Welcomed by the sight of my companions--and the wagging tails of Brian's Lab and Llewellin setter
and Steve's two GSPs--we spent the first night in basecamp at 10,700 feet, celebrating the start of our hunt with grilled blue grouse, baked apple pie, a glowing fire and a star-filled canopy.
We also raise chickens (and other birds) and have a Llewellin Setter
Lewis was brought into a pound last month after being spotted wandering the streets.
BUSTER is a 9-year-old Llewellin Setter
owned by Mike Deshore.
Brian had his black Labrador and Llewellin setter
, Steve his German shorthaired pointer, and me with Lincoln.
PUPS, STUD SERVICE : Since 1992 Little River Kennels, NH.
Bill Martin of Eagle River, Alaska, says he is looking forward to hunting in "the lower 48" this year with his Llewellin setter
Little River Kennels, owned and operated by George Gubitose, is located in the lake region of New Hampshire where Gubitose produces four or five litters of Llewellin setter
pups each year.
PUPS, STUD SERVICE: Little River Kennels, NH, Classic New England grouse dog.
PUPS and CHESAPEAKE BAY RETRIEVER PUPS: repeat breeding, call for availability and additional information, (815)276-6776, CHIAUSI RIDGE KENNELS, www.
A kennel located several yards from a human dwelling has the advantage of separating people from dog noise (barking), dog odor (the smell of canine urine and feces) and flies (attracted to dog urine and feces)," notes Vernon Austin, a Llewellin setter
owner, breeder and bird hunter for 50-plus years.