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by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GWP and DD
Replies: 43
Views: 14053

Re: GWP and DD

Biggest difference in DD vs GWP and DK vs GSP is the price tag, and where/how you register it.
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Champion percentages
Replies: 90
Views: 18285

Re: Field Champion percentages

Don't let fools on the inter webs, be your measuring stick of the FT community. I have field trailed all over the place east of the Mississippi, several grounds, and several states. I have been to weekend walking trials and national CH qualifiers. I have met a few folks I was not particularly fond ...
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Champion percentages
Replies: 90
Views: 18285

Re: Field Champion percentages

Pro's do not pick and choose the dogs that run a stake. They run the dogs their clients pay them to run. Jim Wrong. My NFC/NAFC/FC/AFC dog has a very select number of trials that the pro will run him in. He's got nothing to prove in a OGD stake. So are you saying if you payed to enter your dog in O...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Champion percentages
Replies: 90
Views: 18285

Re: Field Champion percentages

Don't let fools on the inter webs, be your measuring stick of the FT community. I have field trailed all over the place east of the Mississippi, several grounds, and several states. I have been to weekend walking trials and national CH qualifiers. I have met a few folks I was not particularly fond o...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Champion percentages
Replies: 90
Views: 18285

Re: Field Champion percentages

Pro's do not pick and choose the dogs that run a stake. They run the dogs their clients pay them to run.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 01, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Champion percentages
Replies: 90
Views: 18285

Re: Field Champion percentages

It's a numbers game. Many of those 20k dogs are dogs that might run 20 stakes a year, I am a firm believer that if you have a broke dog and run it enough times FC or AFC is more a "when than If". Now this is assuming you are talking AKC, which more often than not is a celebration of mediocrity. AF s...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Sep 05, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Upland hunting with a pointing dog and a Retriever.
Replies: 22
Views: 6074

Re: Upland hunting with a pointing dog and a Retriever.

It is a pain in the butt. I did it for a couple seasons and spent most of my time micromanaging othwise darn good dogs.
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Communication With Your Trainer
Replies: 17
Views: 5572

Re: Communication With Your Trainer

Unless something is wrong I don't need my trainer to get to cought up in contacting me, cause if I talk to him for 20 minutes, and every other client talks to him for 20mins once a week. He is burning day light. I see a lot of trainers posting videos, and pictures to Facebook. I would rather not hea...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jul 31, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP & ENGLISH MIX BREED
Replies: 16
Views: 5418

Re: GSP & ENGLISH MIX BREED

I've got several pics of him, but no way to post them here
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP & ENGLISH MIX BREED
Replies: 16
Views: 5418

Re: GSP & ENGLISH MIX BREED

The absolute best wild bird dog I have owned was a GSP/EP that I found for free on this forum. Gator was a for sure bird dog, he produced birds. Ran a strong shooting dog race, which was perfect for big farm/coal country bobs. I turned down some significant money for him last fall before losing him ...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:10 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunting dogs with different range
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: Hunting dogs with different range

I usually have at least one that runs bigger than the other sometimes 5-6 scattered across 500yds, as long as the dogs are good with it, and don't race horse it can be very productive.
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: agressive behavior
Replies: 23
Views: 5917

Re: agressive behavior

bobman wrote:note the OP said he is fine around other dogs its just that one older dog that he goes after

He also said at another point the dog gets that far away look in his eye at other dogs....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: agressive behavior
Replies: 23
Views: 5917

Re: agressive behavior

Dogs like this don't last long around here. If a couple good ol fashion whoopins don't settle things I won't bat an eye at culling an aggressive dog. I won't take the chance of my other dogs becoming injured, and I encounter too many other hunters in the field to worry about what my dog will do when...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jul 15, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Using Boxers in Field Trials??
Replies: 9
Views: 3296

Re: Using Boxers in Field Trials??

All day in the saddle I really prefer compression shorts or boxer briefs
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11175

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

Now I'm not a man because I suggested an alternative? Is this third grade? If that's how you took my comment then those skeletons are in your closet. My point is, it happened, if you don't like it don't watch it, if you don't want your dogs to tangle with a yote, then that's your business, the guy ...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11175

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

I don't know about you, but when I hunt I dispatch what I kill fast to minimize its suffering. I don't stand around videotaping it. Just more proof that there is a difference between hunters and killers. Other than the part where he video taped it in bad taste, what was the guy supposed to do once ...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11175

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

We ran coyote hounds for years, many a coyote were dispatched by those hounds. You ever seen coyotes kill? It's not pretty.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Type of duck to train with?
Replies: 15
Views: 3489

Re: Type of duck to train with?

