Training Your Bird Dog in the Offseason

Man out fishing on a boat with his hunting dog

A lot of waterfowlers will wait until opening morning for their dog’s first boat ride of the year. To avoid any mishaps with your dog, try bringing it with you the next time you go fishing. Make sure your dog understands that there are rules that have to be followed while riding in a boat. Here’s how taking your dog fishing can help you when duck hunting season opens.