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by Iowa
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: AKC/American Field Champion Breed Vizsla Litter Announcement
Replies: 0
Views: 797

AKC/American Field Champion Breed Vizsla Litter Announcement

We are very excited to announce our planned breeding of Ember to Bullet. NCH 2X NACH R/U NCH 2X R/U NACH FC AFC Kick Em Up Bullet x BGK Spreadin' Like Wildfire "Ember" Bullet is a 2 time NVA National Am Champion, NVA National Champion, 2 Time R/U NVA National Champion, and 2 Time R/U Am Champion. He...
by Iowa
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: WTB: Snakefoot by Wehle
Replies: 7
Views: 3356

Re: WTB: Snakefoot by Wehle

No person experience with any of these sites but here they are. http://www.ultimatehuntingandfishing.com/onlinestore/product/snakefoot-the-making-of-champion/ http://www.maplesprings.com/snake.html It also looks like AF has them for sale. The site will not let me post more than 2 links. Crazy, I loo...
by Iowa
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Pigeons WTB in MO
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: Pigeons WTB in MO

If you ever need more just message me. I always have tons I'm looking to get rid of. I'm west of St. Louis near Troy MO
by Iowa
Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: small pigeon coop
Replies: 21
Views: 6388

Re: small pigeon coop

The real question is, what do the neighbors think Skunk?

I didnt have the balls to try it when I lived in a subdivision.
by Iowa
Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:06 am
Forum: Training
Topic: small pigeon coop
Replies: 21
Views: 6388

Re: small pigeon coop

4' x 8' About 8' h in the front. I try to keep about 20 - 25 but that goes up and down as mine seem to breed like crazy. I've given 25 away in the last 5 months.
by Iowa
Fri May 29, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: small pigeon coop
Replies: 21
Views: 6388

Re: small pigeon coop

Do yourself a favor and make it larger. Here is a picture on mine before painting http://imgur.com/n23hBx2
by Iowa
Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Squabs dying
Replies: 3
Views: 1658

Re: Squabs dying

I have some that are better parents than others. Those are the ones that are on the next 24/7. I put bands on the good ones and dont use them in training (they still get to free fly).
by Iowa
Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: AKC & e-collars
Replies: 13
Views: 4635

Re: AKC & e-collars

They have a large voice to the general public and have lots of lobbyist. This is not a good thing.
by Iowa
Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeons
Replies: 4
Views: 899

Re: Pigeons

Craigslist.
by Iowa
Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training with pigeons question
Replies: 14
Views: 3047

Re: Training with pigeons question

How old is the dog? How many times have you used pigeons? How are you using them?
by Iowa
Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeons and being gone a couple of days.
Replies: 5
Views: 2093

Re: Pigeons and being gone a couple of days.

I have 4 of these. http://www.lcsupply.com/7-liter-Combo-Waterer-Feeder/productinfo/7COMBO/ two for water and two for food. I have 2 heat lamps on the water. I can go for 3 - 4 days with out messing with them with about 19 birds in the coop. They are also nice as the birds dont make a mess out of th...
by Iowa
Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Surrogator ?
Replies: 5
Views: 976

Re: Surrogator ?

We have been on the fence for sometime with them. I asked this question some time ago and didnt get much response. I would also like to hear real world results with pheasants...
by Iowa
Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MISSING PREGNANT VIZSLA BY SPRINGFIELD MO
Replies: 4
Views: 894

MISSING PREGNANT VIZSLA BY SPRINGFIELD MO

Thought I would cross post this off the Gateway Vizsla club. Sad deal... MISSING PREGNANT VIZSLA BY SPRINGFIELD MO. Julie LaRue's Haulin is missing. Julie's rig broke down on I-44 at mile marker 70 about 7 miles west of Springfield MO. Haulin disappeared at 1 am on 23 March at this location when she...
by Iowa
Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Introducing Puppy to Boat
Replies: 11
Views: 2104

Re: Introducing Puppy to Boat

My dogs are on the boat with me all summer. Your plan of attack sounds about right. Just keep an eye on their attitude and if its to much for one trip cut it short and try again. I keep life jackets on my dogs since I boat a lot of the Mississippi. I've had to many accidents out there and feel a lit...
by Iowa
Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:38 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Some Training Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 1895

Re: Some Training Pics

Her tail is long for a V. Not sure what the breeder was thinking other than she turned out to be 2-3" taller and longer than all the little mates.

They are velcro dogs!
by Iowa
Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who Is Your "Go To" Online/Mail Order Store?
Replies: 33
Views: 8748

Re: Who Is Your "Go To" Online/Mail Order Store?

