Seen some golden x setter cross's years back that were good field dogs...but then their owners were not field trial or horse back guys either. Might be worth looking the litter over to see what traits have passed. A trainer used to know looong time ago over around Gilmer used a lab to teach pointers how to hunt & retrieve "properly".
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