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by bhairhoger
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Product Reviews
Replies: 2
Views: 1513

Product Reviews

Hi All, I am working on a project and I hope I can get some real world input. I am sure everyone reads hunting/fishing related magazines where they show product reviews (for example Editor's Pick or Best Buy) and field tests (5 star rating). How much do those reviews/field test influence your buying...
by bhairhoger
Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Central PA pheasants?
Replies: 4
Views: 961

Re: Central PA pheasants?

Here is a link to the stocking schedule. You can pick a region and it will show where/how many will be stocked.

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/se ... 632&mode=2
by bhairhoger
Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: About lost my best dog today!
Replies: 43
Views: 7950

Re: About lost my best dog today!

Dang Brian I hope Blitz pulls through!
by bhairhoger
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mutt Bird Dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 2503

Re: Mutt Bird Dogs

My 1st dog was a mix breed from the pound. She was a great pheasant dog and she got me hooked on hunting with a dog!
by bhairhoger
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Under weight dog
Replies: 25
Views: 5270

Re: Under weight dog

She was not active at all when I got her home. The first night she walked slow around the yard and would lay down in the house. After feeding her for a couple days her energy level has picked up and but she still hasn't ran much faster than a trot. When I took her for a walk last night she was pulli...
by bhairhoger
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Under weight dog
Replies: 25
Views: 5270

Re: Under weight dog

Sorry guys the pictures do not do any justice! You can see every vertebrae in her back, hip bones, shoulders, and she has no muscle mass. I also went back yesterday and picked up the male because my dad is keeping him. He was in much better shape body wise. He is the one that could use another 5lb. ...
by bhairhoger
Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Under weight dog
Replies: 25
Views: 5270

Re: Under weight dog

Here are some pics of the dog.
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by bhairhoger
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Under weight dog
Replies: 25
Views: 5270

Under weight dog

I need some help. I just rescued an extremely underweight dog. She is two years old out of some pretty good lines but she only weights around 30 pounds. I would guess that she should be around 55 - 60 lb. right now. I put a collar on her that my other dog grew out of around 6 months. You can see all...
by bhairhoger
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I think we need to get rid of our britt...
Replies: 95
Views: 19575

Re: I think we need to get rid of our britt...

Send me a PM and maybe we can meet some place half way.
by bhairhoger
Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I think we need to get rid of our britt...
Replies: 95
Views: 19575

Re: I think we need to get rid of our britt...

I sent you a PM. I am also in Lancaster County and maybe I can help.
by bhairhoger
Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Regarding HSUS and pheasant stocking
Replies: 49
Views: 9225

Regarding HSUS and pheasant stocking

HSUS: Agencies should cease pheasant stocking

http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdf ... 07_rev.pdf
by bhairhoger
Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Spanking New Spinone
Replies: 7
Views: 1617

Re: Spanking New Spinone

You could always check into a NAVHDA chapter and attend their training days. Here are the chapters in your area.

http://www.navhda.us/ChapterInfo.aspx?ChapterAbbrev=KEY
by bhairhoger
Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Do you pay or do you train?
Replies: 30
Views: 5066

Re: Do you pay or do you train?

I do it all on my own (with the help of my NAVHDA chapter) and it was the greatest feeling in the world when I heard the word "Pass" at the Invitational. I will listen to anyone who offers advise and then mold it to fit me and the dog. I will always train and handle my own dogs because it is fun for...
by bhairhoger
Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats Style to you ?
Replies: 451
Views: 110192

Re: Whats Style to you ?

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by bhairhoger
Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tri Tronic G3 Pro 100 trouble
Replies: 7
Views: 717

Re: Tri Tronic G3 Pro 100 trouble

Thanks I will give that a try!
by bhairhoger
Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tri Tronic G3 Pro 100 trouble
Replies: 7
Views: 717

Tri Tronic G3 Pro 100 trouble

I charged my new G3 Pro 100 transmitter for the first time last night and now my transmitter doesn't work. When I put it in the cradle last night the red light came on and I thought it was charging. When I got up this morning I noticed that the red list was still on. I took it off the cradle and the...
by bhairhoger
Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:51 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Black gold ?
Replies: 6
Views: 742

Re: Black gold ?

