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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...

#72 | Building A Grouse Dog with Craig Doherty of Wild Apple Kennel – Project Upland Podcast

“We always have an eye on the end game which is to have a grouse dog that wants to be with you, listens and complies when given a command, and attacks the cover with gusto in...

#70 | Bird Dogs Afield with Paul Fuller

Long before there was Project Upland, there was Bird Dogs Afield. Today the upland hunting scene is rich and ever-expanding with quality bird hunting and bird dog content. A...

The Etiquette of Hunting Over Someone Else’s Bird Dog

Think about these rules to get invited back to hunting over someone else’s bird dog. I will say it up front: I am far from being an expert on bird dogs. But if there is one...

How to Bring a Bird Dog into Canada

A Quick Overview for Bringing a Bird Dog in and out of Canada Every avid upland or waterfowl hunter I know has a bird hunting trip to Canada on his or her bucket list, myself...

My Bird Dog Pup Goes to the Big Leagues

Or, That Time I Drove 900 Miles for a Dog Test I popped an antacid into my mouth and tossed a second one to Joe. It was indecently early in southeast Idaho and our nerves were...

Teaching and Dog Training: it’s all the same.

It’s officially Summer 2018. Why does that matter? Because I’m a high school teacher and my season just ended. But I’m also a gun dog guy. And like teaching, my...

Training a Bird Dog: It’s Personal

There are some things in life that are personal and often categorized by the presence of both good and not-so-good. Personal is real, and real is experience with actual substance....

Our First Bird: Lessons in Humility

It should have been a memory to last a lifetime: a new hunter, a new puppy, and their very first bird together. After months of training, we could sense that the long-awaited day...

On Building Trust, Partnership and Teamwork with your Gun Dog. And The Look.

My single biggest goal as a hunter is to be good enough to deserve my gun dog. I say that lightly but also honestly. While a variety of activities and competing obligations pull...