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by Rod W
Sun May 25, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Say "Thank you..."
Replies: 5
Views: 1308

Re: Say "Thank you..."

Yes indeed, Thank You and God Bless you and PLEASE, help this country!!
by Rod W
Thu May 22, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Made the plunge**
Replies: 9
Views: 2878

Re: Made the plunge**

Good Choice!!!!!!!!! You got to love those Joyman dogs with za beard !!
by Rod W
Sun May 11, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newbie questions about selecting a gun dog breed
Replies: 47
Views: 21442

Re: Newbie questions about selecting a gun dog breed

1--Pudelpointer
2--American German Wirehair, we have bred the German --Sharpness--DD,(agressiveness out)
3--German Wirehair
4--GWP
5-6-7 GWP
by Rod W
Thu May 08, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ruffed Grouse Anyone
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: Ruffed Grouse Anyone

Nice photo of the rooster strutting his stuff! I just got back from town having coffee and we saw a rooster casually walking across the road. I stopped and we watched him for maybe a minute while my GWP was singing all sorts of tunes to me! I love the springtime in the north woods. I think I have as...
by Rod W
Sat May 03, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Scouting for Grouse Hunting
Replies: 15
Views: 4877

Re: Scouting for Grouse Hunting

By getting in the woods now, with or without, your dog, you will also find many drumming males and probably their drumming logs. If you can hear the drummer, you can most likely find his log, it won't be far away. I have 2 drummers just across the road from me, just waiting to lose a little more sno...
by Rod W
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anybody else got the itch?
Replies: 49
Views: 18355

Re: Anybody else got the itch?

Like QuillGordon said, get out every chance you can as long as still legal and the birds are not nesting!
by Rod W
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anybody else got the itch?
Replies: 49
Views: 18355

Re: Anybody else got the itch?

mountaindogs wrote:GSP (what else is there? :lol: ) .
GWP, The good looking German with the beard!!!! :P :P :P :P
by Rod W
Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Crow Swat 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 751

Re: Crow Swat 2014

Sure looks like you guys had fun! It doesn't look like it was the labs first day in the blind, either!! Good video,
by Rod W
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Scouting for Grouse Hunting
Replies: 15
Views: 4877

Re: Scouting for Grouse Hunting

By starting now,( Depending on your laws) you should be able to run some Woodcock also. Our last day here, on state land was the 15th. We pointed/flushed about 8-10 Woodcock and 4-5 grouse, all birds seen to flush wildly on the snow. Everything is shutdown again now, 20 inches of fresh snow on the g...
by Rod W
Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Scouting for Grouse Hunting
Replies: 15
Views: 4877

Re: Scouting for Grouse Hunting

If allowed by law on the land you are on, start now! It is excellent training for the dogs and you will find excellent hunting cover for the fall. The previous posts list the type of cover you will be looking for. Just make sure to stop bringing the dog, well in advance of the nesting time. Talk wit...
by Rod W
Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting grouse with flushers
Replies: 22
Views: 8530

Re: Hunting grouse with flushers

I hunt behind pointers but have also had a Lab/GWP mix (Whoops)that I had trained to WHOA on command. I tried for hours and hours to bring out the pointer in her but, no dice. As soon as she got birdy, I would command WHOA, and she wanted to please so badly that she would do so. When I got ready, mo...
by Rod W
Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: WTB - Quail in N WI or U.P. of MI
Replies: 4
Views: 1646

Re: WTB - Quail in N WI or U.P. of MI

I couldn't locate any in this vicinity either, Woodward Game Birds listed right here is just northwest of Peoria, if you have any friends coming or going. There is also a place in Fairmont, Mn, SW Minn that raises birds so they have them year round.
by Rod W
Sat Apr 12, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking for versatile dog trainer.
Replies: 10
Views: 3455

Re: Looking for versatile dog trainer.

You have my prayers for a full recovery and a good trainer. I have been in nearly the same situation, no broken bones, just a broken cranium. Any pictures of the DD ?
by Rod W
Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Woodcock!
Replies: 104
Views: 58927

Re: Woodcock!

We hunted, starter pistol, the Ackley WMA, near Antigo, again today. Snow is all but gone. We put up about 14-15 Woodcock. Ally, my GWP, pointed 7-8, 1 grouse. A friends Small Munsterlander, pointed 2-3 more. This dog is an 11 month old pup, his first time hunting in the woods, N & S Dakota, but no ...
by Rod W
Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Serious, he needs a raise?
Replies: 10
Views: 3019

Re: Serious, he needs a raise?

