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by buckshot0074
Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Any good advice for a first time Setter owner?
Replies: 16
Views: 3735

Re: Any good advice for a first time Setter owner?

Nice looking dog !
by buckshot0074
Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Regarding HSUS and pheasant stocking
Replies: 49
Views: 9265

Re: Regarding HSUS and pheasant stocking

In my area it is the only way to have birds to hunt (releasing them). Way to many predators here fox, hawk, eagle, coyote, etc ....
by buckshot0074
Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Llewellin Setter or an English Setter
Replies: 3
Views: 1149

Re: Llewellin Setter or an English Setter

I have 2 Llewellin setters. I have had Irish, Gordon and Red setters as well. I like the 2 Llewellins I have now as well or better than any dogs I have had for hunting. Not having had an English Setter I can't really say if there the much difference between them. But I will say that these two are g...
by buckshot0074
Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ethical hunting.
Replies: 96
Views: 12458

Re: Ethical hunting.

Redfishkilla wrote:Shooting wild quail on the ground should be punishable by hanging......jmo.
the first thing I tell guys that hunt with me (if its the first time) "do NOT any under circumstance shoot a bird on the ground !"
by buckshot0074
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: english setter and german shorthairs
Replies: 22
Views: 4948

Re: english setter and german shorthairs

I have a setter and he only barks when something is 'wrong'
by buckshot0074
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Setter
Replies: 26
Views: 4947

Re: English Setter

Thank you for the replies. I have looked into adoptions for the past year. I look at the site where those pictures where pulled, ACES, and it seems they have an extensive adoption process with adoption fees of $300 - $350 for a dog that has been brought to them for any number of reasons. Why not ge...
by buckshot0074
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Setter
Replies: 26
Views: 4947

Re: English Setter

You've got a private message in your inbox. You're gonna get a lot of replies saying that "it's not the breed, it's the dog - every individual is different". I'm far from any kind of authority on Setters, but I've had three and I'll tell you the experience I've had with mine. I've had one rescue do...
by buckshot0074
Sun Dec 04, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Word to the wise. and the newbies.
Replies: 24
Views: 5555

Re: Word to the wise. and the newbies.

UGH !!

sorry to hear about this,
I have been particular on who I have taken with me with my pup (this reassures me to why I guess)
by buckshot0074
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: When hunting pheasant...
Replies: 17
Views: 2790

Re: When hunting pheasant...

always have a bell, seen birds everytime I have been out this season
by buckshot0074
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Boy at Home
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: New Boy at Home

Congrats and good luck !!
by buckshot0074
Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New English Setter pup
Replies: 6
Views: 743

Re: New English Setter pup

Great Look'in Pup !!
by buckshot0074
Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest & the winner is
Replies: 136
Views: 19017

Re: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest

sign me up, Thanks

Rick
by buckshot0074
Tue Sep 13, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Freaking out, lost pup
Replies: 87
Views: 29848

Re: Freaking out, lost pup. FOUND!!!!

We spotted him this morning about 800 yards away near some thick cover luckily my little brother was with me and being one year removed from an all state football and track star he just took off and was able to run him down. We found him within a half mile of where he was last seen. Major thanks to...
by buckshot0074
Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: Stale Water (Bacteria poisioned)
Replies: 38
Views: 25075

Re: Stale Water (Bacteria poisioned)

ugh !

sorry to hear about this ....
by buckshot0074
Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Started English Setter Available
Replies: 16
Views: 3177

Re: Started English Setter Available

Thanks for the pictures, still working on my wife (she needs more convincing)
by buckshot0074
Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Started English Setter Available
Replies: 16
Views: 3177

Re: Started English Setter Available

OK, I have my wife thinking about it ! (half the battle)

Any chance you have a picture ? (I think I can sink the hook with one)


Thanks again !
by buckshot0074
Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Started English Setter Available
Replies: 16
Views: 3177

Re: Started English Setter Available

Good luck to your wife, let me talk to my wife and see if we are in the market for another dog. We have talked but getting another, (we have a 18 month old English Setter, named Jake) Your dog sounds alot like our Jake.

