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by Meatballs
Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas public land birds
Replies: 9
Views: 2943

Re: Kansas public land birds

Thanx all. Been to several other areas. Will plan on covering western kansas next fall. Matt
by Meatballs
Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas Tuttle Creek WMA
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Kansas Tuttle Creek WMA

Diesel and I hit the northern aspects of the public ground areas north of the lake this weekend. The habitat was pretty...milo, corn, tall grasses, strips of timber, and water. We had a great time. Pushed 5 big fields. Never encountered one bird and saw no sign. Tough conditions but he had a great t...
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas public land birds
Replies: 9
Views: 2943

Kansas public land birds

Diesel and i hit flint hills nwr and never pushed one bird. Habitat looked great and we had a great time but open to suggestions for productive public ground. We just moved here last weekend and trying to get in some late season hunting. Thanks, matt and diesel
by Meatballs
Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: HuntEmUp
Replies: 1
Views: 212

HuntEmUp

I would like to introduce my honorable friend from the great state of Hawaii.

He runs an overweight 169 lb english bulldog on the beaches of Honolulu in search of teradachtyl.

Welcome to the brotherhood :evil: HuntEmUp.
by Meatballs
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Draht with Brittney
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Draht with Brittney

Cohunted preserve in ky this sunday and thoroughly enjoyed pairing diesel with a britt half his size. It was a nice combo. Great dog and very responsive and athletic. Wud hunt together again. I hav not met many bad dogs....but plenty of owners that fit the bill.
by Meatballs
Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:58 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Moving to Topeka Kansas
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Moving to Topeka Kansas

GunDog Brethren- I have finally landed a job in the midwest/plains after being stuck in Kentucky for nearly 3 years. We will likely live in / around Topeka and plan on hitting the ground running when we get there with Diesel (2 yo Draht). I am open to any advice / opinion / observations about where ...
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DRAHTS: HOW DID I LIVE WITHOUT THEM?
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

Re: DRAHTS: HOW DID I LIVE WITHOUT THEM?

THANKS DON...APPRECIATE THE POSTS...YOU ARE A BAD MAN AS WELL...TOUCHE...PEANUT GALLERY, I CAN DO WITHOUT...ESP SINCE THERE WAS NOTHING OF VALUE OFFERED.
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Bird hunting in Mountains of North Carolina
Replies: 1
Views: 476

Bird hunting in Mountains of North Carolina

Do any of you have advice on areas that have good areas of quail, snipe or grouse for the national forests in and around Asheville North Carolina? THanks, Matt
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wild Bird Hunting in North Carolina
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Re: Wild Bird Hunting in North Carolina

I am moving to the Asheville area. I dont mind the walking at all. I love the fitness associated with bird hunting. I dont mind traveling to the Fort Bragg area to hunt birds either. I am retired military. I have a Draht that holds a point until Jesus comes back...always allows me to get close for s...
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DRAHTS: HOW DID I LIVE WITHOUT THEM?
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

Re: DRAHTS: HOW DID I LIVE WITHOUT THEM?

TOUCHE...THATS PRECISELY WHAT I WAS STATING...MY FIRST GUN DOG COULD HAVE BEEN A LAB OR LS....AND I WOULD HAVE LIKLEY FELT LIKE THAT AS WELL. I HAVE BIRD HUNTED FOR YEARS AND MISSED OUT ON THAT RELATIONSHIP WITH A GUN DOG...TOUCHE. WELL SAID.
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DRAHTS: HOW DID I LIVE WITHOUT THEM?
Replies: 7
Views: 1065

DRAHTS: HOW DID I LIVE WITHOUT THEM?

DIESEL IS ONE YEAR OLD NOW. AFTER TAKING HIM IN TEN MONTHS AGO I CAN NOT UNDERSTAND HOW I EVER HUNTED WITHOUT HIM. I HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO REGRETS ON THE BREED AND HAVE THE OPINION THAT I CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT A DD FOR AS LONG AS I LIVE. MY BROTHER FEELS THAT WAY ABOUT LABS AND ANOTHER BUDDY FEELS THAT ...
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:05 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Tennessee Bird Hunting
Replies: 7
Views: 1589

Re: Tennessee Bird Hunting

Thanks all. Appreciate the time and comments. I am beginning to run out of gas on hunting birds at a preserve here in Ky. I have turned down a job in TX three weeks ago. Now being offered jobs in TN and NC. I never should have left SD.
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wild Bird Hunting in North Carolina
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Wild Bird Hunting in North Carolina

I have been unable to find any info on how good wild bird hunting is in North Carolina. I have been offered a job in TN and NC and have to give a decision next week. Anyone have insight to wild birds and hunting in NC?
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Tennessee Bird Hunting
Replies: 7
Views: 1589

Tennessee Bird Hunting

I am being offered a job in Murfreesboro TN. Anyone have thoughts or comments on both wild birds and preserve memberships available in the area? I cant find much on the internet. Matt
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Knowledge of Texas Wild Bird Hunting?
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Knowledge of Texas Wild Bird Hunting?

