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by bwjohn
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Hunting/Dog Related Stuff For Sale
Topic: higgins releasers
Replies: 0
Views: 371

higgins releasers

hello, I am looking for a pair of higgins releasers set up for dogtra electronics. If you only have one, i will still take it.

let me know if you want to part with them!

thank you brandon
by bwjohn
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Hunting/Dog Related Stuff For Sale
Topic: WTB used D.T. BL-505 bird launcher
Replies: 3
Views: 2585

Re: WTB used D.T. BL-505 bird launcher

Marc i sent you a pm, but not for sure if it came through.

Is the releaser still available and what electronics is it set up for?

Brandon
by bwjohn
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Vizsla Puppies!
Replies: 1
Views: 1160

Re: Vizsla Puppies!

Puppies will be ready to go home in 2 weeks, have a few still left out of a litter of 9.

pm, if interested.

brandon
by bwjohn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Vizsla Puppies!
Replies: 1
Views: 1160

Vizsla Puppies!

I have breed my male vizsla to a nice female, litter was whelped earlier today. If anyone is interested, pm me and I can give you details. Quickly, male is an import from Hungary, has hunted a large portion of the country and has had 13 species of birds shot over him. Female is younger, built well a...
by bwjohn
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Quail in VA
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Re: Quail in VA

Story's game birds,

Sharon Story
(434) 594-5455

19003 Comans Well Road
Yale, VA 23897

also just look on Craigslist, usually a hand full of people around.

just looking for birds for a tune up or bird intro for a puppy?

brandon
by bwjohn
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Wire-haired Vizsla Puppies
Replies: 3
Views: 1765

Re: Wire-haired Vizsla Puppies

I sent you a pm, let me know if you received it.

brandon
by bwjohn
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Wire-haired Vizsla Puppies
Replies: 3
Views: 1765

Wire-haired Vizsla Puppies

Whelping a litter of Wire-haired Vizsla puppies in the next coming days.

For anyone interested, please contact me via pm.

i can give you pedigrees, health clearances and history of dogs.

best regards,
brandon
by bwjohn
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chukar
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: Chukar

Look elsewhere!

Lot better options.
by bwjohn
Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Castle Doctrine - Pa's Answer to Obama & Gun Control
Replies: 46
Views: 28432

Re: Castle Doctrine - Pa's Answer to Obama & Gun Control

have nothing to hide either but have no idea what that has to do with this subject. And if I am not willing to wait for a month to get a new gun when mine breaks during hunting season or a trap shoot, or I can't transport my gun in my car or on my person, or I believe what our president said about ...
by bwjohn
Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Castle Doctrine - Pa's Answer to Obama & Gun Control
Replies: 46
Views: 28432

Re: Castle Doctrine - Pa's Answer to Obama & Gun Control

I don't remember any new gun laws being passed in the last 4 years, did I miss something? Both candidates adamantly announced very publicly in the debates they were in favor of just enforcing current gun laws. Also, any law abiding citizen (sportsman or not) that is unwilling to wait a little longer...
by bwjohn
Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Celebrities who hunt
Replies: 77
Views: 13496

Re: Celebrities who hunt

I have an uncle which guided Knight on a trip, took his gun and literally left him standing in the field. I don't think I would recommend him.

brandon
by bwjohn
Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Altitude adjustment
Replies: 4
Views: 534

Re: Altitude adjustment

you need some prolonged time at elevation to get the benefits of the altitude training. But I am sure that is much cooler up there and therefore you could run them for longer and get more conditioning that way.

brandon
by bwjohn
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Altitude adjustment
Replies: 4
Views: 534

Re: Altitude adjustment

matt, as a native virginian myself, who moved to utah, I have not had any problems with the altitude. But this can vary widely, my inlaws, when they come to visit, can't even make it up a flight of stairs and we are in the valley. Couple of things: 1 drink more water, for you and your dog. 2 researc...
by bwjohn
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Texas Vizsla newb
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: Texas Vizsla newb

welcome, it looks like you have a good plan to get started. I would just want to be involved as much as possible in the training even if you send it to a pro.

Also, 2 things, this thread is useless with out pics, :D ! and I second, who is the breeder?

brandon
by bwjohn
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra Launcher question
Replies: 5
Views: 602

Re: Dogtra Launcher question

most pigeons fit fine in the launchers. My training partner does have some very larger pigeons that some time are a tight fit, but they always go in.

brandon
by bwjohn
Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: From VA to Where??? Hunting Advice Needed!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2897

Re: From VA to Where??? Hunting Advice Needed!!

