Must-Have Quail Hunting Gear

posted on October 10, 2016

Editor's Note: Field Editor Ron Spomer recently used all of the gear described below on an upland hunt in the southwest. Read that story here.

CZ’s Quail Gun
The CZ Super Scroll Combo Set is a 6.7-pound, two-barrel, 10-choke, ejector boxlock over/under built around a 20-gauge frame. The extra weight of the 20-gauge frame combined with the 30-inch 28-gauge barrels resulted in the sweetest follow-through and deadliest quail shooting I’ve ever accomplished with a 28-gauge.

Dog Gear for Quail Fields
Garmin’s Astro 430 tracks as many as 20 dogs at a time with ranges up to 9 miles using GPS/GLONASS technology. Mark coveys, waypoints and routes. Mapping screen shows where each dog has hunted, saving you time and steps.

The D.T. Systems R.A.P.T. 1450 Upland Beeper collar is waterproof with vibration, nick, continuous and beeper modes. Numbered tone identifiers let you hear, identify and control three dogs on point up to 1,400 yards away under ideal conditions.


Benelli SBE3 28 Gauge 3 Inch Lead
Benelli SBE3 28 Gauge 3 Inch Lead

New for 2022: Benelli SBE3 28-Gauge, 3-Inch

For 2022, Benelli raises the bar in the growing sub-gauge movement with the release of the 28-gauge Super Black Eagle 3, featuring a 3-inch chamber.

Winchester Debuts Bismuth Waterfowl Ammunition

Winchester's Bismuth brings to market a premium, uniform shot, which is tin-plated to produce smooth and round bismuth.

First Look: Rock River Arms Predator HP LAR-BT3

Chambered in the venerable .243 Winchester, the new Predator HP LAR-BT3 is field ready and capable of MOA accuracy.

First Look: TNT T-Rex Pro Treestand in Realtree Edge Camo

Weighing in at just 21 pounds, the True North Treestands (TNT) T-Rex self-climber in Realtree Edge camo is a stand-up/sit-down style all-aluminum stand that features True North's new patent-pending "T-Rex” toothed dual-cable design and the Rapid Claw attachment system.

First Look: Primos Trigger Stick Apex Carbon Fiber Tripod

With carbon-fiber-wrapped aluminum legs and a solid Apex-Clamp design, the Trigger Stick Apex Carbon Fiber Tripod allows firearms or crossbows to be secured to it.

Browning Introduces New A5 Sweet Sixteen Shotguns

Browning’s A5 Sweet Sixteen lineup grows with several new models for designed for upland and waterfowl hunting.


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