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by JWP58
Tue Feb 03, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Private message question
Replies: 4
Views: 1581

Re: Private message question

Neil wrote:
JWP58 wrote:So if Im sending some dirtbag pm's, and they are just sitting in my "outbox", does that mean they are not being opened? Or just not being sent?
Is the signature thing working for you?

Its just a public service announcement to save people the headache I am still going through.
by JWP58
Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Private message question
Replies: 4
Views: 1581

Private message question

So if Im sending some dirtbag pm's, and they are just sitting in my "outbox", does that mean they are not being opened? Or just not being sent?
by JWP58
Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brittany coat grooming
Replies: 17
Views: 5508

Re: Brittany coat grooming

I usually just comb them myself, and during the hot months put a guard on the trimmer and go to town..
by JWP58
Mon Jan 12, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Ruger Red label O/U
Replies: 12
Views: 6967

Re: Ruger Red label O/U

There are a couple on gunbroker right now for 900-950 in good condition
by JWP58
Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Does anyone know user "mrcreole"?
Replies: 2
Views: 1345

Does anyone know user "mrcreole"?

If you do, could you please ask him to pay me for the Garmin Astro he is trying to scam me out of? http://gundogforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=47781 Details in the above link. Let this be a learning lesson for everyone, double check your paypal statement and make sure some "bleep" head doesn'...
by JWP58
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9711

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

Oh and I forgot to mention. Im pinching pennies for a 28ga CZ Redhead....sure comes up nice on the shoulder. OP, buy what you want. Personally I would stay away from CZ semi autos. I wouldn't hesitate to buy a CZ O/U or SxS that's a post 2006. I've heard very good things about the Weatherby semis (l...
by JWP58
Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9711

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

Why not look at an 1100? You could pickup an older one easily in the price range you're looking to spend. Same dimensions as your 870, so you'll be familiar with it. I would also suggest the Franchi Affinity, its a decent gun for being "junk". Or maybe a Franchi O/U? I await the "1100's are junk, ge...
by JWP58
Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunting the Dakotas w/a pointing dog
Replies: 44
Views: 17036

Re: Hunting the Dakotas w/a pointing dog

I go to ND every year and take pointing dogs.. It depends on how you hunt them.. in big open fields it may be tough for your dog to pin them in range.. You need to hunt old homesteads, ditches, tree rows, and nasty thickets.. our dogs point grouse, pheasant, partridge and the birds hold well enough...
by JWP58
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 5301

Re: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas

Awesome. Its good to hear there are still birds in the homeland. I scared the heck out of my wife when I freaked out when I saw a cock pheasant run across the road just south of Dalhart on my way through last year lol
by JWP58
Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Looking train my Brittany..
Replies: 14
Views: 3420

Re: Looking train my Brittany..

I went and talked to a pro. Spent hours working commands and obedience. Then I sent my dog to a trainer for a month to be intro'd to birds, gun, ect. I got lucky with my first britt, its all he needed. He's not steady to shot, but he'll slam a covey of huns like theres no tomorrow and will relocate ...
by JWP58
Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Cz shotguns
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Cz shotguns

I've had.....a Bobwhite, Upland ultralight, SxS upland (special run), and Woodcock. All worked as advertised.
by JWP58
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27056

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

Farming isn't bad for birds. Subsidy farming (and the over production of corn in a failed ethanol experiment) is bad for PEOPLE, not only is our tax money being squandered but we aren't even seeing a return on it. I don't think anyone would say farming is bad for birds, the environment, or anything ...
by JWP58
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:47 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27056

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

. If you have a gripe about what some landowner is doing with their land, my advice to you is go and by your own land and do whatever you want. Don't tell me what to do with mine. . That's a good idea, heck if I study the tax code, grants, subsidies, ect, enough I just might get it for dang near fr...
by JWP58
Sun Dec 29, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27056

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

Reminds me of years ago when I was contacted by a "friend of a friend" to see if I would guide them on three days of pheasant hunting. They offered to pay me $100/gun for three of them. I declined the offer, because I didn't want to get pay per hunt started in my area. Wanted my G-kids to be able t...
by JWP58
Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27056

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

Its my opinion and only an opinion but..... I find it hilarious that the farming/ranching crowd thinks its totally fine to receive all of these tax breaks, subsidies, ect, but whine when people call them out on it. Yes, we are subsidizing your way of life because apparently you're overhead is to hig...
by JWP58
Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar/Huns near Cody, WY late December?
Replies: 7
Views: 1918

Re: Chukar/Huns near Cody, WY late December?

