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I am still only shooting pointed grouse with my young dogs. This morning, I had a season high seven grouse flushes but Trey and Lilly only pointed two, I missed one, killed one. They were all singles and it seems to be mostly all big older birds both here in PA and West VA. My [...]

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I didn’t take many photos on my Montana bird hunt. Here’s one of me and I’m Lucky 3. Aka trey. Deuces son and heir to the Lucky cover boy legacy as my 6th generation of bird dogs from my first setter Tina. I love him. He pointed Sage, Sharptail, and Huns and ran like the [...]

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I leased 15 acres and a local farmer planted 2 bags of sunflower for me to attract doves and serve as feed and cover. It holds birds I miss or aren’t calling back to my mini preserve and it looks great. I used certified seed which was 60 per 50 vs 35 for standard black [...]

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As we bird hunt the big loop thru Montana we’ve met a lot of great people and many customers. Raining today and I’m in need of rest. 8 miles a day is tough on me. A longtime LCS customer, Pat from Helena, offered to lend us a hand yesterday. He had introduced himself after seeing [...]

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If you want to try hunting Montana, there is lots of open hunting land. State, federal, BLM and more but be ready to walk 6 to 12 miles a day. My Garmin Vivofit shows an average day for me. It is a great tool not just for hunting but daily motivation. So easy to use, [...]

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As we bird hunt the big loop thru Montana we have met a lot of great people and many customers. Today, it is raining and I am in need of rest. These 8 miles a day are tough on me. A longtime LCS Customer, Pat from Helena, offered to lend us a hand yesterday, he [...]

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Greetings from Montana. I’m about to realize a lifetime dream of hunting wild birds out west with my own dogs!  I will be gone for 3 weeks and hope to keep my friends posted here on Bucks blog. This photo by Dave Brown is of my string of Lion Country Setters resting along the Big [...]

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At last, the tomatoes in my garden are beginning to ripen. They’ve been slow due to our recent monsoon-like rains coupled with the cooler fallish temps. Plus they went in late. And I grow types that ripen late. Though the plants are somewhat challenged, I feel confident. Look, here comes the sun. I grew many [...]

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Congratulations to Longtime LCS friend and former employee Randy Barger on his retirement from Penn State today! All his girls at the dairy barn will miss him. They called him udder magic man. He has cooked the pig at our bird dog days in years past. This will be our 15th annual Bird Dog days [...]

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