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    Time for a change of scerery

    You could always move to Canada but please don't bring any Democrats.
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    You can teach all of these concepts by doing...

    You can teach all of these concepts by doing singles. Set up the concept and run as singles. You can teach memory by throwing a mark then swing the dog to run a blind then run the memory mark....
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    ... Pointing Goldens ....

    Any interest out there for Goldens that point or how many out there have Goldens that have strong pointing instincts?

    My Golden Magic is a strong pointer and if the birds hold he'll stay on point...
  4. Thread: Force Fetch

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    Old dog trainers have a saying for just about...

    Old dog trainers have a saying for just about everything. My 70 yr old training partner keeps telling my how much he hates my Golden. His reasoning is that he can't stand a dog that is smarter than...
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    Spring for us was a classic prairie snow storm. I...

    Spring for us was a classic prairie snow storm. I just stayed in the barn and FF the young ones. The older dogs just curled up in their kennels and I'm sure they don't want to come out until...
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    Drills and intelligent use of repetition.

    Drills and intelligent use of repetition.
  7. Judges with imagination and intelligence. The...

    Judges with imagination and intelligence. The ones that put on a test that demonstrates a days hunt in the field and is pleasing to the eye.
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    7 four footed buddies 1 - Golden that points...

    7 four footed buddies

    1 - Golden that points better than most GSP
    2 - yellow labs one male, one female.
    3 - Black labs, imported from Scotland. 2 males, 1 female
    1 - 1 bml 4 mth old pup.
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    I think you are doing just fine. Excellent use of...

    I think you are doing just fine. Excellent use of praise.
  10. Thread: No !!

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    I follow the no word with a command such as "No,...

    I follow the no word with a command such as "No, leave it!" Or "NO! Come." As for the e-collar you can either use it or not. I normmally don't use for two reasons. You don't use the e-collar on the...
  11. Thread: Be Quiet

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    You'll never cure that fault with pressure....

    You'll never cure that fault with pressure. You've got to owrk it out of them with no pressure.
  12. Thread: Oh Canada!!

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    Hey. I'm actually a French Candian. My family on...

    Hey. I'm actually a French Candian. My family on my father's side has resided in Quebbec since we were kicked out of France during the French Revolution. My mother is/was Scotish and some where along...
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    Gary. I purchased two new transmitters and four...

    Gary. I purchased two new transmitters and four new receivers back in February. One unit I'm sending to a friend in Scotland. He already has a two-shooter.

    It's great that the units are finally...
  14. Thread: Oh Canada!!

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    Canada has given Quebec a free ride for the past...

    Canada has given Quebec a free ride for the past 100 yrs. It's about time we (rest of Canada) put our foot down and just say no to Quebec.

    This action is not about non-registration. It's about...
  15. I think you are a true outdoorsmen and a...

    I think you are a true outdoorsmen and a humanitarian. I truley love and enoy your posts and insigt.

    If you ever want to hunt wild pheaants in southern Alberta along the Milk River and Grouse in...
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    We started in 1991. I wanted a dog to keep the...

    We started in 1991. I wanted a dog to keep the bears away at camp while I was Elk hunting. I ended up with a black lab pup. When he was 7 months old we started training and never looked back.

    Now...
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    I've got to learn to do diagrams like you do. ...

    I've got to learn to do diagrams like you do.

    The diagram on the into wind marks is right on. You are also right about the hip pockets.

    The old pros use to use the Chinese Triple a lot .......
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    I can't find my old training books but I do have...

    I can't find my old training books but I do have a ton of notes. I haven't seen them but the Lardy books/tapes and Hillman tapes may be exactly what you are looking for.

    Here's a couple of marking...
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    That would be great. In this area I need all the...

    That would be great. In this area I need all the help I can get. In another dog forum a fellow gave excellent, detailed instructions. I tried but couldn't get past the first point. No pun intended.
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    Thanks for the replies. Very interesting and I've...

    Thanks for the replies. Very interesting and I've learned a lot. I would like to post a few photos of Magic on point but I have no idea of howto do it. Once I learn I'll open another post and let's...
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    Sorry for the confusion. Some concepts would be:...

    Sorry for the confusion. Some concepts would be:
    Short gun/long gun.
    By the gunner
    Between the gunners
    By the old fall
    Between the falls
    Angle backs, 90 degree throws, angle ins
    Punch birds...
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    The best way to control high desire is with lots...

    The best way to control high desire is with lots of intelligent work. Start the training session with either a super long single, maybe 300 - 400 yds then start training. Or even better a ring of...
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    Golden Retriever gets the point!

    I'm mosly a lab guy but I do have 1 golden named Magic. He's 3 yrs old and like most goldens quite a character. Great hunting dog and if I had more time I would be running him in AKC hunt tests.
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  24. I do it the same way. When I'm hunting wild...

    I do it the same way. When I'm hunting wild pheasants with my buddies I want the dog under the bird as soon as it falls. However, I go to a lot of commerical pheasant hunts and when the pen raised...
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    Welcome to spring time in Alberta.

    Welcome to spring time in Alberta.
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