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by Ken Lynch
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: At what age does point appear?
Replies: 14
Views: 2906

Re: At what age does point appear?

This is one more showing progression I mentioned in previous post.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9w93iPst-0
by Ken Lynch
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: At what age does point appear?
Replies: 14
Views: 2906

Re: At what age does point appear?

As soon as the puppies have had their first vaccine I take them out to look for signs of interest in bird smells. Sometimes I only have a wing available other times I have live quail available. Puppies have been using their noses from the time of birth. The pointing instinct comes about shortly afte...
by Ken Lynch
Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2968

Re: Jaws of Death

Mark I was running her on pigeons. It was a goodflyer. However, because of wanting to hide trap so that Patch could not see it I put it in heavy cover. The cover was dence and tall. The bird got tangled in grass before it could get flying. Because of the flight path (or lack there of) the check cord...
by Ken Lynch
Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2968

Re: Jaws of Death

FF at less than a year or better 2 seems to be on the harsh side. However she points. In fact she was not interested in chasing after flush. She seemed to lack drive. So I incuraged her to chase. The first bird was a quail which was unable to fly very well. With some incuragement she made the transi...
by Ken Lynch
Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2968

Re: Jaws of Death

1) The breed is GSP. 2) When she caught the second bird she was on a check cord. Because of the way the bird flushed I ended up with more slack in the check cord than I could real in fast enough. 3),4), & 5) I do not know. Have not had dead birds and time to find out yet. 6) Do not normally need to ...
by Ken Lynch
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2968

Re: Jaws of Death

The puppy will turn 6 months at the end of September.
by Ken Lynch
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jaws of Death
Replies: 13
Views: 2968

Jaws of Death

I have a new young dog. So far she has only caught 2 birds. However, in both cases she has crushed the guts out of the birds. I am looking for any advice on how to break a dog of this prblem and convert her over to a softer mouth.
by Ken Lynch
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 2014 NGSPA National Field Trial
Replies: 1
Views: 958

2014 NGSPA National Field Trial

Does anyone know what the dates are for the 2014 NGSPA National Field Trial? Especially interested in the dates for the Amateur event.
by Ken Lynch
Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree percentages
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

Re: Pedigree percentages

Just a stab at an answer. I believe you need a database of at least 10 generations of pedigree plus a special program that generates these numbers. Also if you have further generational depth information it leads to a more significantly reliable number.
by Ken Lynch
Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A GSP Puppy
Replies: 1
Views: 488

A GSP Puppy

Introducing Chocolate Pixie's Rosco. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9w93iPst-0
by Ken Lynch
Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pig Pen Contest
Replies: 9
Views: 1749

Re: Pig Pen Contest

If you can figure out how to make smell-a-vision work that would be an acceptable entry.
by Ken Lynch
Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pig Pen Contest
Replies: 9
Views: 1749

Re: Pig Pen Contest

Movies are more fun but photographs are accepted also.
by Ken Lynch
Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pig Pen Contest
Replies: 9
Views: 1749

Re: Pig Pen Contest

Sorry Mark, hearsay testimony is not allowed. I have decided that the prize will be a bottle of dog shampoo.
by Ken Lynch
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pig Pen Contest
Replies: 9
Views: 1749

Pig Pen Contest

Not sure what will be the prize but can you top this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45iQjR9b ... e=youtu.be
by Ken Lynch
Mon May 27, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Phone camera fun
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re: Phone camera fun

Puppy on his first live bird. He goes to his new home this coming weekend. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZMq7icDLiI
by Ken Lynch
Wed May 22, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Phone camera fun
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re: Phone camera fun

Thanks for the nice comment. They are the 2 survivors from a problem litter. Their story can be seen at http://myplace.frontier.com/~klynch3/Co ... ppies.html
by Ken Lynch
Tue May 21, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Phone camera fun
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re: Phone camera fun

Another video of puppies and bird wings.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGB_ULg3g3E
by Ken Lynch
Sat May 11, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Phone camera fun
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Phone camera fun

A video of the dogs just for giggles.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-vlh4dNvCQ
by Ken Lynch
Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pigeon Food
Replies: 15
Views: 3835

Pigeon Food

Due to the cost of the pigeon food that I currently feed (Bay-Mor Pigeon Feed), I am being forced to switch to a new food. :cry: I am trying to switch to game bird feed (pellets not crumble). Two part question. 1) Should I go cold turkey and starve the birds onto the new food or go via blend to even...
by Ken Lynch
Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 2013 GSPCA NAGDC Running order
Replies: 12
Views: 3114

