Sunday, 30 March 2014

Duck Opening Water Practice Day

The traditional WGAA Duck Opening Water Practice Day, held on the weekend before duck opening, once again proved a highly popular event for tuning up before the big day. 40 people and 30 dogs once again enjoyed perfect weather and the opportunity to give their dogs some training over a variety of runs, some challenging and some straightforward, on both land and water. L’Epagnuel  Bretons, German Shorthairs, Labradors, Viszlas, Springers and Pointers all participated.
Responsible, sustainable hunting requires that all shot game be retrieved and the handlers in attendance were making certain that their gundogs were ready to fulfil this requirement.

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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Training Day - Change of Date for March

The next training day will be held on Sunday 23rd March at the Melton Botanic Garden (Darlingsford Lake), Melton. Enter the reserve off Collins Rd and follow the track cross country towards the lake. See sidebar on the right for directions via Google Maps. Training commences at 9am and finishes with a BBQ lunch at around 12pm. Anyone with a gundog is welcome.