They get on average 1.3 million dollars for running their offices above and beyond the salary, additional perks we could not imagine. I beleive, not to long ago the number of millionaires in congress hit an all time high!
by Rod W
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN
Replies: 12
Views: 4117

Re: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN

EZZY, You do amuse me! Have you ever heard of lessons learned? The definition of INSANITY---Doing the same thing again and again. Have you ever heard of ----NOT ON MY WATCH?? NO, Ezzy, I, FOR ONE, DO NOT GOSSIP. And, by the way, I just heard Col Allen West say that the individual base comanders can ...
by Rod W
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:44 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN
Replies: 12
Views: 4117

Re: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN

Ezzy, JUST WHERE DO YOU SEE----THIS ---GOSSIP?????????????????????????
by Rod W
Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN
Replies: 12
Views: 4117

Re: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN

We can never stop the individual that "SNAPS" from obtaining a weapon, nor killing a few in the imediate vicinity. BUT,Isn't it the base commanders job to provide security to those that entrust him with their lives? If our leaders have become so inept at providing security, ONCE AGAIN, perhaps it is...
by Rod W
Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Woodcock!
Replies: 104
Views: 58927

Re: Woodcock!

Just got back from the Ackerman Wildlife Area west of Antigo, Wi, still 8-18 inches of snow on the ground, altho around every spruce it was bare ground. This is where the Woodcock were found, Ally had some nice points but it was very windy and the Woodcock were very jumpy. I will go back again next ...
by Rod W
Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN
Replies: 12
Views: 4117

Fort Hood Shooting--AGAIN

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends, once again! WHY ??
by Rod W
Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Woodaway Gamebird Order Form
Replies: 10
Views: 2662

Re: Woodaway Gamebird Order Form

Which are the better flyers, the Georgia Giants or the Northern Bobwhites, I would rather be eating the birds than have the dogs chewing on them!
by Rod W
Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Woodcock!
Replies: 104
Views: 58927

Re: Woodcock!

Hey Tim, Are you chasing Woodcock or have they already moved on? Still waiting here, spring hasn't sprung!
by Rod W
Sat Mar 29, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I love the Pacific Northwest!
Replies: 6
Views: 1596

Re: I love the Pacific Northwest!

Just beautiful! I suppose the big bulls are off by themselves???
by Rod W
Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pine Island Wildlife Area/ Training grounds, Portage, Wi
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

Re: Pine Island Wildlife Area/ Training grounds, Portage, Wi

Sara, yes,She said it had rained last night, I don't believe anything flooded. It was high and dry Mon-Tue-we had a half inch of snow on the ground in the morn
by Rod W
Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: How do you ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2123

Re: How do you ?

Only, If that flusher ---SHOVELS SNOW!!!
by Rod W
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pine Island Wildlife Area/ Training grounds, Portage, Wi
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

Re: Pine Island Wildlife Area/ Training grounds, Portage, Wi

Thanks for the info, I just talked with the Area manager and she also said the Woodcock stop on their flights thru.
by Rod W
Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: How do you ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2123

Re: How do you ?

I carry, a few, throwing sized rocks, I wish I had all of the shotgun shells back that I threw, to flush the birds!
by Rod W
Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pine Island Wildlife Area/ Training grounds, Portage, Wi
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

Pine Island Wildlife Area/ Training grounds, Portage, Wi

Just wondering if any of the Wisconsin gents on this forum know anything of this area? Do the Woodcock use this, I trained here for a few days just recently but only with released pigeons. I should have hunted, far and wide, I just wasn't thinking! AGAIN!!
by Rod W
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Retrieve Recall
Replies: 14
Views: 2073

Re: Retrieve Recall

Just now getting nice in Wisconsin to start training outdoors. I am having an issue with my GSP bringing her Dokken Mallard bumper back to me. During the winter I trained her on a plowed path where she would run get the duck and bring it right back. Now since the snow is melted ------------------ Wh...
by Rod W
Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

?[/quote] Because we have a constitution[/quote] Good Answer! And we are very happy that we do have a constitution, I wonder if it has EVER, been changed or amended?[/quote] Yep, when ever needed. I just read this----- None of the first 10 amendments changed anything. They were added to clarify the ...
by Rod W
Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunting dog saved in the field
Replies: 14
Views: 4749

Re: Hunting dog saved in the field

Just yesterday, I heard on the radio where 2 dogs out for a walk/run with their owner had jumped into the fast flowing river which carried them rapidly downstream and pulled them under the ice--------------I can't imagine what the owner was thinking afterwards! We've all been there, just luckier. My...
by Rod W
Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Quail vs. Pigeon for training pups
Replies: 16
Views: 4967

Re: Quail vs. Pigeon for training pups

I have used both, and find that most trainers that I know also use both. Get yourself some homing pigeons which reproduce quite rapidly once they start. You don't have to shoot these. You can buy feral pigeons for the retrieves. Another coop for the quail if you need something to fill every last sec...
by Rod W
Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

ezzy333 wrote:
If one feeds off the taxpayer why not be accountable?
Because we have a constitution
Good Answer! And we are very happy that we do have a constitution, I wonder if it has EVER, been changed or amended?
by Rod W
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

