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I tend to be a suspenders and a belt kind of guy. I like to have a good Plan B or backup just in case something happens. No surprises for me. If something can go wrong, it will go wrong. Especially on the road. I carry a few “back up” dog collars. It’s rare that
One of the great advantages of gps for pointing dogs is the ability to locate all dogs on the ground as you are walking in on a point. Knowing the location of every dog before you shoot on a covey rise is a great way to make sure an unfortunate accident doesn’t happen. There are
I started hunting with my dad when I was 11. I carried the single shot .410 for a while but wasn’t allowed any shells. There was a lot to learn about being a bird hunter. One thing my father developed in me was my sense of direction. It was my job to keep up with
I think I’m pretty open minded when it comes to pointing dogs. I’ve had a few posts about my Setter, Cowboy, and I want folks to understand that I’m not against long haired dogs. My first memory of any dog in our house was a setter named Bit. She’s the first dog I got to
I had an opportunity to quail hunt on a rare property in Mississippi today. We don’t have many places in the state that are actively working to have huntable numbers of wild quail. It’s expensive, demanding work, with no end in sight. Everything is against you and success can be fleeting. And like many of
Steve grew up training bird dogs and quail hunting in Mississippi. He currently has 12 dogs. Today he spends as much time as possible wandering the country with his bird dogs testing new gear, chasing upland birds and the occasional duck. Steve is a member of the family that owns Gun Dog Supply – a hunting dog supply business based in Mathiston, Mississippi.
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