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As a rule my old wildlife biologist friend Steve “woodcock” Liscinsky always said “stay out of the woods with your dog the whole month of May”. I usually say June too as these 2 months are when nesting birds and other critters are most vulnerable to disturbances. Instead, we enjoy Springtime foraging that starts with [...]

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I came to my senses and I have decided that I am selling two puppies. This is a touch decision as I usually keep two but after six weeks of managing pups and my own four dogs, I think reality has set in. These pups are 6 weeks old now and will be ready to [...]

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My young friend Colton Barger hit the jackpot last week hunting for Morel Mushrooms! They were really late coming up this year in PA and you may still find some. Get your dog and get to tramping in the woods.(tick spray is essential in most of morel country as tiny nymphal stage ticks are hard to [...]

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Here’s another photo that my good friend and legendary grouse hunting icon Roger Hoover just sent from the Florida  Keys.  Roger said he practices catch and eat, not release, like on the little Juanita River.  Anyone who has been around him has learned that Roger knows how to enjoy life.  He spent his life in [...]

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My friend Jimmy Chambers sent this photo of his young setter being whoa broke. I’ll ask Jimmy to explain how he does it here in a blog post. He just retired and plans to work young dogs for clients soon. Nice looking young dog Jimmy! -Buck

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The puppies are doing great and Speed is still being a great mom! She is still keeping everything clean for now though that will change soon. Just two days ago their eyes opened and they are now stumbling around and are also starting to bark which is pretty entertaining. We are handling each puppy every [...]

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I want to tell you about Jessica Mayes’ new business called Advanced Animal Reproductive Services.  She collected Deuce and artificially bred Speed when she had spurned his best advances.  She came to my kennel, tested him first for sperm count then came back and bred them twice while I was away and charged a very [...]

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I love springtime! Here’s a nice smallie – 19 1/2 inches that I caught yesterday on my favorite river.  My longtime friend and Legendary outdoorsman Johnny Corr took this photo and is always great company. There is so much to do around here but fishing for smallmouth bass on the rivers is my favorite. I [...]

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I picked a bunch of them while fishin’ for brookies at my grouse camp yesterday. North PA has leek festivals or stink festivals at this time if year.  Ramps, beer, brookies and turkey hunting have just kicked in so it’s busy time here in Buck’s world! That’s my super bird dog, Deuce’s sister Rosa. She [...]

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Here is a video of Lion Country’s Speedstar aka Speed with her newborn litter. She is a great mom!

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