Scott Linden Outdoors

Scott Linden Profile PictureScott Linden is widely known as one of the foremost media interpreters of outdoor pursuits. His passion for the subject, experience as an educator, performer and writer combine to make the woods and waters an enjoyable experience for everyone. He is the creator and host of Wingshooting USA television series, a popular seminar presenter, and popular blogger at Scott's new book What the Dogs Taught Me was released in June, 2013.

Wingshooting USA is the most-watched upland bird hunting television show in the world, airing on seven networks and reaching over 280 million homes. He also authors columns for Quail Forever and Ruralite magazines, designs dog care and training gear, consults with apparel and equipment manufacturers on product development, and serves as a technical advisor and stock footage supplier to network TV and feature-film productions.

Scott lives near Bend, Oregon, with wife Karen Bandy, various cats, horses and wild critters, and hunting partners Buddy and Manny, German wirehaired pointers.

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A Training Tool Every Dog Hunter Needs

Created to solve the myriad problems dog owner-trainers face, the Real Bird Bumper is the result of Scott Linden's own experience in hunt tests and hunting coverts.
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"What The Dogs Taught Me" Offers Great Tips For Dog Hunters

Scott Linden is known for his creative approach to dog training. His book, What the Dogs Taught Me, has turned heads with its innovative way of looking at how dogs think and learn.
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Gear I Like: Peet Shoe Dryer

Dry boots, a seemingly-minor creature comfort is thanks to a propane-fueled Peet shoe dryer. One of a growing family of dryers from this venerable company, this version might be the handiest of the lot.
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Pack A Goodie/First Aid Bag For Your Hunting Dog

You may never need it, but you’ll hunt with more confidence knowing you could take care of your dog in the field. It’s the least you can do for him.
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Your Hunting Dog Could Win You A Mossberg Over-Under

Proud of your dog? Show it by sharing a photo and you could see him in the Fiocchi ammunition catalog!
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Help Raise Money For Conservation, Canines And Kids Groups

How often do you get to spend someone else’s money when donating to conservation, hunting dog rescue, and youth groups?
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Bird Dogs Seek Instruction In Hunter's Face

Look in the direction you want your dog to go in the field. A cooperative dog will try to put your face behind him. Want him to change direction? Just turn that way.
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Kansas Bird Hunting And A Mossberg Over-Under

Kansas bird hunting is a blast! Lower costs, longer hours, bigger bag.
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Real Bird Bumper Is a Great Bird Dog Training Tool

Your dog’s performance was, well, less than stellar. Maybe it’s time to go back to school with a new training tool: Scott Linden’s Real Bird Bumper.
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Tips To Calm Hyper Hunting Dogs

Staying cool and calm is a better way to interact with hyper dogs. Anticipate stress-inducers, heading them off before they impact your dogs’ behavior, by maintaining your own cool head and actions.
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