#272 | Quail and Turkey Talk with Ryan Sparks of Quail Forever

Episode 265

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Nick Larson

Nick Larson is the host and creator of the Birdshot Podcast. He and his family, which includes a pair of English setters, reside in Minnesota where he grew up and fell in love with the outdoors. Naturally, his favorite pursuit is upland bird hunting dating back 25+ years from his humble beginnings as a “partridge” hunter. Today, he chases adventure across the uplands wherever his bird dogs and the people he connects with inspire him to go.

In this episode we catch up with the editor of the Quail Forever Journal to discuss his passion for upland birds and the outdoors along with some spring turkey hunting as well.

Show Highlights:

  • Meet editor of the Quail Forever Journal Ryan Sparks
  • An early introduction to quail
  • Fishing, hunting and traveling far and wide
  • Ryan’s thesis paper on quail of the Platte River Valley
  • Spring turkey hunting in Minnesota and Nebraska
  • Locating and prospecting for gobblers
  • Walking and calling versus sitting and blind calling
  • Support Quail Forever and Pheasants Forever

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