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A show-off with natural bird sense and spot-on ability, a 4 ½-year-old ticked liver-and-white male English Cocker named “Ike” delivered a perfect balance of independence and teamwork to win the National Open Cocker Championship.
Consistent, quality bird hunting, determination and endurance in multiple National Shoot to Retrieve Association (NSTRA) field trials gave a 4 ½-year-old orange-and-white female English Setter named “Jill” the most points ever recorded.
A gorgeous 4 ½-year-old brown brindle female Plott Hound named “Legs” continued her streak of consistency in a truly outstanding year of coonhound bench shows to win the 2021 UKC World Championship in September in Peru, Indiana.
Winning the 2021 Meeker Classic was the crown jewel for “Alice,” a 9 ½-year-old rough black-ticked tricolor Border Collie. One of the toughest sheepdog competitions in North America, arguably the world, drew a large entry of 170 teams.
A powerful, far-ranging 7 ½-year-old male Vizsla named “Scout” in 2021 won two Vizsla National Championships, a Runner-Up Vizsla Championship, an all-breed open shooting dog championship, and was a Runner-Up regional Vizsla shooting dog championship.
A forward-running, powerful 9-year-old white-and-orange male English Setter named “Mac” affirmed his elite status as an exceptional cover dog with his eighth championship win, setting a record making Mac the winningest cover dog in history.
It was a near clean sweep for a 7 ½-year-old liver-and-white male German Wirehaired Pointer named “Quinn” at the 2020 and 2021 German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America (GWPCA) National and National Amateur Championships.
A spunky red pup named “Ginger” chosen by Tate and Jenny Martinsen in 2008 to be his first hunting companion on the prairies of South Dakota turned out to have natural talent as a versatile hunting dog that would shape and change his life.