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by nevermind
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Other Hunting, are You Done.......
Replies: 17
Views: 630

Re: Other Hunting, are You Done.......

Well... isn't it great we live in a country that offers so many venues and opportunities that we have to make a choice, if there is a conflict of time spent. I as a youth spent my time upland and waterfowl hunting, I didn't know that dogs were trained for hunting. We were both being educated while a...
by nevermind
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Beginnings
Replies: 27
Views: 1155

Re: New Beginnings

Great to hear of a successful recovery... enjoy the new life and pup!
by nevermind
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Pics from this fall.
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

Re: Pics from this fall.

Good bird finds... nice looking pup!
by nevermind
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SoCalnstra.org trial
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Re: SoCalnstra.org trial

Thanks for explanation. I have watched a NSTRA trail here in Washington that was ran as you described. I thought they were all ran with two fields.... anyway it was a fun event to watch and the trailers were having a good time.
by nevermind
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SoCalnstra.org trial
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Re: SoCalnstra.org trial

What is a dbl/dbl trial?
by nevermind
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Time to Fully Train a Brittany
Replies: 18
Views: 752

Re: Time to Fully Train a Brittany

Timewise65... are you sold on getting a pup? Have you thought about getting a younger dog that’s already professionally trained. I’m just throwing this out there as it seems you plan to have someone else do the training.
by nevermind
Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Bobs in the Brush
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Bobs in the Brush

thanks for sharing your hunts.
by nevermind
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra Pathfinder
Replies: 7
Views: 613

Re: Dogtra Pathfinder

I set my phone to airplane mode like JONOV does for the same reason battery life. Cell service isn't needed for tracking or correction function. I use the correction function while hunting for the tone, because My dog has learned to recall when I use tone the icon. What are you wanting to do with ma...
by nevermind
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra Pathfinder
Replies: 7
Views: 613

Re: Dogtra Pathfinder

I've used mine in 3 different states and haven't used the map function. I know it works with maps saved or not, if that's the question you're asking.
by nevermind
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Locating dogs in thick cover
Replies: 18
Views: 1543

Re: Locating dogs in thick cover

kstater… I wouldn't bother with bells or beeper collar, if you let your dog hunt out of sight of you then you probably will end up going to a GPS unit. gonehuntin' gave you the technique to use... staying as quite as possible is a big plus for hunting wild birds. I have a pathfinder by Dogtra that u...
by nevermind
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Tips for getting a dog to hunt in thick brush
Replies: 40
Views: 2264

Re: Tips for getting a dog to hunt in thick brush

Bill T... Thank you for your time and effort. I appreciate your knowledge and experiences.
by nevermind
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What do you carry?
Replies: 25
Views: 2053

Re: What do you carry?

Also with a nylon stocking, if you get a bird you want to taxidermy slip it into the nylon stocking to preserve feathers while transporting in your vest.
by nevermind
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Tips for getting a dog to hunt in thick brush
Replies: 40
Views: 2264

Re: Tips for getting a dog to hunt in thick brush

We are getting a bit off topic Bill T, anyway we do have hunters that send their pointing dogs to make a bird flush ( I have seen this not go well when the bird was a porky). I believe we have different types of hunting styles here... we have hunters with close working dogs that take their dog to gr...
by nevermind
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Looking for my first O/U
Replies: 14
Views: 1637

Re: Looking for my first O/U

I like field guns with a with a solid mid rib, your choice will probably catch weeds or branches between the barrels... just something to consider, it might not bother you, but would bug me.
by nevermind
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracker that uses cell phone
Replies: 7
Views: 703

Re: Tracker that uses cell phone

yes the pathfinder has a dog on point signal, also a treed and running. you can choose any or none. I haven't timed the point signal, but my observation is a little delay... probably not more that 20 seconds. You can select update times on the app... less time more battery use. I haven't had problem...
by nevermind
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: First covey ever - Busted
Replies: 11
Views: 1000

Re: First covey ever - Busted

I'm just guessing, but seems you might have not of had a favorable wind. I gave you hunting perspective and Don gave you good advise from a trainer. My personal preference would have been not to shoot at birds that weren't pointed... that's just me with my pointing dog.
by nevermind
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Training
Topic: First covey ever - Busted
Replies: 11
Views: 1000

Re: First covey ever - Busted

scenting conditions? direction of wind? Covey was legging it out of the area and dog bumped them.. good lesson for young dog. You didn't mention that dog's steady to wing. What happened, after the covey flushed? Did dog run in direction the covey flew and then double back for scent? or did the dog s...
by nevermind
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: whistle commands
Replies: 24
Views: 1656

Re: whistle commands

I will not argue with any of you on your discussion of the use of WHOA but I do think that youy all may be missing the most common reason and that is nothing more than a habit that allows them to feel in closer contact with their dog. In other words a nervous habit that got started when the dog was...
by nevermind
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Roading harness
Replies: 11
Views: 5336

