Search found 402 matches

by Big Dave
Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Single Pup Litter
Replies: 11
Views: 2565

Re: A Single Pup Litter

I was told that an old NBHA National Amateur Champion and Open Horseback Shooting Dog Champion Candy's Purple Ranger was the only pup in his litter. They named him Ranger for being the Lone Ranger in his litter.
by Big Dave
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Car Sick Pup
Replies: 7
Views: 1606

Car Sick Pup

My hunting partner bought a new weanling pup a couple of months ago. She threw up on the ride home and now throws up every time he takes her for a ride. She is nearly four months old now. I am looking for some ideas to get this to stop.
by Big Dave
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Help selecting a 20 GA O/U
Replies: 18
Views: 7742

Re: Help selecting a 20 GA O/U

SKB GC7, 28" barrels, 20 gauge. You would have to find a used one but they are a very good gun within your budget.
by Big Dave
Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: In search of
Replies: 1
Views: 914

Re: In search of

I really like the SKB 100 and 200 e, I am not looking to sell mine but they are a really quick handling, quality gun. I have been seeing some for sale on Gunbroker.
by Big Dave
Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas Hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 2330

Re: Kansas Hunting

We hunted the north central part last weekend, an area we have hunted for 18 years. This was by far the most hunters I have seen in that time, several big groups too. We did not see the bird numbers we had hoped for.
by Big Dave
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 38688

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

I wondered why I had not seen any of his post recently.
by Big Dave
Sat Oct 08, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Free youth pheasant hunt October 8th
Replies: 1
Views: 785

Re: Free youth pheasant hunt October 8th

We used to do this event every fall until 2015 when none was scheduled due to some changing of positions with the local conservation employees. They have a good habitat station with an area manager and private lands conservationist, blue rock shooting station with coaching if needed, a two bird per ...
by Big Dave
Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Prairie chicken tips?
Replies: 2
Views: 1228

Re: Prairie chicken tips?

I carried lots of water for me and the dog. The cover was pretty light where we found them and we walked a lot and while many flushed out of range we found them pretty easy to kill when we connected. They don't make much sound when they flush, unlike the quail and pheasant I am used to. Everyone tol...
by Big Dave
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New pup out of ch therapy
Replies: 1
Views: 1237

Re: New pup out of ch therapy

Was a multiple horseback shooting dog champion, also won the NBHA futurity. Was a small, black and white pointer known as a strong bird finder.
by Big Dave
Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Food Question?
Replies: 26
Views: 8410

Re: Puppy Food Question?

Pro Pac Performance Puppy is cheaper than Pro Pac Performance. This is the only case I know of that the puppy is cheaper.
by Big Dave
Mon May 30, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfect start clinic help.
Replies: 12
Views: 2726

Re: Perfect start clinic help.

Be ready to listen and to work. They will have loaner collars, leashes and checkcords as well as leashes and checkcords for sale.
by Big Dave
Sun Apr 17, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking for Rock Acre Blackhawk line pup
Replies: 2
Views: 994

Looking for Rock Acre Blackhawk line pup

My hunting partner and I have had good luck with the Blackhawk bred pointers. Two of the ones we hunt were out of different daughters of Blackhawk that are now too old to breed and the other one we had shipped in. One of his died last fall and he is now looking for a pup in the midwest, preferably i...
by Big Dave
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pheasant Fest 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Re: Pheasant Fest 2016

I went today and liked it.
by Big Dave
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy uses dog house for outhouse
Replies: 35
Views: 17600

Re: Puppy uses dog house for outhouse

I had a pointer pup that would use her dog house as her restroom and bedroom. I took a piece of plywood and framed it with a 2x4 so it would stand up on edge and put it in the house giving her a very small living area, just enought to lay down. If she was going to sleep indoors she was going to have...
by Big Dave
Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good vizsla trainers in kc area?
Replies: 5
Views: 1377

Re: Good vizsla trainers in kc area?

