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Setter Talk

Setter Talk

By Kyle Warren
Discussing all things setters— hunting across North America, training, breeding, health, bloodlines.
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Episode #17: Jay Dowd, long time setter man and upland artist.

Setter Talk

Episode #17: Jay Dowd, long time setter man and upland artist.

Setter Talk

Episode 19: Tyler Sladen, Upland hunter & falconer
Kyle sits down with Tyler Sladen to talk about hunting upland birds with a hawk. Tyler has a goshawk and a large mixed pack including a handful of setters, vizsla, and cocker.
January 15, 2021
Episode 18: Bailey Petersen, Field Biologist & Llewellin Setter owner.
A fun conversation with Bailey Petersen about a bunch of cool stuff with dogs! Hunting across the country, woodcock banding, spruce grouse radio collar project, and ruffed grouse hunting. We talk about her PRL setter, Hatchet a bit and his handling of birds.
December 31, 2020
Episode #17: Jay Dowd, long time setter man and upland artist.
A good ole chat with a fellow setter man. Kyle sits down with Jay Dowd to talk family, setters and grouse.
May 27, 2020
Episode 16: Heather Shaw: wildlife biologist, upland bird hunter and setter owner
Kyle sits down with guest, Heather Shaw, wildlife biologist, to have a blast talking all things grouse! Give it a listen!
April 13, 2020
Episode 15: Travis Powers, rescue setters, giving bird dogs a second chance
Rescuing setters with an open mind and heart, Travis Powers has led an inspiring and honorable life with his rescue bird dogs. Putting the word out that rescue dogs can equal bird dogs.
April 01, 2020
Episode 14: Dr. Adam Boyko of Embark Vet
Kyle sits down with Dr. Adam Boyko, one of the founders of Embark Vet Genetic Testing company. This episode gets technical but we are talking DNA after all. We discuss the use of their test kits, COI, COR, how they get their data and how to use it.
March 27, 2020
Episode 13: Sally Downer, life long Michigander woodcock bander.
Kyle sits down with Sally Downer to discuss her life with setters and 50+ years of woodcock banding experience.
March 18, 2020
Episode 12: Dr. Tim, is a veterinarian & the creator of Dr. Tim’s dog food formulas.
Kyle sits down with Dr. Tim to discuss canine nutrition for our setters and bird dogs alike. Dr. Tim is a season sled dog handler and trainer. He’s a full time veterinarian and creator of Dr. Tim’s dog food. A wealth of knowledge to be gained here for our canine athletes.
March 13, 2020
Episode 11: Tom Keer, well known and respected Upland writer and a passionate setter man.
In this episode Kyle talks to Tom Keer about his writing career over the decades and time with setters since his youth.
February 26, 2020
Episode 10: Homing Pigeons Part 2
In this show Kyle explains how to handle a pigeon while giving it a physical exam from beak to tail and what findings you may have, what to do about it, and how to prevent anything bad. Kyle throws in a few other pigeons tips in this episode of Setter Talk as wel.
February 21, 2020
Episode 9: Homing Pigeons Part 1, with Kyle Warren
Kyle has been racing birds his entire life as a fourth generation pigeon racer. He uses his pigeons extensively in his first year setter development and pre season training for his Llewellins in general. Kyle gives a detailed outline of the set up for a larger scale pigeon operation. He outlines coop set up, a twelve month pigeon calendar for planning and caring.
February 13, 2020
Episode 8: Nick Larson, Project Upland Podcast host and first time setterman
Nick sits down with Kyle to discuss his journey of being a lifetime grouse hunter and in recent years a bird dog handler/owner of his first bird dog, a setter named Hartley. Nick offers great perspective on being a first time setter owner now five years into setter ownership and knee deep in the bird dog world. Given his desire for knowledge and his extensive experience with fantastic guests in 90 Project Upland podcast episodes along with countless other podcast show knowledge. Hartley’s upbringing and Nick’s experiences along the way are discussed. Nick also gives listeners a little more info on #PublicGrouse that just featured in several cities around the US this week.
February 09, 2020
Episode 7: Stephen Faust of Stoney Brook Gordon Setters
Stephen Faust of Stoney Brook Gordon Setters has had foot hunting Gordons for 25 years. He guides from Minnesota to North Carolina for woodcock and grouse with his team of Gordons. Stephen and Kyle discuss his Gordons, program, pup development and breeding for the right reasons to preserve and enhance your breed for what it needs for the future.
January 31, 2020
Episode 6: Hunter Payne of Gun Dog Development
Hunter Payne is a nationally respected veteran bird dog trainer in Tennessee. He trains all bird dogs and personally breeds and trains Field Bred English Setters. Hunter & Kyle discuss some puppy development topics: getting pups started, too much pressure, gun fire and more. Great conversation and we look forward to many more sit downs with Hunter.
January 31, 2020
Episode 5: Chad & Deb Beirl of Beirl Setters
Kyle talks with Chad & Deb about their Ryman-type setters. We discuss their program, dogs, and hunting wild birds in Wisconsin and South Dakota.
January 26, 2020
Episode 4: Ryan Schmidt, an Alaskan Setterman
Ryan Schmidt is a passionate upland bird hunter that has lived in Alaska for 20 years. He’s owned and hunted with setters for the last 10 years. Kyle chats with Ryan about his dogs and the amazing life they have in America’s true wild animal kingdom, Alaska.
January 25, 2020
Episode 3: Chuy Garcia of Cash Setters
Chuy and Kyle talk about hunting Iowa roosters, the Cash Setters crew, and setter pups.
January 25, 2020
Episode 2: Lets talk about true & tracking style setters!
In this episode I describe in some detail the key differences between the two types of styles that setters innately are and how to effectively hunt with both. Focused on from a forest hunting perspective but the same can mostly be adopted in open country.
January 23, 2020
Episode 1: Introducing Setter Talk & it’s host Kyle Warren of Paint River Llewellins.
Introductory episode briefly telling what Setter Talk will be about and getting the listeners more acquainted with their host Kyle Warren of Paint River Llewellins.
January 19, 2020
Setter Talk
Setter Talk— a place for all things setters for Setter men and women. Breeders, bloodlines, books, training, gear, hunting stories and strategies and so much more!
January 04, 2020