Virginia Quail Hunting Forecast 2017

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Virginia bobwhites are stable thanks to habitat efforts in the state In some parts of Virginia, quail populations should be as good as last year, or slightly better. When the long-term trend is one of decline, ‘”s good” and “slightly better” are good things. 

Good weather for brood survival and chick development has helped the cause in Virginia.

“I feel like we have had very good summer weather, for the most part,” says Marc Puckett, state quail coordinator for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. “We did not have prolonged extreme heat or drought, although it did get dry in a few places. Overall, hatching and brood-rearing weather was good to excellent.”

While the state hasn’t yet analyzed its summer survey

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