Re: Roading harness

RayG….. do you attach any weight to the harness or just let yourself be the resistance for the dog to pull?
by nevermind
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking for a good Brittany Print
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Re: Looking for a good Brittany Print

You could check out outdoor photographers websites. They usually have a search where you could type in Brittany and it will bring up their photo's, if they've shot photo's of the breed.
by nevermind
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: caveat emptor
Replies: 24
Views: 1479

Re: caveat emptor

ultracarry… I think you are missing the point of the post. This post is just to be informed when dealing with dog breeders. Price of dog has nothing to do with this post, if asked $400 deposit for a $800 pup that would raise some caution on my part.... BTW it's been awhile since I bought a pup, but ...
by nevermind
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: caveat emptor
Replies: 24
Views: 1479

Re: caveat emptor

JONOV... Thanks for the input. I still believe $100 deposit is enough skin, anymore is just an advantage to the questionable seller. A deposit increase because of price of pup?... full price is paid on delivery, where is there more loss to the seller verse what the buyer loses, if seller doesn't liv...
by nevermind
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: caveat emptor
Replies: 24
Views: 1479

caveat emptor

RE: Dog Breeders My thoughts, after an experience with a dog breeder. Here's my red flags. 1. $100 should be sufficient to hold a pup. Anymore why? 2. Seller says pup's are to be picked up before 8 weeks. 3. Seller says no pictures or seeing pup's until pick up date. 4. Seller try's to substitute a ...
by nevermind
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Questions about the Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon ejectors.
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Re: Questions about the Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon ejectors.

Can you walk and chew bubble gum at the same time... break the gun while holding the butt stock between your elbow area and body, with your hand cupped over the breach to block the shells from ejecting to the ground. I do it all the time. Another way you might want to try (I haven't) is to remove th...
by nevermind
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Pathfinder VS. Garmin Alpha 100 TT15
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

Re: Dogtra Pathfinder VS. Garmin Alpha 100 TT15

I'm not a e-collar guru or pro trainer...I picked up this is a young dog you have and first time training, anyway I would choose one according to the range I let my dog hunt. A dog that doesn't leave shotgun range wouldn't need a tracking collar... my dogtra 2500 with locate worked well and is a goo...
by nevermind
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Pathfinder
Replies: 28
Views: 13577

Re: Dogtra Pathfinder

Purchased a Pathfinder and took it for a trial run. I like the simplicity of operation. The only draw back is I wear gloves and can't manipulate my iPhone screen without taking my glove off. Anyone found a way to use the phone without cutting the end of your trigger finger off the glove? Also was th...
by nevermind
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force fetch questions
Replies: 51
Views: 14290

Re: Force fetch questions

gonehuntin' I'm giving your ff training a try on my Setter. I have him on the table and he's progressing. He hasn't dropped the dowel ever when given the hold command. The problem is getting him to release the dowel. I use "give" but he won't release unless I lift up his rear end and take the dowel...
by nevermind
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Force fetch questions
Replies: 51
Views: 14290

Re: Force fetch questions

gonehuntin' I'm giving your ff training a try on my Setter. I have him on the table and he's progressing. He hasn't dropped the dowel ever when given the hold command. The problem is getting him to release the dowel. I use "give" but he won't release unless I lift up his rear end and take the dowel ...
by nevermind
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Huns in Montana
Replies: 20
Views: 5428

Re: Huns in Montana

I like using #6 shot. You could find Sharptails or Pheasants (2nd weekend Oct. opening) in some areas where there's Huns.
20ga is what I use.
by nevermind
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Pathfinder
Replies: 28
Views: 13577

Re: Dogtra Pathfinder

Thanks for the info DeLo 727.
by nevermind
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Pathfinder
Replies: 28
Views: 13577

Re: Dogtra Pathfinder

Vman.... if you're still following this forum how about a update on the pathfinder now that you've used it through a hunting season? I'm curious about battery life and the process of switching from tracking to correction mode, does the Bluetooth device have a rechargeable battery, also durability of...
by nevermind
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Training
Topic: non productive points
Replies: 11
Views: 3153

Re: non productive points

you should move this tread to the training section... probably get help there.
by nevermind
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Paint River Llewellins
Replies: 23
Views: 3993

Re: Paint River Llewellins

Good looking guy... what's his weight?
by nevermind
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Help selecting a 20 GA O/U
Replies: 18
Views: 7439

Re: Help selecting a 20 GA O/U

as I mentioned I had a red label... I shot quite a few shells through it and the gun still locked up tight when I sold it. I will say when opening the gun up the barrels would drop like you were tossing a anchor out of a boat in fact that's what I called it my "boat anchor"... also got tired of pack...
by nevermind
Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Help selecting a 20 GA O/U
Replies: 18
Views: 7439

Re: Help selecting a 20 GA O/U

I bought a red label 20ga new in the late 80's , but sold it a quite few years ago. I thought the gun was great until handling my beretta 687 (I have them in 20ga and 12ga). the red label was a reliable gun, but was a clunker compared to the beretta. you could probably find a used beretta silver pig...
by nevermind
Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: about the Are bird hunters afraid of field trial dogs?
Replies: 32
Views: 14920

Re: about the Are bird hunters afraid of field trial dogs?

