Inductees People

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    RICHARD S. JOHNS

    RICHARD S. JOHNS

    Richard S. “Dick” Johns was raised in Kingston, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Dr. Robert G. Johns, a bird hunter. While he grew up hunting and fishing…

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    Bill Mengert

    Bill Mengert

    Bill Mengert began his bird dog career as an avid bird hunter hunting quail in southern New Jersey and pheasant in the central part of the state in the 1960s…

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    Jean Armbrust

    Jean Armbrust

    Jean Armbrust was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, and attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln where she earned a Bachelor of Science…

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    John Rabidou

    John Rabidou

    John Rabidou was raised on a dairy farm in New York State, received his sociology degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania…

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    Parl Larson

    Parl Larson

    It started in the early 1960s when Parl’s oldest daughter finally rebelled at retrieving birds on the family dove shoot. The solution was to get a bird dog…

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    Davie McGinnis

    Davie McGinnis

    Dave McGinnis was born and raised in Canton, Illinois. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and became an excellent marksman…

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    John Merrell

    John Merrell

    John Merrell was born March 17, 1928, and was raised in Licking, Missouri.

    He hunted and fished as a young man. Throughout his life, he remained…

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    Don Kidd

    Don Kidd

    Don Kidd grew up in a small town in southwest Arkansas. His grandfather, a country lawyer, bred pointers, and his father, a cattle rancher, hunted a setter. After law school…

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    Tom Davis

    Tom Davis

    Tom got his first Shorthair in 1961 as a hunting companion and sent it to George Roberts for a summer of training while he was working at Yellowstone Park. Mr. Roberts was a…

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    Phil Casdorph

    Phil Casdorph

    The Casdorph’s bought their first GSP at a swap meet for $40 in 1975. Little did they know that he was going to change our lives? As that pup grew up…

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    Dennis Brath

    Dennis Brath

    Dennis had dogs most of his early life and started training them to be better hunting dogs. Through hard work and dedication to his effort he was able to display quality dogs to others who asked if he would help them with their hunting dogs. In 1977 he …

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