Clays & Game Birds

You’ve landed on the upland page. Here you will find information on dog training (retrievers, spaniels, and pointers), upland hunting, and clay shooting sports (trap, skeet, sporting clays).

CLAYS & TRAP
Certifications
National Sporting Clays Association
NRA Certified Coach
Facilities
Cardinal Shooting Center (OH)
Missouri Trapshooters Association
IDNR World Shooting Complex (IL)
Rend Lake Shooting Complex (IL)
Organizations
Amateur Trapshooting Association
National Shooting Sports Foundation
National Sporting Clays Association
Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation
USA Clay Target League
USA Shooting

*UPLAND HUNTING*
Media
Bird Dogs Afield
Endless Migration
Gun Dog magazine
Project Upland
Wingshooting USA
Organizations
Disabled Outdoorsmen
Ducks Unlimited
Her Wilderness
Pheasants Forever
Quail Forever
Rough Grouse Society
Ultimate Upland

*DOG EQUIPMENT*
Bike Tow leash– great for roading 1-2 dogs
ComfortFlex Harness
Dakota Kennels
Dog Powered Scooter– great for roading 1-4 dogs
Dogs Unlimited
Gun Dog Supply
Gunner Kennels
Leerburg
Orvis
Ruff Wear
Ugly Dog Hunting

*POINTING DOGS*
These versatile hunting dogs were bred to point and retrieve gamebirds, retrieve waterfowl, find and retrieve rabbits and game animals, and track injured game. They are generally easy to train and are natural hunters.
Breeds
American Brittany- AKC, ABC
German Longhaired Pointer- AKC, GLPCA, DL-GNA
German Shorthaired Pointer- AKC, GSPCA, NADKC
German Wirehaired Pointer- AKC, GWPCA, VDD-GNA
Pudlepointer- AKC, NAPPA, PCNA
Spinone Italiano- AKC, SCA
Weimaraner- AKC, WCA
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon (korthals)- AKC, AWPGA
Wirehaired Vizsla- AKC, WHVCA
Vizsla- AKC, NVA
Hunt Tests & Sports
AKC Pointing Test
North American Diving Dogs
North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association– Point & Water Retrieve
Training
Higgins Gundogs
Leerburg
Orvis Ronnie Smith Videos
Ronnie Smith Kennels
Smith Method
Standing Stone Kennels
Willow Creek Kennels

*RETRIEVERS & SPANIELS*
These dogs were developed to flush and retrieve gamebirds, and retrieve waterfowl. They are generally easy to train and make excellent hunting, service, and therapy dogs.
Breeds
American Water Spaniel- AKC, AWSC
Boykin Spaniel- AKC, BSCBAA
Chesapeake Bay Retriever- AKC, ACC
Curly-Coated Retriever- AKC, CCRCA
English Cocker Spaniel- AKC, ECSCA
English Springer Spaniel- AKC, ESSFTA
Flat-Coated Retriever- AKC, FCRSA
Golden Retriever- AKC, GRCA
Labrador Retriever- AKC, LRC
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever- AKC, NSDTRC
Poodle- AKC, PCA, Upland Poodle
Hunt Tests & Sports
AKC Retriever Hunt Test
AKC Upland Flushing (spaniel) Test
North American Diving Dogs
Training
Cornerstone Gun Dog Academy
Leerburg
Stonnie Dennis Training
Wild Rose Kennels
Wild Rose Kennels Puppy Videos