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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-QrEQFdw6Y&featur...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-QrEQFdw6Y&feature=youtu.be

    Video I took of Bill running Ammo in the 2014 Sunflower Amateur. I was in the holding blind with my dog Bleu, full brother to her out...
  2. Thread: Ammo

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    Ammo was the real deal, and I had the fortune of...

    Ammo was the real deal, and I had the fortune of running behind her with her full brother Bleu in the Sunflower Am. I took a video of it with my cellphone, so quality is bad and no zoom, but her...
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    I have guided a group of hunters for five or six...

    I have guided a group of hunters for five or six years, which included Mike Stewart and his dog Deke. The group had eight in it, and probably five or six Wildrose dogs. I can attest that Deke,...
  4. Arcadia's Senor Jefe 4-4-2003 to 1-11-2017

    One of my favorite dogs passed yesterday, Arcadia's Senor Jefe. He was an original "hair on fire" lab, and anyone who ever saw him run knows would afree. He was a good dog, not great, with 10 1/2...
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    I use a four wheeler and go all the way back to...

    I use a four wheeler and go all the way back to the line to send all three marks. In your case, no four wheeler, so I can see where you are coming from. I sometimes put two stick men out as long...
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    Teach your dog to sit and go back to thim and...

    Teach your dog to sit and go back to thim and release him. There can be no head swinging then. This also teaches dogs to mark a bird off of his surroundings, slike trees, ditches, terrain. Build...
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    If you can drain the pond and work it in I have...

    If you can drain the pond and work it in I have been told it works. We used it to line our sewage lagoon and it has held. But, I think it would have held anyway. We did a perk test for the DEQ and...
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    Nationals are famous for the judges having...

    Nationals are famous for the judges having notoriously lax judging standards on blinds. HOWEVER, they got pretty mean on one handle cuts in the third series, so all bets are out the window. If you...
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    There is one North of Des Moines, IA I think. ...

    There is one North of Des Moines, IA I think. Several trials on it.
  10. I bred Idgie who is a Eic carrier to my stud dog...

    I bred Idgie who is a Eic carrier to my stud dog Jefe who is a CNM carrier and tested every pup for both. Didi was one of three pups that were clear/clear. Three were both EIC and CNM carriers,...
  11. Tri-Color factored pups coming, need some help

    I am about to breed my choco dog Bleu to my black bitch Didi who's mom is yellow and out of NFC Dewey. So, we should have tri color factored pups. What is the demand for such pups? What notable...
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    I supplement the bitches food with venison round...

    I supplement the bitches food with venison round steak when the pups come as well as feed canned food. Some moms don't want to eat right away. Then I transition off of it to normal food,, but more...
  13. When my dog is taking too big of a cast and not...

    When my dog is taking too big of a cast and not giving me the straighter back that I desire. I usually take a step with it towards the direction I want him to turn, but verbal and no hands. Usually...
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    Steve Cote and I were judging a 120 dog Open at...

    Steve Cote and I were judging a 120 dog Open at the Coastal Bend trial and we came into the water blind with way too many dogs. We set up a brutal blind that had a retired poison bird. The dog had...
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    Cut dog doors in your barn for indoor/outdoor...

    Cut dog doors in your barn for indoor/outdoor runs. Cut or pour concrete for indoor drain channel. Pour outside kennels, and join with inside drain. I made my outside drain away from the barn and...
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    Try to find a mound. Stand on the left side, and...

    Try to find a mound. Stand on the left side, and throw a mark away from the mound. Move to the right side, throw a mark same way. (both singles). Then throw them as a double. Just move the...
  17. My deepest sympathies for the loss of your...

    My deepest sympathies for the loss of your ornery, loud and talented Bullett. We competed together in many trials and he was a formidable competitor. Your accomplishments with him can't be denied. ...
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    Mike Lardy gave me the best advice on a training...

    Mike Lardy gave me the best advice on a training pond, and that is "make it big enough to run marks on" which also means make it with less islands, peninsulas, etc. It should not be too busy. The...
  19. Thread: FT Binoculars

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    Can anyone recommend a good binocular strap for...

    Can anyone recommend a good binocular strap for the Leopold Yosemites? Just ordered a pair but wanted some advice on what strap to order. Thanks.
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    Greg and Janie, so sorry for your loss. George...

    Greg and Janie, so sorry for your loss. George was a great dog and a one of a kind friend to Greg. I have a personal story to share.

    Greg convinced me that I should own a pup out of the litter...
  21. The boat was a ten foot john boat. No motor. ...

    The boat was a ten foot john boat. No motor. One paddle, a 110 Yetti cooler, decoys, dog and men in a ten foot boat. They were not walking it. They were in it.

    I have this from a very, very...
  22. Thread: Sooner RC

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    Sooner RC

    Word from the Open is it's a tough but doable triple Middle bird thrown first, long left second,(both retired) flier last on the right. Fairly open test with hen pheasants thrown in good cover. ...
  23. Feed them a can of wet dog food with their dry.

    Feed them a can of wet dog food with their dry.
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    Congratulations to Frank and Brian. Both have...

    Congratulations to Frank and Brian. Both have been training hard and good to see success!
  25. Please give me a call if you get lost, need...

    Please give me a call if you get lost, need directions, etc, etc. Since there is no place at the Tower Inn to leave catalogs and directions, be sure to watch this thread for directions. We will be...
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