Monthly Archives: December 2014

Afternoon hunt with Mia

  I took Mia out on a late afternoon hunt in what I thought would be perfect duck hunting conditions – the river is covered with ice flows and beginning to freeze over, and a stiff wind dropped the wind … Continue reading

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Frosty training

After letting the guys run the pasture Friday morning, I took the Spins out one at a time and gave them 3 pigeons each. It took the entire morning and they all did very well with their birds. After training, … Continue reading

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A day at Duck Point

  Sunday I took Doc and Mia to an area locals call “duck point”, which are bluffs overlooking the river that ducks and geese use as a flyway. I also found a practical use of the “whoa” command. I met … Continue reading

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Sophie’s belated birthday party

  Sophie was actually born November 11, but we always lose track of time and celebrate it in December. So today, we celebrated her 12th birthday with McDonald’s burgers for everyone.

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Casting in the snow

Our Sunday plans changed, and the cold front that brought snow also froze the muddy ground, so after letting the dogs run the pasture for a bit, I worked with Mia and Doc on casting. I wanted to focus their … Continue reading

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Birds in the field

  I noticed several rooster Pheasants spending the afternoon in our pasture, so when I let the dogs out to run, they were all over the scent. Elvis and Sophie had a long day of therapy work on Friday, and … Continue reading

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