I used to feed the red bag but the feed mill down the road stopped carrying it. I got their last bag a month ago and it $31.
by bhairhoger
Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Small Chloe Brag
Replies: 8
Views: 1600

Re: Small Chloe Brag

Well done!
by bhairhoger
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: German Shorthaired Pummler - NA Test
Replies: 7
Views: 2353

Re: German Shorthaired Pummler - NA Test

Yeah when I threw the 1st one for Bella they told me to throw it about half the distance. When I threw the 2nd one she jumped into the water farther than I threw the bumper.
by bhairhoger
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:45 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Artificial scents?
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

Re: Artificial scents?

It worked great. I only had to use 3 real ducks this past summer for the Invitational training so it saved me a ton of money.
by bhairhoger
Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Like Father Like Son... AGAIN!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: Like Father Like Son... AGAIN!!!

Well done!
by bhairhoger
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: NAVHDA Prize I
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: NAVDHA Prize I

Nice work!
by bhairhoger
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:14 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Artificial scents?
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

Re: Artificial scents?

I have used them to train for the NAVHDA duck drag and for the short drag training for the Blind at the Invitational. You can call them a waste of money but a bottle of fake duck sent cost me $7.00 and a real duck cost me $12. I was able to accomplish 90% of my training using the sent on dokkens and...
by bhairhoger
Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Bella earns a NA prize 2
Replies: 2
Views: 506

Bella earns a NA prize 2

Well this past weekend it was Bella's time to shine. After running Bryant at the Invitational last Sat this test gave me no stress! She ran Sunday and recieved a 106 prize 2. I could not get her to slow down and focus on the track so she received a 2 in track. She lost 1 other point for corporation ...
by bhairhoger
Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Congrats to new VC Hairhoger Bryant of Luxor
Replies: 7
Views: 588

Re: Congrats to new VC Hairhoger Bryant of Luxor

Thanks All. Just getting home now and I have to get up in a few hours to go to work so I am off to bed. Hope to write a post about it tomorrow.
by bhairhoger
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest & the winner is
Replies: 136
Views: 18886

Re: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest

Thanks doc. I am in.
by bhairhoger
Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Getting GSP to sit still and retrieve only when released
Replies: 16
Views: 2693

Re: Getting GSP to sit still and retrieve only when released

This is what I would try if it was my dog. Take out a bucket or stool for my self to sit on. Have the dog sit next to you while on a check cord or leash then throw the bumper. Sit there and don't say anything to the dog just make sure the dog stays with you. It might take a long while but give the d...
by bhairhoger
Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Boarding 2 Dogs
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Re: Boarding 2 Dogs

It is a little far from York but I use Greenlin Kennels in Middletown, PA. I got to look around the kennel before I left Bryant and they post photos of the dogs out in the exercise pen. http://www.greenlinkennel.com/
by bhairhoger
Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PA law dealing with training with pigeons
Replies: 24
Views: 4936

Re: PA law dealing with training with pigeons

The way it is written it won't have anything to do with dog training. It specifically states any public event that uses live birds for targets. Kind of hard to argue with that even though we don't need to protect pigeons. Reminds me of the tower shoots for pheasants that clubs hold around here. Jus...
by bhairhoger
Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Training
Topic: setting up a mock UT TEST..
Replies: 38
Views: 5068

Re: setting up a mock UT TEST..

Ruth I sent you a PM
by bhairhoger
Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Training
Topic: setting up a mock UT TEST..
Replies: 38
Views: 5068

Re: setting up a mock UT TEST..

Steady at the blind Put the dog on whoa, sit, or down. Walk out of sight from the dog and fire one blank wait 10 seconds then fire the second plank shot. Walk back to the dog. When you train for this I always had someone stand behind the dog just like the judges would. If the dog moves have that per...
by bhairhoger
Mon May 30, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hey from PA
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Hey from PA

Hey Matt,

Welcome, I am also from PA. Where are you located maybe we can do some training together. I am the VP of the Keystone chapter of NAVHDA so if you are in the area come check our training days.

