How It All Began I’ve been bird hunting about 9 years. It all started with my love of shotgun shooting and outdoor writers who filled my daydreams with glorious fall bird hunts. I began guiding 2 years ago, after being a volunteer at the Grand Rapids RGS chapter youth days at Pine Hill. Whether handling…Details
My Interests I am an avid outdoorsman, athlete and conservationist. I was raised in Southern Michigan chasing pheasant with my father on my family’s farm and have lived in the Upper Peninsula, Alaska, Traverse City and now Lowell Michigan. I had the opportunity to chase large and small game in locations throughout the country. The…Details
VJP Training Day at Pine Hill Recently we hosted the Great Lakes Chapter of the VDD-GNA for a training day at Pine Hill on the Big Prairie Farm. Although the training days are mostly to help prepare dogs and their handlers for the upcoming tests they often become a FUN social event allowing like minded…Details
With most hunting seasons now closed keeping your dog active throughout the winter can be a challenge. Cold, ice, wind, and snow can be a major deterrent for us but rarely is it a turnoff for our furry companions. Perhaps a few of these fun activities will motivate you to spend some more time in…Details
Michigan Bird Hunting Michigan Bird Hunting was in the air last week. We sure had a great time out there! As you can see from the pictures we had an amazing hunt. Bird hunting in Michigan is highly dependent on the weather. Let’s face it, If it’s really cold outside do you really want to…Details
Great day in the field working multiple breeds and styles!
8 month old Fritz with his first point! Justin you have a great gun dog in the making! Looming forward to working with both of you!
Here is a view above the kennel of current snow conditions at the kennel! Not much longer and we will be able to access the field! Picture courtesy of our friend Toby. Thank you!
Come check out Great Lakes Sport Dog Events! They are excellent opportunities to keep veteran dogs sharp and provide young or new hunting dogs exposure!