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    Almost all handlers at Jr tests are amateurs and...

    Almost all handlers at Jr tests are amateurs and many are running tests for the first time. They dont realize that the calm little pup that they have been training becomes a fire breathing dragon in...
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    Ed Thibodeaux is close by. He is in Morse which...

    Ed Thibodeaux is close by. He is in Morse which is between LC and Lafayette. Ryan Brasseaux is just up I 49 from Lafayette. Just had 3 dogs reach the 8th series at Nationals. Mark Briley is also in...
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    Does AKC register clones?

    Check out this article from The Advocate: http://theadvocate.com/news/acadiana/13279536-123/dog-gone-memory-of-melvin-now

    Sent from my iPhone
  4. Thread: Swim or sink

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    My dog was a water swallower when he was a pup....

    My dog was a water swallower when he was a pup. He would swallow so much that he would throw up at times. Actually threw up on a duck at a junior test when he was a little over a year. This self...
  5. Ditto that. Great site. I dont know enough to add...

    Ditto that. Great site. I dont know enough to add any information but have picked up a tremendous amount. Thanks for all you do
  6. Steveo, I am concerned a bit about travel fatigue...

    Steveo, I am concerned a bit about travel fatigue as we will be hitting it pretty hard for the first two days to get to the Pikes Peak test. After that we can be a little more relaxed on our trip...
  7. Thanks for replies and suggestions. I am sure it...

    Thanks for replies and suggestions. I am sure it will be dryer. We had one of the wettest Aprils on record and it appears to be continuing into May. Unfortunately the timing of my trip doesn't allow...
  8. Does altitude have an affect on performance

    My wife and I are taking a "bucket list" road trip out west through Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. I have entered hunt tests in both Colorado and Montana. I know human performance is affected by...
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    Picture 5 needs to be made into a portrait. Looks...

    Picture 5 needs to be made into a portrait. Looks like a magazine cover.
  10. I ran 2 different HRC tests this month after...

    I ran 2 different HRC tests this month after finishing my dog's senior title last month. One reason was they were close to home. I ran one seasoned to get the mechanics of shooting at the line and...
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    Not wanting to hijack the thread but was...

    Not wanting to hijack the thread but was wondering how many amateurs at weekend hunt tests started by just wanting a good duck dog?
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    Beautiful tribute. RIP Ruger.

    Beautiful tribute. RIP Ruger.
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    GDG: Any body ever done this?

    Looks like a blast. Might help me hit a flier next time I am asked to shoot. http://mygunculture.com/tag/gnat-warfare/
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    Can someone give me an estimate of the number of...

    Can someone give me an estimate of the number of master entries in a typical MN club test that enter simply for the sake of running their dog or getting a chance to title and have no interest in...
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    Any results ? open or AM

    Any results ? open or AM
  16. What time will Sundays seminar start?

    What time will Sundays seminar start?
  17. Kinda depends on where you're going. Lots of...

    Kinda depends on where you're going. Lots of birds along central and sw coasts but not alot of new birds. Many have figured out the safe areas and aren't moving.
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    Seems like the later the season the less...

    Seems like the later the season the less effective they are. They are good to get the ducks initial attention to your spread. When the ducks are wary you need to have the remote so you can cut them...
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    Was doing the water marks on a JR test to title....

    Was doing the water marks on a JR test to title. It was the last water mark. My young dog is a fire breather and at that age he swam hard but would keep his mouth open swallowing a lot of water....
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    Congrats Danny. I always enjoyed watching...

    Congrats Danny. I always enjoyed watching Clouseau train up at Ryan's. Love those dogs with a motor.
  21. Thread: PARC Hunt Test

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    Congrats oneshot. I met yall at the LCRC hunt...

    Congrats oneshot. I met yall at the LCRC hunt test in Welsh, LA last spring. Nitro and Boudreaux are two handsome dogs. I was the one with the wild Choc. that broke on the flyer Sunday morning. Good...
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    The Louisiana legislature passed a bill this past...

    The Louisiana legislature passed a bill this past summer outlawing loose dogs in pickups on Interstate highways. Governor Jindal vetoed it saying it would create a "nanny" state. Have mixed feelings...
  23. What a moving tribute!! Dogs like Kirby are God's...

    What a moving tribute!! Dogs like Kirby are God's gift to us. It's his example of unconditional love. Would have loved to have known him.
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    Great pictures. Kind of makes we want to get a...

    Great pictures. Kind of makes we want to get a new puppy.
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    The pro that did basic work with my dog told me...

    The pro that did basic work with my dog told me to get 25 2" white bumpers for FTP and T work. If you start doing handling drills like walking baseball and other blind work you will need some orange...
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