Collapse bottom bar

GUN DOG Spotlight: Jim Schiefelbein of Hard Core

by Joe Genzel

What’s in a name? Potentially everything for Jim Schiefelbein. “I loved the name Hard Core,” said Schiefelbein. “It looked like… more »


Top Waterfowl Decoys and Calls for This Season

by Joe Genzel

We were scouting at the end of a very long trip to North Dakota. Are those real geese or fakes… more »


Gun Dog 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

by Gun Dog Online Staff

Let’s face it. That cousin-by-marriage who drew your name for the annual holiday family gift exchange doesn’t know jack about… more »


Breed Profile: The Pudelpointer

by Dave Carty

Goat didn’t want to hunt. The handsome pudelpointer would venture out just a few feet in front of owner Luke… more »


Mossberg Silver Reserve II Review

by Steve Gash

Mossberg has a reputation for producing quality guns at reasonable prices. Enter the refurbished Silver Reserve II. First introduced in… more »


New Loads and Chokes for 2014

by Tony J. Peterson

The evolution of steel shot has been impressive and today’s offerings are light years beyond those of just a decade… more »


CZ 612 Wildfowl Magnum Review

by Steve Gash

Duck hunters ask quite a bit from their shotguns. Give them a bang stick that can take on cold, rainy… more »


Breed Profile: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

by Tony J. Peterson

The origin of the Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever is muddled. The general consensus is they are descendants of 17th… more »


Top Waterfowl Clothing and Accessories for This Season

by Joe Genzel

I can remember jump shooting the shallows of the Illinois River as a 10-year-old kid in a grown man’s pair… more »


Weatherby SA-08 Review

by Steve Gash

Weatherby has become well-known of late for its diverse and ever-changing line of shotguns. Gone are the over/under models like… more »


Fabarms Elos B & Elos B AL Review

by Steve Gash

Fabarms’ Elos B and Elos B AL are typical of European over/unders, but far from ordinary. These 28- and 20-gauge… more »


10 Great Dog Crates & Kennels for 2014

by Jerry Thoms

Whether you run field tests or hunt hardcore, pup needs a safe place for travel. Today’s options are endless, from… more »


13 Great Waterfowl Shotguns for 2014

by John Taylor

Our guns have to stand up to the elements and come up shooting when the birds are over the decoys…. more »


Breed Profile: The American Brittany

by Dave Carty

The best dog I ever owned was a Brittany. Now, I better qualify that. Powder wasn’t my hardest running dog,… more »


GUN DOG Training: The Problem With Sit

by Dave Carty

Virtually all experienced pointing dog trainers will tell you training the command “sit” is a mistake. They’re mostly right on… more »


6 Tips for Keeping Your Gun Dog In Shape

by David Hart

Imagine a buddy showing up at your house at 6 a.m. on a Saturday morning dressed in a running outfit…. more »


10 Great Upland Hunting Boots for This Season

by David Hart

Deer hunters sure have it easy. A short walk to a tree stand, a few hours of sitting in a… more »


Breed Profile: The Irish Setter

by M.J. Nelson

Not long ago, bird hunters viewed the traditional Irish setter with disdain. They were called “Irish airheads”—and worse—by sportsmen convinced… more »


Why You Should Consider German Breeds for Your Next Gun Dog

by Tony J. Peterson

If I arbitrarily threw words like bringselverweiser, toteverbeller and jagd into a conversation, many of you would think I had… more »


Beagling for Bunnies: Choosing Your Next Rabbit Dog

by Chad Mason

Over the course of my bird hunting life, I’ve passed up many shot opportunities at fleeing bunnies in the uplands…. more »