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by ddoyle
Sun Sep 12, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hutch's Motel
Replies: 11
Views: 4031

Re: Hutch's Motel

Last year we tried to stay at a campground but second week of season end of October they got 10" of snow so we scrambled for a hotel. Have stayed at both motels I mentioned earlier both no frills but clean!
by ddoyle
Sun Sep 12, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What's your favorite bird dog training program?
Replies: 9
Views: 766

Re: What's your favorite bird dog training program?

x3 on Perfection Kennels! They are a gift to the dog world....lots of videos and answers questions during the video.
by ddoyle
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: NE Iowa
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: NE Iowa

Welcome I am downriver from you. Last year you all had good birds numbers. I am a big fan of Perfection Kennels they have FB page and regularly ppost videos and answer questions.
by ddoyle
Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP Water Introduction
Replies: 22
Views: 3170

Re: GSP Water Introduction

Another tip I think I might of gotten on here from a member who is no longer with us...if dog is treat crazy. By a bag of Cheetos and start throwing in shallow water. As their confidence builds move the treats further out.
by ddoyle
Sun May 23, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Breeders
Replies: 11
Views: 1614

Re: GSP Breeders

Rock Creek Kennels Kellogg Iowa. Nick they do a few breedings a year and all his dogs are hunters. We have 2 right now we are extremely happy with the behavior in field and house.
by ddoyle
Wed May 19, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Collars Length of Life
Replies: 9
Views: 3855

Re: Garmin Collars Length of Life

Sorry yes receivers. Not sure about the first part of your message.
by ddoyle
Wed May 19, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP Water Introduction
Replies: 22
Views: 3170

Re: GSP Water Introduction

Totally fell into this but I have had incredible luck with goslings! Dog starts swimming after them and they are not big enough to fly so flitter just ahead of the dog on the water! Dog won't want to stop.
by ddoyle
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Collars Length of Life
Replies: 9
Views: 3855

Re: Garmin Collars Length of Life

Regarding the collar itself. I have had great luck with a GunDog Supply they have K-9 Komfort Tuffflex 3/4" I grounded them down and ran the throw. They are holding up great and you can get better sizing. Also will add a name tag so great to have all on one collar. Garmin is replacing the collar for...
by ddoyle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Collars Length of Life
Replies: 9
Views: 3855

Re: Garmin Collars Length of Life

Thanks for the replies. I just wanted to be sure I was being realistic. They have moved to a spot in price where spending $75 for repair all in seems foolish if you can track down a new one on sale.
by ddoyle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Collars Length of Life
Replies: 9
Views: 3855

Garmin Collars Length of Life

Folks, How long do you all expect to get out of collar with everyday use? I bought Garmin Delta UPLAND XC Remote Training Collar with Beeper in April of 2018. Starting to have problems. Do you guys then just buy new? Called collar clinic before and seems by time of shipping back and forth and repair...
by ddoyle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Another Passed On
Replies: 6
Views: 2463

Re: Another Passed On

So sorry! It is never easy.
by ddoyle
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Puppy intro to quail - let them catch or no
Replies: 14
Views: 2088

Re: Puppy intro to quail - let them catch or no

Good thoughts on the blood on bird. How do you go about conditioning them to the bloody bird without dampering their want to fetch a bird if they picked up a nonbloody one? Or do you just only train with birds that have blood scent and they just naturally will learn that way? [/quote] Completely sto...
by ddoyle
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Puppy intro to quail - let them catch or no
Replies: 14
Views: 2088

Re: Puppy intro to quail - let them catch or no

Tease the pup yes but never catch. If a pup is going to "catch" it should be shot before hand. Different scent with blood on bird. My opinion dog should not even retrieve a dead bird without blood scent on it. Not really my idea just something Perfection Kennels is big on and when you think about th...
by ddoyle
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Adding New Pup to the family
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

Re: Adding New Pup to the family

You are definitely gonna make life harder on yourself if only one dog has rules to follow... You will have to keep a closer eye because once they get away with it. As my family still doesn't understand dogs do not understand special occasions or the cockapoo is smaller etc...
by ddoyle
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: English Setter Pup - Aggression or Not?
Replies: 24
Views: 3484

Re: English Setter Pup - Aggression or Not?

