No will ever mistake me for a sharpshooting shotgun wizard but I’m not afraid of a hike and I know when to pull the trigger.
She won’t win any field trials but she works fairly close, with a good nose for birds and if I do down one she won’t come back without a mouthful of feathers.
She wasn’t always a bird dog. I haven’t always hunted birds.
No mentors. No trainers. We’ve grown into this together. Teaching each other, continually learning through trial and error.
We’re more than a little unorthodox out there, but we get it done often enough.