BTW - where was he rescued from ? (a rescue organization) ?
by buckshot0074
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pointing pup question
Replies: 10
Views: 2874

Re: Pointing pup question

I have a 17 month old male setter, and last season he didn't do much 'pointing' but found the pheasants. So far this summer he has been pointing my buddies chickens like a Champ. It has been a HUGE difference this summer from last fall, just that 8 months he has 'grown up' alot, have some patience i...
by buckshot0074
Tue May 31, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to train pup to stay off couch??
Replies: 10
Views: 1414

Re: How to train pup to stay off couch??

start when they are a puppy and when the pup tries to get on the couch, push them away. It takes about 4-5 months and the whole family has to do it !
by buckshot0074
Sat May 21, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Picking a name
Replies: 17
Views: 2111

Re: Picking a name

Mack
by buckshot0074
Thu May 19, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Upland Boots what do you use ???
Replies: 36
Views: 6932

Re: Upland Boots what do you use ???

I like my Irish Setter 12" Elk tracker, with 200grams of insulation. for me the insulation adds a little padding and makes near all conditions down to 20 degrees or so a one sock deal. Got them at Gander Mountain some 4 or 5 years ago I have pretty much worn off the treads but. other than that they...
by buckshot0074
Wed May 04, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird Dog Names
Replies: 61
Views: 27379

Re: Bird Dog Names

Male: Remington (Rem/Remmy)-my dog's name Dog (from John Wayne as Big Jake) Jake Jack Clyde (but only if he's big) Female: Bonnie (but only if you have a Clyde) Daisy ... ... ... At a loss for female names...don't have any, don't really plan on it either...no real reason, just like males. Bill Jake...
by buckshot0074
Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new Llew
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: new Llew

GREAT looking pup !!!
by buckshot0074
Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Well wishes for Ezzy....
Replies: 34
Views: 4896

Re: Well wishes for Ezzy....

Good Luck, hope your up and going soon !
by buckshot0074
Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brittanies and a Setter, Training Day Photographs
Replies: 9
Views: 1216

Re: Brittanies and a Setter, Training Day Photographs

AZ Brittany Guy wrote:Good lookin dogs :) Like that setter :mrgreen:
x 2

Great pics, thanks for posting them
by buckshot0074
Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Have you switched brands because of taste?
Replies: 11
Views: 1966

Re: Have you switched brands because of taste?

I have actually done 'taste test' with my dog. I get 2 small plastic bowls put an equal amount of food (different kinds) in each, and put them down call my dog in and see what one he eats first. Then do it again but switch the placement of the bowls. Each time he would smell each bowl before eating ...
by buckshot0074
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What are you driving?
Replies: 55
Views: 9133

Re: What are you driving?

Daily driver is a 2002 Pontiac Grad Prix with 123K I started looking for a 'truck' when I got my pup last April, finally found it on New Years Day a 2007 Chevy Avalanche .... That's not a Truck silly willy 06 Toyota Tundra full size 17 around town 22 high way love it I'm totally sold on the Toyota ...
by buckshot0074
Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What are you driving?
Replies: 55
Views: 9133

Re: What are you driving?

Daily driver is a 2002 Pontiac Grad Prix with 123K

I started looking for a 'truck' when I got my pup last April, finally found it on New Years Day
a 2007 Chevy Avalanche ....

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by buckshot0074
Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is this a good deal on a snowmobile?
Replies: 12
Views: 2295

Re: Is this a good deal on a snowmobile?

ezzy333 wrote:My only concern is when you buy something that old is can your readily find repair parts. Need to think about that as the belts good easily be half rotten and can you replace them.

Ezzy
I would agree 15 years ago, the internet has changed that now. You can find almost anything now ....
by buckshot0074
Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Raising penned pheasants
Replies: 5
Views: 556

Raising penned pheasants

My uncle called me today (he is the president of the local Rod and Gun Club). He asked me if I would be interested in helping raise about 200 pheasants (they have an existing flight pen used about 8 years ago, they used to raise birds there but members lost interest). Told me that he would make sure...
by buckshot0074
Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Setter Pup- Which one??
Replies: 20
Views: 3626

Re: New Setter Pup- Which one??

#3 gets my vote

here is my pup a few months ago ....


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by buckshot0074
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: hunting rigs
Replies: 53
Views: 19071

Re: hunting rigs

safety orange
by buckshot0074
Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: weather!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2734

Re: weather!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sorry to hear about this
by buckshot0074
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Straw or Cedar Chips ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5035

Re: Straw or Cedar Chips ?

snips wrote:I like pine shavings.
I opted for the pine shavings, concerned that my pup may not like the smell of the cedar

I will probably do a combo of the pine and straw, Thanks to all that replied
by buckshot0074
Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Straw or Cedar Chips ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5035

Re: Straw or Cedar Chips ?

