Max & I got out for 2 hrs this morning & had some fun. I stopped by my friends & got her to take a picture of us !
Max slamed for this one ! Beautiful point ! next bird we bumped & the last bird was as perfect as the first with his point . I just could not get in for a shot & the bird flushed while trying . Great Time ! I never tire of this !
Thank's Pixie Bee ! Here are a couple more photo's. one of max back home with his bird & one to show the type cover we primarily hunt in. I am over 6 ft so getting through it can be tuff at times. It shows that when max is on point & "little" ole me is trying to find may way through that he is rock solid on his point so not to bump the bird. You can tell we had off for the last month due to deer season. He looks a little chubby .
Thank's Rowdy's dad , This is the type cover we hunt. I am off until the 1st of Jan. so it will be all for Max ! I did hear possibility of some snow the weekend I hope it holds as the conditions are perfect. Except for a little wind right now. Heading back out in a little while .
I will tell Max because it's all him ! We went to one of our favorite pieces of state land. Last year in this spot we had a day that consisted of 9 grouse flushed in a little over an hour.For here that is a lot of flush's. Yesterday went like this cold but beautiful blue sky. Again approx. 2 hrs in the woods.Max was maybe 30yrds to my right in heavy cover bell a jingling. Two grouse get up & out of there in two different directions. I marked both birds. Max was busy hunting in any case when we made it to where the birds were . max slams for a second goes a little more slams again then a little more and then right back to work. We went for the first marked bird and Max had him .I couldn't put it together.I am getting old what can I say Made a hook & tried to locate the second marked bird with no luck. I always say I should keep a diary of all the spots we have here in the leatherstocking region of NY. I keep them in my head !
I see your from Montana. In the early 80's I did a hunt in Winnet Montana Whitetail &Antelope. There were a lot of birds. There were guy's in our camp that were bird hunters.
But back to your regret of creating a journal. Every year I to say I will start one. Haven't yet ! I do the grouse & woodcock log for the DEC every year though.