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    I still have my FI Till I Die ball cap and a pair...

    I still have my FI Till I Die ball cap and a pair of Doc Hull duck calls ......
  2. Sticky: Todd Allen emailed me earlier this evening trying...

    Todd Allen emailed me earlier this evening trying to set up a PayPal transaction for the DogDen I have for sale. Called him a thief and blew him off - World is full of scum.
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    Hi Mike - I installed a First Alert wireless...

    Hi Mike - I installed a First Alert wireless system about two years ago and the system has been flawless. We can't see our drive from inside the house so we set it up to alert my wife when visitors...
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    SURVEY SAYS - Those north of the Mason Dixon Line...

    SURVEY SAYS - Those north of the Mason Dixon Line (40th Parallel) say 50+ those south vote for 70+
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    I had my local vet look at this dogs eyes at 6...

    I had my local vet look at this dogs eyes at 6 months during a routine visit - dog is now 11 months. We had just spent a couple of days in the field and marsh and typical of young dogs his eyes were...
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    Eye Question - Entropian Correction

    I had one of my customers contact me tonight to advise me the dog he purchased from me needs an entropian correction. As I understand it the lower right eye lid has folded into the eye and the lashes...
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    Dogs didn't seem to pick up the 'nick' pulse...

    Dogs didn't seem to pick up the 'nick' pulse seems too short and impluse is lower. Normally when I use the collar I use the continuous setting using button to pulse as appropriate set 1 to 2 levels...
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    I initially did some stop at flush and shot...

    I initially did some stop at flush and shot before I decided to rely on the whistle. Since I CC on the stop whistle this is the strongest command I have in my tool box. Lets say I am in SD and we...
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    I have had one now for about a year. Just seemed...

    I have had one now for about a year. Just seemed like a good deal when I upgraded the Bumper Boy. The unit appears to work fine but really only use it when I am traning with the BB - nice to run...
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    If I read your post right you indicated you...

    If I read your post right you indicated you purchased a .22 revolver in lieu of a blank pistol. You may want to check your local laws regarding it's use. Whereas a blank pistol is a cap gun / noise...
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    I have a four hole trailer and have posted the...

    I have a four hole trailer and have posted the following notice on both sides directly over the doors

    Notice
    TAMPERING WITH THESE ANIMALS IS A FEDERAL OFFENSE UNDER THE ANIMAL ENTERPRISE...
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    I like to introduce competition. If you have a...

    I like to introduce competition. If you have a pupil that doesn't want to pick up the bumper after one or two retrieves or simply stands over the mark I will bring out a finished dog. Throw the mark...
  13. We have had good success using a simple simple...

    We have had good success using a simple simple brine of equal parts of brown sugar and salt added to water until the water will float a raw egg. We then soak the plucked (not skinned) duck overnight....
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    When I first looked at the thread I thought O/U -...

    When I first looked at the thread I thought O/U - my post referred to theri 20 gauge O/U - Looks like you are asking about the semi-auto. Opps I don't know anything about the new auto loaders.
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    I purchased a Franchi Alcione in 20 gauge for...

    I purchased a Franchi Alcione in 20 gauge for grouse hunting and game farm pheasants about 8 years ago. Major consideration was weight for long cross country walks. In fact I just tried to buy a...
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    Here's a simple drill we used a couple weeks back...

    Here's a simple drill we used a couple weeks back with a friends dog that started having issues during early goose. Put the e-collared pupil in a dog blind (mutthut) in medium cover about 15 to 20...
  17. I actually do not like them as they tend to be...

    I actually do not like them as they tend to be warm. My male is a real hard charger so even in cool weather I have to be aware of potetial overheating issues. My female is different - she has a...
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    I have very lightly used tangelo tosser that was...

    I have very lightly used tangelo tosser that was probably one of the last ones shipped before the company dropped out. On my unit the bands should be tight (not stretched) when the pouch is hooked...
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    We should proably thank the Vegas Wise guys. The...

    We should proably thank the Vegas Wise guys. The Monday blown call blew the 3 1/2 point spread moving approximately 200 million dollars the wrong way. At least one casino refunded losing bets. And...
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    The Vegas Wise Guys will get it fixed. The bad...

    The Vegas Wise Guys will get it fixed. The bad call affected the 3.5 point spread and cost the bookies and estimate $200 million. At least one Casino(The D Vegas) is refunding bets. The NFL can't...
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    On extended trips the long hours hunting, travel...

    On extended trips the long hours hunting, travel excitement and strange surroundings can be an issue. My dogs would never eat the 1st day or so of a road trip. We would typically mix in a little...
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    Over the years I have built 4 different piroques...

    Over the years I have built 4 different piroques and found them to be pretty simple. If you want to speed up the learning curve you can buy pre-cut ribs and stems from Uncle Johns Store on the net....
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    When I was coming home from Hurricane Katrina I...

    When I was coming home from Hurricane Katrina I stopped at the Gatortrax Facility and really liked what I saw. I ended up purchasing a 17" Gatortrax with tunnel hull and 35 HP Mud Buddy Hyper Sport....
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    Glad to hear your dog is doing better. However on...

    Glad to hear your dog is doing better. However on the lighter side we have found this simple test very effective in determining the extent and severity of hearing loss in gun dogs. My friend's dog...
  25. Sorry about your test but it sounds like you have...

    Sorry about your test but it sounds like you have a good handle on the situation. I thought this might be a good place to mention realistic group training. My old retriever club did a great job of...
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