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Upland Hunting Prostaff

You won't find a larger collection of dog-training talent than the SportDOG® ProStaff. Our team is made up of professionals from across the U.S. and Canada. Retrievers, pointing dogs, hounds ... regardless of the type or breed of sporting dog, you'll find decades of combined experience among our specialists. While this team represents many different training philosophies, there's one constant they rely on: the quality and reliability of SportDOG products.

I’ve hunted upland game birds from North Dakota to Northern Maine, spending most of my time in my home state of Michigan. My love for pheasants dates back to my days as a youngster, first chasing them with our Labradors, German Shorthaired Pointers, or the occasional contact while running beagles...I’ve hunted upland game birds from North Dakota to Northern Maine, spending most of my time in my home state of Michigan. My love for pheasants dates back to my days as a youngster, first chasing them with our Labradors, German Shorthaired Pointers, or the occasional contact while running beagles...

Matt Mates

I’ve hunted upland game birds from North Dakota to Northern Maine, spending most of my time in my home state of Michigan. My love for pheasants dates back to my days as a youngster, first chasing them with our Labradors, German Shorthaired Pointers, or the occasional contact while running beagles...

Gary has been hunting upland game for 15 years. Training Labs and German shorthairs for upland hunting is his specialty. Whether hunting pheasant or quail in Indiana, it is a great feeling to see a dog that he has trained point a bird and then retrieve it.Gary has been hunting upland game for 15 years. Training Labs and German shorthairs for upland hunting is his specialty. Whether hunting pheasant or quail in Indiana, it is a great feeling to see a dog that he has trained point a bird and then retrieve it.

Gary Sheffer

Gary has been hunting upland game for 15 years. Training Labs and German shorthairs for upland hunting is his specialty. Whether hunting pheasant or quail in Indiana, it is a great feeling to see a dog that he has trained point a bird and then retrieve it.

Chris has spent 30 years, since the age of 7, in the field, hunting whitetail deer, Eastern wild turkey, dove, duck, quail, pheasant, chukar, woodcock, and ruffed grouse. His passion is split between upland bird and waterfowl hunting. He has hunted upland game birds in South Dakota, up and down...Chris has spent 30 years, since the age of 7, in the field, hunting whitetail deer, Eastern wild turkey, dove, duck, quail, pheasant, chukar, woodcock, and ruffed grouse. His passion is split between upland bird and waterfowl hunting. He has hunted upland game birds in South Dakota, up and down...

Christopher Dunlap

Chris has spent 30 years, since the age of 7, in the field, hunting whitetail deer, Eastern wild turkey, dove, duck, quail, pheasant, chukar, woodcock, and ruffed grouse. His passion is split between upland bird and waterfowl hunting. He has hunted upland game birds in South Dakota, up and down...

My father was a passionate bird hunter and amateur dog trainer, and I grew up around dogs. I’ve worked with various hunting breeds for more than 50 years, including pointing, flushing, and retrieving dogs. My father imported a Brittany female from France in 1958, and I fell in love with...My father was a passionate bird hunter and amateur dog trainer, and I grew up around dogs. I’ve worked with various hunting breeds for more than 50 years, including pointing, flushing, and retrieving dogs. My father imported a Brittany female from France in 1958, and I fell in love with...

Kirk Moffitt

My father was a passionate bird hunter and amateur dog trainer, and I grew up around dogs. I’ve worked with various hunting breeds for more than 50 years, including pointing, flushing, and retrieving dogs. My father imported a Brittany female from France in 1958, and I fell in love with...

The first time my childhood eyes saw a bird dog on point, I was hooked. A dog frozen in time, nostrils flaring, mouth tasting the scent of the bird that he lives for, and yet resisting by instinct the urge to pounce and flush was the most fascinating and beautiful...The first time my childhood eyes saw a bird dog on point, I was hooked. A dog frozen in time, nostrils flaring, mouth tasting the scent of the bird that he lives for, and yet resisting by instinct the urge to pounce and flush was the most fascinating and beautiful...

Bret Wonnacott

The first time my childhood eyes saw a bird dog on point, I was hooked. A dog frozen in time, nostrils flaring, mouth tasting the scent of the bird that he lives for, and yet resisting by instinct the urge to pounce and flush was the most fascinating and beautiful...