Gun Dog Supply or Lion Country, got to support the little guys. Only time I shop at Bass Pro etc is my yearly gift card from the inlaws.
by Iowa
Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog can climb
Replies: 20
Views: 4238

Re: dog can climb

Man this brings back some memories of my GSP. When I was in the city she could climb a 6' wooden fence. I solved that by an electric fencer until the neighbors caught wind. I then moved to the country and had to install the electric fencer in her run. She would figure out ways to jump the fencer and...
by Iowa
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Reason for Quail/Pheasant Decrease
Replies: 17
Views: 6391

Re: Reason for Quail/Pheasant Decrease

I live in MN and hunt in SD and I haven't seen the drop in population around here that people are talking about. Close to me its about 95% tillable acres and everyone uses round-up ready. I don't think I would trust a study by a company that has such close ties in the industry, however its nice to ...
by Iowa
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Reason for Quail/Pheasant Decrease
Replies: 17
Views: 6391

Re: Reason for Quail/Pheasant Decrease

Talking about this very subject opening weekend at the farm. We had some friends very high up in some seed companies out after the hunt. They claim Iowa State is doing some extensive studies on round up and pheasant populations. With the chicks getting their water from dew off of plants contaminated...
by Iowa
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:40 am
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Requires admin Approval
Replies: 4
Views: 3704

Requires admin Approval

Maybe I missed something but I just posted a reply in the wanted section and it said it would need to be approved before posting. Is this new?
by Iowa
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What holds Newb's back from Trialing?
Replies: 361
Views: 74942

Re: What holds Newb's back from Trialing?

My breeder keeps wanting me to go but I dont have the time...look back at this thread, this is why most newbs dont want to try it. Some guys are just to hardcore and jumping in as an newb is a little intimidating... You're intimidated by a bunch of guys hiding behind keyboards? Come on man. :D I di...
by Iowa
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who Is Your "Go To" Online/Mail Order Store?
Replies: 33
Views: 8748

Re: Who Is Your "Go To" Online/Mail Order Store?

Lion country no question.
by Iowa
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Other Dog Would You Have?
Replies: 60
Views: 8708

Re: What Other Dog Would You Have?

EP, just something about their look with the tall tail etc that I love, but I'll stick with my V's
by Iowa
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What holds Newb's back from Trialing?
Replies: 361
Views: 74942

Re: What holds Newb's back from Trialing?

My breeder keeps wanting me to go but I dont have the time...look back at this thread, this is why most newbs dont want to try it. Some guys are just to hardcore and jumping in as an newb is a little intimidating...
by Iowa
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Quail Launcher for Pigeons?
Replies: 5
Views: 1528

Re: Quail Launcher for Pigeons?

Is the main differance between a quail and bird launcher the size? Will a quail launcher work for pigeons? I wanted to attempt to convert a manual launcher into a remote launcher but Wanted to do it at a low cost in case I completely screw it up! I was looking at this launcher , does anyone have an...
by Iowa
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Where to go this year....
Replies: 7
Views: 1478

Where to go this year....

So I think we have made the executive decision not to head to Iowa for opening weekend Phez this year. There is just no reason to rush up there when I rarely see another pheasant hunter in the same county all year. We will save that for our Christmas trip. We are thinking of making different trip we...
by Iowa
Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Some Training Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 1895

Re: Some Training Pics

Munster wrote:She is looking good.
So yur profile says you live in Mo, but your user name is Iowa? Kinda confused. Do you live here or just like to hunt here?
Ha! I've confused a few people with that. I live in MO, originally from IA and have Farms in western Iowa where I hunt.
by Iowa
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Some Training Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 1895

Some Training Pics

On some homers at the kennel club. My 4 yo V started to creep after a long week in Iowa with roosters running on her all day. A few days and she is back to normal. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l238/str8hess/DSC_1230.jpg http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l238/str8hess/DSC_1241.jpg http://i97.pho...
by Iowa
Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:41 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Exercise/ stimulation for bird dogs with limited space
Replies: 13
Views: 2656

Re: Exercise/ stimulation for bird dogs with limited space

Treadmill is a great tool. I live on a circle and simply go out into the street and toss the dummy. I make the dogs hold if I see a car coming. We did the dog park thing but now belong to a private dog park 230 acres fenced with private areas. They have homing pigeons etc. Great place and close to ...
by Iowa
Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Exercise/ stimulation for bird dogs with limited space
Replies: 13
Views: 2656

Re: Exercise/ stimulation for bird dogs with limited space

Treadmill is a great tool. I live on a circle and simply go out into the street and toss the dummy. I make the dogs hold if I see a car coming. We did the dog park thing but now belong to a private dog park 230 acres fenced with private areas. They have homing pigeons etc. Great place and close to u...
by Iowa
Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: New Gun question?
Replies: 35
Views: 7056

Re: New Gun question?

I grew hunting with a Moss 500 which was my dads. And now that i have my own bird dog pup I think i should get my first shotgun. What i was wondering is what type of gun would y'all suggest. Here is what i want to do i mostly hunt upland birds and I would like to stay under $500 so if you could let...
by Iowa
Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SD hunt = no roosters
Replies: 33
Views: 12685

Re: SD hunt = no roosters

Same way in Iowa the weekend of the 12th. I've never had birds running on me like that day, then they would bust 50 yards away. Frustrating. They were just strange. I'm hoping with the cold snap we have some better luck this weekend.
by Iowa
Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new level of attempted spam?
Replies: 11
Views: 1068

Re: new level of attempted spam?