Honestly, e tn and nc are not going to be not much better. That time of year i would say try a preserve of some kind. That is to late in the year for good grouse territory. If you wanted to make a trip you could check into going south. Does ga or fl have hunt able quail anymore? But you could start ...
by bwjohn
Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Where to hunt in Virginia???
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Re: Where to hunt in Virginia???

Matt is right. There is not much bird hunting there. There are a couple of wma south of there that you might be able to get a quail or two. I do not know about woodcock season then, it might be in. You do not need to make it all of the way to gwnf, up around the Shenandoah nat park you could get som...
by bwjohn
Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: California
Replies: 6
Views: 783

Re: California

not into wine to much, I wasn't holding out much hope. That is where some close friends of ours live, we both just recently had our first babies and we were going to get them together on that weekend. I was holding out a small chance that I still might get to do some bird hunting. thanks for the inf...
by bwjohn
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:19 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wild Birds in the Southeast?
Replies: 19
Views: 3821

Re: Wild Birds in the Southeast?

I don't know how far MO is for you, but you could hop on I75 and just keep going north to MI. I have an uncle that drives form North east Tn to the Northeast every year to hunt (VT, NH or ME).
by bwjohn
Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: California
Replies: 6
Views: 783

Re: California

Sebastopol
by bwjohn
Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: California
Replies: 6
Views: 783

California

This is probably a long shot, but the wife is putting a lot of pressure on me to visit friends in ca with her over the thanksgiving holiday. We will be north of San Fran by an hour and half or so, anything up that way? I had a trip to MT set up or if weather was bad OR, sometimes you get overruled. ...
by bwjohn
Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Utah grouse hunt
Replies: 6
Views: 1247

Re: Utah grouse hunt

Nice!
by bwjohn
Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Hunting with pop up camper
Replies: 23
Views: 7568

Re: Hunting with pop up camper

I borrowed one last for a hunt and it went well. The only issue that I had was the door to the camper was to small to get kennels in and out, so I had to take the door off every morning and evening to get kennels in the camper. Maybe I spoil my dogs but I wanted them to be warm and cozy. I think tha...
by bwjohn
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Occupations
Replies: 239
Views: 99064

Re: Occupations

strength and conditioning coach, usually work at Div. I universities.

brandon
by bwjohn
Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Looking for a remote cabin in Maine, take my son grouse hunt
Replies: 5
Views: 1034

Re: Looking for a remote cabin in Maine, take my son grouse hunt

I do not know about Maine, but out west there are all kinds of forest service cabins. Check out recreation.gov, to see if there are any up that way.

Brandon
by bwjohn
Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6109

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

Do not know if it is akc or af approved, but in one of the videos it says that you can remove the prongs on the collar and install the flush mounted caps if you need to use in a trial.

brandon
by bwjohn
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Acana Formula Change
Replies: 9
Views: 2047

Re: Acana Formula Change

I was concerned so I contacted the company and this was the explanation that I got about the new partner and the formula change. There have been recent changes to our ACANA Regional foods, but the formulas have been improved, this is no reason to be disappointed! The improvements to our ACANA Region...
by bwjohn
Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.

Sage grouse and that is about it. There are some places for other birds, but from Utah sage grouse are about the only thing worth making the drive for.

Brandon
by bwjohn
Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.

goat that is awesome!
by bwjohn
Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.

That is soon. I have a deer and elk hunt going on then, but after you get settled in email me or pm and we will get together for a grouse hunt.

Brandon
by bwjohn
Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: New Member from Pa moving to Utah.

Just replied to the other post. Made the move out here a few years ago myself from Vermont. It took a season to really get adjusted, really looking forward to this year.

When are coming out?

Brandon
by bwjohn
Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Utah
Replies: 11
Views: 2415

Re: Utah

Your search for birds will not be a wild goose chase. I like the variety.

Making the move for a job?

Brandon
by bwjohn
Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -
Replies: 41
Views: 8930

Re: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -

always bad to hear, but there is hope have you seen the cover to Gundog mag this month. It is a Vizsla named Bart, had a leg amputated due to cancer and still finished master hunter. Do not know how far along your dog is, but you may have him for a while longer.

brandon
by bwjohn
Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Training
Topic: stop to flush drills?
Replies: 15
Views: 4806

Re: stop to flush drills?

