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    150 or so acres of rolling pasture with 2 or 3...

    150 or so acres of rolling pasture with 2 or 3 ponds on it. Surrounded by good deer/turkey/waterfowl hunting and a lot less neighbors then I have now, in a cheaper, warmer place to live……….. Is that...
  2. HUNTING Dude, get your priorities straight ! ...

    HUNTING Dude, get your priorities straight ! haha, just kidding. It is time to kill big fat green heads though !
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    I remember judging YWHRC's Singles Championship a...

    I remember judging YWHRC's Singles Championship a few years ago. One of Georges older dogs won the open stake if I remember correctly. He had a huge smile on his face when it was announced . He...
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    I've shot slug guns all my life in Mass. We have...

    I've shot slug guns all my life in Mass. We have to. For years, the gun had to be smoothbore. Took an 870 remington about 20 years ago and had it camo'd. Then took it to a gun smith, and had...
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    NY Deer Hunting GDG

    Looking for private land in the Northern Zone to deer hunt on . Would consider southern zone . Maybe long term lease. Mostly interested in muzzleloader hunting, but probably rifle as well.
    Give...
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    Mark, I've ran my last 2 HRCH/MH''s out of my...

    Mark,

    I've ran my last 2 HRCH/MH''s out of my layout blind while field hunting for at least 8 or 9 years now. I taught both of them to crawl in behind the rest and remain there until given the...
  7. My Pirate girl completed both her MH( 5 for 5)...

    My Pirate girl completed both her MH( 5 for 5) and HRCH(7 for 8) last summer. Will chase QAA this summer.
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    Denise, We train at Nodbrook pretty regularly...

    Denise,
    We train at Nodbrook pretty regularly during the spring and summer. I can add your friend to a mailing list we use for coordination if you want.

    Steve Hamel
    itsallaboutme22@charter.net
  9. Early goose starts off my season. 7 Per person...

    Early goose starts off my season. 7 Per person per day. We do a lot of hamburg and sausage for the extended family with them. Spent a lot of time this year up north scouting and developing a new...
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    I hunt a lot. I always have. Going on about 37...

    I hunt a lot. I always have. Going on about 37 years worth. The words "You're insane" often times come out of my wife's mouth from October-February.

    If you enjoy hunting your dog, have...
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    Welcome to the world of HT's. After nearly...

    Welcome to the world of HT's.

    After nearly 20 years and a half dozen dogs, I can still remember my first JH ribbons. They were a huge accomplishment at the time.

    One of my fondest SH...
  12. Thread: Kentucky

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    Is the Western Kentucky WMA that people are...

    Is the Western Kentucky WMA that people are posting about gated, or is there vehicle access ? Can I just stop in one day and drive my vehicle around to see what its like ?

    Jim,

    Yes it's a...
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    Were flying into Nashville, seeing Grand Ole...

    Were flying into Nashville, seeing Grand Ole Opry, then heading north into Ky next day. Plan to spend some time in the Murray area, then to Hopkinsville area. Then we were thinking of going to the...
  14. Thread: Kentucky

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    Kentucky

    Traveling to Kentucky first week in September to sight see and look for possible places to retire. We want out of over populated/ over taxed New England.

    Would like to buy 20-50 acres with a pond...
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    One of the reasons I love my Dogtra collars is...

    One of the reasons I love my Dogtra collars is because of how small they are , and that they come equipped with landyards. In real world hunting situations, my transmitter is always hanging with my...
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    Buck and Tara, Happy for you both ! Those...

    Buck and Tara,

    Happy for you both ! Those pirate dogs are something special. Cheers !
  17. My experience is at the HRCH/MH level. SLOW...

    My experience is at the HRCH/MH level.

    SLOW DOWN

    I think most people handle way to quickly. It's been said in previous posts but it is worth repeating. Let the dog sit, and focus on you. ...
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    Chris, It's been just over a year since we...

    Chris,

    It's been just over a year since we burried my dad, so I feel your pain. If you need to vent, call me. See you soon.


    Steve
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    Chilled Semen Breeding Question

    Question: Chilled Semen is collected down south on a stud dog and shipped up north. What is the shelf life of the semen ?

    Can you collect the male right at the beginning of the females heat cycle...
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    Hi Paul, Hope your season is going well. Am...

    Hi Paul,

    Hope your season is going well. Am off week after xmas if you want to come up and shoot some ducks. Have been very lucky with deer this year.

    Venison tenderloin. Kill deer in...
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    We use a wonderduck in the spread whenever...

    We use a wonderduck in the spread whenever possible and 1 or 2 mojos. We kill alot of ducks !
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    We finished our HRCH title 7 for 8 and our MH...

    We finished our HRCH title 7 for 8 and our MH title 5 for 5 in 2013. Hopefully, it's puppies late this winter, and then QAA this summer ! Gabby's full sister Jewel just went 10 series at the...
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    Sorry to say but I don't agree with staking dogs...

    Sorry to say but I don't agree with staking dogs out to keep them steady. Stop hunting the dog and train to a higher standard if you can't achieve what you are looking for.

    When we train young ...
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    Does she have a website ?

    Does she have a website ?
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    Thanks for sharing

    Thanks for sharing
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