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After a decade of staying out of the woods, Adam decided he wanted to take to the Grouse and Woodcock coverts of his Grandfathers acreage. So, on the second Saturday we headed west in hopes the Timberdoodle flight birds would be in. Well, a rare occurrence -- actually a couple -- were in order. We started bumping Grouse instead.


Adam was impressed by the speed these birds got up, got out, and got on with it. I had warned him we'd likely have no luck with them, as Rida hasn't…


Added by Chris on October 23, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

A Few Notes From 2010 PA Hunts

We Had A Deal - The Woodcock And I

by Chris M. James on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 7:26pm

Simply - if they're in, they'll be in a five to seven acre brush and brier lot. Flat terrain carpeted with some mossy ferny greenery. And when they're there, Rida and I will spend the entire hunt  about the area. This allows…


Added by Chris on February 26, 2011 at 7:53am — 1 Comment

Hunting In Falling Snow

Even though I love falling snow, I cannot participate in the pursuit during a storm. Simply because, even though dog hauling is considered when purchasing vehicles, I've not taken into account traction to get to favored hunting grounds. I'll have to give more thought next time.

Added by Chris on January 10, 2009 at 11:12am — No Comments

Rida's Titles

2007 PA Woodcock Dog - Started_____by flushing two, and retrieving to hand one, timberdoodle (she took me to, but would not pick up the other)

2008 PA Grouse Dog - Started_____by retrieving to hand one downed ruffie

2008 PA Rabbit Dog - Started_____by accompanying us while TheDaughter's boyfriend harvested two cottontails

09 seasons were skipped all together

2010 PA Woodcock Dog - Pointed_____by holding point, numerous…


Added by Chris on December 28, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments



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