Hawking With Higgins Gundogs

Here is a short video of some of our training/hunting today. Griffonpoint Bellibone does a nice job of finding and pointing chukar and is steady under Bene, our female Harris’ Hawk.

An important part of the Higgins method of training includes the use of hawks and falcons. Especially useful in helping gun-shy dogs build hunting desire and focus before the reintroduction of the gun. The use of the hawk also reinforces steadiness, honoring and hunting cooperation. Falconry is an excellent way to enrich your hunting dog’s experiences.

This was filmed at our new hunting/training venue located in the high desert of Yerington, Nevada, in the Northeast Mason Valley.