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    My last 3 senior hunt tests. Shoreline blinds??? What's the deal? No wonder so few people run seniors and go straight to masters. Seniors is like masters minus 1 bird and no blinds under the arch.

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    Fun, wern't they!



    made me pucker too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Griddoc View Post
    My last 3 senior hunt tests. Shoreline blinds??? What's the deal? No wonder so few people run seniors and go straight to masters. Seniors is like masters minus 1 bird and no blinds under the arch.
    That is the case more often than not in my area.
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    I've had my fair share of those to. Very easy for a dog and handler to get into trouble. Funny how they fit those little pitfalls in a simple looking blind. I did a lot of swim by and casting drills this year.
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    If ya think about it though, depending on the area that the judges were given, like a corner of a LARGE pond, and if the two marks were thrown so as to use up that corner, where else could you put the water blind ?
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    Such AS!!!!


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    True Senior doesn't always get the best spots to run on. Can't argue with that. At Fallon NV, and Marin CA. The senior at Fallon was on a lake and Marin was on a 3000 acre pond. 3 of the 4 blinds were down the shore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MooseGooser View Post
    Such AS!!!!


    So where is the blind? Me, I like shore blinds. It's those fast running water things that bug me!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2tall View Post
    So where is the blind? Me, I like shore blinds. It's those fast running water things that bug me!

    That was my point Miss Carol! Where would YOU put the blind,so as it to be a true water blind?

    Should be outside the marks for Senior, not under an arc of a fall......

    Looks to me, the Judges only have 1 choice,, down one of the shore lines....

    Where would YOU put the blind?

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    Oh, I see. This is hypothetical, not the exact set up being discussed. Ok, well how 'bout this. Put one gun station where Mark 2 is. Throw a mom 'n pop with #1 landing in the spot where #2 is above. Let #2 be thrown right to left out into the open water. Then run blind to the right of marks. OR. . . . do the old thing of running the blind first between the two marks, separated a little more than the original drawing? Personally, I still think shoreline blind is ok. I've had to run a couple of those. We just screw up the straight forward land blinds! I'll find out next week if we got that fixed
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