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  1. Always use Steel shot, even for shooting pen...

    Always use Steel shot, even for shooting pen raised (waterfowl) training birds, Federal Law, I checked with a Federal Game Warden when Steel shot first came out.

    Bill
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    Trained around cattle for over 30 yrs., never had...

    Trained around cattle for over 30 yrs., never had a real problem. They are mainly just curious, if you train around the same bunch of cattle often enough, they start ignoring you. Except for calves....
  3. I believe I read on here one time, that a dog's...

    I believe I read on here one time, that a dog's field of vision is between 240-260 degrees.
  4. Great Thread ! Way to Go Ted ! Thanks! to All ...

    Great Thread ! Way to Go Ted ! Thanks! to All
    One great place to learn,and observe is the Judge's Chair. Watched Bobby George on a Quad with a Long Retired Bird, come to the line each time and...
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    Many years ago Purina did a study on various...

    Many years ago Purina did a study on various kennel sizes, they found that 6 X 20 was best, but that 6 X 12 worked almost as well.
    Good Luck !
    Bill C.
  6. Congrats ! Frank & Boot. See you this weekend. ...

    Congrats ! Frank & Boot. See you this weekend.
    Bill
  7. Try Collar Clinic. I just bought one about 3...

    Try Collar Clinic. I just bought one about 3 months ago from them. They take them in on trade and re-condition them. When I called, they put me on a waiting list. Called me in about 10 days,said...
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    Spoonbill = "Smiley" Gadwall= Cleveland County...

    Spoonbill = "Smiley"
    Gadwall= Cleveland County Mallard-local term
    Comorant= Water Turkey
    Blue Heron= Pterodactyl
  9. Confirmed it with the Federal Game Wardens when...

    Confirmed it with the Federal Game Wardens when steel first came out, actually took them a couple of days to reply because they weren't sure in the beginning.
    I also shoot open cylinder and skeet....
  10. Way to Go ! Bill & Judy

    Way to Go ! Bill & Judy
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    I agree with Captainjack, pick your color due to...

    I agree with Captainjack, pick your color due to the background, use Maximum size(3") for maximum visablity. Might add streamers, ( I don't, but have thought about it). Orange for blinds.

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    My message was cut off. We have about 20-25 O/H...

    My message was cut off. We have about 20-25 O/H Q. entries. We think we get a few entries because they can do both.
    On a different note- I wonder why some F.T. clubs are not having Qual. stakes...
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    All the above, in our region the Avg. Master...

    All the above, in our region the Avg. Master stake is 80-90 % Pro. O/H Qual., might encourage some handlers to give it a try. We have a 120 dog Master, and about 20-25
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    Regardless of size of the land, make your yard...

    Regardless of size of the land, make your yard the size of a postage stamp, otherwise you spend all your time mowing, instead of training.

    "ON The Mower Again !" Future Country Song

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    The 1998 Master Nat., was where I first met...

    The 1998 Master Nat., was where I first met Tommy, what a character. Didn't agree with him on everything,after spending two weeks together, we knew each other a lot better, but we had a good time,...
  16. I have to agree with Bob, probably not the...

    I have to agree with Bob, probably not the choke,spend more time in the off-season with different loads till you find the one that works best. (Aim at their eyes! ;) )

    Bill C.
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    I was 9 yrs. old, when I saw a man throw...

    I was 9 yrs. old, when I saw a man throw something in a pond and a Black dog jump in and go get it. Thought it was the coolest thing I'd ever seen. STILL DO !!

    Bill
  18. R.I.P. My Friend Are prayers are with Gena and...

    R.I.P. My Friend Are prayers are with Gena and the family. You will be missed!

    Bill
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    Hunting Geese on the Tishamingo refuge years ago,...

    Hunting Geese on the Tishamingo refuge years ago, watched a yote,stand on a dike for 30 minutes, soon as a hunter shot a goose near him, a ran out and made a retrieve before the guy could even shoot...
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    Same thing happened with my Granddaughter and the...

    Same thing happened with my Granddaughter and the Rossi .410, she shot it the first season. grew a little (she was10) switched to the older model 870 youth express 20, and she said it didn't kick as...
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    The old 870 isn't what it used to be. Bought my...

    The old 870 isn't what it used to be. Bought my grandson a 870 Super magnum 3 yrs. ago, during Dove season the barrel fell off. The barrel ring had come unwelded. That should never happen. Warranty...
  22. Owner/Handler Amateur Master ! Is it Time ?

    Looked back over the events I entered or tried to enter for 2014. Entered 5 Masters, 2 were my clubs', 2 others were clubs that I had a heads- up on. the other one was totally random enter. Missed...
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    Ditto on the Nelson's. Have used them for over 20...

    Ditto on the Nelson's. Have used them for over 20 yrs. A unit will last 8-10 yrs. for me. Have 3 in use now.

    Bill
  24. On my second truck with the second A.R.E. This...

    On my second truck with the second A.R.E. This one is about 2 yrs. with windoors on both sides,and a slider up front, white, and plenty of air flow. Have not noticed any leaks. I had some problems...
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    I meet Jane in the early 80's, I too thought she...

    I meet Jane in the early 80's, I too thought she was Indian for a long time. She camped out at all our trials that I recall. Always enjoyed being around her. RIP Jane
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