The annual fall tradition is a training ground for beginning hunters and canine convention for bird dogs.
The pointing dog can point the bird and the retrieving dog can retrieve it. Maybe.
A chocolate Lab’s first day of hunting delivers multiple ducks and infinite happiness.
The chocolate Lab is a mental health dog who brings mud and fun to a duck blind.
As more of more of us head outdoors, the lessons learned and memories made just might mend our fractured relationship with nature.
A grand adventure can also be serious business, leaving no easy answer to a simple request.
The traditional method of printing fish produces images that range from fossil-looking black ink on white paper to elaborate paintings worthy of an art museum.
A once-overgrown trail holds delights for people and discoveries for their dogs.
We might be their trainers, but dogs offer wisdom by way of example.
Though some may view it as morbid or egotistical, the art of taxidermy represents a treasure chest of local knowledge.
The perfect day of ice fishing becomes more memorable with a bit of imperfection.
Columnist Christine Cunningham shares some of the highlights of her quest to improve her outdoors vocabulary.
“Training plans” with Labradors can go sideways quickly when a chicken sandwich enters the picture.
As we shovel snow as our bird dogs watch, we are buoyed by the promise of adventure.
There’s no template for a perfect family, dog or human, and expanding it will require adjustment.