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Client Photo Gallery

Some of our clients share pictures of hunting trips, competition and other activities they enjoy with their dogs.  It's a fairly long page, but one we're very proud of.  There are some outstanding accomplishments, great hunts and wonderful pictures!



Breezy and ClaireBreezy and Claire Hansen - Deer hunting at its BEST!

Breezy and Clair with Deer

Steve Hansen and his daughters, Breezy and Claire, went deer hunting opening morning in Nevada.  Both of these wonderful sharpshooters had terrific bucks down within an hour and half! 

Congratulations to Breezy and Claire on great shots and a very successful hunt!!!




DougDoug Richesin - Hunter - Competitor

Doug and Speck

Doug handled Speck ( Epps's Wind Dancer x Epps's Johnny Reb) in his first Appearance at the NAGDA nationals to a second place finish in the Amateur Division. Exceptional job by both dog and handler considering it was only the third time Doug had handled him in competition.




Bing  Bing Wesner

Bing has competed with Jack, Jill, Sage, Skeeter and Gina in "Pointing" and Buddy and Sierra in "Flushing" BDC competition.


Bing's One Eyed Jack (sire: Epps Buckshot, Dam: Epps Southern Belle)

Jack winning a Super MajorJack BDC Dog of the Year

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Jack's Accomplishments
Heartland Challenge, Iowa, Masters Division 4th 2012 Heartland Challenge, Iowa, Masters Division Doubles 3rd - 2012
BDC Nationals - Top Gun 8th - 2012 BDC Region 5 - High Point Pointing Dog 2011
BDC Master Division - 2nd 2011 BDC One Dog Division 3rd - 2011
BDC National - Doubles Pointer 4th - 2011 Big Meadows - Doubles Pointer Champion 1st - 2011
Hanson Outfitters Anita, Iowa Top Gun 2nd - 2011 BDC Region 4 High Point Pointer 1st - 2010
BDC - High Point Pointer of the Year 1st - 2010 BDC Region 4 High Point Pointer 1st - 2009
Wild West Shootout Champion - The richest shoot in the West 1st - 2009 Nevada Series LVBDC Doubles Pointer Champion 1st - 2009
Nevada Series LVBDC Single Pointer Champion 1st - 2009 Nevada Series High Point Dog of the Year 1st - 2009
Western Nationals Top Gun Pointer 1st - 2008 Nevada Series High Point Dog of the Year 1st - 2008

Bing's One Eyed Jill (Sire: Epps Buckshot, Dam: Epps Crystal)

- 4th in the NBDC "World Ranking 2010-2011 Pointer", NBDC "Puppy of the Year" 2010, 8th World Ranking 2011-2012 Pointer, #3 NBDC Pointing Doubles High Point Dog 2012, 24th in World Ranking for Lifetime Pointer Points

Jill - Winner of 2009 BDC Western Championship

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Jill's Accomplishments
Heartland Challenge, Iowa, Masters Division 1st 2012 Big Meadows - Doubles 3rd - 2012
BDC High Point Dog of the Year - 4th - 2011 Wild West Shootout Nevada Series High Point Dog of the year - 2011
Hanson Outfitters Anita, Iowa Top Gun 1st - 2011 Northern Nevada Championship - Top Gun Singles Pointing 1st - 2011
Hanson Outfitters Anita, Iowa Doubles Champion 1st - 2011 Southern California Division - Top Gun Singles Pointing 1st -2011
Western Nationals - Puppy Pointing 1st - 2010 Bird Dog Challenge - Pointing Puppy of the Year - 2010
Western Nationals - Doubles Pointing 2nd - 2010 Wild West Shootout Top Gun Champion - High Ace Adventures 1st -2010
Western Nationals Doubles Pointer Champion 1st - 2009 BDC Puppy of the Year Runner-Up - 2009
BDC Nationals - Top Gun - 3rd  

Traveler Sage (Sire: Epps Buckshot, Dam: High Sierra Sass) (Sage now owned by Bryan Matthews below)

Sage

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Sage's Accomplishments
Wild West Shootout Championship - Top Gun 3rd - 2010 Lahontan Valley Bird Dog Club - Spring 2nd - 2009
Fred Smith Award Top Dog of the Year 3rd - 2008 Big Meadows Championship 1st - 2008
Big Meadows Championship 1st - 2007 Northern Nevada Bird Dog Association Shoot 1st - 2007
Fred Smith Award Top Dog of the Year 1st - 2007  

D Bar M Skeet (Skeeter) (Sire: Epps Elhew Scout, Dam: Epps Crystal)