Perfection Kennels near Gallatin, MO have successfully worked many Vizslas. Check out their website.
by Big Dave
Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 353397

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

This is Kate or King's Lotto Kate on a north Missouri quail hunt. Kate is 8 years old now and has been an really nice dog for me.
Kate water.jpg
Kate water.jpg (65.1 KiB) Viewed 21655 times
by Big Dave
Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lovewell Lake Kansas
Replies: 0
Views: 535

Lovewell Lake Kansas

Does anybody have any experience hunting quail and pheasants around Lovewell Lake in Kansas? I am looking at possibly hunting on the public ground surrounding the lake as well as the local WIHA. I have hunted north central Kansas in the past but not this specific area. On this trip it will probably ...
by Big Dave
Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri opener
Replies: 13
Views: 3487

Re: Missouri opener

Still a lot of cover in North Missouri, it is pretty dry too. We are finding birds in pockets and things have a been a little better the last two seasons.
by Big Dave
Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wide Dog collar
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Re: Wide Dog collar

Garrison,
The tuf flex collars from Gun Dog Supply are what I use in 1", their 1 1/2" only comes in orange and no center ring. I run mostly green and prefer center rings. They have a website that you can access for free.
by Big Dave
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wide Dog collar
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Re: Wide Dog collar

R. R. Supplies Flasher, N.D. (701) 597-3568 www.raystackshop.com Hand made in blaze orange or neon green.
by Big Dave
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Hopson or hobson
Replies: 3
Views: 1246

Re: Hopson or hobson

Hoppy Hopson had a kennel near Alvord, Texas at one time, he was a professional trainer for many years.
by Big Dave
Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy food dilemma
Replies: 8
Views: 2374

Re: Puppy food dilemma

The last puppy I raised was on Pro Plan Performance when I picked it up from the breeder and I kept feeding it. It is labeled "all life stages" and she did very well on it. I will probably feed it to my next pup. I have raised several litters and many more pups on Purina Puppy Chow and Wayne Puppy O...
by Big Dave
Sun May 17, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FDSB Pointer Colors
Replies: 3
Views: 876

Re: FDSB Pointer Colors

My registration papers from The Amercian Field (FDSB) show my liver dogs as "lv" and my lemon dogs as "lm".
by Big Dave
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodline Breakdown for a Rookie
Replies: 10
Views: 3048

Re: Bloodline Breakdown for a Rookie

Honky Tonk Attitude was a combination of Fiddler and Addition's Go Boy blood. His offspring were successful mostly in NSTRA and NBHA walking trials. Most of the bigger going Elhew dogs go back to Hanna's Elhew Lou, her dam's side having crosses back to Addition''s Go Boy and Evolution or to Fibber M...
by Big Dave
Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2015 AF National
Replies: 51
Views: 15388

Re: 2015 AF National

When are they starting back at Ames?
by Big Dave
Sun Nov 02, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: O/U shotguns
Replies: 64
Views: 17099

Re: O/U shotguns

I shot an 1100 Remington for 25 years, I now have a SKB GC 7. I really like it and payed around $1,000 new a few years ago. One of my hunting buddies shoots SKB's, 505 and 585 mostly.
by Big Dave
Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Recommendation on upland chaps
Replies: 16
Views: 4853

Re: Recommendation on upland chaps

Anybody wear Boyts?
by Big Dave
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: first heat
Replies: 16
Views: 2613

Re: first heat

Scout, my youngest, came in at a year old.
by Big Dave
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy and Purina Pro Plan Sport
Replies: 9
Views: 2819

Re: Puppy and Purina Pro Plan Sport

The breeder had my last pup on Purina Pro Plan Sport 30-20, it is listed for all life stages. I kept her on it as a puppy and through her first hunting season. It is expensive but she did very well on it.
by Big Dave
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Does anyone use black and gold dog food
Replies: 21
Views: 6929

Re: Does anyone use black and gold dog food

I liked it and fed it for several years, it has become difficult to find in my area.
by Big Dave
Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Heart of America GSPC Horseback Trial
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Re: Heart of America GSPC Horseback Trial

Does a dog have to be dual registered to run in a dual sanctioned trial?
by Big Dave
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: KINETIC Dog Food?
Replies: 43
Views: 21233

Re: KINETIC Dog Food?

