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by scout_on_38s
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP weight question?
Replies: 6
Views: 1031

Re: GSP weight question?

While your pup may look thin realize that in growth and development not everything proceeds at the same rate. Relate it to a short pudgy 7th grader that shoots up as a freshmen and looks lanky, then as a senior muscle fills out that lankyness. Make sure they are getting a good quality food, plenty o...
by scout_on_38s
Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: weather!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2781

Re: weather!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sorry to hear about your loss. Sounds like she should have been warm.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sitting Tight
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: Sitting Tight

I went out Saturday and Sunday in that cold weather too. Man it was cold. The birds were definitely holding nicely. By myself Saturday I shot 3 roosters and a quail. Shot the roosters over my 6 month old pup and she brought each one right back to me. I was a proud papa since she was from Cali's litt...
by scout_on_38s
Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FEMALE 80% of Pups Sucess?
Replies: 49
Views: 8728

Re: FEMALE 80% of Pups Sucess?

I noticed someone mentioning it was an old post but others were chiming in so I thought my .02 might benefit someone. Tracking heredity is very difficult with the number of genes, recombinations and mutations the variations are almost endless. --- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Shell of choice? Please read first before replying!
Replies: 15
Views: 4594

Re: Shell of choice? Please read first before replying!

I've shot the estate shells with good results and also sellier and bellot shells (something not metioned yet) have been good also, they seem to be fairly "hot", louder and a little more kick than some other loads. By the way I shoot the same gun m1 with 28" barrel.
by scout_on_38s
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm on a roll!
Replies: 14
Views: 2942

Re: I'm on a roll!

The first time I took my Cali to a hunt test (1st JH leg) we went for a run across the road before her brace. She gets "birdy" and works into a tall CRP strip. It wasn't a bird. Next thing I know I hear her barking, I'm hollering "here", out she comes stinking to high heaven. I was worried it would ...
by scout_on_38s
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FEMALE 80% of Pups Sucess?
Replies: 49
Views: 8728

Re: FEMALE 80% of Pups Sucess?

SFK AND CR glad you two got things ironed out, I teach biology and thought I was going to have to jump in. Essentially you have 50-50 from the parental generation. This is not difficult to see and understand. The next easy concept would be that each pup should get 25% of each grandparents genes, not...
by scout_on_38s
Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: A Heavy, Heavy Heart... *Jenny Update*
Replies: 21
Views: 12161

Re: A Heavy, Heavy Heart...

Sorry for your loss Jess... I was in your shoes the end of July and its got to be one of the hardest things to do.
by scout_on_38s
Thu Sep 23, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree Information
Replies: 12
Views: 2169

Re: Pedigree Information

Its not certified but pawvillage.com has a database. Not sure if you'll find something that far back but you might get lucky. --- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunt Test Schedule (KS, MO, NE, OK, CO)
Replies: 8
Views: 1244

Re: Hunt Test Schedule (KS, MO, NE, OK, CO)

There is usually a double test in Yoder, Ks in October. Sunflower GSP puts one on at the same time a Brit club does. They are across the road from each other and gives you the opportunity to run 4 tests in one weekend. Quick and easy JH title. --- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: where to buy 1 inch square tube kennel clamps
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: where to buy 1 inch square tube kennel clamps

Birddog- I used the ones you have picured on my square tube kennel and they worked just fine. Have been up for over a year now and haven't had any problems. --- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OFA
Replies: 23
Views: 6307

Re: OFA

I checked with several local vets and all said they would sedate. Dropped her off in the morning and picked her up on my way home from work. Came back "good" 2 weeks later. Cost was $155 to the vet and $35 to OFA.
by scout_on_38s
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: WARNING DEAD COYOTE PIC
Replies: 48
Views: 10249

Re: WARNING DEAD COYOTE PIC

Good point Topher
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 18, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: WARNING DEAD COYOTE PIC
Replies: 48
Views: 10249

