The Puppies Going For A Swim!

The puppies had such a long run in the grasses they needed a drink. It was so great to see all of them have so much fun somewhere in Iowa.

 

The Puppies and Dixie

This was an awesome run for the puppies and Dixie. The puppies were-Alice, The Ferg, Bonnie, Clover, Trigger and Maggie. Todd was walking to me and Dixie was up front pushing a pheasant with the puppies right behind her. Watch the video and listen to what Todd is saying. Many more photos and videos to come. #spanielsinthefield #uplandhunting

First Day In The Field Somewhere In Iowa!

No photos as Christina organized the house after we did food shopping this morning, and it was low 40s today. There is a lot of water and a lot of crops in the fields but we still pounded cover today and found some birds.

Here are a couple of highlights...

Gracie worked a moving bird in the grasses for about 25 yards and then the bird lined out. I saw her in a dead run about 80 yards away going over a hill. She returned in about two minutes soaking wet but I never saw the the bird.

Georgia worked a bird in the canary grass for about 25 yards before it ran into some woods for about 25 more yards. She pressured it back into the canary grass and put up a rooster another 25 yards out...pretty cool.

Dexter ran tight in canary grass through some woods and brush along a water way. He put up a woodcock and gave good chase until it finally flew across the water.

Whaley, Bailee, and Gunner ran well in various cover but the birds won.

Alice, Maggie, The Ferg, Trigger, Bonnie and Clover all ran together and missed out on pheasants but did jump about a dozen ducks!

Old dogs get to work tomorrow.

Dove Hunting With Gracie & Bandit

It looks like Gracie and Bandit enjoyed a day in the Dove field hunting with their owners. We enjoy getting updates and photos from our clients after the dogs go home from training with us.

Dove Hunting Fun!

Rick and Gracie having a fun day Dove Hunting! We love that smile Rick.

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Carl having a special Dove hunt day with his Dad and with his Boykins!

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Thanks for sharing your photos with us.

Clair Goes Dove Hunting Texas Style

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I love getting updates about my girl Clair.

Here are some notes from Grier and Camille about their morning dove hunt with Clair down in TX. Thank you so much for the notes and for taking such great care of Clair. Y'all look like you are having so much fun. Keep the notes and photos coming.

Notes from the field - Opening weekend of dove season in Texas. We shot our limit and Clair retrieved them all even in 90degree plus weather. Clair was such a big hit on the hunt, and was admired by all the hunters. She also helped the other hunters find their birds. What a Fun day! We love Clair so much!

Sully Goes Dove Hunting!

The Dove season has started and we really enjoy the notes from the field on our dogs. Sully from KY had a great day in the field and his owner Steve is very pleased as to how Sully was working during the hunt. As you can see Steve used the place board with Sully in the field. Great thinking Steve. Why not help the dog with place during the hunt.

Thank you for sharing and keep the stories coming we love them.

Gracie Getting Ready For The Season

Notes from Rick

Gracie 80yd marks bumpers or pigeons holding well Boss. She said she misses you but she been known to lie sum. Doing well in the water also. Maybe we shouldn’t sell?

Keep up the great work Rick and we look forward to working with Gracie again this Fall/Winter. Todd

 

Gracie

Something To Dream About!

Southwest Kansas 2009

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As most of us are dealing with the heat and humidity this time of the year, I just thought that I would remind all of you of what is to come this fall/winter. Wild Pheasants, Grouse, Woodcock IA/KS/ME/MN/ND/SD/WIS, cold temps, wind, rain and snow!

Oh yes, and those wonderful Spaniels working those wild birds so they can flush them up into the sky for us so we can take aim and hopefully the birds come to the ground. Then that trained hard working Spaniel can retrieve to hand for you. Just a thought!

So get those dogs into shape and trained don't wait till the last minute!

Riot 2nd Place In Kansas

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There was some really tough conditions at the Kansas trials. We had high winds, which started a grass fire, that stopped the trial for a bit and the fire department was sent our way. They have had no moisture out that way for some time now.

Riot had a great run at the Central Kansas trial. We are very pleased as to how he is coming along in his training. Keep your eyes on this guy!

Allie & John First Year Hunting Together!

John and Allie had a great hunting season in 2017 together. They had many adventures in many different states. Here are a few photos of their travels.

 

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