Stories tagged: Dan Hoke
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 5:26 p.m.
Landers: Bird dog training for next season starts now
Bird dogs don’t make time during winter, spring and summer for analyzing films and contemplating improvements to their game before the next hunting season.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013
Landers: Even bird dogs need preseason training, too
Bird dogs are no different than neglected kids. Some turn out OK, but most grow up with troubles that could have been avoided with regular doses of attention. While Eastern …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2012, 6:28 a.m.
Washington’s oldest shooting preserve flush with pheasants
Farms along the Palouse River are well-known for producing bumper crops of wild game birds, but for nearly half a century, Pheasant Valley Preserve has taken bird hunting to a …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2012, 6:26 a.m.
Early-season tips for dogs
Hot, dry weather is hard on dogs, which is why hunters must give special attention to their dogs during early bird-hunting seasons. Based on years of experience, Dan Hoke, veteran …
Sun., March 13, 2011, 8:02 a.m.
Dog trainer stresses importance of all-weather instruction
“Some people say I’m living the dream,” Dan Hoke yelled with a smile from the back of his horse as he trotted into a near blizzard. “Of course, they’re never …