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Marker of the gun

It has been said that great markers are born, but the marking skills of any gundog can be enhanced through practice.

Updated: April 26, 2005, 5:03 PM ET
By   | Owner/trainer
Wildrose Kennels

Marking is a retriever's ability to sight fallen game or a bumper, and accurately remember the exact location of the mark(s), combined with the ability to line to the location and secure the downed game or bumper by sight or scent. Obviously, this is an attribute of utmost importance to the waterfowler and upland game shooter alike. It has been said that great markers are born, but the marking skills of any gundog can be enhanced through practice.

Marking encompasses the utilization of several ...

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