 sage grouse scampering through thickets of high desert shrubs in Nevada, a casual observer might think the chickenlike bird is hardly a candidate for listing as a threatened or endangered species. The Nevada Department of Wildlife estimates, however, are down this year from 100,000 grouse in 2005, and the ratio of chicks to hens is the lowest recorded since the early 1980s. That gives weight to arguments by...

2008-06-22 03:00:12

By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 22--The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks commission will vote on the 2008 and 2009 upland bird seasons Thursday in North Newton. Jim Pitman, Wildlife and Parks small-game coordinator, will recommend seasons return to traditional frameworks they followed prior to the 2006 and 2007 seasons. In June 2005, commissioners voted to open pheasant season the first Saturday of November, quail the second Saturday and prairie chicken the...


Latest Upland game bird Reference Libraries

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2008-05-28 11:20:09

The Pointer, also called the English Pointer, is a gun dog breed which originated in England in the 16th or 17th century. Its ancestors include the Greyhound, Foxhound, Bloodhound, and the Bull Terrier; each of these breeds contributed to its personality and hunting skills. The breed is bred to work with hunters in finding upland game. It is especially good at hunting birds such as the bobwhite quail, pheasant, grouse, and woodcock. They were brought to the U.S. in the late 1800s, and have...

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2008-05-22 12:37:37

The German Spaniel, also called the Deutscher Wachtelhund or the German Quail Dog is a medium-sized German gundog. The breed is used to track and retrieve upland game and blood trail large game; it also loves to work in the water. The German Spaniel a thick wavy coat which cascades over its strong system of muscles and bones. Its solid build enables it to retrieve heavy game. The German Spaniel stands from 18 to 22 inches tall and weighs 44 to 66 pounds. It is a rectangular-shaped breed...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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