No chuks 'round these parts....
by JWP58
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27056

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

I would gladly pay 50-100 bucks for a days hunt if it held a few coveys.
by JWP58
Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rock river arms
Replies: 9
Views: 2436

Re: Rock river arms

I'd pass, but if its for recreation you'd probably be good to go. A 6920 would be a great starter gun. Look at BCM too..
by JWP58
Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Rem 48 16ga
Replies: 5
Views: 1793

Re: Rem 48 16ga

heck for 100 bucks I woulda bought it and never looked back...
by JWP58
Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Backpacking/camping/bird hunting from Texas - suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Re: Backpacking/camping/bird hunting from Texas - suggestions

heres an idea of where the different species can be found and what type of habitat. I've never hunted quail in NM but as I stated Im going to try this coming January. Should be about as productive as my first trip to Idaho for chukars last week....I got skunked. http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/publi...
by JWP58
Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Backpacking/camping/bird hunting from Texas - suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Re: Backpacking/camping/bird hunting from Texas - suggestions

You could do Black gap or NM for gambels, scaled, and mearns.

I hope to do both in January.
by JWP58
Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Sanderson, TX
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: Sanderson, TX

Interested in this as well, but I'm looking at a 12hr trip...
by JWP58
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Maps....i need maps...
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: Maps....i need maps...

Thanks!
by JWP58
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Maps....i need maps...
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Maps....i need maps...

Ok does anyone have an alternative to the huntingpsmaps for determining land ownership? I have one for the state I live in and its great, however I need some maps for OR, ID, and NM...and im not going to spend $300 for SD cards for my Astro.

Any suggestions? Maybe BLM offices?? Will they mail them?
by JWP58
Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22487

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

You are correct in that I could not care less what your opinion is; you don't seem to think long enough before you speak to be relevant and that's your problem to deal with not mine. You stated directly that people who frequent preserves with their dogs are not hunters without regard to why and wha...
by JWP58
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22487

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

You haven't been alive long enough to hunt behind as many hounds as I have, or to have hunted as many wild birds. Then you have the whole communication issue to deal with, you gotta lot of work to do... Thank you for explaining.......... :roll: I understand. You are a mighty ribbon winning trial'er...
by JWP58
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22487

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

yeah ... I think the people get it, just that the dogs are too dumb to understand Care to explain??? I'm not trying to decipher whether or not DOGS think its hunting or not. Now I know for you guys that "trial" the whole preserve thing must be promoted as "holy" and "unbelievably difficult" as the ...
by JWP58
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22487

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

Do you people feel the same way about high fence big game hunting? Do you see people taking their working dogs to a preserve hunt the same as you see a high fence big game hunt? It doesn't seem to be too far an intellectual or moral stretch to differentiate for me. How is it any different? In both ...
by JWP58
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22487

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

Neil wrote: Not everyone that hunts from a UTV are fat and lazy, some have mobility issues.

I'd have to "see it, to believe it".
by JWP58
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why do we lionize wild birds?
Replies: 104
Views: 22487

Re: Why do we lionize wild birds?

Because some people actually want a hunt, and some people want a shoot. If I wanted a sure thing i'd just go shoot the pigeons out from under an overpass. If I want a hunt I'll go chase wild birds, that run like a track star if they hear a door slam. Its kinda like people that use the legs god gave ...
by JWP58
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: WINGSHOOTING USA
Replies: 68
Views: 12265

Re: WINGSHOOTING USA

Wow. Neal calls him to the carpet and all of a sudden the "I can do this all day buddy" attitude disappears. Guess I will throw in my opinion on the show. I enjoy it when I happen to come across it channel surfing, which isn't very often unfortunately. Why do I like it? Because I like to bird hunt ...
by JWP58
Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: WINGSHOOTING USA
Replies: 68
Views: 12265

Re: WINGSHOOTING USA

I don't care to watch someone have to kick a bird to get it to fly....I do like the effort though. It cant be easy.

I'd rather watch an African big game hunting show.
by JWP58
Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Trip planning dilemma.....
Replies: 19
Views: 4777

Re: Trip planning dilemma.....

Well here in the high plains, we've had plenty of rain. Had decent snow fall in the spring too.

I'm also concerned about the fires out west...
by JWP58
Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Trip planning dilemma.....
Replies: 19
Views: 4777

Re: Trip planning dilemma.....

Nice. I only live about 4hrs from red willow, close enough.
by JWP58
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Trip planning dilemma.....
Replies: 19
Views: 4777

Re: Trip planning dilemma.....

