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  1. Thread: Rogue Valley RC

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    Congratulations to Freeman on winning the Amateur...

    Congratulations to Freeman on winning the Amateur with Tuffy. Way to go!
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    Are you in North Jersey or south? There are a...

    Are you in North Jersey or south? There are a good number very talented amateur chessie trainers in NJ, PA, DE and MD you could learn from.
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    I seem to recall a central time zone pro getting...

    I seem to recall a central time zone pro getting busted for having bags of wild shot birds maybe 8-10 years ago. I don't know. Over limit in possession invites trouble.
    Use farm raised birds,...
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    Don't do it if you can help it.

    Don't do it if you can help it.
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    Contrary to popular opinion just because there...

    Contrary to popular opinion just because there are 3 or 4 guns standing out there in white does not necessarily mean a dog is going to pick them out especially when they're standing still as a statue.
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    Sounds like good news. Best of luck and hope your...

    Sounds like good news. Best of luck and hope your dog recovers nicely.
    What was the diagnosis???

    as an FYI for anyone interested in FCE here is My opinion and experience.
    FCE cannot be...
  7. Check out Houstondogranch.com

    Check out Houstondogranch.com
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    Ted, Why not run with KMs request? Just bear...

    Ted,
    Why not run with KMs request?
    Just bear in mind their dogs routinely bound fences that are barriers to ours.
    Maybe set a basic Q triple she could try?
    Cheers
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    Using 2 of 3 marks, add #3  . 22619

    Using 2 of 3 marks, add #3 &#4
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    . OK got it. I'll stick with that bird...

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    OK got it.
    I'll stick with that bird placement and wait till later to justify etc.
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    . AKC Field Trial Rules Trial Procedure 8. On...

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    AKC Field Trial Rules
    Trial Procedure
    8. On marked retrieves, a dog should be able to see
    each bird in the air and as it falls, and the Guns shall be
    so stationed as to be conspicuous to and...
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    As a play on Todd's mark #1 and Ted's interest in...

    As a play on Todd's mark #1 and Ted's interest in seeing dog get wet and dog's tendency to avoid/flare old falls I would place a short bird to fall in front of water further influencing/pushing dogs...
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    . By rule dog must be afforded view of bird in...

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    By rule dog must be afforded view of bird in the arc of throw and it's landing. Obscuring dogs view of fall, while routinely done, violates the spirit of the rules.
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    . KM The brush pile in this exercise aside we...

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    The brush pile in this exercise aside we do in fact teach dogs lining. Here, it is the dogs responsibility to mark fallen birds and later remember those falls. Dogs face 3 or 4 birds in a...
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    I never like to see birds thrown behind an...

    I never like to see birds thrown behind an impenetrable pile as some first rate dogs trained to "go as sent" will sacrifice themselves attempting to run through it.
    I recall once watching Hanks...
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    Run Around space deep right. Better w/crosswind...

    Run Around space deep right. Better w/crosswind vs downwind.
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    What about taking American Amateur's old Spring...

    What about taking American Amateur's old Spring date now that they hold it in GA vs IL? Between Long Island and Ft Pitt opposite Central NY.
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    You're looking at over 100 miles one way...

    You're looking at over 100 miles one way Champaign to Coal City or Wilmington. You gonna pay his fuel costs???[/QUOTE.
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    To train with the Right people 100 miles is a non issue.
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    Not clubs but your best option is to make friends...

    Not clubs but your best option is to make friends with the serious amateur trainers with grounds in Coal City & Wilmington.
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    Here's a perfect swim by pond in Ohio. 40...

    Here's a perfect swim by pond in Ohio.
    40 3'59.16"N, 8248'9.10"W
    Contact Les Wexner at Victoria's Secret.
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    On serious note....
    Actually seems to be many many suitable ponds in the area...
  21. BLIND RETRIEVE PRINCIPLES/ EARLY COLD BLINDS...

    BLIND RETRIEVE PRINCIPLES/ EARLY COLD BLINDS (John Cavanaugh)
    Retrievers should respond quickly and eagerly to whistles and directions, meaning:
    Take the original line given
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  22. Feed dog sometime After training say 9:00 PM, not...

    Feed dog sometime After training say 9:00 PM, not before.
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    OK AlexSend me a Pm if you would. I travel back...

    OK AlexSend me a Pm if you would. I travel back and forth between Atlanta and Philly at least once a month so......
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    Alex, I may be able to help you. When do you need...

    Alex, I may be able to help you. When do you need truck back in MD?
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    . Teach your dog angled entries and exits and...

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    Teach your dog angled entries and exits and holding a line using Marks. Dogs must see marks. Place visible white bumper at waters edge or on land visible. Throw white bumper to bumper. Hold dog...
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