Re: 2013 GSPCA NAGDC Running order

Good Luck to all the entrants. May all your birds behave.
by Ken Lynch
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hawk problems
Replies: 95
Views: 23384

Re: Hawk problems

Gertie - I agree that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act has been around since 1918 and is in control on this subject. However, you will notice it allows for setting rules and seasons on harvesting migratory birds. Nuisance birds have seasons on them. Just saying that maybe it is time to relax the law an...
by Ken Lynch
Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hawk problems
Replies: 95
Views: 23384

Re: Hawk problems

Why are Raptors still protected? For sure they are not endangered.
by Ken Lynch
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carcass Forensics
Replies: 6
Views: 823

Re: Carcass Forensics

I do not dispute the possibility of an avian predator. However, I have not run across of any cases where the avian predator takes on a pray larger in size.
by Ken Lynch
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carcass Forensics
Replies: 6
Views: 823

Carcass Forensics

OK, this is a diagnostic question. I have found a mature wild turkey carcass in the woods. Clumps of wing feathers and body feathers scattered about, wing bones attached to breast bone with wish bone. Did not have a camera with me. The question is who killed the turkey? What are the characteristics ...
by Ken Lynch
Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Antifreeze Will Now Contain Bitter Taste
Replies: 10
Views: 1630

Re: Antifreeze Will Now Contain Bitter Taste

There goes my rat poison.
by Ken Lynch
Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are the field trial grounds?
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Re: Where are the field trial grounds?

Not to look a gift horse in the mouth, but. Would it be possible to sort the list by state, then grounds name?
by Ken Lynch
Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Which State Is The Hardest to Get an FC
Replies: 16
Views: 2779

Re: Which State Is The Hardest to Get an FC

I think trialing in Vermont would lead to nothing but frustration because they never have any field trials.
by Ken Lynch
Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pickled Sausage
Replies: 12
Views: 1852

Re: Pickled Sausage

What is the minimum time in the pickel jar before consumption?
by Ken Lynch
Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: How to make Quebec grouse Flush !!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1787

Re: How to make Quebec grouse Flush !!!

I once had a GSP that would flush on command. Only worked on this AFTER the dog understood find the bird and point until I released. At that point it becomes the same training used for flushing dogs where they hup (stop and sit) at the flush. The purests thinks a pointing dog should never be used to...
by Ken Lynch
Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My first field trial experience
Replies: 7
Views: 1855

Re: My first field trial experience

Congratulations. Good luck this Fall, both in hunting and field trials.
by Ken Lynch
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Hunt Tests (Senior & Master)
Replies: 11
Views: 2084

Re: AKC Hunt Tests (Senior & Master)

NO
by Ken Lynch
Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DC AFC CHOCOLATE MOUSSE'S FEATHER MH
Replies: 16
Views: 1533

DC AFC CHOCOLATE MOUSSE'S FEATHER MH

http://i915.photobucket.com/albums/ac356/KennethRLynch/Feather-for-WEB.jpg http://i915.photobucket.com/albums/ac356/KennethRLynch/FEATHER-Cover.jpg It is with a very sad hart that I inform you that Feather was euthanized this evening 8/31/2012. Last night she was extremely distressed with a distend...
by Ken Lynch
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Hunt Tests (Senior & Master)
Replies: 11
Views: 2084

AKC Hunt Tests (Senior & Master)

I used to know the answer to the following question. However, old age has crept in ..... The question is when a dog performs a stop to flush at either Senior or Master Hunt Test level, must you or should you fire the blank gun? If so what is the reasoning behind your answer and can you cite anything...
by Ken Lynch
Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Another Item on the List gets a check mark
Replies: 6
Views: 1462

Re: Another Item on the List gets a check mark

This is Bones after a Major win this summer. http://i915.photobucket.com/albums/ac356/KennethRLynch/-a.jpg This is an old picture of Bones after the last field trial he ran last Fall. Connecticut Valley Vizsla Club 12/3-4/2011 Open Puppy (Walking) 14 starters Amateur Derby (Walking) 9 starters Bones...
by Ken Lynch
Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Another Item on the List gets a check mark
Replies: 6
Views: 1462