I live in Kentucky. Very limited grouse and quail hunting. I have been offered a job in San Antonio Texas. Does anyone out there have any knowledge of wild bird hunting in and around Central Texas?
by Meatballs
Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 4 month old Diesel's First Hunt (Draht)
Replies: 7
Views: 2747

4 month old Diesel's First Hunt (Draht)

Well, since I have left South Dakota a year ago, I knew I would have to join a preserve to be able to hunt birds here in Kentucky. It was that or not hunt birds…not hunting birds but once every year in SD was not enuff for me. The wild population of snipe and Bob White are very limited and are locat...
by Meatballs
Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Re: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

Meatballs, Typically, the smaller images that you see are hosted on sites like photobucket.com and then the images are linked via the URL. Those sites have code that you can copy and paste into your post which will allow you to insert smaller images or even clickable thumbnails that enlarge when cl...
by Meatballs
Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:49 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Introducing My First Gun Dog: Welcome Diesel!
Replies: 9
Views: 1589

Re: Introducing My First Gun Dog: Welcome Diesel!

jarbo03 wrote:WOW! He looks very similar to my WPG pup, face markings are almost the same. Congrats on the new dog!
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Youre not kidding...very similar.
by Meatballs
Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:48 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Introducing My First Gun Dog: Welcome Diesel!
Replies: 9
Views: 1589

Re: Introducing My First Gun Dog: Welcome Diesel!

gittrdonebritts wrote:To bad its not Orange and white but he is still kinda cute lol J/K
I shot a double of phes over a britt last fall...first time over one...loved it...worked diligently and methodically and never in a hurry. great dogs!
by Meatballs
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Re: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

Well i have him now for 6 weeks. Been good. Cant figure out how to make the pic smaller. U can view it by clicking on it and scrolling the pic to view it.

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by Meatballs
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New DD Gun Dog owner...taking opinions for pup & adult food
Replies: 27
Views: 7254

Re: New DD Gun Dog owner...taking opinions for pup & adult food

I continued to feed my new dog on the Eukanuba Puppy food he was started on when i got him six weeks ago. He is not a hog...he takes his time eating and doesnt woof his food down. Not sure that is any indication of how much he likes it...
by Meatballs
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Opinions on Chipping your Gun Dog
Replies: 52
Views: 10284

Re: Opinions on Chipping your Gun Dog

I went ahead and had Diesel chipped couple weeks ago with a universal chip. Big needle...was not painless.
by Meatballs
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Introducing My First Gun Dog: Welcome Diesel!
Replies: 9
Views: 1589

Introducing My First Gun Dog: Welcome Diesel!

My brethren of the scatter gun sport...i have hunted over many gun dogs...each of them were owned by good friends or my brother. All breeds have been excellent hunters with different talent by breed, but even more determined by the owner. I have now owned Diesel for 6 weeks. He is a Deutsch Drahthaa...
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Opinions on Chipping your Gun Dog
Replies: 52
Views: 10284

Re: Opinions on Chipping your Gun Dog

proudag08 wrote:Do it.
Copy and thanks. Anyone out there against it for any reason? I have never done it.
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 204
Views: 187739

Re: Words of Wisdom

Very helpful thread
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wild Phes in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 1644

Re: Wild Phes in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio

ky birdhunter wrote:Meatballs,
what brought you to E-town? I am only 30 minutes from you. What kind of dogs do you own?

Jeremy
Jeremy, we moved home after a military career. From this area mostly. Getting my DD end of the month Jan. u?
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Opinions on Chipping your Gun Dog
Replies: 52
Views: 10284

Opinions on Chipping your Gun Dog

What are the positions out there on microchipping your dog? I have never done it...only had one dog and technology did not exist then.
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:24 am
Forum: Training
Topic: E Collars: To do / Not to do
Replies: 6
Views: 1528

E Collars: To do / Not to do

I am getting my first Gun Dog soon...DD...i am interested in conversation regarding the use of them and your recommendations for e-collars primarily to be used for hunting. Thanks. Matt
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Electric / Invisible Pet Fences
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Electric / Invisible Pet Fences

I am receiving my new and first Gun Dog (DD) end of Jan/beg Feb. I live in the city limits on an acre near a hiway...what prodcuts do you recommend / not recommend? Thanks Matt
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New DD Gun Dog owner...taking opinions for pup & adult food
Replies: 27
Views: 7254

Re: New DD Gun Dog owner...taking opinions for pup & adult food

Thanks Ya'll...appreciate the experiences and opinions...was what i was looking for. Lots of experiences and preferences...this is a good forum. Continue the conversation please if you have more to share. Brother feeds large breed eukanuba...any opinions?