We get these a lot in my office. It was a twist on the old email trick they send us on weekly basis. For a while I would play along with the email ones to get the credit cards numbers and report them. This got to be a hassle as they are so pushy and would blow my phones up. That text to voice is jus...
by Iowa
Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: Iowa Phez

We didnt count them on the way up due to the rain. I will tell you I had at least 10 in gun range on Sunday when it cleared up.

25 is a good price, thats a price from when I was trapping as a kid. Might push some people back into it!
by Iowa
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: Iowa Phez

Some photos. I wasnt really in the mode for photos with the rain and wind so this is the best I have off the phone. http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l238/str8hess/2010-11-14164139.jpg Shop BS http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l238/str8hess/2010-11-14194113.jpg More shop BS http://i97.photobucket.co...
by Iowa
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: Iowa Phez

3 birds, 2.5 days, 4 guys, and 1.5 dogs (my pup was just having fun). Friday and Saturday were wet and nasty. All 3 days the birds were running on us. Dog would come on point, I would go to flush and it would take off running. Dog would break point and bird would flush 50 yards in front of us. Not s...
by Iowa
Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: Iowa Phez

We are around the exira area. All our land or friends.

Make sense on the corn, I thought you were talking about the whole area, got me scared!

Getting excited, we leave at 5:30 tomorrow morning. Should be hunting by noon!
by Iowa
Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: Iowa Phez

Corn still in??? Just talked to my Dad and all the corn has been out in Audubon county for weeks...
by Iowa
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pigeon launchers
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: Pigeon launchers

Just got 2 DT, love them. Although the side loader is difficult with the size of pigeons we are using. Seems loading them from the top is better.

I got mine used off this forum. For a fraction of the price they work great.
by Iowa
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Iowa Phez

Anyone been out yet, any success? Heading up this Friday for our first hunt.
by Iowa
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: At what age is a child ready to hunt upland game?
Replies: 19
Views: 3391

Re: At what age is a child ready to hunt upland game?

The BB guns etc are a nice trick. I started with a plastic toy gun when I could keep up with the guys. Then move to a BB gun and later a 4/10 not loaded. My dad made me carry every gun like it was loaded, also made me swing the guns up aim and pull the trigger. It got me used to pheasant hunting bef...
by Iowa
Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shedding (continued form the "awesome wife" thread
Replies: 28
Views: 4622

Re: Shedding (continued form the "awesome wife" thread

I've had GSP, rottys, and a few other ankle biters. My V's just dont shed that much compared to my GSP. Maybe its because of the color but I just dont believe that. That was a small part of us getting start with vizslas.
by Iowa
Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: 410 hulls vs starter pistol
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: 410 hulls vs starter pistol

I just got this one in, seems to work great. I would not want to lug the 410 around with all my other crap (bird bag etc).
http://www.lcsupply.com/Product/Blank-P ... istol.html
by Iowa
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Letting off some steam.
Replies: 52
Views: 9859

Re: Letting off some steam.

I've never had major problems with the dog park here (3 acre and a 7 acre). Most people see me with the shock collars, dummies, etc and figure I know what I'm doing. But just yesterday I had a few dogs going after my 4.5 month old. I just took her out of the area. 99% of the dogs are decent enough b...
by Iowa
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD
Replies: 29
Views: 5513

Re: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD

My land is setup for farms and for bird hunting. We worry about both. Thats not the question I'm asking. I know pheasants are big business but I ALSO grew up on the farm and understand that side. I just dont believe farming practice has a lot to do with it. Our grass waterways and buffer strips are ...
by Iowa
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: range in hunting dogs
Replies: 292
Views: 37692

Re: range in hunting dogs

Man this thing is going on forever. Remind me not to bring this subject up. I will say it all depends on the ground AND the hunter. Guys in my group would not put up with a ranging dog. My breeder would not put up with a close hunting dog....so as long as I have plenty of dogs to cover the ground an...
by Iowa
Sun Sep 19, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: field mice
Replies: 2
Views: 3079

Re: field mice

Ok...I know...crazy...But...I am new to this game. Have a 14 month old GSP that was a rescue dog. He is a great dog in the field..points well and works fine. But points ever field mouse in the dang world. I mean flat out points. I can't tell it is a mouse until he pounces as I walk up to flush... I...
by Iowa
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD
Replies: 29
Views: 5513

Re: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD

It would be interesting if they also included a "roadside trend" to count the number of natural predators. I for one have noticed a huge increase over the years of red tailed hawks with the exception of this year. Now I like this idea. When I drive to the farm I see a hawk of some type at least eve...
by Iowa
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:20 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD
Replies: 29
Views: 5513

Re: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD

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by Iowa
Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD
Replies: 29
Views: 5513

Re: Iowa Phez Numbers Vs SD

I understand the more habitat= more birds but they are losing crp at a good rate but somehow they are producing more birds every year. I always thought pen raised birds will not increase the breeding population just gain more shooting opportunities. We'll that is true that the Dakota's are now losi...