Another Item on the List gets a check mark

Spent the Spring getting all the AKC puppy and derby points possible. In so doing Chocolate Pixie's Bones was rated 3rd in GSPC Puppy/Derby stats as listed in the August issue of German Shorthaired Pointer Chronical. Since then Bones went into AKC Conformation events. He is now CH Chocolate Pixie's ...
by Ken Lynch
Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Astro vs beeper vs bell
Replies: 22
Views: 5886

Re: Astro vs beeper vs bell

JMO - Started out with Bell. Went to beeper. Dropped back to Beep on point only. Then went to tracker with notification on point. Then got beeper that could be turned off and on remotely. If you pay attention to the dog while hunting you need none of the above 90% of the time. Even the big running d...
by Ken Lynch
Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: D.T. Systems BL 509
Replies: 7
Views: 2127

Re: D.T. Systems BL 509

Whatever the problem is, it is with my transmitter. I have 3 traps. I programmed all three traps to switch setting 1 and then armed all 3 traps. I then depressed the transmitter launch button. Still had intermittent problem but when it worked all three worked at same time. Always got all 3 traps to ...
by Ken Lynch
Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: D.T. Systems BL 509
Replies: 7
Views: 2127

Re: D.T. Systems BL 509

I know I am not supposed to name names but I think "Duracell" is one of the name brands that is reliable. I am going to try a friends transmitter in a few days.
by Ken Lynch
Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: D.T. Systems BL 509
Replies: 7
Views: 2127

D.T. Systems BL 509

I have 3 remote launchers and one controller. I have not used the traps in about a year. Went to use them and now have the following problem. After changing all batteries to new ones and reprogramming launchers to the controller, all traps only work intermittently. Both launch or beeper buttons oper...
by Ken Lynch
Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Field Trials in NY?
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: Field Trials in NY?

Nothing until Labor Day weekend at the earliest.
by Ken Lynch
Sun May 13, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: turkeys ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3477

Re: turkeys ?

A friend of mine swears by the following tactic either early season or late. Scout and locate where Toms are roosting. Get into the area early in the morning. It is not necessary to get close but make sure you are within hearing distance. While the flock is on the roost and making early morning call...
by Ken Lynch
Tue May 08, 2012 9:03 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 45
Views: 13092

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

For pictures and stuff from the event go to http://www.gspca.org/NAGDC/2012/NAGDC2012/index.htm.
by Ken Lynch
Fri May 04, 2012 6:29 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 45
Views: 13092

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

The welcome mat is out for those coming to the event. :D
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by Ken Lynch
Thu May 03, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 45
Views: 13092

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

The road is OK for your rig. It is just long and winding with no place to pull off and let trafic past. Just take it easy going up the hill and watch your tranny temp.
by Ken Lynch
Wed May 02, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 45
Views: 13092

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

I am currently on location at the 2012 NAGDC in PA. For those coming in on PA 453 from I 99 use caution. The town of Tyrone has a few congested corners. Then the next 8 miles is a steep winding narrow road. Please use caution. Once you see the sign for Warriors Mark Wingshooting Lodge, take the driv...
by Ken Lynch
Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 75
Views: 18331

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

DGFavor, I understand your decision process and have gone through the same process in planning my activities. I hope someday that this event gets high enough on your list of goals. This event rotates around the country and will be held in California next year. Looking forward to meeting you someplac...
by Ken Lynch
Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 75
Views: 18331

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

Oh Frank you got the sideshow snipes going. I could choose to go to a local carnival and pay for a ride or even go to Disney World for free rides. Heck I could go to watch a movie at the local theater. None of which involves competition. They just want to play in their sandbox, as though it is the o...
by Ken Lynch
Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 75
Views: 18331

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

Frank - No, No, this pot does not need stiring. The subject of the walking trial is heated enough. I was just trying to get a conversation started with Favor who has some good big country dogs to see what it would take for him to try them dogs in tighter, closer country. Doco and I have explored out...
by Ken Lynch
Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 75
Views: 18331

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

Aww grasshoppa, you have not been west to big country until you turn right out of my driveway!! :lol: :lol: http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s55/dgfavor/P1020118.jpg If this event was at a different time of year when other trials weren't conflicting and closer to home I'd strap on the boots and e...
by Ken Lynch
Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA NAGDC
Replies: 75
Views: 18331

Re: GSPCA NAGDC

Time to think about entering. Who on this forum is coming from the furthest distance?