SkeeterSkeeter

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Skeeter's Accomplishments
Big Meadows Top Gun - 2nd - 2012 Region 5 High Point Pointing Puppy 1st - 2011
Top Dog Western Nationals - Singles 1st - 2011 Top Dog Western nationals - Doubles 1st- 2011
Hanson Outfitters Anita, Iowa - Doubles Pointing 2nd - 2011 Big Meadows - Puppy Pointing 1st- 2011
Northern Nevada Division Gundog Championship - Puppy Pointing 1st - 2010  

Epps Mr. Rusty - Ranked 7th in the 2008 NBDC "Pointing dog Chase Winners" and #14 in 2010

Epps's RustyRusty

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Rusty's Accomplishments
Western States Chukar Classic Champion 1st - 2009 Nationals Master Pointer 3rd - 2009
Nebraska State Pheasants Championships Top Gun Champion 1st - 2009 Rusty won over 4 "majors" in BDC

Bing's Lone Mountain Buddy  - NBDC Region 5 High Point Puppy 2011, 5th in High Point Puppy BDC USA, High Point Dog for "Top Gun Singles" NBDC Region 5, 6th in "Flushing Doubles High Point Dog" 2010, and 2nd in "Flushing Puppy of the Year" competition, 21st World Ranking 2011-2012 Flusher

Buddy in VisaliaBuddy's Clean Sweep

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Buddy's BDC Accomplishments
Big Meadows - Doubles Flushing Champion - 2011 Northern Nevada Division Gundog Championship - Flushing
Big Meadows Top Gun - Singles Flushing Champion -2011 Region 4 High Point Puppy Flusher
Big Meadows - Puppy Flushing Champion -2011 - (all three wins in 1 weekend!) Western States Chukar Classic Top Gun Flushing Champion at 11 months

Sierra's Texan Thunder 

Sierra

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Sierra's NBDC Accomplishments
Big Meadows - Doubles Flushing Champion - 2010 Region 4 High Point Doubles Flusher 1st - 2009
Northern Nevada Series - High Point Flusher 1st - 2009 Western Nationals Doubles Runner Up - 2008
Western Nationals Top Gun Flusher Champion 1st - 2008 Region 4 High Point Flusher 1st - 2008

Bing's Lone Mountain Gina  - Winner of Western Nationals - Puppy - A Super Major Stake!

Gina

Below is a list of a few of Bing and Gina's NBDC Accomplishments
Western Nationals - Super Major - Puppy 1st - 2012  
BDC Nationals - Puppy 7th - 2012 Big Meadows Puppy - 3rd - 2012

Sara   Sara Throne - Hunter - Competitor

Congratulations to Sara Thorne on her win with Diamond at the Diamond Valley Fall Classic a NBDC DECLARED MAJOR November 6,7 and 8 at Eureka Nevada and to Bryan Matthews III for his third place finish with Sassie in the Top Gun Flushing Division!

Sara and Bryan


Bob Brugger

 

  Bob Brugger - Avid hunter 

 

Bob has a German Shorthaired Pointer named Buddy and an English Pointer named Ice.  He hunts released and wild Chukar, Pheasants and Quail and does an outstanding job handling his dogs!

BuddyIceIce


Gustavo

 Gustavo Garcia - Gustavo and Brock hunting Bobwhite in Venezuela 

Gustavao and Brock hunt Bobwhite quail throughout the woodland edges and savannahs of Venezuela!

Brock


Bryan Matthews  Bryan Matthews III

Bryan competes with Jake, Lou, Sage, Scout in "Pointing" and Sassy in "Flushing" BDC competition.


Epps Stylish Jake (Sire: Epps Buckshot), Dam: Epps Southern Belle)

Bryan and Jake at BDC NationalsBryan TrophiesBryan, Bing and Jake

Some of Bryan and Jake's BDC Accomplishments
BDC Big Meadows Major Championship - Pointing Doubles 1st - 2012  
Wild West Shootout - Pointing Doubles 2nd - 2011 Lahontan Valley Bird Dog Club Spring Shoot - Pointing Doubles 1st - 2010
Ring Neck Connection Shoot - Top Gun 1st - 2009 Lahontan Valley Bird Dog Club Fall Shoot - Pointing Doubles 2nd - 2009
Lahontan Valley Bird Dog Club Fall Shoot - Pointing Doubles 2nd - 2008  

Epps Elhew Lou (Sire: Epps Elhew Scout, Dam: Epps Crystal)

Epps Ehlew Lou

Some of Bryan and Lou's NBDC Accomplishments
Hanson Outfitters Anita, Iowa - Doubles Pointing 3rd - 2011 BDC National Qualifier Top Gun and Puppy - 2011
Overall Wild West Shootout Buckle Series 2nd - 2010/11 Wild West Shootout Buckle Series Shoot – Top Gun 3rd - 2011
BDC Top 35 List – Top Gun (among adult dogs as a puppy) Wild West Shootout Buckle Series Shoot – Top Gun 1st - 2010
Whiskey Springs Championships - Colorado 4th - 2010 Wild West Shootout Buckle Series Shoot – Puppy 1st - 2010

