New Mexico Quail Hunting Adventure

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“After 27 days, 6600 miles, over 70 lbs of dog food and 2 cases of shells
we arrived home to -4°F temperatures and blowing snow.
We knew we were home!”

Gambel Quail Hunting
Gambel's Quail hunting in New Mexico
(L to R) Oz, Muda, Axle

Gambel Quail Hunting
Mark Toffler, Deets & Gunter - Gambel's quail

  • Hunters: Mark Toffler, Dan Julson, Jim Julson
  • Stayed at Klump Ranch in the bootheel of New Mexico and hunted Gambel's, Mearn's and Scaled Quail for 3 days
  • Gambel's numbers were good, Mearn's in isolated spots, scaled quail hit and miss
Klump Ranch house Greeter along driveway into Ranch
Klump Ranch house
 
Cook house
Cook house
Greeter along driveway into Ranch
   
Bunk house where we stayed  
Bunk house where we stayed
   
Welcome waterhole Levi Klump & Dan discuss the day's strategy
Welcome waterhole
Levi Klump & Dan discuss the day's strategy
   
Mearn's in front of Oz Gould's wild turkeys
Mearn's in front of Oz - can you find them?
Gould's wild turkeys
   
Driveway leaving ranch Ranch yard
Driveway leaving ranch
Ranch yard
   
Horses on top - can you see them?
Horses on top - can you see them?
   
Javelina Dan called back with a predator call Scaled quail Terrain
Javelina Dan called back with a predator call
Scaled quail Terrain
   
Dan on top of the ridge Mark and Dan take a lunch break
Dan on top of the ridge
Mark and Dan take a lunch break
   
Pray for running water Animas Mountain
On the way to the Ranch
Animas Mountain
   
Ranch swimming pool Mark and Dan - Gunter, Oz, Axle, Muda at the end of successful day
Ranch swimming pool
Mark and Dan - Gunter, Oz, Axle, Muda at the end of successful day