SPLIT MOUNTAIN QUAIL & PRESERVE, LLC

Western North Carolina's only source for

Quail hunting & breeding

LET'S GO HUNTING!

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Quail hunting season at Split Mountain Quail & Preserve is

October 1st through March 31st

Split Mountain Quail & Preserve is part of Fowler Farms Sporting Clays
located in the Spring Creek community
near Hot Springs, NC & approximately 35 miles from Asheville.

You may even want to spend the entire day at the preserve

starting on the clay shooting course

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Fowler Farms Sporting Clays.

The preserve is open Monday through Saturday

Hunts are 3 hours in duration in scheduled in these time frames:

9am - noon

1pm - 4pm

~ ALL HUNTS MUST BE SCHEDULED AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE ~

~ HUNTS ARE SCHEDULED "WEATHER PERMITTING" ~

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WHAT TO BRING

Supply your own shotgun and ammunition

or

rent the shotgun and purchase ammunition on site.

Eye and ear protection is recommended

&

ear protection is available at the preserve.

If you're new at this...

ask us and we'll be glad to provide you with details on how you should dress.

Contact us to schedule your hunt

with one of our guides and their dog

A North Carolina hunting license is required for all hunters.

North Carolina residents can use an existing hunting license

or purchase a special license for hunting on quail preserves.

The cost is $20 annually.

Out-of-state residents may purchase the license for hunting on quail preserves

for the $20 annual fee, too.

Licenses can be purchased locally at the Trust General Store

or

by calling: 1-888-248-6834

A cooler with ice is needed if you plan on taking a bird or two (or more) home with you.

We provide ziplock bags.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT OUR HUNTING PRESERVE

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When you arrive at the preserve we'll have an orientation and safety briefing.

You'll be required to review and sign a liability waiver.

We allow a maximum of 3 hunting groups at a time in the allotted times, allowing one group per zone.

For safety reasons we allow a maximum of 3 shooters per zone.

Your safety, anyone hunting with you, our guide, and dogs are MOST IMPORTANT!

You must follow accepted safe hunting practices at all times at Split Mountain Quail and Preserve.

NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED.

ANYONE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR NARCOTICS IS

NOT PERMITTED ON THE PRESERVE.

THE TERRAIN AT THE PRESERVE CAN BE UNEVEN.

IF YOU HAVE A PHYSICAL CONDITION

THAT MAKES MOBILITY CHALLENGING THIS MAY NOT BE AN ACTIVITY FOR YOU.

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THE HUNT

The bird dog will track the quail by scent, alerting you when they locate them.

On command they will rush the covey of quail causing them to fly, which is your cue to shoot.

If you're proficient (or lucky) you'll have a bird/s by the end of the hunt.

If you use the services of our guides they can also assist you

in "dressing" your bird to take with you.

CONTACT US

PHONE:

828-627-6392 (office)

If we miss your call be sure to leave a message.

We will call you back at our earliest convenience.

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