I have always had labs in the past so after my last yellowmale died I decicded to try something new. I was wondering if anyone here has one and how was it as far as ease of training and quality of the field work?
I hunt both upland and waterfowl and after some research this breed popped up a few times.These dogs are a breed that naturally points and retreives by instinct.They will hunt upland or plunge into icy water and retrieve your waterfowl also.I am getting my pup from Jeff Raymond a breeder in Baker City Ore.These charicteristics should come in handy in Hells Canyon.
I have trained several over the years. As far as the ease of the training, that is pretty much like any breed. There are easy and difficult. If you want to compare the ease of training to a lab they are not in the ball park. Compared to an english pointer they are easy. Some break out very quick. I would really do my home work if you are going to purchase one. Make sure the parents have a ton of point in them. They are ok in the water but they are not going to break ice like a lab or chessie.
Don’t let it fool you, late season food plots do work. Many people believe that the only time to plant a food plot is during spring but this is not true!! This spring and summer like many people I worked all the time leaving little time for the outdoors. That time was spent scouting areas and hanging tree stands. I didn’t think that I would be able to plant a successful food plot for the 2010 hunting season. But boy was I wrong. I had never planted a fall foot plot before fall 2010, and I...