Monthly Archives: December 2018

Duck and Quail Gumbo

Recipe by Melissa Warren – owner of Wildrose Rosie Quail and duck are the perfect ingredients for a dark-roux gumbo. I like making a flavorful stock from the carcass of a leftover Thanksgiving turkey with the bones of the duck … Continue reading

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Developing My Gun Dog Notebook Through The Wildrose Way

An Excerpt from The Gun Dog Notebook By Durrell L. Smith   What is it about The Wildrose Way?  For me, the Wildrose Way served as the foundation for my understanding. Since I did not grow up hunting, dogs were … Continue reading

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Double Dog

By Guy C. Billups Wildrose Texas On a late season hunt John Murphy, trainer, Wildrose Texas, and I shot down two pairs of mallards on an icy morning. Captured above. June and Mojo were able to demonstrate the convenience of … Continue reading

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Wildrose Augustus of Oakhurst, TR, ADC, MT – Winner, 2018 Double Gun Retriever Classic & Winner, 2018 Bahamas Coconut Retriever Championship

  How a Champion is Born and Raised By Dr. Ben W. McClelland Just over three years ago when Hattie Billups went to Wildrose’s puppy pickin’ of a Deke and Mira litter, she didn’t get to pick one. After the other … Continue reading

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“Birds Up!”

By Mike Stewart Wildrose Kennels Increasingly, we see the resurgence of the popularity of hunting quail.  Decades ago quail populations dwindled in the wild which, in turn, led to a decreased opportunity for the wingshooter to experience the excitement of … Continue reading

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Wildrose Carolinas Update

We have been busy at Wildrose Carolinas with a lot of activity: Currently we have 15 dogs in training right now in all stages from obedience/adventure dog to basic and advanced gundog and all are progressing well. In October, our … Continue reading

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