DurrellSmith Author

Durrell Smith is a 28 year old Georgia native, visual artist, wing shooter, and dog handler. While creating compelling ink and watercolor illustrations based on his field experiences and hunting dogs, he also runs a podcast called The Gun Dog Notebook, which can be found on iTunes and Soundcloud. Aside from hunting upland game and waterfowl, he participates in Hunt Tests with his Labrador Retriever. As a first generation hunter, Durrell seeks to learn and contribute to the community by connecting with visionaries and veterans within the bird dog community who are willing to share stories and knowledge about the various breeds, creating a bridge to welcome new and novice dog handlers to the gun dog community.

Breaking Down the Versatile Hunting Dog Discussion with Phillip Mailey

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices: Gun Dog Notebook Exploring the Training and Use of Versatile Hunting Dogs in the South with Philip Mailey...

The Super Retriever Series (SRS) with Castile Creek Kennels

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices: Gun Dog Notebook On this episode we explore what it takes in the world of retriever trials and tests with...

The Next Generation of Field Trialers – Truly Special Gun Dogs

A look at a young rising star in the field trial world from South Georgia. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices: Gun Dog Notebook Field...

Podcast – The World of Spaniel Training with Craney Hill Kennels

A look into the World of Spaniel Training and Hunting with Spaniels *Photo by Christina Power Portraits Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices:...

Podcast – Dr. Emerson Cochran – A Retrospective of Georgia Bobwhite and Bird Dogs

The connection of the uplands transcends generations. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices: Gun Dog Notebook I met Dr. Emerson...

Podcast – The Media Business of Bird Hunting and Bird Dogs – Project Upland Director of Business Development Chet Hervey

Get an inside look into the mind of one of Project Upland’s key players. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices: Gun Dog Notebook What is...

Hard Day Riding – A Southern Field Trial Film

Journey into the overlooked world of African-American field trial history in the South This film is presented by Eukanuba Sporting Dog and Gordy and Sons Outfitters. Being a...

Dave Jones of Jonesy’s Gun Dogs on “Training with Mo” – Gundog Notebook Podcast

Exploring the knowledge and methods of legendary trainer Maurice “Mo” Lindley with Dave Jones. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts:Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other...

Whoa Training on a Barrel – the Why and How with Bud Moore

A Short History and “How to” of Training Bird Dogs on the Barrel with some Wisdom from Bud Moore Let it be known before we get into the finer details of training a...

Barrel Training for Bird Dogs – Gun Dog Notebook Podcast

Exploring the idea of barrel training and how to apply it to your bird dog Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: Gun Dog Notebook Subscribe on other Devices: Gun Dog Notebook My aim for...