Hunting & Heritage  |  01/10/2024

Podcast Ep. 245: Introducing New Quail Forever Editor Ryan Sparks

Host Bob St.Pierre is joined by Ryan Sparks during his first week as the new editor of Quail Forever Journal. Sparks talks about growing up in Nebraska and how quail have played an important role in every stage of his life leading to his dream job with Quail Forever. In fact, Sparks’ master’s thesis was titled, “Feathers and Farmers: A Cultural Ecology of Bobwhite Quail in Nebraska’s Platte River Valley.” 

Episode Highlights:
  • Sparks discusses his passion for Elhew English pointers, wild game cooking, and classic outdoors writing. He also floats the idea of a future quail hunting and bonefish cast & blast adventure to the Bahamas.  
  • The guys also discuss Sparks’ vision for where he’d like to take the Quail Forever Journal and his interest in sourcing more stories from QF members. In fact, if you’ve got a story idea, please email Ryan at
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