We have a couple local sale barns, that sell everything from expired hostess cupcakes to bulls. I buy several pigeons and quail there, and they sell a ton of ducks cheap.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sat May 23, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shadow Oak Bo offsping
Replies: 14
Views: 4156

Re: Shadow Oak Bo offsping

You'll probably get a good pup out of him. Just don't look for a wonder dog. After all, he is just a dog that took and maintained his training well. I've never seen Bo go, but I have to assume it was more than training..... I have seen several of the dogs he best out TWICE(!) and I can assure you i...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu May 21, 2015 8:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 14215

Re: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP

I hunted a lab with a GSP for a few seasons. It was hard to really enjoy myself for keeping both dogs in check. Now I have GSPs and EP. Any combination of pointing dogs can be hunted together. Assuming both dogs are at least steady to the shot, and will back. Why not another GSP? If you want a Britt...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon May 18, 2015 2:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 14215

Re: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP

Might be time to break your dog...... A dog that's running around like a fool while you are shooting has no clue what's happening around him. As far as another dog, in your situation I wouldn't add a flushing dog to the mix and would be hesitant to add another dog period. It's not that your dog does...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Abcesses - recurring
Replies: 13
Views: 5313

Re: Abcesses - recurring

I had the same thing happen. Grass awns won't necessarily show on XRay. My dog started with a lump had it drained and got on antibiotics, reoccurred a couple weeks later. Ultimately had to put him down. The awn was taking the infection every where it traveled through his body
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: lightweight O/U
Replies: 14
Views: 8139

Re: lightweight O/U

I do not shoot a browning or Barretta well. they do not fit me. I do a pretty good job with my CZs, I own 2. I am about to buy a Yiddish in either 20 or 28 from the academy that was put in not too far from here.
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: FT dogs not such good hunters
Replies: 176
Views: 47073

Re: FT dogs not such good hunters

Y'all are aware at least one dog running in the national championship has a NAHVDA title.....
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 02, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Where did my LIVE CHAT go?
Replies: 4
Views: 4124

Re: Where did my LIVE CHAT go?

I haven't been able
To get in for a couple
Years!
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Where to start? Puppy Training
Replies: 6
Views: 2688

Re: Where to start? Puppy Training

Your dog is still a puppy. Let it be. For now generic obedience, here, sit, things like that. Take it out. Introduce it to people, other dogs, let it get out and explore.
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Dec 28, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pulling or roading age
Replies: 9
Views: 3799

Re: pulling or roading age

Why do you want to start pulling or roading? Most dogs will enefit more from free running than they will from roading and weight work. But, to answer your question, I have always heard to hold off on roading and weight work until after hip certs are done which is after 2yo
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Safe distance from gunfire for Pup
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: Safe distance from gunfire for Pup

I would personally go to the area where the duck hunters are around mid day and leave as much distance as possible between my self and them. I have never been overly cautious, but after spending the past o fixing a ( gun nervous) young dog after a short volley on an early quail hunt I doubt I take a...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Dual Champions
Replies: 82
Views: 33126

Re: Best Dual Champions

National championships have little to nothing to do with a dog getting a DC, most if not all are won at the local weekend level.

I have ridden 95% of the braces at Every trial I have ever been too and to call MOST DC's the best of anything is questionable at best.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Dual Champions
Replies: 82
Views: 33126

Re: Best Dual Champions

Unfortunately until the Britt clubs open their sand box to the rest of the world I'll remain skeptical....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Dual Champions
Replies: 82
Views: 33126

Re: Best Dual Champions

I would say best is a relative term..... the vast majority of DC I have seen go, were average at best in the field. Personally I have not seen many that blew my skirt up....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:40 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Complete Hunting Breed
Replies: 27
Views: 8262

Re: Complete Hunting Breed

Lab. I use mine for upland birds, doves, when I waterfowl hunted she traveled the country with me, I flush and shoot rabbits over her and she will tree and retrieve squirrels.

I have also used her to herd sheep.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Does anyone know user "mrcreole"?
Replies: 2
Views: 1338

Re: Does anyone know user "mrcreole"?

