Duck Dogs

The Two Labrador Retrievers

June 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

The Two Labrador Retrievers American-bred Labs and British imports offer differing merits to today’s waterfowler By Brian Lovett Duck hunters love lively debates, whether the topic is divers versus puddlers or pumps versus [...]

Ruff and Famous Retrievers

June 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Ruff and Famous Retrievers Celebrating history’s most unforgettable duck dogs By Anthony Hauck The social media site Instagram, where the hashtag #labsofinstagram has been used more than 7.3 million times, ensures that every [...]

Birds and Bumpers

April 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Birds and Bumpers By Bill Miller Sadie’s first year of training had its downs and ups, but as it drew to an end, we had high hopes for our first retriever. Though [...]

Early Season Retriever Safety

September 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Early Season Retriever Safety By Bill Miller The conditions and terrain most dogs encounter during the early duck season are significantly different than on other opening days, such as a dove hunt in [...]

Time to Get Birdy

June 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Time to Get Birdy By Bill Miller Sadie was our first retriever. We got her to keep my wife company when I was traveling, but having hunted over some amazing finished [...]

Gentler Force-Fetch

March 23rd, 2017|4 Comments

Gentler Force-Fetch Is it time to ditch the ear pinch? By Kyle Wintersteen Whether you desire a “finished” Lab or one that simply completes marked retrieves, all duck dogs must fetch [...]