Archive for the 'Field' Category

Ritka Training – First day with no launcher & no check cord

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

This afternoon, I decided to try Ritka on chuckar without using the launchers. I’ve slowly been working to teach Ritka to be steady on her birds. Usually we use bird launchers which lets me control when the birds flush. But someday we need to graduate to loose birds. I put out 3 chucker. I put […]

Ritka Training – shots & frozen birds

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

About 1pm on the Sunday after Thanksgiving we went out to train. We had a nice breeze today from the SW. It is sunny and about 40 F. I had put out two chukar in launchers. We are back to launchers with harness and check cord today. Wesley is going to shoot for me today. […]

Kenna, pigeons and launchers

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

On Saturday I put a pigeon in each of two launchers. I put a quail loose by one of the launchers. This time I used survey tape to mark the position of the launchers. When Kenna first detected the birds, she did not point, but did stop running and work around to try to locate […]