Bird dog competition and seminars at Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28.

By Gary R. Blockus

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After these hot August dog days of summer, it’s time to get your dog in gear.

Get your pup ready for hunting season at the 6th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Top Dog Challenge 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.

The timed bird-finding event is sponsored by Pheasant Valley Farm of Robesonia, Berks County and the LVHFE, Show_Imageand is open to flushers, pointers and retrievers. Trophies are awarded at the completion of the event, and the top three places will receive Cabela’s gift cards.

In addition, 

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Lehigh Valley DU Pig Roast and Block Shoot Aug. 21 at Grouse Hall

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is holding its second annual Fall Sportsmen’s Pig Roast and Block Shoot 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Grouse Hall Fish & Game Association in Coplay.


WoodDuckBox“This is an important event for us,” said chapter spokesman Todd Dalrymple, Jr. “It helped our Chapter raise over $25,000 for conservation last year, which equals approximately 100 acres of habitat improvement and restoration.”

In addition to the block shoot and pig roast, the casual event will feature

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