Still don't understand why the uninformed want to force their opinions on everyone. That includes layout blinds as well as gun control and abortion and taxes and religion......
John C aka jacduck
So you want to make MNH a special dog? To get invited 5 Master passes in fiscal year every year at 80% success. 5 of 6 = 83 % 6 of 8 = 75%
Minimum of 10 total passes in career (would hold out the young hot shot dogs who really might be not ready but are being pushed) with a 75% pass rate maintained to qualify for invitation.
"Duck hunter's minds are like concrete. All mixed up and permanently set."
I don't think they should be outlawed, but I think the FT committee should evaluate and approve the use before allowing a setup to proceed using them. Throwing a bird from a layout blind is the worst job you can have, and I for one won't do it. I do understand the usefulness in some areas, so prohibiting them isn't the answer. I'll be in a layout blind in NE Arkansas this weekend, but it ain't at a Field Trial!
Scatter Creek Retriever Club will vote no on the
Ban to use layout blinds. Common sense and a little extra
Effort can and will prevent all issues this proposal has with
We will vote yes on the amateur proposal which clarifies the existing
Can someone tell me what is so dangerous about retiring to a layout blind?? The good ones have an aluminum frame that surrounds you like a damn cage.
The material is extremely tight which IMO wouldn't allow a dog to land on top of anyone hard enough to do any damage. The RAC sounds like they are bucking for EPA status.
Might help to not put them down on top of an ant hill Jay.
"Character is doing the right thing when nobody is watching"....J.C. Watts
A classic case of a solution looking for a problem ...