Tag Archives: pointers

Mia, Doc, and the junior hunters

Doc and Mia did a great job at this year’s Family Outdoor Festival as they welcomed junior hunters to the joy of hunting. I was told by one of the organizers that several people asked to hunt with the “dogs … Continue reading

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Doc and Mia brace on Pheasants

I braced Doc and Mia for the first time this year. I waited until after lunch to go hunting, after the morning rush of hunters had left and before the late afternoon crowd arrived. We came onto a rooster just … Continue reading

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Doc inaugurates hunting season

Doc went out on this year’s first bird hunt with an afternoon trip up Wolverine Canyon. My strategy was hunt the Ruffed Grouse as they came down for their mid-day watering, which worked out just as planned. We hadn’t hunted … Continue reading

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Pasture pointing

The guys remind me of the stampede from the movie Jumanji when I let them run in the pasture, with 13 year-old Sophie trailing behind like the rhinoceros. While running in the pasture this last Friday, they kicked up a … 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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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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Opening day bird hunt

Saturday was the opening day of both partridge and sage grouse season, so I invited a friend to join me, Doc and Mia on a bird hunt. This year sage grouse season opened with partridge season and since we had … Continue reading

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