I am interested in seeing a price on this feed, there are Hubbad dealers in my area.
by Big Dave
Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to register AF pup with AKC?
Replies: 5
Views: 728

Re: How to register AF pup with AKC?

Can Field Dog Stud Book registered dogs run in AKC trials or must they be dual registered?
by Big Dave
Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Boyt Gun Case
Replies: 2
Views: 1357

Re: Boyt Gun Case

I know Boyt is now located in Osceola, Iowa. I have a plain, leather pistol case that I received with my grandfather's pistol when he passed away. It is high quality and says Boyt Harness Des Moines, Iowa on it. We have a written recored where he bought the pistol in 1968, I can only assume he bough...
by Big Dave
Sun Dec 22, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Collars what do u use
Replies: 26
Views: 6548

Re: Collars what do u use

I have three orange and white pointer females, I have one red and one green K 9 comfort collar and one orange Permatack collar. I like having different colors for the different dogs. I run center ring collars and have a name tag riveted on each one, I like these collars as they have minimal fade and...
by Big Dave
Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Scott Linden jaeger lead?
Replies: 8
Views: 3385

Re: Scott Linden jaeger lead?

Permatack products and their service are both first rate.
by Big Dave
Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Leather Boots Care
Replies: 29
Views: 5592

Re: Leather Boots Care

Obenhauf's here, my Dad used Sno Seal.
by Big Dave
Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Online passes
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Online passes

A national champion that performed at a championship level for a long time.
by Big Dave
Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Gspc of Nebraska
Replies: 21
Views: 6815

Re: Gspc of Nebraska

Could someone post all the results when finished?
by Big Dave
Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Whats in your vest
Replies: 5
Views: 1103

Re: Whats in your vest

I always carry a leash, a pocketknife and a hankerchief. Depending on the weather and terrain, water.
by Big Dave
Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: leather collars
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Re: leather collars

The Grand National collar from Lion Country has heavy hardware and a tough, thick piece of leather. I have several and they have been in use for years, they also have BRASS hardware like the original poster requested.
by Big Dave
Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: leather collars
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Re: leather collars

www.wcircle.com This tack maker designs his collars off the old Hulan collars patterns. The one mentioned above from Lion Country is pretty nice.
by Big Dave
Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chevy Avalanche
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Re: Chevy Avalanche

Took a long hunting trip in one once. Really drove nice out on the rode, has some extra storage compartments that were handy and we removed the cover off the bed and put a couple dog boxes in it. I think you could pull a dog trailer and load some buddies and be set for extended trip.
by Big Dave
Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: pro-pac dog food
Replies: 26
Views: 5085

Re: pro-pac dog food

I have been feeding the 26-15 with good results. I will probably go to a higher calorie formula in the fall.
by Big Dave
Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: American Field Please read
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: American Field Please read

I sent in registration papers to them on Monday and had them back by Friday. I could not believe it .
by Big Dave
Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RockAcre pointer bird dogs
Replies: 22
Views: 6400

Re: RockAcre pointer bird dogs

I believe Dean Lord ran Blackhawk and other Rock Acre pre-fixed dogs but isn't Cecil "Pee Wee" Cole the owner of Rock Acre Kennels?
by Big Dave
Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New EP
Replies: 7
Views: 1444

Re: New EP

Gailen's Lotto was the 2003 AFTCA National Walking Champion, in 2005 he won both Region 5 and Region 17 Walking Championships. I believe his other three championships and one RU were in US Complete competition with Harlold Gearhart running him for Gailen.
by Big Dave
Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Concept collars.
Replies: 44
Views: 5751

Re: Concept collars.

I like the halter square for a center ring collar.
by Big Dave
Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Back from the Brink
Replies: 45
Views: 6803

Re: Quail Back from the Brink

I have been a volunteer dog handler at several youth hunts, I try and take the time to talk to people that show any interest in upland hunting. I have worked with private land conservationist from the Missouri Department of Conservation, these two guys from two different counties were a big help. At...
by Big Dave
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New Product Coming Soon
Replies: 31
Views: 5740

Re: New Product Coming Soon

It looks like very similar formulas as the Enhance line of feed.