Whats the public land situation in Nebraska? Has is all been grazed and bailed to nothing?
by JWP58
Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: O/U Shotgun
Replies: 34
Views: 16024

Re: O/U Shotgun

Fabarm, Verona, CZ.
by JWP58
Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Buying first pistol
Replies: 74
Views: 30115

Re: Buying first pistol

JWP has a flare for melodrama, but I think he may be correct. I would feel much better armed with such a combination than with a kitchen knife, but I'd be pointing such a setup at an intruders face to stop his assault and blind him. It's just not a reliable stopping weapon with a center mass shot a...
by JWP58
Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Buying first pistol
Replies: 74
Views: 30115

Re: Buying first pistol

If you are going to get something for home defense, may I suggest a youth model 20ga pump action. Remington would be a good choice. They come standard with about a 20" barrel and you can keep 4 rounds in the tube and nothing in the chamber, so it is pretty darn safe to leave behind a door. If you l...
by JWP58
Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cool looking new hunting vest
Replies: 23
Views: 6437

Re: Cool looking new hunting vest

. You need to mature a bit, lad. Don't get mad at me just because I'm the only one that call you out as the pompous jerk you are. Now take your cartouches and go reminisce about how you're better than everyone and your opinion is all mighty. Every time I read one of your posts I start looking for w...
by JWP58
Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cool looking new hunting vest
Replies: 23
Views: 6437

Re: Cool looking new hunting vest

Looks warm and designed for expeditions...plus, too many pockets and geejaws. This outfit has an archery directed background re hunting, no? This pack/vest is for folks that hunt out west, you know.....where you have to walk away from your vehicle. We don't hunt tiny "coverts", or whatever the heck...
by JWP58
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wild Upland Hunting in the West...Where?
Replies: 12
Views: 4234

Re: Wild Upland Hunting in the West...Where?

My plan is to pack my gear (and Credit card for gas lol), pups, and pull out the ol' DeLorme Atlas and pick a spot that's rough, remote, and located in areas that are known to hold birds (not hard to discover on the interweb) then hit the road. Some where in NV, OR, or ID should do....then the hikin...
by JWP58
Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: CZ Upland Ultra Light
Replies: 12
Views: 4942

Re: CZ Upland Ultra Light

I had one. It was light for sure. Seemed as well built as any other CZ shotgun. They aren't the most refined/beautiful O/U's or SxS's.....but they sure as heck work.

I've owned a bobwhite, ultra light, upland, and woodcock. All were nice shotguns and went BANG.
by JWP58
Sat Jun 15, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Dog Boxes
Replies: 16
Views: 5767

Re: Dog Boxes

What's wrong with the ones they sell at Walmart? The price is nice and they are made in the USA. Obviously not as tough as the aluminum ones but if I can make one last 10 years I've paid $180... Less than an aluminum one. This isn't how I generally think of purchases. Just don't see myself using it...
by JWP58
Sat Jun 15, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: ammo carry amount??
Replies: 11
Views: 2350

Re: ammo carry amount??

No rules in Wyoming. I carry two boxes in my pack....better to have and not need than need and not have!
by JWP58
Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: semi auto .308
Replies: 12
Views: 4260

Re: semi auto .308

Also, if you're dead set on a semi auto. I would personally go with the AR15 platform and the 6.5grendel. Plenty for whitetails......and a few have used it to put down elk (including one Mark Larue).
by JWP58
Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Dog Boxes
Replies: 16
Views: 5767

Re: Dog Boxes

My Owen seems to work just fine. It was pricey (to me), but it will last forever....

I have mine mounted about 10" off the bed of my Tacoma (that has an ARE shell). Seems to keep the pups cool in the heat, and warm in the cold.
by JWP58
Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Anyone use their bird dog for coyotes too?
Replies: 32
Views: 9460

Re: Anyone use their bird dog for coyotes too?

Mountaineer wrote:Sounds like either the comment made by a snob or an anti-snob.
Neither being admirable, imho.

That's what's called Irony. Or the pot calling the kettle black. The most snobbish, holier than thou person on this forum.....making such a comment....priceless.
by JWP58
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: A pup's first season
Replies: 19
Views: 7235

Re: A pup's first season

As long as he's been conditioned to gun fire, why not?? Go for it.

Have low expectations and make it fun..
by JWP58
Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Anyone use their bird dog for coyotes too?
Replies: 32
Views: 9460

Re: Anyone use their bird dog for coyotes too?

I know some people use labs. Personally as long as you can handle the dog, I don't see why you couldn't. Would I? No. Because my hamster Brittany would be deadmeat if I missed. p.s., Im in Wyoming too (other side of the state). If you happen to bump into any chukars around flaming gorge let me know!...
by JWP58
Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Anyone use their bird dog for coyotes too?
Replies: 32
Views: 9460

Re: Anyone use their bird dog for coyotes too?

I'll be a downer :D ...can't imagine a single positive that would arrive from using a bird dog, pointer or not, to chase coyotes . . Not everyone uses hounds to run yotes. Some people use decoy dogs to bait them in close.... But since it sounds like you know everything about everything....whatever....