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Christine L. Rusin

FILMMAKER, BIRD DOG TRAINER & BREEDER


Hope, NJ

Age when you first shot a gun?
45

First or favorite gun?
Beretta 20 gauge O/U

Favorite hunting apparel?
Lots of Blaze. And comfortable boots.

Favorite hunting partner?
German Shorthaired Pointer(s): Morgen and Madison

Best hunting memory?
My dog's first pheasant

Best hunting tip?
Stay dry and wear comfortable boots

I own a gun because …
Sport and protection 

How do you feel about pink guns?
Silly

Your gun of choice for protection?
Coach gun

Guns or shoes?
Guns

Who or what inspires you?
Entrepreneurs

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
My German Shorthairs

What's your favorite app?
NRA

Book you’re reading?
Hemingway’s Guns

Favorite sports team?
Tinicum Park Polo

Favorite vacation spot?
Maine

Your greatest accomplishment?
Starting my film business 27 years ago with $100 and a dream. And training (really smart) German Shorthairs.