Throwback: Hunt Testing

Throwback: Hunt Testing

By Ed Zebrowski, Jr.  Over the years, many owners of companion hunting dogs have been faced with countless training obstacles. Many of these problems center on having quality training time, a suitable place to train or others to train with. Realistically, most of us...
Throwback: Deer Food Plot Requires Plan

Throwback: Deer Food Plot Requires Plan

This article originally appeared in the May 2006 Michigan Out-of-Doors magazine. By Tracy Breen  In the hunting industry, a new trend develops every few years and changes how hunters hunt forever. Recently, food plots have been that trend. Increasingly popular, they...
Finding the Silver Lining in a Failed Hunt Test

Finding the Silver Lining in a Failed Hunt Test

Lana on point during a training session prior to testing day. By Sara Chisnell Most people would choose not to talk about their dog’s failure at a hunt test, much less write about it; but, sweeping things under the rug is not my style. I prefer to learn from the...
Bagging the Boss

Bagging the Boss

By Jason Herbert  The powerful gobble shattered the otherwise silent spring woods; it echoed down through the valley below. Good, I thought to myself. He sees me. I replied softly with a few tree yelps, hoping to continue to keep the tom’s interest. Fighting...