Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mia and Elettra together again

Elettra’s been doing very well with her refresher training so I figured it was time to reward her with a short 3-hour hunt at the nearby Wildlife Management Area (WMA). I braced her with Mia and was once again out … Continue reading

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A Doc hunt

I was in no hurry to go hunting Friday morning with Doc, mainly because I was having a hard time deciding whether to go Sharptail or Pheasant and duck hunting. After the third cup of coffee, it was Pheasant and … Continue reading

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Opening day Pheasant hunt

Saturday was opening day for Pheasant season and I headed out with Doc before dawn’s early light. My plan was to get in on some early morning duck and goose shooting during their  morning flights and later hunt the river … Continue reading

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Picture perfect bird hunt

Rarely have I enjoyed a hunt more than Friday’s grouse hunt with Mia and she was at her best: pointing, tracking, retrieving, and hunting the impossibly thick brush as only a Spinoni can. As a team we were of one mind, … Continue reading

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Evening training

With the heavy winds we had Saturday and Sunday, I didn’t think I’d be able to do much training so I gave the guys a good workout on the treadmill. The winds died down to something below 20 mph on … Continue reading

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Spooky therapy visits

Friday was therapy visit day and with Halloween approaching, it was a spooky affair. Sophie has been through it enough Halloweens and trick-or-treaters that nothing fazes her, and she posed with some skeletal friends at the end of our visit. … Continue reading

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Elettra returns to the field

Elettra was so upset at being left out of yesterday’s hunt, that I took her outside and put her on some pigeons. It’s been about two years since the last time she hunted so I wanted to get an idea … Continue reading

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