A collection of some of my writing on dogs, hunting, and stories from the field. Most of my stories involve either Cooper or Traveller, my Boykin Spaniels, as we hunt all across the US for upland birds and waterfowl.
"But the nicest thing about all this-and why we’re really there is not the birds brought down at all-is just to be away. “To see the elephant and hear the owl” is all there is."
Bonds of Boykinhood
Boykin Spaniel Magazine, July 2022
The bonds we make through our Boykins and surprisingly through social media
A Review of "Idaho Ruffed Grouse Hunting" by Andrew Wayment
A book review of Andrew Wayment's "Idaho Ruffed Grouse Hunting". Honestly, a classic of our time about "the king of game birds"
Why We Go
Boykin Spaniel Magazine, March 2021
This was an older article that was published in the BSS quarterly magazine
A Nimrod's Packing List
Boykin Spaniel Magazine, Jan 2021
The Incomplete Idiot's Guide to packing for a hunting trip. Lessons learned by yours truly.
Bulldog Camps Review - Maine Ruffed Grouse Trip
“Well hell, I’m sure I’ll recognize one when I see one right? I mean I’ve seen enough pictures and watched enough hunting shows to know what they look like, right? Where will they be? How do I find them? How do I hunt them? Will Traveller, my young Boykin Spaniel, pick up the scent?”