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    AS usual, great images! Nice to see a gathering...

    AS usual, great images! Nice to see a gathering of wild birds, it reassures me that somewhere, pheasants thrive.

    tyvm
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    The most consistently sound advice I have always...

    The most consistently sound advice I have always given a new pup owner is: IS A PUPPY!

    Socialize, play (within reason), praise (often and extravagantly), and never (mildly) discipline a pup when...
  3. Thread: My new dog

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    Yeah...what he ^ said. Beautiful...and LOOK! no...

    Yeah...what he ^ said. Beautiful...and LOOK! no snow on the ground!


    (not like that in Wisconsin. :( )
  4. Thread: My new dog

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    Over the years, you've had many great seasons,...

    Over the years, you've had many great seasons, and a whole bunch of travel; I envy you a bit.

    You're a perfect person to ask to comment on the difference between years with a flusher (JP) and a...
  5. Seen on Madison, WI's, pets listing on Craig's list GWP pup

    Three and one half months old, AKC, female, and after talking with the guy on the phone, they bought more dog than they expected. :)

    I have no connection with seller, other than giving him a call....
  6. Thread: Hulls

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    That's PERFECT! Good dog. I do pick up as...

    That's PERFECT!

    Good dog.


    I do pick up as I shoot, and often abandoned shells I see as well.

    Things are changing, perhaps inevitably, with less stewardship for the properties we hunt on;...
  7. Amen, JMc... The late, great Young Bert, the...

    Amen, JMc...

    The late, great Young Bert, the not-right dog, would one day have greeted me, torn and bloody, with gashes all over his legs and head, proudly holding whatever parts of the display...
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    Years ago I helped some neighbors during their...

    Years ago I helped some neighbors during their lambing season,usually early Spring. They were breeding for large numbers of lambs--three and even four lambs per ewe was not unusual. I knew nothing...
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    Nice post, great puppy. We await further...

    Nice post, great puppy. We await further adventures. :)
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    The first season I hunted Young Bert, he would...

    The first season I hunted Young Bert, he would charge through brush and foliage, rather than go over or around. He was 2.5 years, but had never been trained or hunted before in his life. That first...
  11. Thread: Season Wrap-Up

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    You just wrapped up my season as well, but by...

    You just wrapped up my season as well, but by proxy. I love seeing Ace in his youthful vigilance, just starting out for his life's work.

    Glad you got out. Glad you told us about it.

    Have a good...
  12. Thread: Henry Shotgun

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    I admit to a bias for old singles and have a...

    I admit to a bias for old singles and have a couple of venerable Hercules (Stevens via Montgomery Wards branding) 12 and 20s, and a couple of NEFs.

    Buy the Henry if it makes you happy. Field...
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    Uplanderhunter...I fully understand. There's no...

    Uplanderhunter...I fully understand. There's no remedy for the ache in your heart but time; it doesn't lessen, but it becomes more familiar. Gradually, the memories of satisfaction and partnership...
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    Newman? About five years ago, I took in a GWP...

    Newman? About five years ago, I took in a GWP who had a similar background, except the previous owner thought that using a shock collar until it was drained was the way to get a wirehaired pup to...
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    And...as most who have done it find out, when...

    And...as most who have done it find out, when your foot in its 16 inch boot sinks down in to swamp mire up to your hip, be very slow and deliberate in your moves to extricate yourself. The mire will...
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    Uplandhunter wasn't kidding. Nothing sparks a...

    Uplandhunter wasn't kidding. Nothing sparks a bird dog like birds. Walking in a field with its master is nice, but the scent of a game bird stirs an atavistic avalanche and lights go on all...
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    Hey there, Gettinbirdie... Should be no...

    Hey there, Gettinbirdie...

    Should be no problem at all. Most of those who have an area available have trained their pups on pigeons, extensively. If anything, the wild game scent of quail should...
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    SEVENTEEN RESCUES !!!! Nice work, JMc! I'm...

    SEVENTEEN RESCUES !!!!

    Nice work, JMc!

    I'm sure there is a statue of you in GSP heaven.


    It seems to me that if it were not for folks like you, the hunting world (and the pet-owner's as...
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    Hey JMc!! Back story on Zep sounds like a...

    Hey JMc!!


    Back story on Zep sounds like a photocopy of Young Bert's history, and he turned out to be the most memorable and entertaining dog I've ever had. His hunting was stellar, his...
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    Sometimes, if we're very lucky, we meet...

    Sometimes, if we're very lucky, we meet individuals who are a gift to our lives and we recognize it as it happens.

    My condolences on your loss, and congratulations on having had such a friendship.
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    Wonderful puppy! Get past the house-breaking,...

    Wonderful puppy!

    Get past the house-breaking, teething, and separation anxiety times, and you've got a best friend and companion into the 2030's.

    Ace is a joy.

    Nice work.:thumbsup:
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    Hey BritChaser... CONGRATULATIONS !!!! ...

    Hey BritChaser...

    CONGRATULATIONS !!!!

    Have a long and happy relationship with your new hunting partner.

    I got Mick from American Brittany Rescue and could not be more pleased to have had...
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    Ken, I can't imagine the amount of time,...

    Ken, I can't imagine the amount of time, training, and expertise to breed and to campaign you put into this pup. It's breeders like you who enrich the entire spectrum of hunting dogs and keep...
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    You've been one heck of a guide throughout the...

    You've been one heck of a guide throughout the season.

    Thanks for sharing.

    :thumbsup:
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    Great shots of the late, great, Buzz! All the...

    Great shots of the late, great, Buzz!

    All the comments are spot on; think of a canine comparison between a full back and a wide receiver.

    As for disposition, my limited experience between the...
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