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New Puppy

Today, upland hunting friend Bobby, told me he placed a deposit on a male English Springer Spaniel puppy from Springers Forever. If all goes as planned, we'll have two pointers and a flusher to keep busy next fall. Stay tuned for more pictures. Congrats Bobby! ...

GSP Relatives

While at the Hawk Island Dog Park today we saw a female GSP that looked a lot like Elsa...

November Steelhead

Gave the dogs a break from hunting/training this weekend and went to Portland this morning with fellow angler, Doug to fish for some late season steelhead trout. The weather started out overcast and upper 40s...

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...

Sleepy Hollow

Kay, Stranger, Kozy and I went for a morning trail ride today at Sleepy Hollow State Park. The conditions were just about perfect for mid-November...

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...

New eCollar

I’m planning on introducing Stuka to the eCollar this weekend. Since I am intending on working both dogs together, I purchased a 2-dog collar unit. I will continue using the Dogtra 2500 T&B (Trainer & Beeper) model since it has worked well for Elsa and...

Training Reprise

After finally getting a few home projects out of the way, we are getting back on-track with training. Both Elsa and Stuka went up to Pine Hill Kennel & Sportsman’s Club for a refresher, but also to figure out our training agenda for the balance...