My daughter and I took our nearly one year old chocolate lab out to stretch her legs and search for some birds. We did not have a long time to spend out, but it was fun nonetheless! We walked about 2 miles, which was starting to make my daughter's legs a little tired. We started our way back to the truck and about 250 yards from the end of the trail, my lab started acting really birdy. As we approached, a Spruce Grouse took off from some brush and ran deeper into the woods. My daughter and dog was close behind the bird as Dad tried to catch. After a short chase, the grouse thought it was well hidden, but we had the bead on it. I loaded the .410 for my daughter, she steadied her aim and BANG...grouse was down! Immediately after the shot, my daughter screamed with excitement and the lab seemed a bit amazed that she hit it. After a bunch of high 5's and hugs from all, my daughter and lab posed for some pictures! What a way to spend an amazing Friday evening!
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