The only thing I would add to all the good advice here is to train your family too. Pups do not understand empathy. It was fashionable to yip when bitten for a while but as discussed that is not what Momma would do. No soothing the dog or trying to get it "to understand" it shouldn't bite....it just...
by ddoyle
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hutch's Motel
Replies: 11
Views: 4031

Re: Hutch's Motel

Gerry’s Motel and King’s Inn are both clean!
by ddoyle
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: South Dakota
Replies: 2
Views: 1480

South Dakota

Most definitely not looking for anyone's honey hole. Heading to South Dakota in a couple of weeks in the Presho area. Will be hunting public land...anyone with suggestions?
by ddoyle
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog is “soft”
Replies: 25
Views: 5048

Re: Dog is “soft”

I know I sound like a recording but reach out to Perfection Kennels. Have been doing twice a week Facebook live sessions. He takes questions and even asks you to send in video. Respect everyone here just imagine Jon has saved more “soft” dogs than anyone.
by ddoyle
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Collars
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

Re: Garmin Collars

Thanks Weim it would seem to be a great market as I am always going through them and upcut they look ridiculous flopping around!
by ddoyle
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Collars
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

Garmin Collars

Folks I have not really run into an upgrade for the ecollar bands. Don't want to spend a fortune but would like better fitting more durable band. I have cut them down before but they just start fraying right away. I have a collar on my dogs with plate for information so this is just for ecollars. Th...
by ddoyle
Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfection Kennels live on fb and answering ?s .
Replies: 12
Views: 3047

Re: Perfection Kennels live on fb and answering ?s .

Averageguy I posted a few questions and were always quick to reply. They have even offered people to send videos. I imagine they have saved many dogs from being labelled washouts!
by ddoyle
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfection Kennels live on fb and answering ?s .
Replies: 12
Views: 3047

Re: Perfection Kennels live on fb and answering ?s .

Agreed sir! They are giving away years of knowledge to help other dog owners and trainers.
by ddoyle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hutch's Motel
Replies: 11
Views: 4031

Re: Hutch's Motel

Mosby yeah I reached out to chamber of commerce they think it is gonna reopen but have no idea as to when....think the restaurant will open first.
by ddoyle
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Gone too Soon
Replies: 3
Views: 2333

Re: Gone too Soon

God speed
by ddoyle
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Trimming Toe Nails?
Replies: 10
Views: 3119

Re: Trimming Toe Nails?

I have had my best luck recently. I have a cordless dremmel I keep in back by the dog kennel. When we get to training grounds I do them quick. Dog is so geared up they don't fight because they know when done they get to run.
by ddoyle
Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of pictures from today's training
Replies: 6
Views: 1870

Re: A couple of pictures from today's training

Beautiful Setters! That second one reminds me of a buddies first Setter. Before that all we had were farm mutts, Labs and a GSP. When everyone got a few drinks in them they would torment Ray about his beautiful Dalmatian! Crap like man I thought they just rode on fire trucks...I didn't know they hun...
by ddoyle
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hutch's Motel
Replies: 11
Views: 4031

Re: Hutch's Motel

Thank you!
by ddoyle
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hutch's Motel
Replies: 11
Views: 4031

Hutch's Motel

I have read on a few websites that if your going to SD and doing a hunt for yourself this is the ideal place to basecamp. Reasonable, very clean and good food. Now their websites are down....anyone know what happened?
by ddoyle
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfection Kennels live on fb and answering ?s .
Replies: 12
Views: 3047

Re: Perfection Kennels live on fb and answering ?s .

This such a generous gift! They take new dogs and skittish dogs so you can see them work them all!
by ddoyle
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Perfection Kennels DVD's.......
Replies: 8
Views: 3272

Re: Perfection Kennels DVD's.......

Check out their youtube channel and facebook. At the beginning of COVID they were doing an hour everyday on answering questions and showing training situations. Incredibly generous in my opinion/
by ddoyle
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Tune in Daily - It's Free and It's Good
Replies: 7
Views: 3008

Re: Tune in Daily - It's Free and It's Good

So great! This is such a gift. Down to Tuesday and Thursday at Noon CST. You can post questions and will answer. Also, John has told folks to send video...very generous!
by ddoyle
Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: VIDEO: Choosing to Share Her Prey
Replies: 43
Views: 8955

Re: VIDEO: Choosing to Share Her Prey

I admit i did not read all the posts....man some of you guys can write! My only note isn't about the training at all but about the dog carrying the bird. If the dog is being respectful of the game why would you be in a rush to take it from a younger dog. I have ruined a couple of dogs desire to retr...
by ddoyle
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Old Cartoon with Birddogs
Replies: 0
Views: 2378

