Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to visit Wildrum Kennels in northwest Wisconsin. Having met the owner, Ray, and his family this past summer in Idaho, I was thrilled to spend more time with them and get to know their posse of Wirehaired Pointing Griffons... For those of you who follow my Instagram account, you already know that Ray also has a litter of pups right now (10!) so it didn't take much convincing to get me on a plane!Read More
Summer seemed to fly by faster than usual this year! Between guiding, managing the fly shop, Lava Lake social media, and odd jobs thrown in here and there, sleep was definitely not a priority. One of my best friends from high school and a friend of my sister's lived with our family while they interned for the ranch, which was a complete blast! Our house was most definitely packed...Read More
Hello to the beanstream!
Ray Wolfram of Wildrum Kennels here as a guest blogger on Phoebe's great site. We are excited to be working with Phoebe and the beanstream to bring the upland community useful and entertaining content.
Everyone who knows Phoebe, knows that her love for a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon named Ginger runs deep. This is where the connection between Phoebe & I was formed - a common interest in a great breed of bird dog. So... Compliments of a crazy little concept called hashtags on Instagram, here we are blogging for the beanstream...Read More
Mays Pond is a quail hunting plantation located near Monticello, Florida, that has been in the Perkins family for generations. I was fortunate enough to be invited by Nancy and Dave to go down last week with them; after hearing about it for most of my life, I was beyond thrilled to be able to experience what Mays Pond was all about...Read More
“What kind of dog is that?” This is a question I am frequently asked when out with my griffon, Ginger. The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, also called the Korthals Griffon in the UK, is a pointing dog known as the “4-wheel drive of hunting dogs.” Although less common here in the States, the griffon is becoming better...Read More
The end of Daylight Savings Time, though it’s only been one measly week since the change, has proven to be both a blessing and a curse. I’m grateful for early morning sun because it not only helps me get out of bed, but also makes it easier to get in a quick duck hunt before heading to the office. However, coming home at...Read More