Yeah – I know it’s March. But I’m always in an October state of mind. This video will help you get there, too. The first ten minutes feature good dogs, great cover, and, most importantly, BIRDS.
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Here’s another great video from the UK’s Nick Ridley. This one is of Ted, a young Cocker Spaniel learning the ins-and-outs of being a gun dog. So much enthusiasm…
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on Nov 18th, 2016
For the next installment in our “cocker spaniel, you’ve-got-to-see-this video series”, check out this one from Nick Ridley over in the UK. Over there, they use spaniels to hunt rabbits. The vid is shot with a drone, and if you watch closely you’ll spot bunnies bolting from the cover, unseen by the shooter.
Field bred Cocker Spaniels are great little dogs, and in the U.S. today, they’re more popular than ever. Over the next few days, I’m going to put up a few videos showing what they’re can do. This one is from Tom Ness @ Oahe Kennels. He’s a top trainer and breeder of these little dynamos.
October’s here — finally. And even though Maine’s state biologists predict a mediocre grouse season and the foliage colors are sure to be muted, I’m looking forward to the fall. I’ll be hunting the last two weeks of the month for sure, and then any other days & weekends I can fit in. After a disappointing 2015, I’m […]
Posted in ENJOYING BOTH on Aug 19th, 2016
A breeder I used to know was a blunt SOB. Within 30 minutes of our first meeting he cut me off mid sentence and said this: “Someday you’ll grow up and be done with that.” We had been talking about pheasant hunting in South Dakota, and I had mentioned the numbers of birds we were killing out there. This […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Jul 23rd, 2016
Here’s a chance to get a great SxS at a great price. This 20 gauge Webley & Scott Model 700 SxS is on Gunbroker.com now, and it’s being sold without a reserve. The listing ends on 7/26/2016 @ 5:16 PM. Scott M700s are the Timex watches of SxS, and this one is ready to take […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Jul 21st, 2016
A lot of people think you have spend thousands of dollars to get decent SxS shotgun. While you certainly can do that, you can also spend a lot less. Just take a look at this Bernardelli Gamecock. It’s just $800 and an absolute steal. I think twelve-gauge game guns like this are the most versatile […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Jul 20th, 2016
Here’s another one of these awesome OUs. These doubles are magic wands in the grouse woods. Most of the ones I see have pretty poor wood — but not this one. The 28″ barrels and straight grip are also hard to find. This over-under is on Gunbroker.com now with No Reserve. The listing ends 7/24/2016 @ […]