There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing a good bird dog in action. From puppies-in-training to the masters-in-action, we here at Gun Dog love seeing our hunting buddies do what they do best. With 2013 drawing to a close, its time to showcase some of the best reader submitted photos of the year. You’ve sent us the photos, we’ve tracked them and now we pick the best of the year.
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GUN DOG’s Best Reader Photos of 2013by | November 18th, 2013 0
Gun Dog reader Adam Price sent in this photo of his 7-month-old Lab, Ace, right after retrieving some decoys.Annie Mae
The old girl's still got it. Gun Dog reader Thomas Meagher sent in this photo of his 11-year-old English cocker, Annie Mae, after a Wisconsin woodcock hunt.Atlas
Andrew Hotton sent in this photo of his 2-year-old Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, Atlas, training in the Rio Grande.Ava
Business as usual. Hannah Ferree sent in this shot of her 1-year-old GWP, Ava, working hard in the field during a hunt in Canada.Casey
Ian Pizey shared this photo of his hunting partner, Casey, a 4-year-old German shorthaired pointer, during a recent hunt in South Dakota.Cash
Good boy. Gun Dog reader Travis Nissley sent in this photo of his 7-month-old black Lab, Cash, showing why dogs are truly Man's Best Friend.Cash
Gun Dog reader Chad Davis sent over this picture of 8-week-old Cash, a British Labrador, checking his master's waders for any leaks.Goose
Our first winner of our 2013 Gun Dog Puppies calendar giveaway was Sarah-Beth Hudson, who shared this photo of her boyfriend, Russ, and their 17-week-old Deutsch Kurzhaar, Goose, enjoying our favorite publication.Griff
Reader Rhonda Price sent in this great photo of her 10-month-old wirehaired pointing griffon, Griff, on point.Loki
Derek Dirubbo sent in this awesome shot of his 6-month-old GSP, Loki, out for an early morning swim.Oliver
Gun Dog reader Graham Etches sent in this great photo of his 3-year-old golden retriever, Oliver.Puppies!
Everybody loves puppies, which is what makes this one of the best photos of the year. As the saying goes, a picture is truly worth a thousand words.Ruger
Now that is a tired pup. Josh and Jennifer O'Dell sent in this photo of their 8-week-old Elhew English pointer, Ruger, taking a snooze with some of his favorite things.Scarlett
Barbara Blauvelt submitted this photo of Scotiapride Tollers Scarlett, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, at 4 months old. Visit her page at Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers visit us at scotiapridetollers.comThunder
Someone's ready to hunt. C.W. Jones sent in this photo of his 7-week-old black Lab puppy, Thunder, who is apparently eager to get out in the field.