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Current Event Reports

Pictures from the draw for Grand National Grouse and Woodcock Invitational

Invitational Secretary George Johnson and Director Joe Cammissa

New England handler/trainer Tony Bly with Scott Forman, handler of Grouse Hill Pepper Ann and Chips A-100

Mary Moss on left, wife of handler Ken Moss. Diane Wheelock on right, part of the husband and wife team that own and campaign Out of the Shadows. 

John Capocci, owner of Grouse Hill Bell, and Grouse Hill Pepper Ann, both contestant in this year’s Invitational 

Michigan handler/trainer Rich Hollister, he’ll be handling DunRovens Drifter. Also pictured is one of this year’s judges, Mike Groy from Annville PA

Bob and Janet Watts. They own Straight Forward along with Dick Brenneman. She will be handled by Hall Of Fame trainer/handler Dave Hughes. 

Judge Lloyd Murray talking to handler/owner of Moss Meadow Traveler, Ken Moss from Michigan

2016 Futurity Results

Judges, Tony Bly, and Doug McMillen.
The Reporter and Stake Manager, Lloyd Murray
1st. Magic Mist Sydni; E.S.F. Black Face Miner X Star’s Southern Idol
Owner/ Handler : Joe Dahl
Breeder ; Jim Humphrey

2nd.McRae’s Angus : E.S.M. Dun Roven’s Boofox X Waymakers Super Sam
Owner/ Handler Carl McRae
Breeder : Richard Hollister

3rd. Clermont Lucky Brynn E.S.F. Jar’s Way Shirley X Long Gone Buckwheat
Owner :Rick Simpson

Handler: Dave Hughes
Breeder : Greg Yutzey

69th Grand National Grouse Puppy Classic Winners


The 68th Grand National Puppy Classic began at 7:30am at the Gladwin grounds in Gladwin, Michigan. The host club was Beaverton.

1st Angel Envey
Handler : Diane Wheelock
Owner: Diane Wheelock
Breeder : Dave D’ Hulster

2nd Magic Mist Sydni
Owner : Joe Dahl
Handler : Joe Dahl
Breeder : Jim Humphrey

3rd. Springfield Half Stache
Owner : Dave D’Hulster
Handler : Dave D’Hulster
Breeder: Dave D’Hulster

4th. River Edge Molly
Owner : Pat Cooke
Handler : Pat Cooke
Breeder: Pat Cooke



Wayne and Marlene Fruchey sitting in front if the 100 year commemoration sign for the Gladwin Field Trial Grounds.

Grand National Grouse Championship Judges Announced

The 2016 Grand National Grouse Championship will be held at the Kilkenny Area in New Hampshire starting November 1st.

Nominations and voting for judges has been completed. Judges are Thor Kain of Pennsylvania and Craig Merlington of Michigan.

Reporters will be Lloyd Murray of New Hampshire and Dave Fletcher of Michigan.

Stake managers will be, chair Lloyd Murray, Tony Bly and Joe Dahl.

Drawing will be Wednesday, October 26 with the Secretary.