Tricks of the Trade
For over two decades, George Hickox has shown all levels of owners how to train great bird dogs. Today, George describes the importance of establishing gun sense with your young hunting dogs.
Photos courtesy of Martha Graffis.
We have waited impatiently all year for the opening of the upland bird seasons. Before taking Pupster out for his inaugural hunt ensuring he is completely gun broke is of paramount importance. Below are 4 of the do not’s when it comes to dogs and gunfire. Happy hunting and stay safe.
1. Never take a dog to a hunt that has not had birds shot over him in training previously. My friend Jerry recounted an incident where a client came from a far distance to experience a w...Read More