I grew up with a few bird dogs. 2 nice little Brittney Spaniels and a few very athletic German Shorthaired Pointers. After I got out of the Navy I wanted to start hunting the uplands again, but birds were scarce and my readiness for a dog was not in the...I grew up with a few bird dogs. 2 nice little Brittney Spaniels and a few very athletic German Shorthaired Pointers. After I got out of the Navy I wanted to start hunting the uplands again, but birds were scarce and my readiness for a dog was not in the...

Patrick Flanagan

I grew up with a few bird dogs. 2 nice little Brittney Spaniels and a few very athletic German Shorthaired Pointers. After I got out of the Navy I wanted to start hunting the uplands again, but birds were scarce and my readiness for a dog was not in the...

Ben Busby has hunted since he was old enough to walk. He was fortunate enough to have a mother and father who introduced him to hunting at a very early age. He harvested his first whitetail deer with a 12 gauge out of a lawn chair at age 10. From...Ben Busby has hunted since he was old enough to walk. He was fortunate enough to have a mother and father who introduced him to hunting at a very early age. He harvested his first whitetail deer with a 12 gauge out of a lawn chair at age 10. From...

Ben Busby

Ben Busby has hunted since he was old enough to walk. He was fortunate enough to have a mother and father who introduced him to hunting at a very early age. He harvested his first whitetail deer with a 12 gauge out of a lawn chair at age 10. From...

Brice Morris is an avid upland bird hunter and trainer of gun dogs known for high scores in walking field trials due to a well-planned and positive training program. Brice provides training and guiding services for a premier hunting lodge in the upper Midwest and mentors youth as well as...Brice Morris is an avid upland bird hunter and trainer of gun dogs known for high scores in walking field trials due to a well-planned and positive training program. Brice provides training and guiding services for a premier hunting lodge in the upper Midwest and mentors youth as well as...

Brice Morris

Brice Morris is an avid upland bird hunter and trainer of gun dogs known for high scores in walking field trials due to a well-planned and positive training program. Brice provides training and guiding services for a premier hunting lodge in the upper Midwest and mentors youth as well as...

Ed has a long history of breeding, training, and competing with his bird dogs. He has been an avid outdoorsman all his life. His focus is on training bird dogs and breeding Brittanys.Ed has a long history of breeding, training, and competing with his bird dogs. He has been an avid outdoorsman all his life. His focus is on training bird dogs and breeding Brittanys.

Ed Bullard

Ed has a long history of breeding, training, and competing with his bird dogs. He has been an avid outdoorsman all his life. His focus is on training bird dogs and breeding Brittanys.

Mike Tracy was born into the Field Trial World. Starting at the early age of 7, barely as tall and certainly not as powerful as the English Pointer male named Andy he handled, he took second place in a local Amateur Derby stake. At age 10, Mike won the Pennsylvania...Mike Tracy was born into the Field Trial World. Starting at the early age of 7, barely as tall and certainly not as powerful as the English Pointer male named Andy he handled, he took second place in a local Amateur Derby stake. At age 10, Mike won the Pennsylvania...

Mike Tracy

Mike Tracy was born into the Field Trial World. Starting at the early age of 7, barely as tall and certainly not as powerful as the English Pointer male named Andy he handled, he took second place in a local Amateur Derby stake. At age 10, Mike won the Pennsylvania...

Ben Garcia believes there is one secret to dog training: "Know where you want to go and where you want your dog to finish." Ben says that goal is the key to develop your best friend in the field.  With this in mind, Ben treats every dog as an individual,...Ben Garcia believes there is one secret to dog training: "Know where you want to go and where you want your dog to finish." Ben says that goal is the key to develop your best friend in the field.  With this in mind, Ben treats every dog as an individual,...

Ben Garcia

Ben Garcia believes there is one secret to dog training: "Know where you want to go and where you want your dog to finish." Ben says that goal is the key to develop your best friend in the field.  With this in mind, Ben treats every dog as an individual,...

Ed started Gold Creek Farms in 1985 and it has become one of the premier pheasant hunting farms in Ontario, Canada. Farmer Gold Creek Farms offers a wide variety of hunting and dog training. Ed has over 20 years of bird dog training to offer to his clients. Gold Creek...Ed started Gold Creek Farms in 1985 and it has become one of the premier pheasant hunting farms in Ontario, Canada. Farmer Gold Creek Farms offers a wide variety of hunting and dog training. Ed has over 20 years of bird dog training to offer to his clients. Gold Creek...

