This is a tuff thing to answer to, most people love their dog! At least most people I'd want to know. It could well be that your pup will work out fine for you and I really hope it does. But if it doesn't, don't be disappointed in the dog. He's just not been bred for it.
As I sit and glass, which is common for hunters out west, I have sort of quickly discovered something I never learned when I was younger.
In my youth I had enthusiasm and spirit. In my middle to advancing years I have creaky knees, arthritis, and I tire more easily than I used to. Where I used to sit on the cold hard ground I now look for that soft spot to sooth my tired muscles. That leads me to my tip.
Carry your soft spot with you!
In my pack I carry an air filled, ultralight, camping pad....