• Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 3 weeks ago

    Kepa (HGD) 1-6-18
    Kepa does a beautiful job stalking a covey of about 20 Valley Quail. This is the kind of dog work that a Higgins Gundog is capable of handling, if you just leave him alone to do his thing. I would rather shoot only one bird a day with this kind of dog work, instead of shooting 10 limits. Some will…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Kepa (HGD)
    The Higgins method is unique, in that we allow the dog to flush the bird on our verbal cue, (flushing before the cue is not allowed) , followed by a stop to flush,(chasing after the flush is not allowed). Here are a couple of videos of Kepa demonstrating the Higgins Method flush/stop strategy on wild Valley Quail. Wow, what a beautiful…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 3 months, 1 week ago

    Kepa (HGD)
    Here is a video of Kepa doing the Higgins Method Flush Stop Cue on wild Valley Quail.The Higgins method is the only one that allows the dog to flush birds on cue, followed by a stop to flush,and no chasing allowed.The transition has been a little tough for Kepa, due to he was originally trained by Brad, where i would go out front to…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 4 months, 1 week ago

    Hunting with Kepa (HGD) 12/9/17
    In this video you will see Kepa stalking a single Valley Quail using all of his Higgins strategies , the deceleration when in birdie areas, dont rush take your time,air and ground scent, and my favorite part of it all is the thinking Higgins Gundog. Conventional trainers will tell you dogs dont think,well when i see…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 6 months, 1 week ago

    Hunting with Kepa (Higgins Gundog)
    Nevada, Opening day 10/14/17

    This video should answer one of the more frequently asked questions.
    If my dog is pointing a covey, and i allow my dog to break for a retrieve on the shot (not before)what will happen?
    As you will see in the video Kepa points a covey of Valley Quail,
    as i move in birds flush, i take…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 7 months, 1 week ago

    Hunting with Kepa (Higgins Gundog’s)
    2016-2017 Season Highlights

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hunting with Kepa (Higgins Gundogs)
    The Higgins Method – The Stop to Flush Strategy, why and how it works, demonstated by Kepa on Valley Quail in the following video.

    By Reagan Olivares
    Aloha and Happy Hunting

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Hunting with Kepa , Higgins Gun Dogs

    The Higgins Method is a steadiness strategy based on trust. Not obedience, e-collars, or whoa commands. Kepa demonstrates some intense mental steadiness to wing, shot, and fall on wild valley quail. Mental steadiness at this level can only be achieved by leaving the dog alone and trusting that he or she…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 11 months, 1 week ago

    Hunting with Kepa ( Higgins Gun Dog ) 2016 – 2017 Season Highlights

    We had a great season , harvested a total of 126 birds and shot over a case of shells , all praise goes to my Higgins Gun Dog Kepa , i could not have done it without him . And thanks to Brad Higgins for his unique method that made Kepa and I such great hunting partners .
    Aloha…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 11 months, 1 week ago

    Hunting with Kepa ( Higgins Gun Dog )
    Here is Kepa doing a beautiful Flush / Stop on a hunt we did on 12/28/16. In the video you will see Kepa pointing a single wild Valley Quail , as i approach within shooting range you will hear me give Kepa the ok cue , at this point Kepa is free to do whatever he is thinking , he can flush it , relocate , or…[Read more]

  • Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 11 months, 1 week ago

    Kepa ended the season with some great dog work and a limit . Trust your Higgins Gun Dog and you can have some awesome hunts just like this one . Happy Hunting

    By Reagan Olivares

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