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    About every other day now. But when they're...

    About every other day now. But when they're pups, or when FFing.................a couple 10-15 minute sessions per day.
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    My little chocolate dog went out in the 5th...

    My little chocolate dog went out in the 5th series (upland:roll eyes:) at the HRC Fall Grand last week.....................due to a FUBAR on my part. Still kicking myself in the Dupa about it!!! And...
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    I use...

    I use SIT/NICK.............then..............TWEET in to where the scallop or dig back started...........then...............SIT/NICK again...................wait 5+...
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    Just saw where you're from.................... ...

    Just saw where you're from....................

    We were shipping to Wisconsin............2nd day to VA would cost a BIT MORE $$$$$!!!

    If'n you've ever bought the "Omaha Steak"...
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    My CLF has always had a very soft (a lot of...

    My CLF has always had a very soft (a lot of drops) hold on training bumpers. Much better hold on Dokkens. Great/soft (never drop) hold on training birds and fresh killed birds.

    I tried to get...
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    We've used the UPS Store in the past several...

    We've used the UPS Store in the past several years. All of our game were legally dressed and frozen by us and put into styrofoam shipping coolers (inside dimensions about 12"x16") that were saved by...
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    I've heard that Vegas is placing odds and...

    I've heard that Vegas is placing odds and accepting bets on whether Hilliary/Killary will be wearing a shower curtain or a potato sack at the podium.
  8. Guide pheasant shooters.

    Guide pheasant shooters.
  9. Looks as though she's been bred more than a time...

    Looks as though she's been bred more than a time or three.
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    I still kinda believe that saying that great...

    I still kinda believe that saying that great "goose" dogs are bred, not made.

    While I believe you can train dogs to retrieve geese without issues; there are some that just do naturally, just like...
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    When will AKC offer a "Participation Title"???? ...

    When will AKC offer a "Participation Title"????

    This is getting stupid now!!!

    But; follow the $$$$$$.
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    The women of HRC are much better looking IMHO,...

    The women of HRC are much better looking IMHO, and can handle a gun.

    People of HRC are much friendlier and more family oriented IMHO.

    HRC folks are much more willing to help you IMHO.

    The...
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    Sad to say that I'm gonna miss "early goose"...

    Sad to say that I'm gonna miss "early goose" season here in "The Peoples Republik of Illinoiz" this year, as I'm entered in the HRC Grand, and will be training until then. Best of luck Jim, and stay...
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    I'm AA HRC judge at all levels...

    I'm AA HRC judge at all levels now.................

    That said; I've had as many as 3 dozen decoys out on "seasoned" tests. I do not position them to interfere with the dogs as long as they take...
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    Congrats Dave!!! You did all you could to...

    Congrats Dave!!!

    You did all you could to prevent it; but Gumbo still pulled you thru all them tests hey??!!:D;)
  16. There's no "negros/BLM types" to be put "front...

    There's no "negros/BLM types" to be put "front and foremost" in front of CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, PBS" cameras while the tape is rolling!!!!
  17. Thread: Blind drills

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    Teach the concepts on land, and have them pretty...

    Teach the concepts on land, and have them pretty solid before transitioning them to water.

    That said; if your dogs have problems, don't be afraid to "follow, or move up, following your dog"; ...
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    Twas at a HRC hunt test at Kankakee River HRC in...

    Twas at a HRC hunt test at Kankakee River HRC in Lowell, IN this past Saturday. Although the temperature never got above about 85*F; the air was so thick with humidity, you could hardly breathe!!! ...
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    As an HRC judge we are charged with judging "gun...

    As an HRC judge we are charged with judging "gun handling safety" by the handlers in addition to judging the dogs. It gets pretty obvious real quick: who's proficient/knowledgable handling a gun...
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    We fire the 209 primers in the wingers at really...

    We fire the 209 primers in the wingers at really long distances, and in tall grass also.........................have never had major problems with dogs hearing them at all, unless they weren't lined...
  21. I used to work for a dog groomer that just fell...

    I used to work for a dog groomer that just fell in love with my, now 12+yo BLM!!! She told me, and I quote, "This is what male Labs should look like." She even offered to groom and train my BLM for...
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    We train at Bong on Mondays and Thursdays Jim. ...

    We train at Bong on Mondays and Thursdays Jim. Start at 7:00AM. Usually done by 11:00. Come on out...............it'll give you pooch some "holding blind time" and some pseudo-hunt test...
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    IMHO, the Mossberg Ulti-Mag is the best dual...

    IMHO, the Mossberg Ulti-Mag is the best dual purpose water fowling tool. You can try to shoot birds with it; but it's best purpose is a boat oar or push pole!!!
  24. PM member here called IllinoisBob.

    PM member here called IllinoisBob.
  25. Thread: Droopy Balls?

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    My 12yo BLM was blessed with a good "package". ...

    My 12yo BLM was blessed with a good "package". Even as a young dog they were a prominent display from behind. Now that he's an old guy, they're hanging down around his hocks now!!! It's has been...
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