Setter Talk

Setter Talk
Discussing all things setters— hunting across North America, training, breeding, health, bloodlines.

#17: Jay Dowd, long time setter man and upland artist.
May 27 • 59 min
A good ole chat with a fellow setter man. Kyle sits down with Jay Dowd to talk family, setters and grouse. —- Send in a voice message:
16: Heather Shaw: wildlife biologist, upland bird hunter and setter owner
Apr 13 • 71 min
Kyle sits down with guest, Heather Shaw, wildlife biologist, to have a blast talking all things grouse! Give it a listen! —- Send in a voice message:
15: Travis Powers, rescue setters, giving bird dogs a second chance
Apr 1 • 41 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:
14: Dr. Adam Boyko of Embark Vet
Mar 27 • 57 min
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. —-…
13: Sally Downer, life long Michigander woodcock bander.
Mar 18 • 48 min
Kyle sits down with Sally Downer to discuss her life with setters and 50+ years of woodcock banding experience. —- Send in a voice message:
12: Dr. Tim, is a veterinarian & the creator of Dr. Tim’s dog food formulas.
Mar 13 • 39 min
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…
11: Tom Keer, well known and respected Upland writer and a passionate setter man.
Feb 26 • 44 min
In this episode Kyle talks to Tom Keer about his writing career over the decades and time with setters since his youth. —- Send in a voice message:
10: Homing Pigeons Part 2
Feb 21 • 52 min
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…
9: Homing Pigeons Part 1, with Kyle Warren
Feb 13 • 56 min
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…
8: Nick Larson, Project Upland Podcast host and first time setterman
Feb 9 • 55 min
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…
7: Stephen Faust of Stoney Brook Gordon Setters
Jan 31 • 46 min
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…
6: Hunter Payne of Gun Dog Development
Jan 30 • 41 min
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…
5: Chad & Deb Beirl of Beirl Setters
Jan 26 • 34 min
Kyle talks with Chad & Deb about their Ryman-type setters. We discuss their program, dogs, and hunting wild birds in Wisconsin and South Dakota. —- Send in a voice message:
4: Ryan Schmidt, an Alaskan Setterman
Jan 25 • 49 min
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,…
3: Chuy Garcia of Cash Setters
Jan 25 • 33 min
Chuy and Kyle talk about hunting Iowa roosters, the Cash Setters crew, and setter pups. —- Send in a voice message:
2: Lets talk about true & tracking style setters!
Jan 23 • 36 min
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.…
1: Introducing Setter Talk & it’s host Kyle Warren of Paint River Llewellins.
Jan 19 • 31 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:
Setter Talk
Jan 4 • 1 min
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! —- Send in a voice message: