Pheasant Fest opens with popular bird dog parade

February 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

PF Pheasants Forever’s National Pheasant Fest, a three-day event expected to draw 30,000 visitors and exhibitors to Des Moines, Iowa this weekend, began yesterday with the annual Bird Dog Parade, featuring about 70 bird dogs representing about 35 sporting breeds. “The relationship a bird hunter has with that dog, it doesn’t exist in deer hunting or fishing,” said PF’s Bob St. Pierre. “It’s the partnership between man and a canine that is almost completely unique to bird hunting.” The Omaha World-Herald.


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