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by bobman
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Allergies and Scenting Ability
Replies: 12
Views: 2320

Re: Allergies and Scenting Ability

I would just keep working on birds I had a shorthair like that I told you aboutShe didn’t point a bird for the first two years of her life and all the sudden the lightbulb went on and she didn’t bust a bird for the next 10 was a really good dog You don’t train a dog to point it’s in their genes and ...
by bobman
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Gun Conditioning: Gauges/Caliber between .22 and 12 ga
Replies: 37
Views: 7625

Re: Gun Conditioning: Gauges/Caliber between .22 and 12 ga

you can buy low report 12 ga rounds ....start with those winchester makes them “AA low report low recoil” I think walmart even carries them now understand that the setup is more important than the guage what I mean by that is the dog should be distracted by a bird flushing or a dummy falling out of ...
by bobman
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New here and Bouncing Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 3050

Re: New here and Bouncing Ideas

don't play tug of war with him do follow a good training schedule although if you just expose the pup to birds he will figure our most of it on his own take up hunting there is nothing more fun than hunting with your canine buddy, the hunter safety course is a good idea if you say where you live you...
by bobman
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: 10 month old Pup scared of training
Replies: 11
Views: 2950

Re: 10 month old Pup scared of training

Quit all that B$&@. sh@$ obedience nonsense and let her enjoy her time in the field like a pup should

buy a roll of duct tape peel off 6 inches of it and place it over your mouth before you take her for a run


you are the problem
by bobman
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pointer in the off season
Replies: 6
Views: 1822

Re: Pointer in the off season

heck no you're doing the very best thing you could be doing the more time and exposure you give your dog the better he will be at everything

your buddy the quail guide is leaving a lot on the table
by bobman
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I have ruined my dog
Replies: 46
Views: 11950

Re: I have ruined my dog

I will say this and I'm not slighting anyone.... if you have to take a dog to a obedience class or like the OP are feeling bad for getting tough with the dog it would be a good idea to find a guy that feels comfortable training the dog himself and giving it to him with full disclosure. I would never...
by bobman
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I have ruined my dog
Replies: 46
Views: 11950

Re: I have ruined my dog

[ The original post seems a bit "trollish" to me. Member's first post, not a hunter, seems to place some of the blame on the fact that the dog is field bred, JUST returned from the hospital, JUST used the shock collar, dog already excels at all kinds of tricks. Just sayin'. Indeed. A 4-month-old kil...
by bobman
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I have ruined my dog
Replies: 46
Views: 11950

Re: I have ruined my dog

Jays right you set the dog up, (I've used my deck with the same screw eye I hang deer with) then you run a rope thru a pulley on that eye to the dogs choke collar and when he goes to bite you, up he goes. You hang the pup till he passes out, it's ain't pretty and timing is important but that's how i...
by bobman
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I have ruined my dog
Replies: 46
Views: 11950

Re: I have ruined my dog

Jstevens is correct that breeders advice was stupid and yes the right guy can fix this dog it's only 4 months old The OP is not going to get it done IMO he's waaayyy to soft hearted if he felt bad rolling the dog hard, he's not tough enough and I am not being nasty just honest. This pup needs a seri...
by bobman
Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: R.I.P. Elle
Replies: 18
Views: 7124

Re: R.I.P. Elle

She was a beautiful dog..... I am sorry you lost her so young, its heart breaking at any age but especially a young one.
by bobman
Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Six month old puppies have a small cough...
Replies: 7
Views: 2005

Re: Six month old puppies have a small cough...

are they vaccinated for kennel cough?
by bobman
Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

Cody, I don't see where you and I are in any disagreement ?? My point was simply possession limits are not a message to non residents to go home when they are reached. If you eat them and are retired and have the time you can continue to do so all season long, same as a resident. I believe you don't...
by bobman
Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

depends on your perspective the small-town stores and hotels would be hurting, the local hunters would definitely prefer we didn't come
by bobman
Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

The only real way to stop hot spotting is to keep your fingers off the keyboard and your mouth shut. I've never understood this desire to post pictures and write essays about a hunt, post it all over the interwebs and then getting mad when people turn up in your spots. Posting pics is a form of adv...
by bobman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

I have no idea i never asked him, but whether he somehow hotspotted the location on the internet or was told about the place by the mayor of plentywood that's what's really sticking in your craw isn't it. That's fine I get locals thinking they own the place. However your claim he's a habitual poache...
by bobman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

Bobman if your referring to me I have one good hound and a pup in the making. What I despise most is hotspotting and a nice looking pup I don't like hot spotting either if you were on UJ back in the day i was roundly laughed at for cautioning people about giving out details ....the internet is a do...
by bobman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

you have a couple good dogs and are a lot younger than Roy do you limit out every hunt, me either, and just like us Roy doesn't care because that's not what he's about.
by bobman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

Really ? one guy in Northeastern Montana is going to singlehandley impact the game bird populations. Think about that.