Re: WARNING DEAD COYOTE PIC

My brother inlaw hunts them with greyhounds. Has caught 45 so far this winter... well on his way to beat the 66 he caught last winter. Farmers and ranchers call him often to have him come and run their property.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 18, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Looking for Vet in Northeast KS
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Re: Looking for Vet in Northeast KS

Don't know where in NE KS you are located but Floyd Dorsey in Emporia does good work. Hunts and has dogs himself.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: Bear
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: Bear

My family makes bear burgers and also cooks it just like a beef roast in the crock pot. Both are great.
by scout_on_38s
Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Reloading
Replies: 10
Views: 2779

Re: Reloading

I just started reloading this summer with a hand me down Hornady Apex from my uncle. I love it. I've been using Win AA or Remington Premier Hulls with WAA12 wads, and Win primers. I think I'm loading 1oz 71/2 shot with clays powder. I've been happy with what I've shot so far. Planning on using them ...
by scout_on_38s
Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: RMEF Big Game Banquet in Kansas
Replies: 0
Views: 324

RMEF Big Game Banquet in Kansas

Hey everyone- I'm chairing our local Heartland Chapter banquet this year. The banquet will be Aug 29th at the Ramada Inn, Downtown Topeka. We have a wide range of outdoor items for auction and raffle. Good people, good food, It's always a great time. We have a couple bird packages and hunts availabl...
by scout_on_38s
Tue May 05, 2009 8:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NE Kansas Get Together for forum members
Replies: 13
Views: 1282

Re: NE Kansas Get Together for forum members

I would be up for that. My Dad lives down towards Emporia and would probably come as well. I know there are alot of graduation dates and stuff coming up plus memorial weekend. But I'll throw out the date of May 23rd, if some us want to get together.
by scout_on_38s
Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Heat cycle ?
Replies: 7
Views: 990

Re: Heat cycle ?

My female is just coming out of her second heat cycle. She cycled the first time at 13 months (end of Aug 08). Her second heat didn't start until 20 months (end of March). Both times she came in just after being around uncut males. Some have said the exposure to males is setting off her cycles. But ...
by scout_on_38s
Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Fence Jumper
Replies: 20
Views: 2342

Re: Fence Jumper

My old GSP is a climber not a jumper. Will stick his feet in a fence just like a person and climb right over. Usually not a problem unless it storms. Hasn't happened much as he's gotten older. Some just don't learn no matter what you try.
by scout_on_38s
Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NDR Sandhil crane in Maine
Replies: 11
Views: 781

Re: NDR Sandhil crane in Maine

My wife's brother and brother in-law both call them "ribeye in the sky" as well. They shoot some here in Kansas every year between the Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivera. I've heard stories of dogs trying to retrieve cripples and turning into shish-ka-bobs. Not a good idea...
by scout_on_38s
Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: people in my area
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Re: people in my area

Where in NE Kansas?
by scout_on_38s
Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Please Help with My High School Project
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: Please Help with My High School Project

I teach in Kansas and things are getting pretty tight right now but there are needs. Male teacher in elementary ed, you should be a shoe in.
by scout_on_38s
Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Weight of your adult GSP's
Replies: 9
Views: 5731

Re: Weight of your adult GSP's

74lb Male and 54lb female
by scout_on_38s
Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Show Me Vizsla Club Hunt Test, Lee's Summit MO
Replies: 2
Views: 620

Re: Show Me Vizsla Club Hunt Test, Lee's Summit MO

Hey Brian, I will be out on Sunday. I wish I could make it on Saturday for the hunt test and bird dog challenge, but that is our last Jr High wrestling tournament of the year. I told Mike, you and him would have to come over and work some birds this spring. I want to finish Cali's JH and maybe try t...
by scout_on_38s
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do you know...
Replies: 12
Views: 1911

Re: How do you know...