Matt
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 29, 2010 3:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New DD Gun Dog owner...taking opinions for pup & adult food
Replies: 27
Views: 7254

New DD Gun Dog owner...taking opinions for pup & adult food

I am getting my first gun dog...a deutsch drahthaar end of Jan/beg Feb...what do you use, why?
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:04 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: chukars
Replies: 40
Views: 12206

Re: chukars

Dirtysteve wrote:
Gordon Guy wrote:There aren't any Chukars in Idaho. Nevada is the best place to go!
No Chukars in Utah either but Gordon guy is lying!!!
Idaho is loaded with chukars :wink:
I love the Dirty Steve call sign...one of my favorite screen names / characters of all time.
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunt photos to share
Replies: 9
Views: 1301

Re: Hunt photos to share

Fantastic Pics. That is one for the all time scrap book ...that is a pic you can stare at when you are an old man or have it blown up and framed as a 20 x 30 in your hunting den...way to go.
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wild Phes in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 1644

Wild Phes in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio

I just moved from Rapid City South Dakota a year ago. Made a trip back and it refreshed me a bit from not hunting birds nearly every weekend. We moved to Kentucky. Plenty of preserves with decent birds here but i am soliciting some information regarding public or private land opps for hunting wild p...
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Re: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

38 days and counting.
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Solicitation of Lessons Learned for first time Gun Dog Owner
Replies: 6
Views: 819

Re: Solicitation of Lessons Learned for first time Gun Dog Owner

proudag08 wrote:I like where your heads at. Mine in the same place... Here is a goof thread for you!

viewtopic.php?f=100&t=12873
Wow. what a thread to reference...i have spent 30 mins reading and not done...huge benefit to me...much appreciated. Matt
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Re: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

You are correct. I am in Etown Kentucky. Not been to any events yet...looking forward to it.
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Solicitation of Lessons Learned for first time Gun Dog Owner
Replies: 6
Views: 819

Solicitation of Lessons Learned for first time Gun Dog Owner

Fellow slingers of shot and lovers of the canine...I am recieving my new DD from SD in late January. He will be my first gun dog and i am interested in your comments regarding your advice for things you could do over or do differnetly in raising/training a gun dog pup...glad for info from all kinds ...
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Re: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

Thanks for the vote of confidence in Lona and Gene and what they do there in Watertown. I am getting a male from their K litter that was sired by Droll out of vomWiredhause. Pretty excited.
by Meatballs
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:17 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Owner Dog Relationship
Replies: 8
Views: 1898

Re: Owner Dog Relationship

I am getting a Deutsch Drahthaar out of South Dakota. From Droll III line.
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Owner Dog Relationship
Replies: 8
Views: 1898

Owner Dog Relationship

I have been hunting over gun dogs now for three years and shot a bunch of birds and seen Brits, DDs, GSP, and mostly my brothers labs Cheyenne and Rocky. I have developed a fondness for the love i have seen between the owners and dogs. A friend of mine sent me the Ten Commandments of being a dog own...
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Re: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

I should have mentioned that I am getting my first bird dog...Deutsch Drahthaar from the Eisbarteich kennel the Klucks in Watertown South Dakota. i have done a ton of research and i hunt waterfowl, upland, and love to bow hunt deer and all other game and turkey. I oscillate from the south to the wes...
by Meatballs
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Fall South Dakota Ringnecks
Replies: 4
Views: 965

Re: Fall South Dakota Ringnecks

Hey guys...ur dead on the pic of the dogs. We used my brothers two labs, friends DD, and a Brittney. We had a great time. All the dogs did great....especially since all the snakes were out. We put them up in the areas that we saw a bunch of snakes. We were concentrating on a corn field that was plan...
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Fall South Dakota Ringnecks
Replies: 4
Views: 965

Fall South Dakota Ringnecks

My brother and I hunted south central SD again this year. Great time. Birds were not thick but we always had our opps to killem. We shot more ratttlers than phes. Temps were in mid to high 50s. Pretty shocked by that.
by Meatballs
Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Deutsch Drahthaar Owners
Replies: 32
Views: 6982

Deutsch Drahthaar Owners

I am new to this forum.

Looking to find out who on this site owns a DD and hunts it.