Sunday, October 7, 2007

Mattie's First Bird Hunt

Brian took Mattie on her first (successful) bird hunt last Friday with his friend Jonathan. It took Mattie a little while to catch on to what she was suppose to do, but then she was a fantastic bird-dog! Here are some photos of her first retrieval of a grouse.

Jonthan decided to help her show off in the last photo.

Besides bird hunting there was also jeep adventures (which means getting stuck and being 5 hours late for dinner)...and some riding on a bulldozer left behind for the weekend.

Here's Brian pointing at the jeep (after it broke down) before starting the 8 mile trek back to the truck and trailer. Go figure it wouldn't make the 20 mile round trip...

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