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    My almost 2 year old Boykin is running good blinds. She takes line ok (I have trouble lining her) and her casts are really good. A friend helped me get her HR. It's snowing alot in Co. But are problem is the little spots after it melts. Instead of my casts she runs to the patches. I'm a teenager who is getting into training and finding that this is a problem. Any advice is appreciated... Thanks...

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    She thinks the white patches are bumpers?
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    Wish we had snow to complain about

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    2 year old Boykin and a teenager just getting in to training with trouble 'lining' the dog . It ain't snow ..
    Perhaps other help from some peers around you on a more personal level locally would be more beneficial.
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    Wish we had snow to complain about
    No we don't snow over here!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boykin View Post
    My almost 2 year old Boykin is running good blinds. She takes line ok (I have trouble lining her) and her casts are really good. A friend helped me get her HR. It's snowing alot in Co. But are problem is the little spots after it melts. Instead of my casts she runs to the patches. I'm a teenager who is getting into training and finding that this is a problem. Any advice is appreciated... Thanks...
    Blinds are about nose work and casting should take the wind into consideration. Sounds like you need to work on the nose. We train 6 months in the snow and bumpers are not in sight. Dogs will find them with their nose and dig 3 feet down to get them if they need too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mary Lynn Metras View Post
    No we don't snow over here!!!!
    Hahahaha I don't know... I'm always the first to say I hate the snow but this year not having any really has me thinking. I don't want a lot, but I could go for 3-4 inches right about now. We'll never even be able to ice fish this winter - we won't get ice at these temperatures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cass View Post
    Wish we had snow to complain about



    How about a home swap for the winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Shaver View Post
    How about a home swap for the winter.
    LOL Steve, I doubt you'd want that. We generally have a LOT of snow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boykin View Post
    My almost 2 year old Boykin is running good blinds. She takes line ok (I have trouble lining her) and her casts are really good. A friend helped me get her HR. It's snowing alot in Co. But are problem is the little spots after it melts. Instead of my casts she runs to the patches. I'm a teenager who is getting into training and finding that this is a problem. Any advice is appreciated... Thanks...
    I train in snow, too. Just give it a little time.
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