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  1. Thread: HRC tips....

    by Keith S.
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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...
  2. 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...
  4. 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
  6. 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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    When possesiveness turns aggressive

    Have a 2.5 yo in-tact male that since hunting season has been aggressive towards other dogs while hunting or training. He doesn't go after them, but if they enter his personal space he will lash out...
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    I would make sure your electronics are fully...

    I would make sure your electronics are fully charged. I have the same set up as you but my electronics are 10 years old and in original batteries. If the charge was weak, they wouldn't work. Since I...
  10. I can't comment on a Tri-tronics since I've never...

    I can't comment on a Tri-tronics since I've never owned one, but I have a dogtra 1200nc that I've had for 12 years and I had to replace the batteries at 10 years. I would like to try a tri-tronics...
  11. I have 4 dogs in the house so my wife would give...

    I have 4 dogs in the house so my wife would give them all bones to chew on. My youngster would take all the bones from the others and we didn't so anything about it, 2.5 yrs later I have a dog that...
  12. I am in the same situation as you. Late last...

    I am in the same situation as you. Late last summer I would take my daughter for walks and she really seamed to enjoy them. We bought a jogging stroller for training so I'm really hoping I can get...
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    For the short time the dog is in the water, I...

    For the short time the dog is in the water, I don't think NOT wearing a vest is putting the dog in any harm and if the dog won't go in cold water without a vest, chances are it won't go in cold water...
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    Welcome to RTF! There we a lot of knowledgable...

    Welcome to RTF! There we a lot of knowledgable people on here and you will get tons of good advice.

    One thing you can do is put a long leash/check cord on your pup and encourage him to come...
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    I heard it filled in 20 min. Wonder if all MN...

    I heard it filled in 20 min. Wonder if all MN clubs will fill like this?
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    I don't run many AKC tests, but how can it...

    I don't run many AKC tests, but how can it possibly fill that fast? Are people giving EE their info before it opens? I hope that's not the case but I don't know what else it could be.
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    I would hope it wouldn't be a problem. If your...

    I would hope it wouldn't be a problem. If your pup dropped every bird and you had to tell him to fetch it up every time it could be an issue. It's not that uncommon for a young dog to drop a duck...
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    This is one of the main reason duck hunters are...

    This is one of the main reason duck hunters are declining. We are the rudest, greediest hunters out there. I've taken a lot of people hunting in private ground only to have them start leasing it when...
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    I've have a Ground Lil woods sweet meat. Nothing...

    I've have a Ground Lil woods sweet meat. Nothing fancy about this call, has a short hedge barrel and a poly echo insert. I have 16 acrylic calls on the shelf and this has become my go to call. ...
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    I never meant that testing compares to hunting,...

    I never meant that testing compares to hunting, nothing compares to hunting, closest thing is the SRS with multiple gunners at the line but they use rubber duck and that's another subject. I just...
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    This is one reason I think tests and trials...

    This is one reason I think tests and trials benefit hunting dogs. Think about it, at a test, your dog has all the smells, sounds and sights to get him all jacked up, then you have to walk to the line...
  22. Thread: Dog Vest!!

    by Keith S.
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    I had an Avery vest that fit my old dog great,...

    I had an Avery vest that fit my old dog great, almost like a custom made vest. It didn't fit my new pup quite as good however. I bought a banded vest for my pup, fits ok, it does seam to be fairly...
  23. My old dog was similar to yours when she started...

    My old dog was similar to yours when she started getting older. A 5 min water test would take her 10, had very little drive on water. Hunting was a complete different story, but hunt tests it was...
  24. Sorry for your loss Gooser

    Sorry for your loss Gooser
  25. More prayers for Uncle Bill from Nebraska.

    More prayers for Uncle Bill from Nebraska.
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