There is lots of BS about tame birds reproducing but just face the Facts. Tall Timbers Texas Rolling Plains have spent the time and money and no how to increase quail.
They share that info and field trial clubs should use there vast experence.I think most folks that field trial were bird hunters first
They just need a decent trial to attend.
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: Anyone have any ideas to spark up the
: in trials.
: When I go to trials it seams to look like a
: old folks home at lunch time. This year you
: are there and next year the seats are empty.
: What is the trials future? How can the fire
: be lit again with all the excitement of the
: younger crowd.
: Please chime in don't show your age, you can
: still type.
: What is the future 10 years from now?
:I fear it's going to follow horse racing. For
: most it requires a great expense, most new
: people don't have the facilities, don't have
: the knowledge. we lose people in upland bird
: hunting, anyway. Remember field trials came
: about because hunters who had vast acreages
: or ability to use the neighbors ground, got
: together to see which dogs were best after
: the hunting season. If it were me, I would
: appeal to young women. They are the fastest
: growing segment of shooting sports. Show me
: a girl, ( I have 3), who don't want a horse?
: they all like pups, and the ability ride on
: weekends, might reverse the trend. A better
: bird population would help too!