PHEASANT DOGS

PHEASANT DOGS

by Keith R. Crowley
by Keith R. Crowley

DON’T LET YOUR DOG READ THIS BOOK.


But maybe you should.

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Stay one step ahead of your eager young Lab, German shorthair, springer, setter, golden, cocker, Chessie, Brittany, Braque Francais, draht, pudelpointer, English pointer, vizsla—and any other breed with a nose for roosters. Immerse yourself in more than 500 collective years of practical training know-how and experience—from top professionals and from avid hunters like you.

Publication October 1, 2018

Order this spectacular new book now: durable and handsome hardcover, 368 pages, featuring hundreds of gorgeous color photos of pheasant dogs at home and in the field. Only $59.95 for the standard edition; $250 for the collector’s leather-bound deluxe limited edition of 50 copies, each one signed and numbered by the author.

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A QUICK SAMPLE

of the many, many wonderful voices in this book
CECIL BELL

“I called her El Destructo. She’d chew anything, absolutely anything. She’d attack the handle on the oven—anything she could chew she’d chew. And it cost me thousands of dollars. She’s probably the most expensive dog I’ve ever had in my life. Car interiors, beds, quilts, kitchen appliances. Yep. And a whole California king mattress. There wasn’t a piece that was bigger than 50 cents. But she’s really fun. She’s got a fun personality. She’s a character.”

BOB CIULLA

“All of my dogs, they live in the house. They’ve never been overnight in a trailer, none of my five dogs. And they have all slept in our bed. [laughing] We hardly ever are away from them, ever. They’re just family, they’re just part of the family. I call this truck my $40,000 dog kennel because they live in the back seat. When I bought the truck I folded the back seats up and that’s it, they’ve never been folded back down. [laughing]

DEAN DAWSON

“A retriever just lives for the retrieve. There’s nothing better than putting feathers in their mouth. I just want them coming back, you know? And so, if I walk past five but the two we shot come back I’m good with that, so I’ll always have a retriever, not versus a pointer. Nothing against pointers. I’ve hunted with a lot of them, too. I always just make sure I have a retriever to bring the birds back when I’m hunting with a pointer. [laughing]

TOM DOKKEN

“I think success means getting the dog to end up working the way you want them to work. And you can either have them working with you and for you—or you can have them working against you. So, the whole key is you always start off by doing something fun. When you’re training, they need to know when it’s break time, so it’s fun because this is your time. Hey, whatever we’re doing, let’s make a lot of fun. So, you always start off with something fun, a little bit of work, fun, a little work, fun, a little work, fun. And you always put them away after doing something fun.

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CHAPTER 3

BOB CIULLA

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CHAPTER 13

EMY MARIER

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CHAPTER 23

JOHN ZEMAN

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Printed in Tennessee by skilled American craftsmen on quality stock milled in Wisconsin.

Standard Edition $59.95
  • Durable laminated hardcover
  • 368 pages, all color
  • 8.5 x 11 inches on thick matte stock
  • Fully illustrated with hundreds of original photos
  • ISBN 9780999309346

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Limited Edition $250.00
  • Deluxe leather-bound edition limited to 50 copies signed and numbered by the author, gold-embossed flying pheasant on cover, satin bookmark ribbon, with gilded page edges
  • 368 pages, all color
  • 8.5 x 11 inches on thick matte stock
  • Fully illustrated with hundreds of original photos
  • ISBN 9780999309346

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