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by gspmo1
Sun May 12, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Sore on puppy foot
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Sore on puppy foot

I have a 6 month old lab puppy. She has developed a little cut/sore on one of her toes. I think the problem is her outside toe is a little shorter, causing that toe nail to rub/cut the next toe. I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem or give some info on how to heal it up. I hope maybe ...
by gspmo1
Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loyall Dog Food Coupons
Replies: 29
Views: 6941

Re: Loyall Dog Food Coupons

[quote="CHJIII"]Diamond is on my radar. I live 30 miles from where it's made. The Diamond Naturals create a major gas and runs issue around here. