Annual Traveling Wingshooter Forecast

A continued run of favorable weather in many parts of the country has set the table for an outstanding upland gamebird hunting season in 2016. here’s a time to pine for the good ‘ol [...]

What’s the Best Way to Train Your Pointing Dog?

POINTING DOG POINTERS March 2018 By Bob and Jody Iler When it comes to the training methods that are used today to develop a pointing dog – we’ve come a long way, baby! With many good videos, [...]

Limits Too Quick

by Steve Smith You turn away from the truck and cut the dog loose. She streaks toward the horizon, which is a long way off because this is the Ft. Pierre National Grasslands, and it’s the opening [...]

First Season Series–Challenges: To Retrieve or Not to Retrieve?

POINTING DOG POINTERS February 2018 By Bob and Jody Iler Last in our series of first season challenges is the issue of retrieving – one that often causes great concern in some of our dedicated [...]

March April 2018, Vol.26 No.2

The Magic of Puppies By Tom Davis Dear Young Hunter… By Jim McLennan Puppy Tips By Steve Del Rossi Will I be a Grouse Hunter, Grandpa? By Frank Jezioro Good Years, Bad Years By Steve Smith Bona [...]


by Bridget Plott This is our story about Ernie, our HRCH titled, eight-year-old German shorthaired pointer. Showdowns Erneut Machen, “Ernie,” was delivered to us in the fall of 2009.  We made the [...]

First Season Series– Challenges : The Dog that Quits Hunting

Pointing Dog Pointer by Bob and Jody Iler, Green Valley Kennels   As your pup’s first hunting season draws to a close, some challenges may have popped up—these issues are normal and give us the [...]

January February 2018, Vol.26 No.1

The Natural By Tom Davis Graveyard Coveys By Tim Talbert Altai Hok Grouse By Ken MacDonald Season’s Last Hunt By Frank Jezioro Stuff We Should – and Shouldn’t Do By Steve Smith [...]

First Season Series: Challenges

POINTING DOG POINTERS November 2017 By Bob and Jody Iler In last month’s column, we encouraged you to develop the “eye of the tiger” in your young pointing dog in his first season. Finding birds [...]

Vol. 25 No. 6

A Feeling Like Victory By Tom Davis Decision Time By Steve Smith The Beaten Path By Tracy McClain Photo Essay Tough Everyone Has a Favorite Hunting Buddy By Frank Jezioro The Traveling [...]

Pointing Dog Pointer: The Eye of the Tiger

First Season Series By Bob and Jody Iler For us, the most exciting and rewarding part of gun dog training is to watch that pup that didn’t know anything turn into one that has the “eye of the [...]