The problem I found with chips was that they stuck to the coat and would get tracked outside into the kennel run. Straw always seemed to stay in the box. That is the problem I am having with my pup, that the straw is getting brought into the living area of our house. I don't care if it is on the fl...
by buckshot0074
Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Straw or Cedar Chips ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5035

Straw or Cedar Chips ?

We are using straw right now, but it makes a mess as my ES is mostly an inside dog. He is locked out in an uninsulated 'mud room' with access to the outside during the day.

I heard that cedar chips work, but not sure of the smell or if he tries to eat one or two would be harmful ....

Thanks
by buckshot0074
Sat Dec 25, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Check Cord - Rope or cord in bulk
Replies: 21
Views: 3973

Re: Check Cord - Rope or cord in bulk

not in bulk, but K-9 Komfort, here ..... http://www.gundogsupply.com/k-9-komfort-50--biothane-check-cord.html took my pup out on a preserve with a 'cotton rope' and it sucks when it gets tall and/or thick brush, the owner came by to see how we were doing and let us use his CC. A little spendy but "b...
by buckshot0074
Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Poop Question
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

Re: Poop Question

I have noticed the same thing with my now 10 month old Setter
by buckshot0074
Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chain link or underground fence?
Replies: 16
Views: 2980

Re: Chain link or underground fence?

another vote for chainlink, the house I moved into has part of the yard that is fenced in already. I thought about doing invisible fence around another area and decided against 'shocking' my puppy ....
by buckshot0074
Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: House your dog inside or outside??
Replies: 22
Views: 6018

Re: House your dog inside or outside??

my 10 month old ES is mostly inside but free to go outside whenever he wants, two doggy doors he is in a fenced in back yard. During the day he is a mud room with access to the back yard. At night he sleeps in a crate in our bedroom
by buckshot0074
Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My 4 month old puppy pics
Replies: 8
Views: 709

Re: My 4 month old puppy pics

I have a 10 month old ES and I haven't taken a gun with me yet, take a friend to do the shooting (if any) concentrate on the pup the first few outings
by buckshot0074
Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Check out what I scored
Replies: 11
Views: 1898

Re: Check out what I scored

nice looking dog, Good Luck
by buckshot0074
Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pheasants in the rain?
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Re: Pheasants in the rain?

Looking for some info on this too ....

When I was a kid, my grandpa always said 'The dog can't pick up the scent of the pheasants very well in the rain"

Is there any truth to that ? or was my Grandpa just being a "fair-weather" hunter ?
by buckshot0074
Mon Nov 15, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Sleeping situation
Replies: 16
Views: 6540

Re: Sleeping situation

my 9 month old setter sleeps in our room in a crate with an open door (seems to like it in there at night time)

but, he does jump up into the bed til it is lights out time (isn't allowed of living room furniture though)
by buckshot0074
Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How many hunters with 2nd season GSP
Replies: 6
Views: 1953

Re: How many hunters with 2nd season GSP

You are absolutely on the right track. I would probably even prefer to hunt him by myself for a while, so I could concentrate more on the dog instead of how many birds are put in the bag. Charlie And I like to hunt with one or two others so I can concentrate on the dog and let them do the shooting ...
by buckshot0074
Mon Nov 08, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: At what age is a child ready to hunt upland game?
Replies: 19
Views: 3384

Re: At what age is a child ready to hunt upland game?

I have girls, not interested in hunting, so there is that .....

I shot my first pheasant when I was 13
by buckshot0074
Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blasted Puppies
Replies: 13
Views: 2513

Re: Blasted Puppies

My setter is just 9 months and goes crazy for any bird he sees flying around. I have kept him on a CC for 90% of the time we have been in the field (were we have been hunting is kinda close to a main road) Well last week my friend (the one that has been hunting with us so far this season) talked me ...
by buckshot0074
Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: Training
Topic: which Video
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: which Video

I have both of the Huntsmith dvd's .....

PM me if interested
by buckshot0074
Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Leashes & cords 101
Replies: 13
Views: 2845

Re: Leashes & cords 101

check cord is a rope basically, like this - http://www.tractorsupply.com/home-improvement/hardware/rope-twine/other-rope/braided-cotton-poly-sash-cord-3543926 with this attached to the end - http://www.tractorsupply.com/home-improvement/hardware/chain-rope-accessories/snaps/1-frasl-2-in-round-swive...