Old Cartoon with Birddogs

Okay looking for a little nostalgia in this chaotic time. I remember a cartoon where a young boy had a stylish bird dog maybe named lady. They got into a competition with and older guy and his bigger dog. If Lady had a find the other dog would charge in and knock her out. ANYONE have any idea what t...
by ddoyle
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ezzy
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Re: Ezzy

Met him at the end to buy some pigeons and all I can say is he didn't disappoint! Wonder what they did with all those birds?
by ddoyle
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hello from Iowa and introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 1980

Re: Hello from Iowa and introduction

Welcome. Also in Iowa in Quad Cities
by ddoyle
Thu May 16, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Certification for Dog Obedience
Replies: 2
Views: 1623

Certification for Dog Obedience

Folks I have been thinking about starting to train dogs in my spare time. Obedience etc...not hunt training and I thought I would probably have better luck if I got certified. I have seen a few programs and am wondering if anyone has any experience? Would like thoughts?
by ddoyle
Sat May 11, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Passing of Ezzy333 - Al Esger
Replies: 17
Views: 9557

Re: Passing of Ezzy333 - Al Esger

Sad! Met Ezzy once to buy some birds and he was everything I expected! RIP
by ddoyle
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The value of the force fetch.
Replies: 42
Views: 10165

Re: The value of the force fetch.

Gone video unavailable
by ddoyle
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

Maj agreed! Sorry I just don't like being misrepresented. I won't post again to this thread.
by ddoyle
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

Some definitions unequivocal (ŭnˌĭ-kwĭvˈə-kəl)► adj. Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous: an unequivocal success. vocal[voh-kuhl] SYNONYMS|EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective of, relating to, or uttered with the voice: the vocal mechanism; vocal criticism. rendered by or inte...
by ddoyle
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

What I actually wrote: AGAIN IT ISNOT ME YOU NEED TO CONVINCE.......Cj ste No it is you we need to convince to be proud of what you do and not apologize! For those that blasted you about the picture move on and any positive replies you got invite them to go along next time. If we don't vocally and u...
by ddoyle
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

It would be fairly likely to pass. The gun lobbys don't care about hunters and the population is going more toward neutral on hunting. It is relatively easy for anti hunters to get the neutrals on their side. It would seem like it would be hard to pass in a state like Oregon. We give the anti hunte...
by ddoyle
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

If we all don't hang together we will most surely hang alone.
by ddoyle
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The value of the force fetch.
Replies: 42
Views: 10165

Re: The value of the force fetch.

Well I could be wrong, I often am. But i know with every new dog that comes into my life I use a lot less force in general training than the dog prior. I would hope that's due to understanding dogs better and not worse... When you compete with a dog it's different, or if you're getting paid to trai...
by ddoyle
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

Average I like your attitude. On an Iowa sports forum I once asked guys what the difference was between volunteering labor to the farmer and paying? I see guys say all the time offer to help on the farm then be upset about someone leasing. I didn’t grow up on a farm and would cost the farmer more in...
by ddoyle
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

"Yea, the obviously better tactic we need to use is bullying fellow hunters for shooting a legal limit of birds and posting a photo, same for anyone who takes a big mature buck and photographs it, repeatedly call them out as "bragging" on a public GunDog Forum for sharing their joys and adventures w...
by ddoyle
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

What a crock !!!!!!!!!!! With that attitude we will lose our hunting rights sooner than I thought. Bully the neutrals into voting our way. It works on the internet. why not in real life. Thank you all for your insight...…….CJ And thus ends the discussion CJ. NO ONE said to bully anyone. Good try th...
by ddoyle
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Championship
Replies: 6
Views: 1935

Re: National Championship

Is there video? Site said click on camera but couldn't find it.
by ddoyle
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

AGAIN IT ISNOT ME YOU NEED TO CONVINCE.......Cj No it is you we need to convince to be proud of what you do and not apologize! For those that blasted you about the picture move on and any positive replies you got invite them to go along next time. If we don't vocally and unequivocally defend our ri...
by ddoyle
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?
Replies: 80
Views: 11886

Re: Whats going on in Oregon Trials and Tests?

There are untold thousands of photos of dead birds and all other types of animals on Facebook and the cyberspace. Not going to put that genie back in the bottle and if this were to become our strategic response we are doomed.[/quote] Amen! If placating these folks worked Ringling Brothers Circus wou...