I just throw the birds from behind the dog or have a partner throw them. Scenario: Dog is on cc 10-15 feet in front. Usually we will walk in some thin cover or right on the edge of some thicker cover. I will swing the dog away from the cover, have the partner throw the bird, so that it looks like it...
by bwjohn
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Picked up a tritronics G2 upland collar and beeper
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: Picked up a tritronics G2 upland collar and beeper

I would forget about using the collar for a while, enjoy your pup!

As far as wearing it around, depending on size, I would say around 4 or 5 months.

brandon
by bwjohn
Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: SE Virginia hunting ??
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Re: SE Virginia hunting ??

plenty of waterfowl. upland is waiting on the woodcock to move through, but by that far south they are much more spread out than up north. quail are few and far between, but some military bases in the southern part of the state can have some quail opp. For grouse, you would have a good 3 hour drive ...
by bwjohn
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have You Ever?
Replies: 21
Views: 4310

Re: Have You Ever?

don't have anything to add to the discussion, but just had to see what the post was about. you see that title and all of the stupid things you have done run through your head.

brandon
by bwjohn
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from South Africa
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Greetings from South Africa

welcome, I have seen some other members post from S. Africa, looks as though you guys have good bird hunting. Look forward to seeing some posts on your hunting season.

brandon
by bwjohn
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Place for dog to run in southwest Virginia
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Place for dog to run in southwest Virginia

might not be the best idea for you then. but I think your best bet would be to try private land owners.

brandon
by bwjohn
Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Place for dog to run in southwest Virginia
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Place for dog to run in southwest Virginia

I don't think most people would distinguish between the two, but I could be wrong.

the Jefferson Nat. Forest is not that for north, so that could be an option.

brandon
by bwjohn
Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Place for dog to run in southwest Virginia
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Place for dog to run in southwest Virginia

making the move for School?

Where abouts in SWV?

Not a lot of public land, best shot is to find a local land owner that may let you hunt and just run on those grounds.

brandon
by bwjohn
Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best breed for me?
Replies: 12
Views: 2761

Re: Best breed for me?

almost any continental (which anything that is not an English pointer or Setter of some kind), at one point was intended to do fur. In europe most still do, for some reason we have a real disdain for hunting fur with most breed of dogs in the US. The DD (Deutsch Drahtar, don't know if that is spelle...
by bwjohn
Sun May 13, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Training
Topic: launcher help PLEASE
Replies: 36
Views: 5243

Re: launcher help PLEASE

preface,did not read everyones post, so if I repeat sorry. I would go back a step and do a live bird intro. use a quail or something and pull flight feathers or tether it to the ground. and let her chase and play and not worry if she points of not. I would get the pup really wound up about birds bef...
by bwjohn
Sat May 12, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: launcher help PLEASE
Replies: 36
Views: 5243

Re: launcher help PLEASE

has your dog been introduced to birds?

has it ever pointed before?


did it ever catch the birds you put it on before?

brandon
by bwjohn
Wed May 09, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Front Range?
Replies: 5
Views: 801

Re: Front Range?

not much in that area, close by anyway. Go east a couple of hours or so and you could get some phez. Go north west on the wyoming border and there are some sage grouse. I know the laramie range of wyoming, which is not far, has some blues and ruffs. But not large numbers. some other people might be ...
by bwjohn
Wed May 09, 2012 8:15 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: water in chukar areas?
Replies: 6
Views: 1383

Re: water in chukar areas?

I would agree that water is more important early in the season.

Had a chukar research biologist tell me that they can go up to a month with out water when the temps cool down. So, later in the season the water would be less of a need.

brandon
by bwjohn
Fri May 04, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Repeat breeding-would you get another dog from one?
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Re: Repeat breeding-would you get another dog from one?

yes.

would you mind sharing the breeder, so us other vizsla folks can see? pm it if you do not want to openly share.

brandon
by bwjohn
Fri May 04, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild hunt within 1 day of Central IL
Replies: 6
Views: 701

Re: Wild hunt within 1 day of Central IL

it looks as though you have a flusher? In that case I would head to the dakotas for phez. Tons of public land, their game and wildlife page is a good place to start. Tons of info, if you are willing to spend a little time looking on their website. I can not offer more than that, b/c I have never act...
by bwjohn
Fri May 04, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild hunt within 1 day of Central IL
Replies: 6
Views: 701

Re: Wild hunt within 1 day of Central IL

what species?

you could be in northern michigan or in the dakotas somewhere with that amount of time.

brandon
by bwjohn
Thu May 03, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Who might know the breed ?
Replies: 20
Views: 6407

Re: Who might know the breed ?

I am not the only one that got the same meaning out of the statement.

brandon