#246 | Grouse and Grouse Dog Q & A with Fritz Heller Part 1

Episode 241

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Nick Larson

Nick Larson is the host and creator of the Birdshot Podcast. He and his family, which includes a pair of English setters, reside in Minnesota where he grew up and fell in love with the outdoors. Naturally, his favorite pursuit is upland bird hunting dating back 25+ years from his humble beginnings as a “partridge” hunter. Today, he chases adventure across the uplands wherever his bird dogs and the people he connects with inspire him to go.

Fritz Heller returns to the show for a grouse season update and a listener Q & A session on all things grouse hunting and grouse dogs.

Show Highlights:

  • Stick in the eye… ouch!
  • Ranger shooting glasses (Phantom 2.0)
  • Should I get off the trail with my dog?
  • How do I keep my flushing dog from ranging too far
  • Functionally steady and whistle sits
  • Don’t over handle your young grouse dog
  • Can I slow my dog down?
  • The American cocker 


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