Finer Points | Hunt
A blog regarding one man's lifelong interest in dogs, and the birds at which they point...
upland, upland hunting, hunting, birddog, gundog, grouse, woodcock, pheasant
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The Big Prairie in Michigan

While hunting Pine Hill Sportsman's Club 160 acre "Big Prairie" property with friends Bobby and Wayne, a pheasant was shot and flew into heavy cover along a creek. We stood at the top of the steep embankment and spotted the bird under some brush. Elsa...

Multimedia

Finally picked up a new digital video camera. As a result, I've been figuring out how videos are created and uploaded to YouTube, not to mention embedding video content into a WordPress blog. While the example below isn't true video, I wanted to publish something...

Back from the Prairie

Last week on a phone call from Pollock, South Dakota my wife asked how things were going with our first trip to the prairie. I answered with the following: first, I’ve never seen so many pheasants and second, Elsa and I are way out of...

Great Faces. Great Places.

If all goes well, in about two weeks Elsa and I will be loading up the FJ and heading out to South Dakota to hunt pheasant. I received a gracious offer of a business colleague to hunt pheasant in South Dakota for a few days....

Dunn Creek Revist

It's opening day for Michigan's firearm deer season, or as Uncle Duane calls it, "the only day of the year you can hear the sun come up." Fellow upland hunter Bobby, joined Elsa and I at Dunn Creek this afternoon for another pheasant hunt. This...

Dunn Creek Outfitters

Elsa, Kay and I did a morning hunt at Dunn Creek Outfitters in Laingsburg, Michigan. We left Stuka at home as he is still in training, which includes proper acclimation to gun fire. When I booked the hunt 1-1/2 weeks ago, I would have never...

Elsa 1, Robins 0

Yesterday morning Elsa and I visited the Soldan's dog park at Hawk Island. During one of our laps around the pond Elsa was ahead of me and I noticed she was being "dive bombed" by four or five loudly chirping robins. Sure enough, here comes...

Turning The Corner

Elsa’s hunting days were few and far between during the winter months of 2008 and 2009 due to weather and field conditions. However, we did manage to run around the wildlife preserve behind our place just about every other weekend… and never saw a single...