Video: Dogmen

Explore the past, present, and future of African American dog handlers on quail plantations in the Deep South through the eyes of an up-and-coming dog trainer and advocate for inclusion in the outdoors. Durrell Smith should be familiar to our Orvis . . .

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Podcast: The Finer Points of Picking a Pup with Tyla Kuhn

Reid joins Tyla Kuhn of Sunsage Sporting Dogs to discuss the health and genetic testing criteria and standards that should accompany a new puppy. Tyla, a longtime breeder of both English Cocker Spaniels and German Shorthair Pointers, explores . . .

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Podcast: In Memoriam – Leigh H. Perkins, Sr.

In reflecting on the passing of Leigh H. Perkins, Sr., Reid shares a story he wrote about the legacy of the Perkins family, and the history of Orvis under their ownership. This story, first published in Covey Rise Magazine (Dec/Jan 2017) was the result of . . .

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What Do Hunting Dogs Do During the Off-Season?

From mid-September through mid-February, it’s “game on” for our hunting dogs. During that time, our team of Brittanys spends two solid months in pursuit of ruffed grouse and woodcock in Wisconsin before heading south . . .

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