Waterfowl Widowmakers is owned and operated by Shawn Sims. Shawn is dedicated to the development of competitive retrievers. He has been training retrievers for over 20 years. He is a respected trainer and competitor, as well as an avid duck hunter. Shawn has achieved numerous wins and placements in AKC field trials and SRS events, earned numerous AKC and UKC hunt test passes, and titled many dogs over his career. Shawn's care and attention to the development of each dog provides the foundation of his growing success. He is a member of the Professional Retriever Trainers Association (PRTA), Realtree's Pro Staff and a member of TeamVictor.


Shawn has a passion for dogs and helping them to reach their full potential. Waterfowl Widowmakers is a full-service kennel, specializing in training, campaigning, and breeding first-class Hunting and Field Trial retrievers.


Shawn trains and campaigns on a year-round basis. Dogs in his program are trained, conditioned, rested & campaigned in an effort to maximize each dog's potential. 

Whether you just want your dog to be a well-behaved member of the family, want a rock-solid gun dog, or are looking to compete in hunt tests or field trials, Waterfowl Widowmakers is here to help.

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6256 State Hwy 54, Samson, AL 36477