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  1. Thread: Deer Hunting

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    I would consider taking him along on a...

    I would consider taking him along on a birdhunt....mindful of a successful experience past gamebirds.

    But, as my own Father was not much of a hunter and died before I was 30, I expect I might...
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    I believe your fiancee was wrong, as and for why...

    I believe your fiancee was wrong, as and for why I stated.
    I'm sure she is a lovely lady tho.

    Sorry, a dog does not negate a hunter as a hunter.
    In fact, some dogs receive a helping hand from...
  3. Thread: Down grading

    by OldDublin
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    There is a birdhunting video of AS with a couple...

    There is a birdhunting video of AS with a couple of episodes of B&P available on Ebay....actually, there are two versions of that tape.
    One being shorter than the other by 9 minutes or so(be...
  4. Thread: Down grading

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    Whenever this subject arises, I think back upon...

    Whenever this subject arises, I think back upon my standard comparison...the old American Sportsman.
    But I never thought to watch that show to learn anything about hunting or birdhunting or to watch...
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    Yes, dogs can be so inconsiderate with all that...

    Yes, dogs can be so inconsiderate with all that panting, the oafs!...and they like me to wear that chaueffer cap for which I have not the face.
    It is a terrible imposition when one must "accept" a...
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    I have long suspicioned that once a gamebird...

    I have long suspicioned that once a gamebird discovers a setter is out and about the woods or field, the bird gives off the cloying scent of fear.
    Therefore...scent, not heat.:)
  7. Thread: Southeast US

    by OldDublin
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    The southeast, to many even today, is not The...

    The southeast, to many even today, is not The South.
    I would suggest that a few of those states may well prefer the later geographic designation......college football notwithstanding.

    I'm fairly...
  8. Thread: Southeast US

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    Be nice to hear some hog, turkey, squirrel, crow...

    Be nice to hear some hog, turkey, squirrel, crow and rabbit stories.

    But I doubt any of those states consider themselves in the SE US.
  9. Thread: Labardoodle

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    Oddly enough, my wife is looking at one of those...

    Oddly enough, my wife is looking at one of those as a house dog....the non-curly-haired rendition.
    I'd prefer another lab but...one will have such issues arise.

    I would expect the odds of winning...
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    One does not have to shoot skeet targets with a...

    One does not have to shoot skeet targets with a mounted scattergun.:confused:

    Clays are targets. Clays shot are, by and large, artificial shooting games.....kinda hard to be anything else but they...
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    Raptors are a small factor, comparably, and...

    Raptors are a small factor, comparably, and whether "large financial interests" play the presently popular black heliocopter role for everything from soup to nuts or, a smaller and more realistic one...
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    Big Anything...Oil, Coal, Timber, Wind...Ag, will...

    Big Anything...Oil, Coal, Timber, Wind...Ag, will always be the easiest black hats to blame....rather than that which is closest home and most difficult to address.
    Much the same as the raptor...
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    Not sure that Ohio has more ground or better...

    Not sure that Ohio has more ground or better topography for gamebirds than Pennsylvania. But I do know that the plowing, planting and poisioning is not a fault of the ODNR.
    The PGC benefits from...
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    Be nice to believe the blame you imply falls to...

    Be nice to believe the blame you imply falls to the "landscrapers" or chemical folks but those companies exist because there is a demand for their product from We, the People.

    The nature of PF in...
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    As I said, up to you. But, you really do not...

    As I said, up to you.
    But, you really do not know what you are...missing.:)

    And if you ever hunt with a dog....I wish it luck.
    Bad stuff can happen with bad ideas.
    Bad ideas also get spread...
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    :confused: That's an odd comment. My favorite...

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    That's an odd comment.
    My favorite and most effective grouse scattergun is a 24 inch, 12 BUL, followed by a 16 A5.
    Irregardless, as they say around here, of scattergun, bird or cover...
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    Don't have one....character in a scattergun is a...

    Don't have one....character in a scattergun is a good thing and reflects memories made.
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    Not sure what you mean by training so no help...

    Not sure what you mean by training so no help there from this quarter....but, using an ecollar for avoidance or reenforcement of command can be a plus at any age.
    I would only caution low and...
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    No time to shoulder a scattergun for ruffed...

    No time to shoulder a scattergun for ruffed grouse?
    You're doing something wrong, lad. :)


    Many folks have tried for the old Woolner Chopper re a ruffed grosue scattergun....a bicycle grip...
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    You would be warm and fit in at a group tailgate...

    You would be warm and fit in at a group tailgate photo op in such garb.
    There could be advantage and disadvantage in either.
  21. Thread: Stop Hunting

    by OldDublin
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    Whitetail deer...why? Stopping deer hunting...

    Whitetail deer...why?
    Stopping deer hunting would end or severly reduce Leasing in the East and go toward eliminating much selfish, narrow-focused fretting over a birddog putting a foot wrong...
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    I reckon that decision ship sailed directly after...

    I reckon that decision ship sailed directly after your first post.
    Subsequent attempts at explanation or analogy notwithstanding.
    "Dealing with it" applies to everyone.
    My last word as...
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    Somewhat the same as a person taking the polar...

    Somewhat the same as a person taking the polar opposite view to seperate themselves from the majority as indicative of being somehow more...knowing and honest.
    IE, begging by hope and...
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    Wild, state-released, Preserve....dogs won't care...

    Wild, state-released, Preserve....dogs won't care tho I expect even they can tell a difference.
    Especially so with a Preserve, the quality of both the birds and the cover are what will make the...
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    More birds, more opportunity in conditions to...

    More birds, more opportunity in conditions to succeed, more time.
    Hunt smaller cover, Preserve if necessary, to build keeness.
    More patience with a dog of three late to the game.
    Mixed with what,...
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