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  1. Thread: FC Finn

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    My father has a Finn x MH pup that I have been...

    My father has a Finn x MH pup that I have been training. Very, very good marking dog. Quiet and calm at the line. I don't know if he even knows how to bark. Very steady at a young age without really...
  2. Christopher Verdon _ Please count me in. Winner:...

    Christopher Verdon _ Please count me in.
    Winner: #18 FC-AFC BAYOU TECHE EYE ON THE BALL, LM, Lauren Hays
  3. Thread: Dog food

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    Dog food

    Thanks in advance to all that provide input. I am currently feeding my two labs Nutrisource Super Performance and I am having very good luck with it and the dogs love it. I am however running into...
  4. Don Rice at the Stillwater vet is great.

    Don Rice at the Stillwater vet is great.
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    I think for young dog's David Russell at On-line...

    I think for young dog's David Russell at On-line retrievers is great. He isn't trialing much anymore. Chris Wilson of Granite Ledge Kennels is very good as well.
  6. Thread: New here

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    Welcome to RTF. I know Chris over at Granite...

    Welcome to RTF. I know Chris over at Granite Ledge Kennels pretty well, great guy. I am also pretty sure I know the sire to your pup and he is a fantastic dog.
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    Thanks for the reply. I do know that lardy was...

    Thanks for the reply. I do know that lardy was involved. I would have loved to have known Jim and wish I had the chance to learn from him. Even if that meant enduring some of his trainer training...
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    Just curious, what other people who have seen the...

    Just curious, what other people who have seen the video think of it???
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    Trying to find a video set

    I am currently looking for the Kappes/Curtis video series. I have a good friend that was actually in the video and knowing what he has taught me I would love to have a better understanding of where...
  10. Thread: At what age?

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    I normally begin force fetch after basic...

    I normally begin force fetch after basic obedience is done, the adult teeth are in.
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    I have a female lab that has had problems with...

    I have a female lab that has had problems with putting on weight, the only thing that has worked for me is Nutrisource Super-performance and a little full fat cottage cheese.
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    Jacob, I bet money has a lot to do with what the...

    Jacob, I bet money has a lot to do with what the old duck boys shoot. Not saying that black cloud is the best, Heck it is all I shoot, (Have a buddy that works at federal, get mine cheap) but I will...
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    I agree with you Mark, I shoot nothing but black...

    I agree with you Mark, I shoot nothing but black cloud along with 10 of my buddies. We all shoot factory choke tubes improved or skeet. We have a friend that works for federal and he has talked to...
  14. Thread: Admit it

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    Thats not as fun though.

    Thats not as fun though.
  15. Thread: Admit it

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    It is just a little of all three. Just pushing...

    It is just a little of all three. Just pushing buttons.;)
  16. Thread: Admit it

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    I am sure that this was directed towards me. I...

    I am sure that this was directed towards me. I know my dog was dropped because she didn't come up with the bird soon enough. I know that it was my fault that I didn't give her the best opportunity...
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    Rainmaker you are correct. I just saw the...

    Rainmaker you are correct. I just saw the results and not as many dogs did fail as I was informed. I guess all I can say is next time I will be running my dog the way I feel is correct, and believe...
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    Was just informed by others running the test that...

    Was just informed by others running the test that right before the second (water) series the handlers were spoken to and told no lining of the dogs. I guess very few dogs passed, even a few dogs...
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    During the handlers meeting I did ask the...

    During the handlers meeting I did ask the question how much area at the line we had. The response I was given at that point was anywhere out front. This was not the first time I have run a dog, just...
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    Maybe? She is a small framed lab 55lbs and they...

    Maybe? She is a small framed lab 55lbs and they had waist high cover 10 yards out from the line. It then opened up a little and then into knee high cover. About a 65 yard mark on to a ridge with a...
  21. Remember he/she is a puppy and not to rush...

    Remember he/she is a puppy and not to rush things, sometimes patience is best at all stages of life.
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    It is interesting to see all the different views...

    It is interesting to see all the different views of the situation. I do want to state again that either way my dog dig not recover the bird and I am in no way bitter about it. I am just curious...
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    Was told, "no lining the dog, face straight ahead"

    Was told, "no lining the dog, face straight ahead"
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    Maybe a silly question but oh well

    I was at a hunt test today and when it was my turn to run the judges talked to me for a few min in the holding blind, explained what they wanted and stuff. I was then informed that I was to not line...
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    You should really check out a friend of mines web...

    You should really check out a friend of mines web site. Annrivercalls.com He builds custom machined acrylic duck and goose calls at half the price of everyone else. His call was just used this last...
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