I agree 100% on the excessive giveaway programs, I believe I stated Fed Workers but since you brought up Firefighters and Police, I believe that most, really like them! I too, believe that anyone in an administrative role, in Gov., should not have the opportunity to take the 5th! If one feeds off th...
by Rod W
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Debating getting started with pigeons
Replies: 3
Views: 590

Re: Debating getting started with pigeons

I guess I would opt for the farm, altho either would work. I used to leave my feed and water accessable all of the time for the birds so twice a week would work.In the winter put a heater/ light bulb under the water to avoid freezing. Smell if the coop is in the backyard is minimal. The problem that...
by Rod W
Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

I know that the information was spun. By both sides. I understood that the AG conducting the study was a republican appointee, and he was the one who acknowledged that groups from all political sides were looked at. The media was used well here to inflame one direction while ignoring the other. I g...
by Rod W
Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:23 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeon traps
Replies: 11
Views: 3463

Re: Pigeon traps

Another option, and this is the one I'm going to try. First, I built a coop (actually still building, but I went with the Wild Rose Plans). I plan to keep the ferals in there and use them sparingly at first. But, it is my understanding that after about 30-days in the coop, they will rehome there af...
by Rod W
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training near Des Moines
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: Training near Des Moines

Thank You, wems2371. ROD
by Rod W
Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training near Des Moines
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Training near Des Moines

I am looking for a pointing dog, training group that would be willing to let me train with them near Des Moines. I have remote launchers and would bring quail for training, I need someone willing to shoot! Thank You, ROD
by Rod W
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Oregon 650T vs Garmin Alpha
Replies: 10
Views: 2111

Re: Garmin Oregon 650T vs Garmin Alpha

Hi all, Garmin describes it as a fully functioning GPS unit, but I don't know what that really means or how it compares to the Oregon 650T. I emailed Garmin 2-weeks ago with similar questions, but they never responded..... Any GPS experts out there that could help me out? Thanks. Give Garmin a call...
by Rod W
Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

She already pleaded the fifth and had no intentions of talking this time, it was a publicity stunt. Yes, It was a planned DOG AND PONY show!! Now, throw Lois Lerner in jail for contempt of congress and see the media play out the rest of the WAR ON WOMEN SHOW!! The three ring circus that followed---...
by Rod W
Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

. The targeting of conservatives ignores the targeting of liberals, communists, white folk, black folk, libertarians, people with and without money. And----IF----the targeting was justified, is it still targeting? #2 statement is always twist or reword the topic, so it is not even close to the truth...
by Rod W
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9615

IRS official flips off taxpayers

Once again this morning, IRS official Lois Lerner takes the 5th, in essence, flipping off the US TAXPAYER! Reminicent of MOB HEARINGS, LL took the 5th every time she was asked a question. John/Jane public, after being the target of IRS actions or inaction, now cannot even find out the truth. This ag...
by Rod W
Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Flordia Upland Bird hunting
Replies: 1
Views: 821

Re: Flordia Upland Bird hunting

Ther was a gal posting on here a while back that said she had seen quite a few quail in the north where she lives and her boy friend works as a guide for quail on a plantation, but I can't seem to find her posts
by Rod W
Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Got a double
Replies: 7
Views: 2742

Re: Got a double

Great looking cats, and dogs! Sure looks like more fun than sitting here watching the temperature rise and drop. Suppose to be 28 below zero tonight and we've got 30 inches of snow on the ground. Good trapping weather.
by Rod W
Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Replies: 8
Views: 2547

Re: United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

They'll close their eyes again, soon!
by Rod W
Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Garmin Alpha question
Replies: 14
Views: 3468

Re: Garmin Alpha question

I have the latest software upgrades and still have trouble with the settings changing by themselves, occasionally. The screen lets me know by saying, call "GARMIN" AGAIN, 1-800-800-1020-X-2, 5, So I get out the cell phone, talk with a Garmin rep who are always very courteous and knowledgable. We rec...
by Rod W
Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Size of your Wienerimer
Replies: 8
Views: 1708

Re: Size of your Wienerimer

Does he post pictures of himself like the ex--Anthony Weinerimer??
by Rod W
Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Our President Deserves an Award
Replies: 128
Views: 30473

Re: Our President Deserves an Award

Rod W if conservatives have those view's or beliefs in which you speak of then why do they hire illegals? I posted a fact of what is happening ALL over mainly by conservative's so how do you explain that? Conservatives are hiring illegals over English speaking citizen solely for monetary gain and t...
by Rod W
Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Our President Deserves an Award
Replies: 128
Views: 30473

Re: Our President Deserves an Award

Progressive/Socialist --------------------------------Conservative More taxes, spend more on entitlements--------Cut taxes, pay off the deficit Bigger government, more control-----------------Smaller gov, just leave me alone! No fossil fuels, GLOBAL WARMING----------------Natural gas,Keystone Pipeli...