Scott Linden Outdoors

VIDEO: How To Use Food To Train Your Hunting Dog

April 21, 2014
Scott Linden explains why and how he uses food to train his hunting dogs.
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Keep Your Pointing Dog Steady

April 16, 2014
Obscuring your dog’s view of the action might encourage him to move so he can watch the proceedings when you want him to stand still.
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Honorable Bird Hunters Dispatch With Grace

April 12, 2014
It is kind and humane to dispatch your quarry as quickly as possible. Honor your birds and our sport with a little attention to this important detail.
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Hunting Dog Questions And Answers

April 8, 2014
Is it easier for a dog to understand two commands "sit" and "stay" or is it easier to teach a single command for sit and stay? Scott Linden has the answer.
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Essential Gear For Every Bird Hunter

April 2, 2014
Don't start a hunt without the confidence that comes from knowing you have all the necessary gear.
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A Good Hunting Spot Offers More Than Shot Opportunities

March 17, 2014
Headed out on a bird hunt? Consider the whole experience next time you’re loading dogs and guns into the truck.
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Tips for keeping your legs healthy during long bird hunts

March 15, 2014
It starts with minimizing the strain on thigh and calf muscles by stepping over, not on top of, logs and rocks.
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All bird retrieves are "blind"

March 12, 2014
Waterfowl guys have a term called "blind retrieve," where the dog doesn’t actually see the bird drop yet is required to streak right to the duck and bring it back.
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Revise your dog training lexicon

March 7, 2014
Sound-alike conflicts are a major bugaboo. Many of our commands can sound like names. Call your setter "Beau," and he might "whoa" when you want him to hunt on.
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Breaking your gun dog's boredom

February 25, 2014
Make a list of skills you think you have down pat. Then add another column with ways to make them harder, in increments, and you'll keep your dog firing on all eight cylinders.
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