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The oscillation of a controlled variable, such as the temperature of a thermostat, around its set point. See: hunting reaction.
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And yet at that rate, the quail hunting is still "better" than the pheasant hunting.
Grouse and western Oregon quail hunting is already under way.
Despite an unfamiliar shotgun, I was fairly consistent on the two quail hunting days, actually winning the "top gun" award.
If you've never been bow-hunting or trapping, or never been squirrel or quail hunting, try it.
A third section attends to the rich cultural heritage of quail and quail hunting in the Lone Star State, as well as the future of these birds in Texas.
Their fate had been left in other people's hands, McGinley because he missed the halfway cut and Olazabal because he chose to go quail hunting instead.
GOLF: Jose Maria Olazabal (right) plans to go quail hunting with a 12-bore shotgun in the hills near Toledo this weekend while his Ryder Cup fate is being decided in Munich.
US vice-president Dick Cheney shot and injured a man during a quail hunting trip in Texas, it was revealed yesterday.
Without proper management and protection, quail hunting opportunities just will not be there for the next generation.
It has been a good year for duck hunting at refuges from the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley down to the Salton Sea, snow goose hunting at Wister was hot this season, and chukar and quail hunting was the best in decades, and hunters don't have to put their shotguns away right now.
FORGET the days when tweed was seen as an old-fashioned stuffy fabric sported by well-to-doEnglish country folk engaging in a spot of quail hunting.
I'm not a hunter but I enjoy quail hunting, I'm not a golfer but I enjoy golfing, and I'm not a fisherman but I enjoy fishing," explained Sturgis.