Hunting Dogs

I Need More Training than my Gun Dog

Our own abilities and dedication are the solid foundation of gun dog training—Confessions of a first time gun dog trainer. As I progress throughout the first year of my gun...

To Steady or Not To Steady

Is steady training with a gun dog worth the time and investment? Dog One is on point. Dog Two hurtles in around a thick tangle of juniper and slams the back, honoring his...

Do English Setters do it Better?

What drives the English setter obsession? A Medieval alchemist once observed that if something happens once, it will never happen again—but if it does happen again, it will...

Walter Lesser—The Real Ryman Setter

Walter Lesser is a legend of upland culture and wildlife conservation. Over fifty years of breeding and hunting has made the Ryman setter an icon. The Real Ryman Setter, written...