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Mid-Winter Update

It seems hard to believe that half the winter has gone by.  January was great for working dogs and was capped by a great hunting trip with Tim to Kansas.  Now were getting ready for field trials here in Kentucky and have been able to work around a couple of snow storms.  Although there was […]

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We’re Not In Kansas Anymore

  Tim K. and I went out to Kansas to hunt the last three days of the season with Cal Robinson of http://kansasquailhunts.com. We had 11 dogs with us including the new puppy Wild Apple Guinevere.  The weather was perfect except for Saturday afternoon when it was really a little too hot to run the setters […]

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Back in Kentucky

I arrived in Kentucky last Friday with six dogs for our winter training.  Ten minutes into the first run on Saturday Spot and Sam were into a wild covey that was out feeding in one of the many vegetable plots on the farm I train on.  The farm is 450 acres that is used primarily […]

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Cover Hunting

Any time we get to hunt in December is considered bonus time.  The worst year I can remember, it snowed on Veteran’s Day (11/11) and we didn’t see bare ground again until Patriot’s Day (originally 4/19).  A very few years in the last 30 we’ve had bare ground right up until Christmas.  this may be […]