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Back when I first got into Pointers, Beaver Meadow Benjamin was THE hot dog on the New England field trial circuit. Even though an injury put an early end to Benny’s trial career, he went on to sire a bunch of winners. Born in 2001, Benny passed away a couple weeks ago. You can read […]

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Here’s another great photo essay by writer, photographer  Craig Koshyk. He’s the author of : Pointing Dogs, Volume One: The Continental, one of the best books around about pointing dogs. If you want to learn more about dogs like the ones you’ll see in his pics, be sure to check it out Desert Dogs: In […]

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Craig Koshyk is the author of one of my favorite dog books: Pointing Dogs, Volume One: The Continental. He’s also a talented photographer, and, of course, a passionate upland hunter. His photo essay Prairie Dogs: Under the Broomhill Sky takes a look at the people, horses, and dogs that make the Broomhill Field Trials so […]

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I used to read the magazine Sporting Classics regularly, but in the past few years I’ve stopped. Judging by the quality of these two stories, perhaps I should pick it up again. Both these stories are quick reads and, if you love bird dogs, well worth your time. There’s Hardly a Man Who Can’t Be […]

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A buddy and I met up at Addieville East Farm on Friday. We shot a bunch of birds and had a great time. Here are some pics from the day. Enjoy.

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Grouse & woodcock season opened in Maine on October 1, and my first weekend will be this Saturday. With some luck, we’ll see some woodcock action like this.

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Puppies are a lot like kids: When you’re raising them, there are things you want to do and things you want to avoid. Writer, trainer, and gun-dog lover Betsy Danielson covered five in those points in her latest post at Strideaway.com. If you have a pup that you would like to turn into a hunting […]

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Watching a pointer slam into bird is one of the most thrilling things an upland hunter can see. Check out this video to see it happen.

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A friend of mine has won some of the top field trials in the country. I asked him once about what it really takes to train bird dogs. Steadying barrels and fancy leads? Nope. Wireless launchers and the latest ecollars? Nope. He told me that the most important things are patience and brains. Ross Callaway […]

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I just came across this quick video from Sporting Dog Adventures. Sure is nice looking country. I love the theme song, too.

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