Borrowed Dogs

I’ve been known to borrow some dogs. The first offense was in October 2011. Gary Thompson was steelhead’n on the Grande Ronde River in eastern Washington and the plan was to meet up with Andy and I in western Idaho for a few glorious days of bird hunting on his way back to Colorado. I…

Pointing Dogs & Little Olives

Autumn was made for pointing dogs chasing birds of various kinds around the West for us Wayment boys. (Andy with his Crazy Misty) Of course there’s October baseball…but since the Rockies and the Indians are through…we day dream for the short-lived moments when we can be afield with smoothbores and bird dogs taking in the…

William Harnden Foster Painting

Here’s another William Harnden Foster painting for your blog: Sport’s Peerless Pride, the 1939 National Champion. My old friend Earl Crangle, the legendary professional trainer, rode Pride’s brace that year (Earl was 19 at the time) and even helped scout for Pride’s handler, Dewey English. I remember Earl telling me “I saw every jump Sport’s…

>Strideaway Article: Canine Reproduction Part the Second

>My second article on Canine Reproduction : the breeding soundness of the male dog was recently posted to Strideaway.com. Photo of 1938 National Champion Air Pilot’s Sam by William Harnden Foster–courtesy of author Tom Davis Tom Davis writes for many of my favorite magazines…his book The Tattered Autumn Sky should be included in your literary…

Gundogs By Tom Davis

Gundogs By Tom Davis…reprinted with permission by Bernard & Associates from July/Aug 2010 Sporting Classics…Tom Davis is one of my heros and a heck of a fine writer! I hope you enjoy this piece as much as I did! Twenty years as a Sporting Classics columnist has enabled the author to share unforgettable moments with…