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by Chief_dog
Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigrees
Replies: 31
Views: 5075

Re: Pedigrees

I owned Chief and Babe in that dog's pedigree. I owned a half dozen direct sons and daughters of Clown, and Chief was the only one worth feeding. He was a once in a lifetime dog. I went through over 50 dogs in the next ten years looking for another one that compared to him, and finally gave up. He w...
by Chief_dog
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracker Tracking System
Replies: 8
Views: 2213

Re: Tracker Tracking System

I've had my tracker for years. It's been through heck and never failed me. I trust it a whole lot more than my Garmin.
by Chief_dog
Sun Jan 15, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bias against walking handled dogs
Replies: 148
Views: 20719

Re: Bias against walking handled dogs

Now, that's just not nice at all. We are supposed to make everyone feel welcome so if one person hates horses then we should all walk. C'mon can't we just be friends. I love you, you love me, we're a happy family, with a great big hug and a kiss from me to you, won't you say you love me too". Just ...
by Chief_dog
Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Word to the wise. and the newbies.
Replies: 24
Views: 5557

Re: Word to the wise. and the newbies.

That's why I no longer guide, and mainly hunt alone now. If I do hunt with other people, it's only with other dog people. It's been over 3 years since my Chief was killed, and I still tear up and cry about it all the time. I don't know about the shooter involved in this case, but I hope there is a s...
by Chief_dog
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Style v Efficiency, and or other arguments that divide
Replies: 506
Views: 65183

Re: Style v Efficiency, and or other arguments that divide

Tom, Don't worry about not having treelines down here. The dogs learn to run lines and take edges in our terrain by running ridges, ditches, draws, dry creekbeds, etc. If the dog has any brains at all, it will make the transition quickly.
by Chief_dog
Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ABHA National Open Shooting Dog Championship
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: ABHA National Open Shooting Dog Championship

Congrats Adrian! I'm really happy for you. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy. :D
by Chief_dog
Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How Long....
Replies: 33
Views: 5496

Re: How Long....

Back at ya...
by Chief_dog
Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How Long....
Replies: 33
Views: 5496

Re: How Long....

Ahumphers91a wrote:on average, how long does it take to get a field trial title on your dog?
Most dogs will never get a field trial title no matter how long or often they are trialed.
by Chief_dog
Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: CZ 720. Great gun for the money....
Replies: 12
Views: 4144

Re: CZ 720. Great gun for the money....

I have the bobwhite in both 20 and 28 gauges. I love them... especially the 28ga. I hunted with mine so much that there is no case coloring left on the receiver. It's probably accounted for a couple hundred pheasants and several hundred quail over the past six or seven years. I rarely carry anything...
by Chief_dog
Thu Oct 13, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Which line of Pointer do you think is the most intelligent?
Replies: 51
Views: 10936

Re: Which line of Pointer do you think is the most intelligent?

Very nice post Ray! I agree 100%.
by Chief_dog
Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Wtat's your favorit shotgun?
Replies: 57
Views: 15734

Re: Wtat's your favorit shotgun?

My go-to shotgun for the past 5 or 6 years is a CZ Bobwhite 28ga SxS.
by Chief_dog
Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC and handicapped handlers
Replies: 77
Views: 11465

Re: AKC and handicapped handlers

GUNDOGS wrote:what im wondering is how does this carry out into the field with mr.reed..if he loses a brace is it always in the back of his mind that its because of his disability or is it really because he just simply wasnt the best..
I hope it won't be another excuse for him to sue someone.
by Chief_dog
Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracking collars
Replies: 20
Views: 4161

Re: Tracking collars

I use the tracker for field trials. Garmin and tracker while hunting. I've lost signal way too many times with the Garmin to trust it.
by Chief_dog
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mike and Hearts pups
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

Ken, That pup with the blue collar looking up would look just like his grandpa Chief did at that age if he were liver roan!
by Chief_dog
Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree Help!
Replies: 28
Views: 3998

Re: Pedigree Help!

I used to have a huge database, but that was a couple computers ago. Now days, I only look at the first few generations anyway.
by Chief_dog
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC and handicapped handlers
Replies: 77
Views: 11465

Re: AKC and handicapped handlers

I'm all for accommodating handicapped handlers, but I'm scared of the potential abuses. I hope this doesn't go the way of the old NBHA years ago when many of the pros started handling from horseback in their walking stakes.
by Chief_dog
Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ripped off?!
Replies: 108
Views: 14296

Re: Ripped off?!

It was pretty easy to see who was involved just by browsing through the classifieds section, so even though Kiki didn't mention a name directly, it was still easy to figure out.
by Chief_dog
Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ripped off?!
Replies: 108
Views: 14296

Re: Ripped off?!

From the looks of the date stamped on the package, it seems like apologies are in order.
by Chief_dog
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bell at Field Trial??
Replies: 46
Views: 7783

Re: Bell at Field Trial??