Traveler Sage (Sire: Epps Buckshot, Dam: High Sierra Sass)

Traveler SageSageBryan and Bing

Some of Bryan and Sage's NBDC Accomplishments
BDC Big Meadows Major Championship - Pointing Doubles 2nd - 2012 BDC Big Meadows Major Championship - Top Gun 1st - 2012
Northern Nevada Bird Dog Assoc. Buckle Series Shoot - Top Gun 1st - 2011 Wild West Shootout Buckle Series Shoot - 3rd January - 2011
Wild West Shootout Buckle Series Shoot - 2nd - March 2011 Ring Neck Connection Invitational - Top Gun Pointing Doubles 1st - 2011
Bird Dog Challenge Finalist LeCenter MN 2011 BDC Top 25 Dog List (in the US) 2010
Oregon State BDC - Top Gun 3rd - 2010  

Caroways Sassy Girl - BDC Region 5 2011 High Point Dog - Flushing Doubles

SassySassy

Some of Bryan and Sassy's NBDC Accomplishments
Big Meadows Championship - Top Gun Flushing 1st - 2012  
Big Meadows Championship - Flushing Doubles 2nd - 2011 Big Meadows Championships - Top Gun 3rd - 2011
Fred Smith Award Top Dog of Year 3rd - 2010 Northern Nevada Bird Dog Association Shoot 2nd - 2009
Fred Smith Award Top Dog of Year 5th - 2009 Western Nationals 3rd - 2009

Dillon Alegre  Dillon Alegre - NBDC Competitor, Upland Game and Waterfowl Hunter!

Dillon competes with George in BDC Flushing competition and hunts chukar, quail, ducks and geese!

Dillion's Nevada George

Dillon and George

Some of Dillon and George's NBDC Accomplishments
Western Nationals - Doubles Flushing 4th - 2010

George was the winner of many first places, as well as the Champion of Champions Tournament held at Lovelock in 2010


 Joe Waters  Joe Waters 

Pete is Joe's English Pointer! - Pete and his family enjoy hunting quail and chukar across Nevada.

Pete

Joe, a friend, and his dog Pete after a successful Chukar hunt. 

 

This was also a very special year for the Waters family as their son Jake got drawn in New Mexico for an Elk hunt of a lifetime and killed this monster bull.  Congratulations Jake!

Jake's Elk 2Jake's Elk


Ken Elordi  Ken Elordi

Ken and Oly go everywhere in his truck and ATV.  Ken hunts chukar, quail, and sage grouse in multiple states.  When he's not running his store (Ideal Market in McDermitt, NV), he is in the field hunting or looking for somewhere to hunt!  Oly is out of Epps Buckshot and Epps Southern Belle. 

Ken also a Black Lab, Bingo, that he duck, pheasant, chukar and quail hunts with!

Ken and OlyKen and OlyBingoKen and Bingo


 Rage Gamboa  Dr. Gamboa (Rafe) D.D.S.

Rafe was a persistent chukar and quail hunter that never gave up and was always ready to go. 

Rafe and Jeff                                Kay  

Rafe and JeffRafe and Kay

Rafe didn't have enough time to compete in BDC competition, but both Jeff and Kay would have been outstanding BDC performers!


Ron Spiteri

Bailey - Ron and Bailey run in NBDC competition and actively hunt wild pheasants, chukar, and quail in Nevada.

Bailey 

Some of Ron and Bailey's NBDC Accomplishments
Northern Nevada Buckle Series Top Gun Pointing Singles, Top 10 - 2010

Northern Nevada Buckle Series Top Gun Pointing Singles, Top 10 - 2011


Ted de Braga

Ted and Fancy - Ted and Fancy compete in BDC competition and hunt chukar and quail across Nevada.

Ted DeBraga and Fancy 

Ted and Fancy hunting chukar in Fallon!

Some of Ted and Fancy's NBDC Accomplishments
Northern Nevada Buckle Series Top Gun Pointing Singles, Top 10 - 2011

 Tim Ricketts Tim Ricketts 

Nevada Slims White Lighting (Sire: Epps Mr. Rusty, Dam: Epps Alicia)

 Slim

Tim has started competing Slim in BDC competition.  He is also an avid pheasant, chukar, and quail hunter.

Some of Tim and Slim's NBDC Accomplishments
Western Nationals - Puppy Pointing 2nd - 2011

 Walt Johnson Walt Johnson

Walt and Ed                             Sherman

EdSherman

Walt and Ed after a great day of hunting Valley Quail!  Sherman retrieving a chukar.