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    The diagrams in the magazine will not help you,...

    The diagrams in the magazine will not help you, they very poor IMO. If I could do it all over again I would do more work getting too the line and SITTING at the bucket. I've only ran one grand and...
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    I'm guessing you were probably a little nervous...

    I'm guessing you were probably a little nervous especially after your pup started getting amped up. Dogs really feed off their handlers, the more nervous you get, the looser they will become. Sounds...
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    Mark that's great it works good for you, I wish I...

    Mark that's great it works good for you, I wish I trusted my dog enough to do the same, but I've seen bad things happen with dogs in a layout and it's just not worth the risk IMO. Beautiful dog BTW!
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    I always amazes me when people ask for advice...

    I always amazes me when people ask for advice then do the opposite.

    It is a poor decision to put a dog in the layout blind with you. There are 2 kinds of dogs, dogs that have broke and dogs that...
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    Can the hunt secretary email EE with a list of...

    Can the hunt secretary email EE with a list of the workers/dogs and have EE add the workers dogs automatically when it opens? The workers could pay the club before hand and the club could send EE a...
  6. Thread: Fall Grand

    by Keith S.
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    Using Facebook is ok for those who are on it, but...

    Using Facebook is ok for those who are on it, but there is only 2000 people following that page. The coverage is terrible for the grand. I'm a HRC guy and know a few people running and I just like to...
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    Great story! Thank you for sharing and...

    Great story! Thank you for sharing and congratulations!
  8. I haven't seen many master tests, but I have seen...

    I haven't seen many master tests, but I have seen a few finished tests. I've seen master dogs struggle in finished with the duck calls and shooting at the line, it's a lot of excitement and if they...
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    I use to have a few hand held launchers, they do...

    I use to have a few hand held launchers, they do launch a bumper much further than you can throw it, but it is still coming from your side and I think it hurts more than it helps. I was able to have...
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    Snow goose hunting a 250 yard blind isn't that...

    Snow goose hunting a 250 yard blind isn't that uncommon. Duck hunting the only times I've ran a 250+ yard blind is when we would drop a bunch of birds and one would sail. I use to hunt a 30 acre lake...
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    Ive asked myself that for a few years as I run...

    Ive asked myself that for a few years as I run HRC the majority of the time and I've never ran a field trial. I have seen hand thrown birds in AKC hunt tests also and now that I've ran a few of then,...
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    Uncle Bill was a great man and a great ambassador...

    Uncle Bill was a great man and a great ambassador for HRC esp. in region 13. He helped a lot of people and a lot of clubs. I always enjoyed breakfast with him and Rich at tests. Godspeed old friend.
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    Our game and parks commission(Nebraska) use to be...

    Our game and parks commission(Nebraska) use to be very good to our club and give us the keys to a large WMA and give us free range for our tests. I am not sue what happen but they changed their...
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    If you are there actively working at the test and...

    If you are there actively working at the test and are not getting in, there is something seriously wrong with your club. From conversations I've had with people about this, those who do help at the...
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    http://usalanyards.com/spring-wire-gate-hooks.aspx

    http://usalanyards.com/spring-wire-gate-hooks.aspx
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    I buy mine off ebay. Everyone has free, fast...

    I buy mine off ebay. Everyone has free, fast shipping and loads of options. Google search paracord braids to see all the different ones and then YouTube search the ones you like.
  17. Thread: AKC to HRC

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    Not nuisances, just a different game. Train with...

    Not nuisances, just a different game. Train with a duck call and shooting a pump shotgun and the dog will do fine.
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    Looks good! I've kinda turned into a lanyard...

    Looks good! I've kinda turned into a lanyard making junky in the last year. I probably have 25 lanyards that I'm not sure what I'll do with.


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  19. Thread: HRC tips....

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    As others have said, a lot goes on at the line....

    As others have said, a lot goes on at the line. Train with shooting the gun, ducks calls, shorter marks, more ducks calls and shooting. I've seen incredible dogs that have had problems with all the...
  20. Keith Spader-please count me in. Thanks RTF...

    Keith Spader-please count me in.

    Thanks RTF and Garmin!
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    I tried to buy some from gunners up but didn't...

    I tried to buy some from gunners up but didn't have any luck as they said they quit making them and didn't have any left. I ended up making this. 18891 You can attach it with the push pins like...
  22. Poll: I use forum runner and half the time the thread...

    I use forum runner and half the time the thread doesn't come up. I have to back out of the thread and the second time it usually comes up. It can be annoying, but it's tolerable.
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    Collinsville IL, 33 entered, 3 passed ...

    Collinsville IL, 33 entered, 3 passed

    http://huntingretrieverclub.org/PDF/Grand%20Hunt%20History_10-5-12pdf.pdf
  24. Very sorry for your loss.

    Very sorry for your loss.
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    Entries have seamed to fluctuate as long as I've...

    Entries have seamed to fluctuate as long as I've been involved(only 10 years). It does seam like there aren't as many people running for fun past their HRCH or chasing points. It also seams like more...
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