Capons by Bob Ford

November 20, 2017

I was recently in one of those fancy grocery stores. You know the kind, they are designed for the person that has lots of time, and they are wanting to make grocery shopping an experience. I was there for the...
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Dog Bells for Every Range & Tone

October 26, 2017

Do you use a dog bell? These days, GPS tracking collars have become somewhat popular for good reason, as they are valuable for finding dogs that have run out of sight of the hunter or trainer. But some hunters are...
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Pheasants Forever Youth Hunt

October 26, 2017

I had a very memorable hunt with my 14 year old son, Hunter recently. Pheasants Forever conducts a youth hunt annually to keep the sport alive and in front of our youth. Tim Rowan the Youth coordinator for this specific...
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Garmin Software Update - October 23 2017

October 23, 2017

Garmin just released a new software update for the Garmin DriveTrack 70 LMT. This update was to address some pairing issues that the DriveTrack 70 was having pairing with the Astro 320, Astro 430, and the Alpha 100 heldhelds. Software...
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Halloween by Bob Ford

October 16, 2017

Halloween, quite honestly, is not what it was when I was a kid. Back then, you wore a homemade costume, or if your parents had some extra money to throw around, a store bough one, made from what appeared to...
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Garmin Software Updates 10/12/2017

October 12, 2017

Garmin released a few small updates for the Garmin Alpha 100, Garmin Astro 430, and the T5/TT15 Mini Collars today (10/12/17). These updates can be found on Garmin Express. Below is a list of the changes. Alpha 100 software version...
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PA North Central Pheasants Forever Chapter 630 Youth Safety Day

September 29, 2017

I had the opportunity to attend the PA North Central Pheasants Forever Chapter 630 youth safety day on September 24th, 2017. Chapter 630 covers Elk county and all surrounding counties. This non-profit conservation organization is highly dedicated to our youth...
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Puppies by Bob Ford

September 08, 2017

Puppies can come pretty easy. I know a guy that was handling a female beagle for his friend at a field trial (in licensed beagle field trials the females do not run with the males). She was due to go...
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Blank Ammo and Starter Pistol Round Up for Dog Trainers

August 28, 2017

One of the first jobs you have when training a hunting dog is to make sure he or she is not gun shy. Hunting dogs are smart creatures. But they are also sensitive - their hearing is a lot more...
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Sophisticated by Bob Ford

August 16, 2017

My wife is more sophisticated than I am. Granted, this is as obvious as a horsefly on a powdered donut hole to anyone that knows me. You see, my wife, Renee, travels a lot for her work at the university....
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Garmin August 2nd Software Updates

August 05, 2017

On August 2nd Garmin released software updates for the Garmin Alpha 100, Garmin Astro 430, and for the T5 and TT15 GPS collars. These updates can be downloaded to your systems using Garmin's updater: Garmin Express. Below you will your...
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Pennsylvania Summer Pheasant Report

July 24, 2017

Pennsylvania has been without any truly wild pheasant for several years. With a hunter's only option to see a pheasant was in areas that were stocked. This will finally come to an end this fall. Wild birds will be hunted...
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