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Scott Linden Outdoors

Acoustics Can Confuse Your Hunting Dog

These days I'll sometimes turn and call or whistle in the opposite direction from my dog so the original sound, and any echoes, are both coming from the vector I want him to take.
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Body Language Is Louder Than Words To Hunting Dogs

Just think before you act, adjust your pace, temper your volume, experiment with the magnitude of your movements, and your dog will get the message.
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VIDEO: Help Your Hunting Dog Handle Pinned Birds

Scott Linden and Buddy explain the best ways to help your hunting dog handle a pinned bird.
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Make A Checklist For Bird Hunting Success

Lists do help. You don't want to be 200 miles from home on bird hunt and realize you forgot your shotgun.
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Hunting Dogs Have One-Track Minds, And That’s A Good Thing

Humans can think in more than one dimension, plan ahead, reason, debate alternatives, and consider abstract concepts. Dogs, for the most part, string thoughts in a linear pattern.
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Shooting The First Bird First Leads To More Birds

Too often when we try for a double, it means two misses. We often start looking for a second bird before we’ve shot the first.
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Learn To Speak The Language Of Hunting Dog Games

Thinking about playing some of the dog games? Field trial, hunt test, NSTRA or NAHRA, each has its merits. These terms will help you fit in a bit faster.
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VIDEO: Train Your Hunting Dog One Skill At A Time

Dog training is an important task for both the hunter and the dog. Here a few tips to make mastery a little easier.
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Proper Head And Eye Technique Will Make You A Better Shotgunner

Bird hunting is a lot easier when you understand and practice the fundamentals of shooting.
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Three First Aid Tips For Your Hunting Dog

He may not go blind, but your hunting dog will not perform at his best, if at all, when something lodges in his eye.
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