Complete Quail Hunting School at Prairie Wildlife, Mississippi

An Introduction to Quail Hunting in the Mississippi Black Prairie

Complete Quail Hunting School at Prairie Wildlife, Mississippi


The Orvis Shooting School at Prairie Wildlife is offering a unique, one-of-a-kind learning opportunity for the new quail hunter to hone his/her performance in the quail field. This course is designed to teach students the basics of wingshooting, then allow them to put new-found skills to the test in an actual hunting scenario. As a student, you will have access to seasoned Orvis instructors, professional guides, and some of the finest field dogs in the South. The instructors and guides will provide a safe and enjoyable entry into the world of upland bird hunting, and will remain at your side every step of the way.

This special opportunity begins with our elite team of instructors guiding you through our instructional shooting areas, and improving every detail of your wingshooting technique. Clay target presentations will mimic real quail hunting scenarios, and students will build confidence and comfort through practice. Our corps of seasoned instructors will polish your wingshooting skills, or teach you from the ground up, in order that you might seamlessly transfer your skills into the quail field.

The second day of the course will be spent in the fields of the Black Prairie alongside an instructor and field guide. Here, skills learned on the clays course are put into practice, as you hunt quail over top-notch pointing and flushing dogs. Dedicated professionals will teach the many aspects of quail hunting, including safety in the field, the role of the pointer, how to handle multiple shooters, and the correct time to shoot a bird.

This is a great opportunity for aspiring upland hunters, offering not only improvement on the practice range, but continued instruction and improvement in a real-world hunting environment. What better way to learn the sport or become a better and more productive upland hunter.


Orvis Quail Hunting School - West Point, Mississippi
2017 School Dates

December 2017 9-10 Saturday-Sunday


Area Activities - West Point, Mississippi
Prairie Wildlife

Additional experiences at Prairie Wildlife: (

Wild Bobwhite Quail hunting (limited hunts) on mule drawn wagon, horseback or simple prairie walk

A new shooting venue at our Black Prairie Helice Field

Early Release & liberated Bobwhite quail hunts

Mourning Dove hunts in December & January

Southern Rabbit hunts following the howling choruses of Short-legged Beagles

Managed Trophy Whitetail Deer hunts (primitive weapons only)

“My First Game” - A two-day experience expressly designed to bring young sportsmen and their mentors together

The Conservation Shooting Grounds overlooking Horseshoe Pond

And much more...

Additional Experiences "In The Neighborhood"

Old Waverly Golf Club, the exceptional, Scottish Highland influenced golf course of the South that hosted the Women’s U.S Open a few years ago.

Prairie Arts Festival – On Labor Day Weekend. With over 600 exhibitors, many consider this wonderful celebration as one of the top ten events in the South. The Prairie Arts Festival is one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the country, attracting crowds of more than 10,000.

Historic Main Street – Discover its quaint shops and wonderful antique stores.

Steve Barnett Fine Guns – an exquisite, unique, and friendly fine gun store located in Historic downtown. (By appointment only)

Waverly Mansion - built by Colonel George Hampton Young of Georgia in 1852, Waverley is a striking example of antebellum elegance. From its octagonal shaped cupola to its self-supporting curved stairways, Waverley is truly unique among antebellum plantation homes in the South.

Friday House/Howlin’ Wolf Blues Museum – Learn and admire Chester Arthur Burnett, a native son of Clay County, MS. and other blues greats such as Bukka White, Big Joe Williams, and West Point’s lesser known Bluesman, “Piano Red”.

Ritz – Theater and Conference Center - a most special place for lunch, dinner, and social events. Witness the revival of this historic theater that has been brought back to life.

Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum - central feature of the museum is the largest working model railroad exhibit in the south.

Visit The Largest Mossy Oak Store in the World – West Point, Mississippi is home to Mossy Oak, the outdoor enterprise dedicated to helping people live their best life through a close connection with nature.

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Lodging & Reservation Information
West Point, Mississippi

Please contact Prairie Wildlife at 662-295-7224 about lodging and reservations or visit


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