Ed Bolton

Ed started Gold Creek Farms in 1985 and it has become one of the premier pheasant hunting farms in Ontario, Canada. Farmer Gold Creek Farms offers a wide variety of hunting and dog training. Ed has over 20 years of bird dog training to offer to his clients. Gold Creek...

With ten years of training experience specializing in German Shorthairs and yellow Labs, Craig currently works as a guide and lives on a 750-acre game preserve that raises over 40,000 pheasants, chukars and Huns annually. Wern Valley Sportsman Club allows him to constantly train dogs in a bird-rich environment, resulting...With ten years of training experience specializing in German Shorthairs and yellow Labs, Craig currently works as a guide and lives on a 750-acre game preserve that raises over 40,000 pheasants, chukars and Huns annually. Wern Valley Sportsman Club allows him to constantly train dogs in a bird-rich environment, resulting...

Craig Leair

With ten years of training experience specializing in German Shorthairs and yellow Labs, Craig currently works as a guide and lives on a 750-acre game preserve that raises over 40,000 pheasants, chukars and Huns annually. Wern Valley Sportsman Club allows him to constantly train dogs in a bird-rich environment, resulting...

Vern is an accomplished outdoorsman living in Alaska since the age of 18. He has an eclectic background; he has been an Alaskan guide for small game, big game, and upland bird hunting. He has also made a living of training his own dog (a French Brittany) for his guide...Vern is an accomplished outdoorsman living in Alaska since the age of 18. He has an eclectic background; he has been an Alaskan guide for small game, big game, and upland bird hunting. He has also made a living of training his own dog (a French Brittany) for his guide...

Vern Nowell

Vern is an accomplished outdoorsman living in Alaska since the age of 18. He has an eclectic background; he has been an Alaskan guide for small game, big game, and upland bird hunting. He has also made a living of training his own dog (a French Brittany) for his guide...

Tony has been involved with hunting dogs for the past 28 years. He first became involved with hounds and retrievers, and in more recent years his involvement has been with the versatile hunting breeds, specifically the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. On average, he bird hunts in the area between 30 and...Tony has been involved with hunting dogs for the past 28 years. He first became involved with hounds and retrievers, and in more recent years his involvement has been with the versatile hunting breeds, specifically the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. On average, he bird hunts in the area between 30 and...

Tony Nickerson

Tony has been involved with hunting dogs for the past 28 years. He first became involved with hounds and retrievers, and in more recent years his involvement has been with the versatile hunting breeds, specifically the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. On average, he bird hunts in the area between 30 and...

Joe is the owner/trainer of Rooster Run Kennels, specializing in developing dosg for all aspects of hunting. Rooster Run Kennels offers training for pointers and flushers and customizes training for each hunter’s type and level of hunting. Rooster Run Kennels is the home of the first retriever to take 1st...Joe is the owner/trainer of Rooster Run Kennels, specializing in developing dosg for all aspects of hunting. Rooster Run Kennels offers training for pointers and flushers and customizes training for each hunter’s type and level of hunting. Rooster Run Kennels is the home of the first retriever to take 1st...

Joe Pausha

Joe is the owner/trainer of Rooster Run Kennels, specializing in developing dosg for all aspects of hunting. Rooster Run Kennels offers training for pointers and flushers and customizes training for each hunter’s type and level of hunting. Rooster Run Kennels is the home of the first retriever to take 1st...

Aaron has a long history of dog training and upland bird hunting. His passion was so great he pursued a master’s degree in Wildlife Biology. He has an education in upland game ecology and management. He has presented numerous technical papers about upland birds. Aaron was a board member for...Aaron has a long history of dog training and upland bird hunting. His passion was so great he pursued a master’s degree in Wildlife Biology. He has an education in upland game ecology and management. He has presented numerous technical papers about upland birds. Aaron was a board member for...

Aaron Robinson

Aaron has a long history of dog training and upland bird hunting. His passion was so great he pursued a master’s degree in Wildlife Biology. He has an education in upland game ecology and management. He has presented numerous technical papers about upland birds. Aaron was a board member for...


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