Arizona is home to three huntable species of Quail, Mearns,Gambels and Scaled Quail,all are dependent on timely rains, in the case of Gambels Quail they require Winter Rain,Scaled Quail like Winter Rain but will respond to Summer Rain and Mearns Quail require Summer or Monsoon rains.When possible we like to target all three species during the course of your guided Arizona Quail Hunt.However unlike other Wild Quail Hunting destinations there is always some birds to be found in Arizona
The Arizona Quail Hunting season opens in Mid -October and generally its is to hot and snaky.We suggest booking an Arizona Quail hunt from mid to late November thru to the 2nd Sunday in February when the Arizona Quail Hunting Season ends.If you are a Quail Hunter seeking the ultimate Wild Quail and Dove hunting experience you need to consider a booking a Guided Arizona Quail Hunt with Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Outfitter- Dave Brown Outfitters.
Our Guided Arizona Quail Hunts Format consists of Day hunts out of Patagonia Arizona and private,all inclusive and exclusive hunts on The 50,000 acre El-Coronado Ranch and Lodge.Dave Brown Outfitters can tailor a hunt to target Mearns ,Gambels and Scaled Quail along with Mourning Doves when in Season.
Dave Brown Outfitters owns the largest commercial Dog String in The State of Arizona.Our well trained English Pointers,Brittanys and Labrador Retrievers are raised and trained in the harsh Desert Environment,ensuring our Clients that our Dogs are very familiar with the ways of the wily and wild Arizona Mearns,Gambels and Scaled Quail.
Our Arizona Quail Hunting Guides are all Arizona Residents that live in “Mearns Land”, most are former or active Border Patrol Agents or in the case of Dave Brown a Veteran Canadian Army Paratrooper. You know you will your guides will show up,care for your safety,have a vast knowledge of the area and have some exciting stories to tell.
We spend a great deal of time training dogs, scouting and Quail Hunting throughout Southern Arizona,ensuring we are on top of all things related to Arizona Quail Hunting and what areas or habitats have birds.This is important for hunters looking to book a Arizona Quail Hunting Guide Trip with Dave Brown Outfitters as more often than not Arizona Quail hatches can be “spotty” as the hatches are dependent on Summer or Winter rains.
As the only Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Outfitter in the State,Veteran owned Dave Brown Outfitters caters to groups of 2 -6 hunters with a 2 hunters to 1 guide ratio and we don’t “mix” parties.
Our Arizona Quail Guided Day Hunts are based out of Patagonia Arizona which is located in the S.E .corner of the State we are 70 miles from Tucson which is a closest commercial Airport.Patagonia has some good lodging and eateries,bottomline is that you will love our little town and the Arizona Quail Hunting opportunities that surround it.For more information Click here or call 800-453-3991 or text us @520-604-2729
2019/20 Arizona Quail Hunting Season Dates
2019 Gambels and Scaled Quail
1 Hunter =$795 per day
2 Hunters =$995 per day
Guide with Dogs
Transportation to and from the field
Patagonia Arizona Lodging
El Coronado Ranch Hunts
Located in S.E. Arizona The El Coronado Ranch is comprised of 50,000 acres which 36,000 are deeded.The result is an all inclusive and exclusive Arizona Wild Quail Hunting that is unique to the Desert South West.
Our El Coronado All inclusive Hunts Rates are
$3995per person 4 nights /3 days
$2995 per person 3 nights /2 days
2019/2020 Slots for 6 guns only are as follows
- Arrive Dec11 Hunt 12,13,14, Depart Dec.15 (Sold Out)
- Arrive Dec 16 Hunt 17,18 Depart Dec. 19 (Sold Out)
- Arrive Jan 2nd Hunt 3,4,5, Depart Jan 6 (Sold Out )
- Arrive Jan 9th Hunt 10,11,12, Depart Jan 13 (sold out )
- Arrive Jan 16th Hunt 17,18,19 Depart Jan.20 (Sold out )
- Arrive Jan 22nd Hunt 23,24,25 Depart Jan 26
- Arrive Jan 28th Hunt 29,30,31 Depart Feb 1 (2 slots Left )
- Arrive Feb 3rd Hunt 4,5,6, Depart Feb 7 (4 slots left )
Not included are the following, transportation to the Lodge,Shells,Hunting License and Gratuities.
Dave Brown Outfitters -Arizona Quail Hunting Guides Equipment List
During the Arizona Quail Season temperatures can range from 32 in the AM up to 75 in the PM.Arizona Quail Hunters need to dress in layers to adjust to the temperature variations.
- Uninsulated Boots with lots of ankle support
- Fleece Jacket
- Rain Jacket
- Shooting Gloves
- Strap Vest
- Light weight Hunting Pants
- 12-20 gauge shotgun (hinged action preferred) choked Skeet & IC
- #6 Shot for Desert Quail
- #7.5 shot for Mearns Quail
- Layered Upper Body Clothing
- Items of a Personal Nature
- Arizona Hunting License
To Book A hunt with Dave Brown Outfitters -Arizona Quail Hunting Guides Email Dave,Text Dave @520-604-2729 or Call Us @800-453-3991
Arizona Quail Species
The State of Arizona is Home to three huntable species of Quail,consisting of Gambels,Mearns and Scaled Quail.All can be found in the S.E, Corner of the State.Dave Brown Outfitters -Arizona Quail Hunting Guides can set up a Hunt to target all Three Species that live in our area of the State.To learn more about Arizona Quail Click Here.