Said before... range of a dog is a personal preference... 100-300yd range I wouldn't consider a bootlicker. A dog that never leaves shotgun range would be my idea of a bootlicker. If you want to start a war on the net, call someone's dog a "bootlicker". It's a highly derogatory and insulting term t...
by nevermind
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: about the Are bird hunters afraid of field trial dogs?
Replies: 32
Views: 14920

Re: about the Are bird hunters afraid of field trial dogs?

I hunt with a feller who has Llew's who are big runners. We hunt primarily Chuks together. His dogs find a lot of birds, he kills a lot of birds. I have traditional GSP bootlickers 100-300 yds max. We kill equal amount of birds. At the end of the day my boys are in their crates while we're waiting ...
by nevermind
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Customer Service
Replies: 8
Views: 3209

Re: Dogtra Customer Service

what was left of the collar? were the prongs still attached? take a pic of the collar to show defect and send to Dogtra... those prongs are screwed onto the transmitter, so the prongs must have been very loose for them to back off... owner should take responsibility to check equipment before use. I'...
by nevermind
Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: eastern Washington & eastern Oregon
Replies: 12
Views: 4568

Re: eastern Washington & eastern Oregon

Nothing new on these proposals... eastern Washington, north Idaho, eastern Oregon or whatever. I'm in eastern Washington and the main hurdle is who's going to pay for this new state? I know we in eastern Washington pull more out of the pot than we put in and I'll bet eastern Oregon and north Idaho a...
by nevermind
Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is going on??!
Replies: 19
Views: 5254

Re: What is going on??!

Ask your Vet, if using fluoxetine (Prozac) might help with anxiety.
by nevermind
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Idaho or Montana?
Replies: 8
Views: 2818

Re: Idaho or Montana?

Northeast Montana is your best bet for the state (around Plentywood)... Tons of public ground there and they cater to non-resident hunters. You probably wouldn't have much trouble getting permission on private land as well. It gets a bit crazy in Montana when pheasant season opens, but prior to tha...
by nevermind
Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: O/U under $1200 to $1500
Replies: 34
Views: 19612

Re: O/U under $1200 to $1500

The B-guns are reliable guns. you should be able to find a good used one in that price range. Gauges sub to the 12ga. might cost a little more.
by nevermind
Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Frequency hunting new pup
Replies: 4
Views: 1593

Re: Frequency hunting new pup

My hat's off to you Rik.... seems like you already have focus and determination!
by nevermind
Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wolves in Forest Grouse Country
Replies: 46
Views: 26313

Re: Wolves in Forest Grouse Country

wolves will kill your dog same as they will kill coyotes. Eliminating competition is natural behavior.
by nevermind
Sun May 29, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfect start clinic help.
Replies: 12
Views: 2633

Re: Perfect start clinic help.

Give the hasp on the check cord being sold a try with gloves on... a lot of hasps are to small and you have to take your glove off to hook up to dog collar.
by nevermind
Sat May 28, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Training
Topic: First time e-collar and very uncomfortable
Replies: 14
Views: 3484

Re: First time e-collar and very uncomfortable

I think your intro was excessive remember it's a introduction. Whatever your recall method is I would use the e-collar only one time on a low setting nick during a training session. I'm a softy with the use of a e-collar... I only use correction when my dog blows me off on recall command, if your go...
by nevermind
Wed May 18, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Training
Topic: VIDEO: Young Pup Learning to be Steady
Replies: 13
Views: 3831

Re: VIDEO: Young Pup Learning to be Steady

I liked the dog work on your video, but I don't think a command flush would be useful in a hunting situation when you can only take a cock bird. I noticed the dog in your video spitting out feathers...i've seen more than a few hen pheasants killed by flushing dogs, also watched a buddy send his poin...
by nevermind
Mon May 09, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New to this
Replies: 57
Views: 12489

Re: New to this

Yes... CIARKA my expirience with hunting dogs is you can range them in, but can't push them out in range.
by nevermind
Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Here command in the field
Replies: 17
Views: 5946

Re: Here command in the field

I'm not a dog trainer... anyway I think you need to let the dog trainers here know how you introduced your dog to the e-collar in conjuction with the "here" command?
by nevermind
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shotgun Fitting
Replies: 9
Views: 2346

Re: Shotgun Fitting

A gun fitted to you is a confidence builder...only downside is a miss can't be blamed on the gun. :D