My new little dog, Frenchie, Petit Basset Griffon Verdeen ( PBGV) found this deer tonight. She is only 4 1/2 months old and has been doing well in training. We would have found this doe in the morning without the dog but I thought she did well. Dark, flashlights and strangers and only about 200 yards through some thick brush. I have great hopes for her! It was great to see you the other night.
|Lee with Frenchie and recovered deer|
The same training technique was used by Don Dickerson, a member of the United Blood Trackers from Michigan. Don's tracking partner is Gunner (Gunther von Moosbach-Zuzelek, a 2009 Billy/Gilda son).
Hi Jolanta and John,
Attached are a couple of pictures of a 6 pt buck that Gunner found last night, 10-14-2010, I thought you and John might enjoy seeing them.
The deer was shot with a bow by a very good friends' son right before dark. It was a good hit, good blood and the deer went about 400yards. Not a difficult track, but Gunner did a good job and it was good training for him. Gunner was very excited and "claimed" the buck as his own when he found it :-).
Things are about ready to really get rolling here in Michigan, cooler temps are forecast for the weekend so looking forward to a lot of calls.I will keep you posted. Having so much fun with my dog, thank you to you and John for starting all of this for so many.
|Don with Gunner at the end of training line|
A big thank you to Lee and Don for sharing their stories and pictures.