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    We do not shoot if we have a person out of the...

    We do not shoot if we have a person out of the blind and we have strict rules about shooting lanes while upland hunting. However, we shoot over retrieving/flushing dogs ..... although, again we have...
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    I have a couple of yetti's. As posted...

    I have a couple of yetti's. As posted previously, heavy and relatively small capacity due to significantly thicker sides/insulation. For general use, not worth the expense and weight. Also, if you...
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    Would definitely check with your state biologist,...

    Would definitely check with your state biologist, county agent .... or whatever agency could provide guidance around weed control and grass carp. As others have indicated, grass carp are not alway...
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    I have had no problem throwing live pigeons with...

    I have had no problem throwing live pigeons with a zinger winger. Can't imagine that a son of a gun would be a lot different. I have not tried launching and then shooting them. I normally clip one...
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    I have 3 FT's and a couple of smaller ones ......

    I have 3 FT's and a couple of smaller ones ... not sure which ones. Small ones are definitely easier to haul around .... particularly if you have to carry them any distance. Small ones work...
  6. "Lardy, Smart works, and Fowl dogs are all Carr...

    "Lardy, Smart works, and Fowl dogs are all Carr based methods. I have all three and they do all have little idiosyncrasies where they differ, but the base line of these training methods are all Carr...
  7. I was in your position a couple of years ago. ...

    I was in your position a couple of years ago. While I had trained a few dogs in the past, I had used/abused family and friends to throw bumpers. The only thing I had as far as launchers was one of...
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    I would pretty mcuh be in the same boat as 2Labs....

    I would pretty mcuh be in the same boat as 2Labs. In the end, only you can make this call. Some relationships can handle the "rather ask for forgiveness than permission" approach and some can't. ...
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    I would go with two wingers ... which I think...

    I would go with two wingers ... which I think based on your post is where you are headed. The question of Zinger or GU is a little like the Ford vs. Chevy vs. Dodge comparison. You will find people...
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    Essentially all of my training, and hunting for...

    Essentially all of my training, and hunting for that matter, are on public land. I run into this all the time. The good thing about public land is that you have access to it, the bad thing is that...
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    I asume you are asking about the collar...

    I asume you are asking about the collar transmitter? If so, it will not work with the remote release reciever.
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    More GO PRO Advice

    After reading the various threads on the GO PRO cameras, I have decided to take the plunge. Thinking about starting with the outdoor package as I will be using the camera primarily for filming...
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    I have a coop similar to the one posted by Hairy...

    I have a coop similar to the one posted by Hairy Dawg. I was lazy and bout a rabbit hutch at the local feed and seed store that looks very similar, other than it is a bit shorter. Works well for a...
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    Rank amateur, so take that into consideration as...

    Rank amateur, so take that into consideration as you read the advice As cautious as you are about the level of correction you are giving the dog, I would not worry about over correcting or killing...
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    This is not a "knock" against any program out...

    This is not a "knock" against any program out there. I have most of them and have learned something from every one of them. First, I think Sound Beginnings is a great way to start. After that I...
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    Not sure how fancy you are wanting to get. The...

    Not sure how fancy you are wanting to get. The last time I put kennels in the back yard I poured a concrete pad and used Mason galvanized wire panels. Had a two dog setup with kennels sharing one...
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    This is disturbing. While I was not particularly...

    This is disturbing. While I was not particularly pleased with what I had to go through to get the upgraded electronics, I have been pleased with the way they have worked. Hopefully the issues you...
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    This is the real issue ... the stopping. If you...

    This is the real issue ... the stopping. If you are not interested in setting any records in the quarter mile .... and have a big enough repair budget .... you can a big load moving with most small...
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    I also think this is key. With the hunting that...

    I also think this is key. With the hunting that I do, a dog that can't use his nose is basically useless. At the same time, a dog that trusts his nose to the point that he won't take a cast is a big...
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    If I know exactly where the bird is located, I...

    If I know exactly where the bird is located, I handle. If I only know the general area I handle to the area and then tell the dog to "hunt it up". Frankly with most areas that I hunt .... waterfowl...
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    Same here.

    Same here.
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    Did a quick google search for hunting preserves...

    Did a quick google search for hunting preserves in Louisiana and came up with several. I have found these to be a good source of birds. Many sell pigeons or know where to get them. They also often...
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    I started my current dog with doves and created...

    I started my current dog with doves and created some significant mouth issues ...... feathers everywhere, dog spitting and mouthing bird to regrip. Much less of a problem as I moved to pigeons, even...
  24. Thread: Gun Shy

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    Probaby lots of ways to introduce a pup to guns...

    Probaby lots of ways to introduce a pup to guns but this approach has consistently worked for me. Aother caution is when you move from the training field to hunting. The controlled use of guns in a...
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    Have only bought one pair of LaCrosse boots in...

    Have only bought one pair of LaCrosse boots in the last year or two. Haven't really put them through an awful lot but no complaints to date. However, I have 3-4 pairs that I have had for probably...
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