The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training
A realistic guide to training close-working gun dogs for today's tight cover conditions. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BIRD DOG TRAINING explains how to train a bird dog to hunt at a pace that suits a man walking, and to point and hold birds with all the elegance and style of a field trial champion. It combines successful traditional methods with modern electronic techniques to show how the nation's top professional gun dog trainers develop reliable hunting dogs that are easy to control, exciting to watch, and stylish on point. The author has traveled around the United States for more than thirty years studying how the top professional gun dog trainers develop the most dependable and enjoyable hunting dogs, and passing that information along to readers. Here he provides everything a reader needs to know to train stylish pointing dogs for hunting on foot.
- Hardback | 232 pages
- 160 x 237.2 x 25.9mm | 526.18g
- 01 Dec 2000
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- The Lyons Press
- Guilford, United States
About Jerome B. Robinson
JEROME B. ROBINSON was Gun Dog editor of Sports Afield magazine for more than twenty years and now writes the gun dog column for Field & Stream. He is the author of Hunt Closel, Training the Hunting Retriever, In the Turkey Woods, and The Field & Stream Guide to Deer Hunting. Robinson lives in the New Hampshire grouse woods with his wife, Sherrill, a photographer, and their bird dogs.