|We are Jimmy and Tracy Hughes and we are located in North Alabama, in a small community called Greenhill. We are a small family owned Labrador Retriever kennel that was created out of our love of labs and duck hunting. Built in 2000, our kennel offers Labrador Retriever puppies, born here and lovingly cared for until they become part of your family! We participate regularly in AKC Hunt Tests. We've also participated in AKC Field Trials and the Super Retriever Series. We are members of the Middle Tennessee Amateur Retriever Club where Tracy serves on the board, and Jimmy serves as the Treasurer of the Master National Retriever Club. We are avid duck hunters and enjoy nothing more than spending the morning in a pit or a blind with one of our labs and watching them love it as much as we do! Our labs are part of our family and our daily lives. Whether we are in a holding blind at a Hunt Test, in a duck blind in an Arkansas field, or on the couch in our living room, you'll always find one of our labs close to our side. We both enjoy all these activities, and it allows us to spend time together as a couple making lots of great memories. It has also given us the opportunity to develop many friendships all over the United States. We hope you enjoy our website and come back to visit often! Click on any of the pictures on the site to enlarge them.|
|Today is Monday, February 11th, 2013. We just completed an upgrade to our website the last week of December 2012. We pushed up the date of the upgrade a little to be able to have puppy updates on the site without doubling our work! We think that we have most of the links and functionality updated and working. We have a couple of projectst that still need to be finished, but time has been limited becuase of the extensive updates we do when we have puppies. We have spent most of our time working on puppy updates over the last two months. Thanks for your understanding. Let us know if you have any comments or suggestions!|
|MASTER NATIONAL 2012|
Master National 2012 was held October 20 - 28 in Greensboro, AL at the M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Grounds. We had 6 dogs that qualified to participate in the event.
Jessica's Chocolate Cait, MH "Cait"
Mosby's Big Jake, MH "Jake"
Johnson's Redwind, MH "Faith
Tubby's Maxximum Trouble, MH "Maxx"
Double G Cosmo's Dream Girl, MH "Abby"
Crimson's Coriander Dream, MH "Andi"
You can read more information and see several pictures from the 2012 Master National Event by clicking here.
to our dogs that qualified at the 2012 Master National Event!
|Duck Hunting Season 2012|
|The first week of duck season was great this year. Faith went on her first hunt and was great! She quickly learned to scan the sky and was in and out of the pit box like a champ! She picked up 22 ducks and 4 geese on her first trip out. Pyro also went on his first hunt. The pit box was a little more challenging for a big fellow like him to get in and out of, but, like Faith he figured out real quick what was going on and did a great job. He had a really big chase on a goose that was fun to watch. Pyro picked up 23 ducks and 13 geese on his first trip out. And of course Maxx, the veteran of the bunch did a great job as usual. After 6 years of hunting, he's a pro! You can see more of our duck hunting pictures in the photo gallery.|
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Well, it's the end of another season. Like most folks, we started out strong and the last week or so was tough - but only if you rate the season only on the number of birds, which we don't. So, while our last day was full of bloops and blunders, and very few birds, the most important part was that we did it together. We had a great weekend with some great friends - of both the two legged and four legged variety. We're already looking forward to next year!
We've updated our duck hunting photo gallery tonight - take a look at some of our memories from several years of hunting. In the meantime, we'll leave you with these shots of the end of our season.
|About Crimson Kennels
Crimson Kennels is a breeder of Labrador Retrievers, located in North Alabama. For more than 10 years, Crimson Kennels has specialized in breeding competition caliber Labrador Retriever puppies. Crimson Kennels raises all AKC recognized colors of Labrador Retriever puppies including Black Lab puppies, Chocolate Lab puppies, and Yellow Lab puppies. For more information about labrador retriever puppies in North Alabama, call or email us at Crimson Kennels today.