My youngest dog, Clyde, the son of two time National Champ Beaver's Straight Arrow, has had one helluva fine second bird hunting season thus far! He and his 7 year old partner, Charlie, have brought scores of sharp-tailed and ruffed grouse to my hand. Clyde has turned into a top pro hunting dog in just these first two years and can be counted on to find any sort of game bird and totally trusted to point them and hold them until I drag my aging backside up to flush and shoot at said birds. Very proud of this little dog. And the good news is that his Dad just helped to create another littler of pups and a male pup should come my way in January!
Here's Clyde with a early morning ruffed grouse.