Chris Mathan

Chris Mathan is an outdoor photographer, graphic/website designer, marketing specialist, and publisher working exclusively in the world of upland bird dogs and field trials. In 2008, along with partner Mazie Davis, she launched the online publication Strideaway presenting unique content of interest to bird dog field trialers and enthusiasts. Chris has been photographing bird dogs and field trials for the past 16 years, taking her from the grouse woods of the northern states to Texas, Idaho, the prairies and the piney woods of the south. She is an avid upland bird hunter, amateur dog trainer/field trailer, and a staunch conservationist. She lives in the heart of quail plantation country of South Georgia with her three pointers.

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A youth dog handler flushes a bobwhite quail with a dog on point
Youth Field Trial Alliance (YFTA)

The Youth Field Trial Alliance was established to promote and support youth participation in sporting…

An old photography of many women behind the American Field Trials
Women in American Field Trials: Paving the Way

A remarkable cast of women paved the way through history pointing dog field trials and…

A pointing dog picks up on a scent during a hunt.
How a Bird Dog Understands Scent Cones with Bill Allen

Read the excerpt ‘Scent Cone Primer’ from The Unforgettables and Other True Fables, a collection…