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    I don't use 'mark'...I use 'SIT'...he knows...

    I don't use 'mark'...I use 'SIT'...he knows what's coming next is his responsibility to watch and remember the birds.
    If it is a blind, he's cued with 'dead bird' and he knows he has to work with me...
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    Throw something........

    Throw something........
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    Here is my first try at any marks in this field. ...

    Here is my first try at any marks in this field. They are marked with orange M1 and M2 with possible lines run to them.

    M1 looks to have a gradual slope to the left for the first half or so, a...
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    Looks like I stand corrected...but I am still not...

    Looks like I stand corrected...but I am still not talented enough to hunt that way! :p
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    Tim, we each could probably give many examples on...

    Tim, we each could probably give many examples on both sides of it. I agree with your last 2 sentences that it is a way to evaluate the dogs talent while having fun....and it will never be exactly...
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    I have quietly gone up to a small pond...

    I have quietly gone up to a small pond mid-morning without seeing any birds only to have a few jump out of the cover as I sat down and made enough noise to spook them into a jump shooting scenario. ...
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    I hope this isn't considered hijacking the...

    I hope this isn't considered hijacking the thread, but there is one thing I have seen regularly at the few tests I have attended that I don't agree keep with simulating a days hunting in the field. ...
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    When looking for my current dog, I looked online...

    When looking for my current dog, I looked online for results from recent National events to see which kennels were well represented as having dogs doing well. From there I looked up the different...
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    I am lucky that there are usually 6-10 tests...

    I am lucky that there are usually 6-10 tests within a 1 hour drive each year. If I want to drive up to 3 hours one way there are an additional 6-10 tests, including a few HRC ones.
    The longest...
  10. Thread: holding blinds

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    Has anyone tried making something like this? I...

    Has anyone tried making something like this? I have thought about trying it for holding blinds and hiding wingers.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5H0NIKeM7Q
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    22270 Here are my 2 thoughts on the blind(s). ...

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    Here are my 2 thoughts on the blind(s). Move the line slightly to the left to incorporate the dogs needing to run a longer side hill line. The dogs need to decide to stay straight, fade with...
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    I just looked this up on huntinglabpedigree.com. ...

    I just looked this up on huntinglabpedigree.com.

    What about FC-AFC BLACKWATER RUBY II x FC AFC Nick Of Time Lone Ranger?

    If I am reading this correctly, the offspring produced from one litter...
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    I know nothing about FT's and am just starting...

    I know nothing about FT's and am just starting out as a HT judge. I looked at this picture and came up with many different setup ideas, but decided on the same thing that Good Dogs posted on post...
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    My thoughts on not going on the red line was to...

    My thoughts on not going on the red line was to avoid giving a visual 'slot' between the 2 small trees that is directly in line with the target area with the larger group of trees. The larger group...
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    Here is where I would consider a mark. The field...

    Here is where I would consider a mark. The field pushes them left, the bush on the left near the gun will push them left, the rise in the distance will keep pushing them left and the wind will...
  16. Thread: Release Command

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    Marks, release with dogs name. Using 'back' or...

    Marks, release with dogs name. Using 'back' or 'fetch' can potentially cause problems with an honor dog.

    Blinds, cue with dead bird, confirm looking on correct line with a quiet 'yes' to lock...
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    Captain answered as I was typing.

    Captain answered as I was typing.
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    My understanding is to start the whistle sit on...

    My understanding is to start the whistle sit on the return from the pile first. When that is going well, move to whistle sit on the way to the pile and preferably within the first 1/3 of the...
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    I have often heard the saying 'cast a fast dog...

    I have often heard the saying 'cast a fast dog slow and a slow dog fast'. If a slow dog is sitting crooked, would you still wait them out to self-correct themselves to a straight sit? Maybe...
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    x 2!!! I like this one!

    x 2!!!

    I like this one!
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    I have seen a handler with limited use of her...

    I have seen a handler with limited use of her right arm handle her dog on blinds with only her left arm. For a right over she turned sideways and pointed to the right with her left arm. For a right...
  22. Thread: HRCH - Cool Video

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    Now that's the way to promote an upcoming litter!...

    Now that's the way to promote an upcoming litter! Great video!
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    Absolutely, go for it! Have as much fun as you...

    Absolutely, go for it!
    Have as much fun as you can with her and learn a few things along the way for the next one.
    She deserves the fun with all she has been through.
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    I personally avoid food from China as I don't...

    I personally avoid food from China as I don't trust their standards. My guy has been doing well on PPPP so far and will soon be 3. It is great that people have had dogs live long healthy lives...
  25. Name: Jim Boomer - count me in Winner: #11...

    Name: Jim Boomer - count me in
    Winner: #11 FC-AFC Coolwater's Knock Out Punch, Alexandra Washburn
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