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  1. Iím about to buy a pair of these do they run true...

    Iím about to buy a pair of these do they run true to size or do I need to order a 1/2 size larger or wider

    Thanks
  2. Iím old, been working pointing dogs and labs...

    Iím old, been working pointing dogs and labs since 1963 and while I use the internet I freely admit Iím no expert. And Iím the head of engineering for a successful company, no need to be thin...
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    My best friend had a shorthair that never pointed...

    My best friend had a shorthair that never pointed a bird until she was over two years old then one day she started pointing and was a rock solid pointer from that day forward

    Turned into a great...
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    If you hunt by yourself you should make or buy a...

    If you hunt by yourself you should make or buy a set of ice Claws

    Cabelas sells them also you want some that float.

    Amazon probably does too

    Iíve pulled myself right out easily the one time...
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    you can take a untrained young dog hunting if you...

    you can take a untrained young dog hunting if you go about carefully introing the gun while you do it.
    Iíve done it hundreds of times.
    You just have to be careful reading the dogs reaction to the...
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    Itís one newbee on a first hunt I doubt he has...

    Itís one newbee on a first hunt I doubt he has several helpers I would worry about not screwing him up

    You can teach quartering and any other handling for blind retrieves anytime.

    Iíve trained...
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    My concern would be gun introduction I would...

    My concern would be gun introduction

    I would let him find and flush and chase birds before I shot over him

    Get him bird crazy with lots of encouragement and atta boys so heís actively seeking...
  8. Thread: Need guidance

    by bobman
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    If you only hunt pheasants and ducks itís very...

    If you only hunt pheasants and ducks itís very hard to beat a lab for practicality and no dog is better on cripples than a lab
  9. Thread: Need guidance

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    Flushing dogs should be trained to hup to a toot...

    Flushing dogs should be trained to hup to a toot on a whistle and release on two toots

    Itís simple to train

    Labs are great dogs
  10. Thread: Need guidance

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    Itís a generalization but shorthairs are normally...

    Itís a generalization but shorthairs are normally much better at hunting down cripples than setters or English pointers

    And they handle pressure a little better than Brittanys again a...
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    Can someone please explain what the term ď...

    Can someone please explain what the term
    ď dentedĒ means relative to corn

    Thanks
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    Something about 1100s they just feel good and...

    Something about 1100s they just feel good and come up good
    I was on a skeet team 45 years ago in the first Cav and we shot 1100s I could really shoot them well

    If I was going to take one pheasant...
  13. Thread: One Step Closer

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    He sure is a pretty dog, all the pups you have in...

    He sure is a pretty dog, all the pups you have in photos look nice

    I really love labs they are such great dogs in every way
  14. Thread: Upland Forecast

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    My dogs donít know the difference and they taste...

    My dogs donít know the difference and they taste the same I hope they plant a bunch that migrate to public hunting land lol
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    Great news and good work She sounds like a...

    Great news and good work

    She sounds like a wonderful dog
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    No idea why those As are in my reply should be...

    No idea why those As are in my reply should be parentheses
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    Labs? Ducks Older dog, you train to¬Ēhup ¬Ē (...

    Labs?
    Ducks Older dog, you train to¬Ēhup ¬Ē ( meaning sit until released) and don¬ít move until released In the yard, then enforce it in the field meaning you don¬ít bring a gun you handle the dog...
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    You need to let her break and chase birds after...

    You need to let her break and chase birds after they flush ( you can steady her later if thatís important)

    Then when sheís really chasing a flushed flying bird she can see kill it for her

    You...
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    Some dogs you can get away with any thing but I...

    Some dogs you can get away with any thing but I wouldnít do it

    I want a pup to be hot after the birds when I shoot one for him, so the gun shot is associated with that bird falling and any fear...
  20. Thread: My new dog

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    Very nice story the dog looks great

    Very nice story the dog looks great
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    Plant some birds for her and see if sheís birdy ...

    Plant some birds for her and see if sheís birdy

    Does she point tweety birds or squirrels or anything ?

    Pointers are independent driven dogs I have 7 of them, they are genetically programmed...
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    LOL I drive 3-4000 miles every years to hunt...

    LOL I drive 3-4000 miles every years to hunt pheasants, I wouldn't go to my mailbox to hunt them without my dogs
  23. Thread: Trespass law

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    I cross posted your post on upland journal but it...

    I cross posted your post on upland journal but it seems no one cares or they just donít understand

    Itís disappointing North Dakota was a great destination for guys like me that are 1500 miles...
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    https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/what-you-need-...

    https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/what-you-need-to-know-about-a-popular-weed-killers-alleged-link-to-cancer

    No chemical is safe IMO they all have side affects
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    This is exactly what the outfitters driving this...

    This is exactly what the outfitters driving this law hope you do. They want people to drive another nail in free lance huntings coffin.

    They canít wait to charge you to hunt the publicís game...
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