Thanks everyone, its tough to have to think about the decision to come and I too have started thinking finding him gone would be easiest. He has no pain and is welcome to lay around as long as he wants. That is by no means a problem, sometimes my wife and I wish the 18mo old pup would learn to take ...
by scout_on_38s
Wed Jan 28, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do you know...
Replies: 12
Views: 1911

How do you know...

When its time to put an old dog down? I know this will bring up some memories and stories. But I'm afraid that time is nearing for my old Murphy dog. I'd just like some opinions on such a tough thing to do. Murphy will be 14 in May. He's not sick or unhappy, but he's about as blind as you can get, h...
by scout_on_38s
Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Ithaca Model 51 20ga.
Replies: 5
Views: 2573

Re: Ithaca Model 51 20ga.

Thanks guys. I'll get it tomorrow night when we get to the inlaws. I'm looking forward to shooting it. Might take it out Saturday morning and see if I can find some quail. Anybody else? --- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Ithaca Model 51 20ga.
Replies: 5
Views: 2573

Ithaca Model 51 20ga.

Just bought one sight unseen from father inlaws buddy for $250. Supposedly less than half a box of shells through it. 28" full or modified barrel. It does have a vent rib. Father in law said he went and checked it out and no marks in the wood and perfect blueing. Going to pick it up this weekend. Wh...
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Entering 1st AKC Hunt Test - Advice?
Replies: 21
Views: 4920

Re: Entering 1st AKC Hunt Test - Advice?

There has been alot of good information shared so far. The biggest is have fun... My pup is half way there she passed 2 for 2 her first weekend out last fall. Will finish this spring and hopefully get a senior leg or 2 under her belt. I find in junior it is helpful to try and put some distance betwe...
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: 54 lb GSP...4 cups a day?
Replies: 16
Views: 3413

Re: 54 lb GSP...4 cups a day?

My 54 lb GSP is currently eating 4 cups a day, hunting pretty hard and cold out. In the off season drop back to around 3 cups. As stated before, feed what keeps them looking good but not fat. --- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Diamond
Replies: 30
Views: 7707

Re: Diamond

I feed premium, tried the maintenance and Hi energy and got loose stools with my young dog.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dogs and Cold Temps
Replies: 14
Views: 3104

Re: Dogs and Cold Temps

My dogs stay in outside kennels, Dog houses stuffed with prairie hay. If it get into the sigle digits over night they stay in their dog boxes in the garage. Otherwise they are outside all the time. Sometimes if it stays super cold during the day I'll let the 2 of them kennel together. Then they'll s...
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Mature size
Replies: 11
Views: 3859

Re: Mature size

I'm not real sure what my pup weighed at 6 months but she was probably in that range. Weighed 54lbs at her 1 yr check up.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 05, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Off Topic - Venison Tips/Recipes
Replies: 31
Views: 4500

Re: Off Topic - Venison Tips/Recipes

Didn't read them all so it may have been hit already but, I've had good luck soaking in milk and worstershire, for people unsure about the taste. I've eaten it my whole life and like it gamey or not. If its just me and the wife I use garlic and onion salt cooked medium rare - medium on the grill.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Jan 05, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ever had a senior GSP? Please chime in
Replies: 24
Views: 6109

Re: Ever had a senior GSP? Please chime in

My old Murphy will be 14 in May. He was very active and in great shape until about a year and a half ago. Since then he's started to lose his muscle mass. He still gets excited when I put the dog box in the back of the truck. He knows what that means but unfortunately he doesn't get to hunt much any...
by scout_on_38s
Tue Dec 30, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SportDog 2500 Pro Hunter Holster?
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: SportDog 2500 Pro Hunter Holster?

I haven't used it much yet. Currently just getting my pup used to wearing it. Trashing breaking incase of rabbits or deer. Once this hunting season gets over I'll get back in the yard and start to overlay with check cord. I just have a single unit. I am very happy with it the little that I've used i...
by scout_on_38s
Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SportDog 2500 Pro Hunter Holster?
Replies: 3
Views: 470

SportDog 2500 Pro Hunter Holster?

