Paul Fuller, host and producer, is a life long sportsman and has a great passion for pointing dogs and upland bird hunting. Paul’s hunting partner is Dillon, a German Shorthaired Pointer. Paul and Dillon typically begin their hunting season in Canada in September and then work their way through Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and then, weather and time permitting, a trip to the Midwest. Paul’s wife, Susan, also enjoys upland bird hunting and frequently joins the hunt.
Paul's career in the outdoor industry spans 38 years. He’s been the editor of a fishing/hunting publication; in the past 30 years he’s produced over 150 sportsmen’s shows in the Northeast that have served over 10,000 exhibiting companies and 3 million sportsmen. He is currently the gun dog columnist for Northwoods Sporting Journal and has been an active member of the New England Outdoor Writers Association since 1971. He’s hunted and fished throughout North America, Central America and Iceland.
Bird Dogs Afield is proud to have Dave Trahan as a frequent guest. Dave is a full-time professional pointing dog trainer, with over 20 years experience. Dave’s personal dogs have achieved UT titles and also train for the Versatile Champion status with North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA). Dave also serves as a NAVHDA senior judge in New Hampshire. Dave trains dogs using the German system and has finished his dog to a utility VGP title. He practices strict German breeding regulations. In addition to training, Dave has a complete dog training supply business in Deerfield, NH. Go to www.onpointkennel.com for further information.
Behind the cameras at Birdogsafield.com is veteran Outdoor Writer, photographer and videographer, Stu Bristol of Lyman, Maine. Stu’s outdoor features have been published nationwide for more than 35 years. He’s a former Vermont Game Warden and currently a Master Maine Hunting, Fishing & Tidewater Guide, operating as Orion Guide Service and is a weekly columnist for the Biddeford/Saco, Maine Journal Tribune and feature writer, columnist and cover photographer for Maine’s Northwoods Sporting Journal. Stu is a Past President and Director Emeritus of the New England Outdoor Writers Association.