Brad
by bhairhoger
Fri May 27, 2011 8:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ridge-Point's All Out Blitz NA prize I
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Ridge-Point's All Out Blitz NA prize I

Well done Brian. Good seeing you again and I wish I could have stayed to hear the scores.
by bhairhoger
Tue May 24, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Blank Pistolio
Replies: 11
Views: 1860

Re: Blank Pistolio

My buddy has one and he likes it. He has only had it a few months but no problems. I used a Kimar 209 for about 4 years and I love it. Never ran into any problems.
by bhairhoger
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeons for Training
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: Pigeons for Training

Roots Auction sells birds every Tuesday night. They are located in Manheim Pa.

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?oe=ut ... 8321386505
by bhairhoger
Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: No NSTRA Winnings On Pedigree?
Replies: 134
Views: 14434

Re: No NSTRA Winnings On Pedigree?

If you look on the website for NAVHDA you can see with your own two eyes where they are judged against a standard. If you look on the AKC you can see where field trials are judged based upon performance 1-4 place. If you do not have the best dog that day you will not win a field trial even if your ...
by bhairhoger
Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: In search of Grouse woods
Replies: 12
Views: 1722

Re: In search of Grouse woods

MATT4126 wrote:Porcupine country.
Got that right! I know of a few guys that had to pull quills this year.
by bhairhoger
Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: In search of Grouse woods
Replies: 12
Views: 1722

Re: In search of Grouse woods

I had some great days on state game lands up north this year. A buddy and I hunted Potter and Tioga counties and our flush rate was a little under 3 per hour all on public land. Search the PA Game Commission website for game lands in your area and you should find some birds. You can start scouting n...
by bhairhoger
Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bella and Bryant
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Bella and Bryant

Worked the dogs this morning and shot one of the birds for Bella. She is a few days short of 4 months. http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff151/bhairhoger/Bella/435.jpg http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff151/bhairhoger/Bella/423.jpg http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff151/bhairhoger/Bella/426.jpg...
by bhairhoger
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jersey yipping, barking on the way to birds
Replies: 23
Views: 4081

Re: Jersey yipping, barking on the way to birds

I would try to break her by putting the crate in the car when you are not going anywhere. Go through the same crate training process as you did in the house. Put her in and wait for her to get quite then pull her out and let her run around. When it is time for the crate back in the car. If you are g...
by bhairhoger
Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jersey yipping, barking on the way to birds
Replies: 23
Views: 4081

Re: Jersey yipping, barking on the way to birds

Do you take her for car rides to places other than the bird field? Do you have the birds in view or within smell range of your pup?
by bhairhoger
Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: To spay or not to spay? What age?
Replies: 17
Views: 2573

Re: To spay or not to spay? What age?

I said 2-3 years that way I can see what I have before I make the call.
by bhairhoger
Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Rock on birds 4 months
Replies: 7
Views: 705

Re: Rock on birds 4 months

Well done Rock!
by bhairhoger
Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:29 am
Forum: Training
Topic: a great day of training!
Replies: 6
Views: 571

Re: a great day of training!

Nice pictures!
by bhairhoger
Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats the best leash
Replies: 9
Views: 1066

Re: Whats the best leash

Man that question is like asking who is better looking a red head or a blond! I like a Jaeger lead myself.
by bhairhoger
Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Opinions on hunting a Retriever with a Pointer
Replies: 48
Views: 9451

Re: Opinions on hunting a Retriever with a Pointer

A dogs first hunting season I like to hunt either by myself or one other person. I also make it known that only one person shooting at a time. I would rather take the chance of missing the bird than a group a people unloading their guns as fast as possible. Even if the dog is not gun shy 4 guns unlo...
by bhairhoger
Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: upland and waterfowl training advice for GSP
Replies: 16
Views: 2642

Re: upland and waterfowl training advice for GSP

Ruth I sent you a PM
by bhairhoger
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Keeping energy up during hunt test
Replies: 23
Views: 4519

Re: Keeping energy up during hunt test

I think going to the training days my club offered helped for 2 reason. 1. I was able to train all aspects of the test and I had people around to help. 2. The way we train is just like test day. I would run through every part of the test and would have down time in between each part. We had 5 or 6 d...