Some Key Do’s and Don’ts When Your Birds Meet Smoke and Fire
By Hank Shaw
Everyone loves barbecued chicken, so pheasant hunters naturally think that the “ditch chickens” they bring home from the prairie will work just fine on the grill. Um… not really. Being wild birds, pheasants are denser and tougher than the typical yardbird you buy at the megamart. But that doesn’t mean you can’t cook them outdoors. Here are five tips and tricks for cooking pheasants – and quail – on the grill.