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#6306705 - 05/21/16 08:57 PM Flight conditioned quail
webb1974 Offline
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Registered: 06/26/10
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What do you guys pay for flight conditioned quail?
What is a normal price for guide with dog?
I'm in palo pinto county and as a kid was able to enjoy quail hunting. Now they are gone. My boy always talked about it and wanted to raise some so I built him a 4000 sq ft flight pen. He wants to do some hunts next year and sell some hunts next year but he told me he seems to think he will make more money just selling to the public. Just looking for opinions but regardless I want him to experience some hunts behind dogs.

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#6307810 - 05/23/16 02:00 AM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Loc: Wimberley, Tx
I think the going rate is 500 for half a day.

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#6308846 - 05/23/16 07:26 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: Wacm]
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Registered: 03/01/10
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Loc: Bishop, Texas
$325 apiece down here, for a morning or evening hunt(minimum of 3 people). Twenty birds released per person.


Edited by Pointer (05/23/16 07:28 PM)

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#6308929 - 05/23/16 08:07 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
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Talk to ShooterWalter. I think he's in that line of work.
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#6308959 - 05/23/16 08:20 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
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Wow those prices are crazy.

15 Quail $285 Guided is about what Ive seen.
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#6309009 - 05/23/16 08:53 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Offline
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So your son has never hunted Quail but is going to sell guided hunts?
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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

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#6309127 - 05/23/16 11:55 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
webb1974 Offline
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No but after reading my post that's the way I made it sound. My son is 13 and we will have the quail and the land. We do not have dogs. I was wondering what someone would charge to bring their dogs in for a hunt.

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#6309129 - 05/24/16 12:24 AM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
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With there being so many wild birds out there again, I think you are going to be hard pressed to sell many preserve bird hunts. There is no comparison to hunting wild vs. pen raised. Also, with so many wild birds, I can't see where your market or demand is going to come from. It is great that you and your son want to work on this project together, but why not raise bird dogs and train them and buy enough birds to train with.

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#6309221 - 05/24/16 07:13 AM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
webb1974 Offline
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We still don't have quail on our place so now I'll have some for us. You may be right about hard to sell but with the interest that has been shown I'm thinking the quail population is good out west but not good east

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#6309307 - 05/24/16 08:28 AM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
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I knew a man who made a small fortune on pen raised quail. It was easy. He started with a large fortune.
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#6310420 - 05/24/16 10:12 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
webb1974 Offline
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Registered: 06/26/10
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That's probably true bill but my boy seems to have it figured out to. Dad takes care of the expenses and he takes the profit.
I'm actually just joking about that. I did have the initial investment but it's up to him now. Win or lose he's working hard and enjoying it.

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#6310424 - 05/24/16 10:17 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: bill oxner]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Loc: Wimberley, Tx
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I knew a man who made a small fortune on pen raised quail. It was easy. He started with a large fortune.


Ha, that's good stuff. Is it Mr Trump

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#6310425 - 05/24/16 10:19 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Loc: Wimberley, Tx
I'd bring my dog to hunt if your close to Wimberley.

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#6310426 - 05/24/16 10:19 PM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Loc: Wimberley, Tx
Oh just noticed palopinto.. Sorry way to far

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#6310577 - 05/25/16 07:37 AM Re: Flight conditioned quail [Re: webb1974]
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Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Let us know when you figure out what your charge is?
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