Bobs, Boots, and Beefsteak

Click here to read the full article.By Ted Gartner  Hunting wild quail in the Lone Star State is, or should be, on the bucket list of virtually every die-hard bird hunter – and for good reason. Stretching from early November to late February, the season is lengthy, and bird limits are liberal (currently 15 per […]

Training in the Dog Days of Summer

Click here to read the full article.By Justin Goethe Bird dogs are made in the summer.If a dog can do his job during the hot, dusty days of July and August, he’ll have no problem once the crisp, cool afternoons of autumn roll around. It is our responsibility to ensure our canine companions master their […]

Podcast:Becoming a Bird Hunter with Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles and Billy Hildebrand of KFA

Click here to read the full article. Podcast:Becoming a Bird Hunter with Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles and Billy Hildebrand of KFAN In this very special episode, Bob and Andrew Vavra, PF’s Director of Marketing, are joined by Dave Simonett, lead singer of the band Trampled by Turtles and “The Captain” Billy Hildebrand, host […]

A Vintage Game Gun for Quail?

Click here to read the full article.By Larry Brown A classic game bird deserves a classic gun. I make my home in northern Wisconsin. That’s grouse and woodcock country, where I and many of my friends tote shotguns older than we are. The same line of thinking also makes sense for the bobwhite and other […]

The Power of Listening

Click here to read the full article.When it comes to training your bird dog, listening – a lot – is the path to more successBy Tom Otto Everything I ever needed to know about dog training I learned from my cousin Jimmy when I was about 12.  At that age I talked – a lot – […]

The New – And New Again – Faces of Upland Hunting

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Purina Pro Plan Brings Expert Bird Dog Advice to 2019 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic

Click here to read the full article. Bird dog owners and enthusiasts will be front and center at the Bird Dog Bonanza Stage during the 2019 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, February 22 to 24 at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. Brought to you by Purina Pro Plan brand dog food and […]

Wild Game Cooking Stage Promises Quail Classic Highlights

Click here to read the full article.By Tom Carpenter It’s hard to surpass the annual popularity of the Wild Game Cooking Stage at National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic. This year promises more of the same: plenty of fun and tons  of flavor for the upland hunter and wild game cook coming to the Schaumburg […]

An Upland Christmas Song

Click here to read the full article.By Edgar Castillo December. Decorations. Christmas. The holiday season is well upon us, including the hustle and bustle that tends to leave us all wishing for more time to enjoy with our family and friends as well as those brief moments in the uplands. Did I mention cheesy holiday […]

Emergency Field First-Aid for Bird Dogs

Click here to read the full article.Being prepared for field emergencies is equally important to having a properly conditioned bird dog. Luckily, most injuries a dog incurs can be readily treated in the field, but knowing how to handle a more serious accident could make a difference in the prognosis for your dog. It’s important […]

Buy and Sell Hunting Dogs

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