New England Bird Dog Club

My November 13th issue of the Field finally arrived battered and bagged.  The report for our Labor Day trial was in that issue. New England Bird Dog Club The New England Bird Dog Club has long been a fixture on the southern New England field trial scene, but moved its fall event to the scenic […]

Cronk Farm and Dave Palmer

I recently had the time to add some more trial reports to the page http://wildapplekennel.com/field-trial-reports/.  It was interesting to note that the first entry on that page was the 2004 report of the Miss Leslie Open Derby in which Wild Apple Jack was the runner-up while still a puppy.  The most recent entry is the 2015 […]

Guided Hunts 2016

The 2015 season is not even over yet and we already have a number of days book for next fall.  We have had an exceptional season with almost a 1000 birds flushed so far.  Our success is due to a number of factors.  First we had an excellent year on woodcock with strong local populations […]

Day Off

It’s almost 9:30 in the morning and I’m still lounging around drinking coffee and catching up with the Internet.  This is only the second day off I’ve had this month and it felt good to watch the sunrise out the bedroom window and not be getting supplies ready for the day and loading dogs in […]