You see his threads of the good days, i've seen him come home with only one bird. Those i got skunked days don't make real good PEs do they?
by bobman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

show one single post on any forum where i've been called out for claiming to be an expert on Montana

just one
by bobman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37596

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

I've hunted with Roy and nothing in this thread said about him is true. What we have here is a jealous local lying thru his teeth about a good man. Roy is the farthest thing from a game hog i ever known he won't shoot even a bird that volunteers up on its own or even one his dogs don't handle proper...
by bobman
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Success story's of keeping GSP in 6 ft fenced backyard
Replies: 25
Views: 7066

Re: Success story's of keeping GSP in 6 ft fenced backyard

the electric strand is run thru porcelain eyes it does not touch the 6 foot fence , meaning the big fence is not electric

just thought I would explain that if you aren't familiar with horse fencers the strand is about four inches inside the fence
by bobman
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Success story's of keeping GSP in 6 ft fenced backyard
Replies: 25
Views: 7066

Re: Success story's of keeping GSP in 6 ft fenced backyard

my backyard has a six-foot chain-link fence, around the perimeter. About a foot off the bottom on the inside is a strand of electric wire, the same type that you would use in the horse pasture . That strand is attached to an cattle electric fencer and you can't drag one of my nine German shorthairs ...
by bobman
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Breaking a Dog off Pointing Rabbits?!?!
Replies: 27
Views: 6212

Re: Breaking a Dog off Pointing Rabbits?!?!

sounds very nice and living in a game rich place is perfect, get ready for what's known as the " terrible twos" he will probably go through it like a kid in their late teens that know everything lol

When he's three he will mature and I bet he will be incredible
by bobman
Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Breaking a Dog off Pointing Rabbits?!?!
Replies: 27
Views: 6212

Re: Breaking a Dog off Pointing Rabbits?!?!

dogs don't mature until age 3 he's a pup and sounds like a heck of a nice one, let him mature at his natural pace and you will end up with a lot more dog in the long run.

Would you expect consistent excellence from a 16 year old kid? That's a good analogy.
by bobman
Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Breaking a Dog off Pointing Rabbits?!?!
Replies: 27
Views: 6212

Re: Breaking a Dog off Pointing Rabbits?!?!

be patient he's really still a puppy and if you don't do something stupid he will out grow it, as correctly suggested above just ignore it call him off and move on I've been training pointing dogs since the late sixties lot of them and every single one figured it out on their own. Do no harm just la...
by bobman
Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Identifying the Enemy
Replies: 498
Views: 104499

Re: Identifying the Enemy

the left care not one whit about the poor they only care about power and to get that power they have created a dependent class The Democrat left with President Johnson started Great society concept which destroyed the black families need for a husband with a govt check. Single parent families and un...
by bobman
Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Identifying the Enemy
Replies: 498
Views: 104499

Re: Identifying the Enemy

The problem with socialism is sooner or later you run out of other peoples money . NPR takes money from the public at the point of a gun to keep themselves in business giving the leftist government propaganda. NPR would be off the air in a couple months bankrupt if it weren't for that simple fact. N...
by bobman
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Skin irritation
Replies: 19
Views: 4416

Re: Skin irritation

it's the start of a lick granuloma it can be something as simple as boredom try a 50/50 mixture of anti biotic ointment and hydrocortisone ointment mix them in the palm of your hand then apply right before you take the dog out for a walk so he doesn't just lick it off if you can get it to heal it wi...
by bobman
Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Training
Topic: "New" GSP need some help
Replies: 6
Views: 2148

Re:

your first step is to get her prey drive up , way up, either on birds or squirrels until she's birdy as heck, that's the key to curing gunshyness or noise shyness. DO NOT fire anything around her until that is accomplished and for that matter never shoot around any dog unless it's attention is on ga...
by bobman
Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Aggressive Female GSP puppy?
Replies: 28
Views: 8080

Re: Aggressive Female GSP puppy?

I think telling a small woman to try and throw a 9 month old shorthair down is risky, if the dog does decide to fight back this lady will lose. JMO I agree she needs to lay down the law just wouldn't recommend she try that, good way to end up with a face full of bad scars. Leerburgs site has a lot o...
by bobman
Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog will pick duck up but acts aggressive with it
Replies: 6
Views: 1946

Re: Dog will pick duck up but acts aggressive with it

you need to teach hold and drop gonehunting on here wrote this up for me on another site I am a mod on, its a good method IMO Take a plank (2x10 or equivalent size plywood strip 8' long) and place it between two chairs. Many people make a regular bench, but for one dog it would be a waste of your ti...
by bobman
Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:29 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Range question
Replies: 26
Views: 8166

Re: Range question

IMO it depends on where you hunt a closer working dog can be less hassle and safer in some scenarios, roads, wolves.....
by bobman
Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:19 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Bald Eagles
Replies: 23
Views: 9823