I just picked up a new collar and am looking to get a holster for it. Any suggestions? I've found lots of TT holsters, would it fit in one of those? Appreciate any help. Thanks- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: inexpensive shock collar?
Replies: 17
Views: 3787

Re: inexpensive shock collar?

I just got a Sport Dog 2500 Pro Hunter yesterday. Getting it charged up and ready to use. I paid $289.99 at cabelas but had 2 coupons, a couple gift cards and some points built up. I think I ended up paying $21-$22 out of pocket. It has 1.5 mile range with 30 continous and quite a few momentary sett...
by scout_on_38s
Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: One more Kansas thread
Replies: 18
Views: 3363

Re: One more Kansas thread

It gets pretty exciting at times. Its cool to watch them get lined out and really stretch to catch up to the coyote.
by scout_on_38s
Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: One more Kansas thread
Replies: 18
Views: 3363

Re: One more Kansas thread

No my brother inlaw has greyhounds he hunts them with. We caught 7of9 Thanksgiving morning and 12of18 Saturday morning.
by scout_on_38s
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: One more Kansas thread
Replies: 18
Views: 3363

Re: One more Kansas thread

The date for the next year hunting licenses is later than that I want to say Dec 18th or so... I know its after firearms deer season which this year runs 3rd -14th. Call KDWP they'll be able to tell you. I was out to the GB area over Thanksgiving and had a mixed bag. 19 coyotes, 7 pheasants, 2 quail...
by scout_on_38s
Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:26 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: One more Kansas thread
Replies: 18
Views: 3363

Re: One more Kansas thread

If you've read the other Kansas threads you've noticed that there is still alot of crops standing. I was out south east of Great Bend opening weekend and there was standing milo everywhere. Should be decent numbers late in the season due to more cover during first couple of weekends. You should have...
by scout_on_38s
Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: One more Kansas thread
Replies: 18
Views: 3363

Re: One more Kansas thread

My inlaws live out there and I do quite a bit of hunting with them. Usually good bird numbers. More pheasant than quail. The bottoms and quivera are great waterfowl spots so throw some steel shot in too.
by scout_on_38s
Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Winter schedule - anyone use a treadmill??
Replies: 14
Views: 3878

Re: Winter schedule - anyone use a treadmill??

I play fetch in the yard after dark. They can see much better than we can and if they lose sight of it my pup puts here nose to the ground. I'll also take a wing out and drop it randomly and have her find "dead bird" in the dark.
by scout_on_38s
Wed Nov 12, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: sleeping arrangements
Replies: 26
Views: 3644

Re: sleeping arrangements

My 2 GSP's spend the day in their outdoor kennel/run... get to come in and watch tv most evenings 6-9 and then back out to eat dinner and go to sleep. If it gets super cold or storms bad they stay in their crates in the garage.
by scout_on_38s
Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Heart of America GSPC Hunt Test, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Replies: 6
Views: 884

Re: Heart of America GSPC Hunt Test, Lee's Summit, Mo.

MIke, Brian and the Heart of America GSPC- Thanks for a great weekend. I thought everything ran very smooth. I'm aweful proud of my Cali. I hope we can get together again sometime. Talk to you soon- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Heart of America GSPC Hunt Test, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Replies: 6
Views: 884

Re: Heart of America GSPC Hunt Test, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Thanks Brian, Looking forward to getting up there and running. I think I walked a brace with you and Mike last spring at the Brittany test. I had my black and white pup with me just checking things out. See you Saturday.--- Charlie
by scout_on_38s
Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Heart of America GSPC Hunt Test, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Replies: 6
Views: 884

Re: Heart of America GSPC Hunt Test, Lee's Summit, Mo.

I think I met all 3 of them at a different hunt test in Lee's Summit this spring. They are super nice and I look forward to seeing how my Cali will do this weekend.