Hadn't considered contacting him personally? In my experience he is a pretty straight up dude.... Accidents do tend to happen.....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu May 15, 2014 11:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pudlepointer 9 mths old...being rehomed?
Replies: 8
Views: 2788

Re: Pudlepointer 9 mths old...being rehomed?

can a pup at 9 months of age be re-trained, or are pudlepointers or any breed at a later age hard to train to hunt and stay on commands? I would not call 9mo "older" Most of my dogs barely know there name by a year old. My limited experience with PP is that the 2 I have met were friendly and pleasa...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon May 12, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Bird dog running like a beagle
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Re: Bird dog running like a beagle

What is her competitive drive like? I have one that when hunting or running on his own looks like a hound dog, however you put him on the ground with a faster dog that is getting it done and he has enough drive to be to the front, and enough drive to compete that he runs and hunts with is head up, A...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Handgun Hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 2020

Re: Handgun Hunting

I am not sure about your SP101, but mine is only 3" bbl, and fixed sights. If that was my chosen platform to hunt with, I would look at the Ruger GP100.

I have used my dads GP100 with hand loads to take both deer and coyotes to about 50yds.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dual sanctioned trials???
Replies: 7
Views: 2311

Dual sanctioned trials???

I may be mistaken, but I thought I remembered reading here, or somewhere else, that there were some field trials that were dual sanctioned, where a dog potentially could earn points in both AF and AKC. A recent conversation, has left me questioning whether or not I really remember reading that. The ...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Indiana Walking Shooting Dog Field Trials
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Indiana Walking Shooting Dog Field Trials

I know there are several Hoosiers here.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars
Replies: 7
Views: 925

Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

in hunt tests you can use a tracking device but, as has already been stated, the DC 50 has not been aproved yet.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Indiana Walking Shooting Dog Field Trials
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Indiana Walking Shooting Dog Field Trials

. Hoping to see some folks there.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Handling: at what point in development?
Replies: 36
Views: 5512

Re: Handling: at what point in development?

More of a joke than anything Evan. I truely enjoyed the time I spent playing with retrievers, but it just wasn't my box of cookies.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:44 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Handling: at what point in development?
Replies: 36
Views: 5512

Re: Handling: at what point in development?

Evan, During a dark period of my life I got into retrievers, and during that time I wanted to learn everything I could, so I started to hang out with a succesful local ameture. During that time I saw some VERY good dogs, and some Very poor dogs and an awful lot that filled the middle ground. From wh...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog in Range Rover commercial
Replies: 11
Views: 3338

Re: Dog in Range Rover commercial

I think that is a good looking dog, but I cringe everytime I see the commercial.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Favorite Gauges for Upland?
Replies: 29
Views: 14435

Re: Favorite Gauges for Upland?

That old Higgins killed many a fox and coyote over hounds and more than its fair share of rabbits and squirrels. Probly the only gun I've ever regretted selling.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:45 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: Favorite Gauges for Upland?
Replies: 29
Views: 14435

Re: Favorite Gauges for Upland?

My first shotgun was a Higgins 16ga. I have always had a love affair with the 16. After not having had one for 10-15yrs this past year I bought a couple 16ga a rem48 and a parker trojan. After buying the 48 my other stuff collected dust and I didn't get the parker till after season. But I imagine ne...
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin receivers on or off at Grand Junction National Ch?
Replies: 16
Views: 3962

Re: Garmin receivers on or off at Grand Junction National Ch?

I grew up with hounds and though I do have and use a GPS. When I'm away from home I use the tracker.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: field trial scouts
Replies: 52
Views: 16316

Re: field trial scouts

Thank you Neil. We have all seen or taken place in just what you described to some extent or another and while its truely a show sometimes the scout is more fun to watch than the trial. :D :D :D Grouse hunter..... Those of us who understand the game will laugh about neils post and realize while it m...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Man Awarded $145,000 in the Shooting of His Dog
Replies: 59
Views: 12749

Re: Man Awarded $145,000 in the Shooting of His Dog

i have to agree with DogDr. If someone steals my car insurance pays to replace my car. If someone shoots one of my cows on pasture Insurance might pay to replace the cow. Dogs are only your family in your mind. As far as the law is concerned that dog is something you own and as such should be replac...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: field trial scouts
Replies: 52
Views: 16316

Re: field trial scouts

[quote="cjhillsI guess I am not sure what you mean. If the dog is half a mile ahead is the handler galloping along trying to keep up and is are the judges doing that too. Also what kind of course do they run these trials on? A 1,000 yard dog would need a lot of ground for an hour stake wouldn't he? ...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's up with that?
Replies: 52
Views: 10091

Re: What's up with that?

So, What's up with that? Why don't you tout Joe the Stud for his own endeavors and achievements? If I breed two impressive labs together and by chance happen to get mostly chocolate pups, am I some sort or hypocrite if I use "chocolate litter" to sell my pups, even though I believe the color is of ...