Monthly Archives: February 2016

Back to retrieving

Last Saturday was a return to retrieving with Doc, Mia and Elettra. Each of the guys got three bumpers and wings to retrieve, and everyone did a good job retrieving as well as honoring each other’s retrieves. After working each individually, … Continue reading

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Hey Grandpa, What’s for Supper?

Okay, so I’m no Grandpa Jones but here’s a list of this year’s recipes for the ducks, Pheasants, and grouse I bagged. Roasted grouse – My own recipe, I roasted the grouse in light olive oil with a little poultry seasoning, … Continue reading

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Spring training

Friday I braced the guys on several birds and they are doing quite well with honoring. Doc established point with Elettra and Mia honoring. Mia caught a scent of something and went on point, Doc and Elettra honored nicely. Elettra … Continue reading

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Outsmarting the wily Spinone

When it comes to training, I’m limited by our 2 ½ acre pasture, especially this time of year when there’s no ground cover. It doesn’t take the guys long to learn where I plant the birds so rather than actually hunting, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elvis and Dakota

It’s hard to believe that our big boy is 7 and our wild woman is 11, but everyone celebrated Elvis and Dakota’s birthdays with breakfast sandwiches. Elvis got a double treat when I bought him a chicken wrap yesterday as … Continue reading

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Spinone brace on point

Friday was the first time I braced Doc, Mia and Elettra all together. I wasn’t sure what to expect but was happy with what I saw. After giving everyone a run in the pasture, I worked each of the Spinone … Continue reading

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