Re: Bald Eagles

Gertie wrote:
bobman wrote:they have a strong flavor somewhere between a spotted owl and a California condor, parboil them prior to roasting
:roll:

humorless ....
by bobman
Thu Jan 21, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Bald Eagles
Replies: 23
Views: 9823

Re: Bald Eagles

they have a strong flavor somewhere between a spotted owl and a California condor, parboil them prior to roasting
by bobman
Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: PLEASE WATCH! Cont. w/video - Shy Dog and Pigeons
Replies: 20
Views: 4606

Re: PLEASE WATCH! Cont. w/video - Shy Dog and Pigeons

looks like a perfectly normal pup to me, most act like that

Forget the whoa command and just let him have fun

I got cold watching that video lol
by bobman
Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Shy Dog and pigeons
Replies: 14
Views: 2960

Re: Shy Dog and pigeons

put him down with a bold pup that will run after the pigeon...monkee see monkee do he will gain confidence One of the funniest things I've seen was a litter of six 6 month old pups dancing around a rooster that I winged in a cut corn field in Iowa. They weren't sure what to do until my old 13 year o...
by bobman
Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 9 month old GSP.......chasing on the flush
Replies: 10
Views: 3482

Re: 9 month old GSP.......chasing on the flush

I've owned about 40 GSPs in my life and everyone of them learned not to chase on their own, I would ignore it and it will more than likely go away
by bobman
Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carpet or straw in box?
Replies: 34
Views: 7591

Re: Carpet or straw in box?

a friend of mines wire hair ate the carpet in his box and died, I would not recommend ever using carpet
by bobman
Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pups Ecollar experience in the field
Replies: 18
Views: 4293

Re: Pups Ecollar experience in the field

If you cant handle a dog being out of sight without shocking it you need to get rid of that ecollar before you turn her into a blinking mess Sportdog make some less expensive GPS collars. I now run an alpha so I know where they are but I do it in case they get hurt not because I cant see them. Soone...
by bobman
Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pups Ecollar experience in the field
Replies: 18
Views: 4293

Re: Pups Ecollar experience in the field

Sharon wrote:No GPS units allowed on dogs in ON.I use the Dogtra 2500 B/T - has a very loud beeper mode when needed. Can hear it for quite a distance.

I read recently on UJ that the Sport dog Tek has a version for Canada ...you might want to investigate that
by bobman
Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: HELP! My 9 week old Brittany is so full of energy!
Replies: 17
Views: 4663

Re: HELP! My 9 week old Brittany is so full of energy!

He will calm down in about 10 years
by bobman
Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Thank you sweet girl
Replies: 35
Views: 7845

Re: Thank you sweet girl

Sorry to read that its one of the hardest things a person can experience, I cry a flood every time one of mine dies.

You have my sincere condolences
by bobman
Sun Dec 13, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: toe nail cutting training
Replies: 19
Views: 4152

Re: toe nail cutting training

I have nine dogs they always get a large milk bone after I trim their nails with my dremel....they actually line up on their own and jockey to be next LOL
by bobman
Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:59 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Gun shy just after 10 days from last training
Replies: 10
Views: 1996

Re: Gun shy just after 10 days from last training

I didn't see where anyone slipped up behind the pup. He just said he had the dog at heel behind the gun unless I am reading it wrong. I think the point was that he caught the dog off guard, resulting in a scared pup. Yes that was my point, visually a young dog doesn't know a shotgun from a broomsti...
by bobman
Tue Nov 24, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Gun shy just after 10 days from last training
Replies: 10
Views: 1996

Re: Gun shy just after 10 days from last training

If someone slipped up behind you and fired a shotgun would it scare you?


Never ever ever shoot a gun around a hunting dog if its not focused on birds, even a broke dog can be damaged.
by bobman
Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trap setting tools
Replies: 3
Views: 785

trap setting tools

http://youtu.be/G8r3TmcVMK0

well worth watching how to use these to save a dog
by bobman
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Introducing dog to fields
Replies: 40
Views: 8730

Re: Introducing dog to fields

used correctly at the proper level they are no different than a check cord IMO for me it's not chronological age it's how they act some are bold
by bobman
Tue Sep 15, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: G2 Pro 100 transmitter battery
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: G2 Pro 100 transmitter battery

you are screwed they aren't available anymore, and Garmin recently phased out the G3.

Their new collars that supposedly replace the G3 don't do anything useful the G3 didn't do, planned obsolescence and piss poor customer care. I've been a tri tronics guy for 25 years and am looking elsewhere.
by bobman
Tue Sep 15, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Introducing dog to fields
Replies: 40
Views: 8730

Re: Introducing dog to fields

when mine get the opinion they run the show and can ignore me it's time to E-collar condition them
by bobman
Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: VIDEO: Encouraging Natural Retrieve (sharing the kill)
Replies: 2
Views: 749

Re: VIDEO: Encouraging Natural Retrieve (sharing the kill)

very nice work I enjoy reading your posts and training philosophy