The 68th Grand National Puppy Classic began at
at the Gladwin grounds in Gladwin, Michigan. The host club was Beaverton. 7:30am
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.
Grouse Hill Bell
Owner: John Capocci
Handler: John Stoligits
Runner Up Champion. right
Owner: Harold Holmes
Handler : Harold Holmes
Day 2 Update
Call Back and Reserve Dogs
1a) Grouse Hill Bell – Stolgitis
1b) Call Me Maggie – Merlington
2a) High Point Left Turn – Chaffee
2b) Centerfold Bette – Holmes
Upper Cover Billie Babe
2016 Invitational Class
Day one 14 dogs ran, 13 with clean bird work. 21 birds pointed, 43 birds moved. Several dogs with multiple finds. Dog of the day, Call me Maggie with Merlington. 4 finds and a nice race.
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.
The two judges for the 2016 Grand National Puppy Classic have been selected and have agreed to the assignment .
The Puppy Classic will run
April, 16, 2016 at the Gladwin Grounds , Gladwin, Mi.
Stake Manager: Bryan Wood
Chuck Langstaff Lansing, Mi.
Tom Vanecek, St. Charles, Mi.
The fourteen dogs that have accepted to run in 2016 Grand National Grouse & Woodcock Invitational are :
Upper Cove Billy Babe Capocci / S. Forman
Terhaar’s Rouge Terhaar / Terhaar
Full Blast Brenneman / Hughes
Grouse Hill Belle Capocci / Stolgitis
Straight Forward Brenneman / Hughes
Bud of Piney Wood Waters / Ecker
Chasehill Baby Bella Stoligits / Stoligits
High Desert Dream Piperis / S. Forman
Centerfold Bette Holmes / Holmes
Ponderosa Mac Cartwright / Chaffee
Henry of Ferguson Eberle / Bressler
Grouse Trail Pride McKellop / McKellop
Call Me Maggie Merlington / Merlington
Grouse Ridge Sarge G. & S. Johnson / Hughes
The 2016 Invitational will run in the Gladwin Grouns, Gladwin, Mi.
April 13/14 & 15 2016
here for additional event information. Click here for the running rules.
The report of the 2015 Grand National Grouse Championship has been added. Click
The judges and final points have been posted under the ‘Current Report’ section of the Grand National Grouse & Woodcock Invitational section of the website for the 2016 Invitational.
To view this information, click
2015 Grand National Board of Directors Annual Meeting
11-4-15. Bucktail Hotel Marienville, PA
Left to right around the table
Secretary Dave Fletcher
President Dick Brenneman
V.P / Lake States region; Brian Wood
Grouse Futurity and Invitational Secretary George Johnson
V.P. Northeast region ; Lloyd Murray
V.P. Mid Atlantic region ; Dave Hughes
Dr. Roger Mcphearson