For some reason I get some emails from a viszla list, and remember that topic coming up several months ago. On April 15, one of them talked to Bonnie Hidalgo, executive AKC field rep, and she said that bells were totally legal. Also, one of them got an email from Lisa Carrol, Director of Performance...
by Chief_dog
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: starter pistols?
Replies: 11
Views: 3437

Re: starter pistols?

I bought one of the cheap $25 starter pistols many years ago, and it misfired on me all the time... sometimes would only fire one or two rounds per cylinder. Then I went to a Champion starter pistol. It fell apart on me after a few months. After that I bought the NEF starter pistols in .22 and .32, ...
by Chief_dog
Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Summer training?
Replies: 16
Views: 2961

Re: Summer training?

Tom, most of the pros I know don't start running up north until the spear grass awns have turned. Usually late July to early August, but it varies a little year to year. I don't run them until around the same time down here either because I've had to pay for two different surgeries and spent about $...
by Chief_dog
Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Oklahoma public land Q's
Replies: 12
Views: 3030

Re: Oklahoma public land Q's

Yep, those were some great times. The family still misses you every Thanksgiving when we have dinner. I have so many great memories of our hunts together over the years. I still get tears in my eyes thinking about one day when we set on the tailgate up on top of a hill by an old barn and watched Chi...
by Chief_dog
Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who is the best GSP ever??????
Replies: 376
Views: 80136

Re: Who is the best GSP ever??????

sanjo sin city slick. his offspring are the proof + 1 for old man Slick here. I would breed back to him in a heart beat if there was anything frozen on him. One of the most prepotent sires in the breeds history. Robert Me too. Old man slick is my Ace dog's only great grandfather. I sure wish I had ...
by Chief_dog
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy fourth of July
Replies: 26
Views: 3828

Re: Happy fourth of July

Haha. Tell Dez happy fourth of July from me Andy!
by Chief_dog
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Oklahoma public land Q's
Replies: 12
Views: 3030

Re: Oklahoma public land Q's

Beaver is big rolling hills of sandsage and plum thickets with some river bottom. Consider telemetry or a gps if your dog has any kinds of wheels at all. You can lose a dog at 50 yards in some places due to the terrain. Last time I hunted there I saw my female Dixie about a dozen times in four hours...
by Chief_dog
Sun Jun 05, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Tussle
Replies: 66
Views: 8225

Re: Dog Tussle

I agree. The worst dog fights I've ever seen were between females. The problem is that with some dogs, once they get a taste of fighting, they like it. I put down the nicest young dog I've owned in over 15 years because she decided that she liked to fight. I had her for a year and a half before she ...
by Chief_dog
Tue May 17, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trials or wild bird hunting
Replies: 54
Views: 8141

Re: trials or wild bird hunting

If you had to choose between running trials,or hunt tests,or whatever dog game you play,and wild bird hunting which venue would you choose? I've been a bird hunter as long as I can remember. Even though I've kind of tired of killing a bunch of birds (never pulled the trigger on a wild quail last ye...
by Chief_dog
Tue May 17, 2011 3:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trials or wild bird hunting
Replies: 54
Views: 8141

Re: trials or wild bird hunting

Tommy, If you're willing to run some AKC stuff, there were a couple trials within 45 minutes of you and another couple within an hour and a half last year. One of the clubs I'm in is going to run three of them at Optima next fall and winter. You can run your FDSB registered dogs in them even if you ...
by Chief_dog
Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What events produce the best foot hunting dogs?
Replies: 32
Views: 5607

Re: What events produce the best foot hunting dogs?

The best two birddogs I've ever owned were straight out of multiple time all-age national champions. That was way before I ever saw a field trial.
by Chief_dog
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question for EPers
Replies: 13
Views: 1399

Re: Question for EPers

A Rambling Rebel, Fiddler, Evolution, Red Water Rexx, Riggin's White Knight.
by Chief_dog
Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NGSPA Great Plains Championship
Replies: 21
Views: 6393

Re: NGSPA Great Plains Championship

Sweet! Congrats to all the winners.
I'm really happy for Ken and his dog Mike. Mikey is out of my old clown son Chief and my old slick daughter Babe.
by Chief_dog
Sun Mar 20, 2011 7:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Opinions on hunting a Retriever with a Pointer
Replies: 48
Views: 9477

Re: Opinions on hunting a Retriever with a Pointer

This board is always funny to me, no matter how bad of an idea something is there are always a few that chime about how great it is or how it worked for them. Pointing dogs that have a future in tests/trials OR being trained to a broke level and flushing dogs don't mix unless the flusher is kept at...
by Chief_dog
Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Steady To Shot or Not
Replies: 27
Views: 4185

Re: Steady To Shot or Not

I guided a lot for about five years in southwest Kansas and southeast Colorado on both wild and pen-raised birds. I made my dogs stay broke, even when clients wanted to hunt their unbroke dogs and flushers with mine. I can't tell you how many times I've given those other dogs a chance to find a down...
by Chief_dog
Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pro Trainer in Texas?
Replies: 23
Views: 6699

Re: Pro Trainer in Texas?

