>Pointin’ Dogs & Frozen Prairie

>Howling-windswept-minus-10-degrees-Kansas-prairie is where I just returned from. You know even if it’s miserable and bird-less and you have bird dogs, you’re gonna go! I adore Kansas and the prairie life. A few of my very favorite things are meeting the locals in town and sampling the gourmet dinning…breakfast is my favorite! January birds are combat…

>We’re Off to See the Wizard!

>I’m headed to Kansas with bird dogs in tote…16 to be exact! I leave you with some of my favorite photos from the past! I will report on the haps and mishaps from the uplands of Kansas when I return! Hope the weather warms up just a bit! Until then…

>In the Company Of a Gentleman…or Pavlov’s Dogs

>Robert Ruark once wrote that a person can learn a lot about life while watching dogs and that it never hurts to be in the presence of a true gentleman…it might just rub off! With all the woes and throes about stimulating the US economy, I decided to take Ruark’s advice and headed east along…

>BIRDDOGGIN’ DAYS

>The girls and I have made many great memories this year chasing birds! I wanted to share something I experienced this weekend…the poorest form of sportsmanship I’ve ever witnessed! Mark Volk wrote a story about some guys from another hunting party walking in on someones dog on point and shooting the grouse when it flushed….

>Hunting Quail with Sterling

>Ms Ellie did it again! She tried to catapult herself over a 4-foot barbed wire fence! Bummer!! Gretchen with a sundowner covey! It was 60 degrees at 4:30 p.m.Old farm implements make for great quail hang outs!Nice Tail! Gretchen on a singleSterling’s BJ becomes a quail dog!Strong human-animal bond! Sterling praising BJ for such a…

>As Good As it Gets…in Kansas

>My retired Delta pilot friend, Mark Kastler, and I headed back out to Kansas last Thursday and Friday to pay gentleman Bob our respect. We were fortunate enough to stay at my gracious client’s house in NC Kansas and headed out from there. I love those small towns in Kansas. The people are pleasant…I enjoy…

>Counting Quail & Quail Dogs

>Wind swept Kansas will be in my dreams for the days to come! Day dreams of plum thickets, milo’d edges and Western Rag Weed and tumble weeds will consume my every thought. Red grass and whirring wings with staunch dogs on point. Hearing the coyotes bark and roosters cackle while we patiently sat waiting the…

>Bobs on the Bottom!

>Gep nails a Kansas covey!Whoa Gretchen!Great sums of money are spent annually just for a 6 oz Handful of Feathers! Ms. Karen joined me recently on a quail escapade! We hiked all day long searching for just one covey of river bottom bobs! We found a sundowner covey that made the walking all worth while!…