I also recommend Charlie Rose. I spent several months down at his lease a couple years ago when I was between jobs. He loves his dogs, and more importantly, his dogs love him. Your dog will be in good hands! PM me if you want his cell number and I'll give it to you.
by Chief_dog
Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:36 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GSP Club of OK Walking FT 3/5-3/6
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Re: GSP Club of OK Walking FT 3/5-3/6

Good luck. Hope you all have a great trial. I just wish it were a few hours closer for me!
by Chief_dog
Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What holds Newb's back from Trialing?
Replies: 361
Views: 74765

Re: What holds Newb's back from Trialing?

I attended my first field trial about five years ago. Instead of just going and watching, I entered two young dogs. One was a 21 month old male who basically broke himself at 13 months. I entered him in the Amateur Gun Dog because I didn't want to chance him coming unbroke on me in a derby stake. Th...
by Chief_dog
Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What qualifies as LINEBRED?
Replies: 35
Views: 5795

Re: What qualifies as LINEBRED?

Interesting thread! Most people would consider my dog Ace to be linebred off of the "original" slick. But his inbreeding coefficient is not all that high. I don't remember what it is, but Dave Quindt did one up for me a couple years back. Dave probably still has it somewhere, but I lost everything o...
by Chief_dog
Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gun Dog and The Pointing Dog Journal
Replies: 32
Views: 10535

Re: Gun Dog and The Pointing Dog Journal

I used to subscribe to both magazines, but let them both expire around 2001 or 2002 after it seemed like I was just reading the same old articles. Of the two, I liked PDJ much better. A good friend bought me a subscription again to the PDJ so I could get access to post on their bulletin board.
by Chief_dog
Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Taxidermist recommendations needed
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: Taxidermist recommendations needed

I have a very good friend in Anadarko, Oklahoma who is a national and world champion taxidermist. His name is Kennth Bauman. You can call him at 405-247-5711. Tell him Dave Scott sent you.

http://www.baumanstaxidermy.com/
by Chief_dog
Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Snakebite Pics
Replies: 12
Views: 1875

Re: Snakebite Pics

Keep a close watch on her eye Tom. I've had a half dozen dogs bit by rattlesnakes over the years, and the only one I had trouble with was one where about a week later the dog's eye started rotting out of the socket. It was one of the nastiest things I've ever seen.
by Chief_dog
Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just had to brag
Replies: 7
Views: 962

Re: Just had to brag

Tom,
If you want some more chukar to eat, I have about 50 of them in the freezer.
by Chief_dog
Thu May 13, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Joker doubles up!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

Re: Joker doubles up!!!

Congrats to Jim West and Mike Patrick. Also, a huge congrats go out to Lenny Morales for breeding the litter that produced Joker. I think three from that litter were within a couple points of their FC's before they turned two. Also, I saw on Lenny's website that Joker won or placed in broke dog stak...
by Chief_dog
Thu May 13, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: us open pheasant trials?
Replies: 137
Views: 34814

Re: us open pheasant trials?

Tommy, You'd be surprised how many of those dogs are specialists that don't hunt wild birds. I know of several very competitive tournament dogs in our area that stay home when their owners go wild bird hunting.
by Chief_dog
Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:57 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Rocky Mountain Championship
Replies: 34
Views: 6474

Re: Rocky Mountain Championship

Congrats to all the placers.

Lennie, that was one heck of a litter! Two AF Champions, and three that are almost AKC field champions while still derby age!
by Chief_dog
Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All black GSP
Replies: 20
Views: 4422

Re: All black GSP

I think the solid and roan dogs look better than the white ones. However, since my old chief dog died, I don't even own a roan anymore, let alone a solid colored one. The main reason is the heat tolerance issue.
by Chief_dog
Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: FC Flashy Ricky Ticky Rocknfire
Replies: 4
Views: 2165

Re: FC Flashy Ricky Ticky Rocknfire

I'm really sorry to hear that. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
by Chief_dog
Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:47 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: NSDC/Reg. SD Champion Chisholm Creeks Sassy One
Replies: 11
Views: 4528

Re: NSDC/Reg. SD Champion Chisholm Creeks Sassy One

I'm really sorry to hear that such a nice dog passed way before her time. My condolences to Mark, Robbi, and Keith.
by Chief_dog
Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:41 am
Forum: Submit Your GUN DOG Site
Topic: New website - Game On! Gundogs
Replies: 11
Views: 2728

Re: New website - Game On! Gundogs

That's a lot better than I could do Phil! I might have to get you to help me make one.
by Chief_dog
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: A Little Help, Please
Replies: 4
Views: 1692

Re: A Little Help, Please

Neil,
I have talked to the owner of the dog that got fourth place. He said to tell you that if he’d been judging the dog would have never been in the call back anyhow.
by Chief_dog
Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: need a trainer after season ends
Replies: 17
Views: 4087

Re: need a trainer after season ends

I agree with Tom and Duane.... I also highly recommend Adrian Jackson. He is a first class person and birddog man, and I would not hesitate to send a dog to him. Plus he is very close to you, so it would be easy for you to keep track of the pup's progress, and more importantly, Adrian would be able ...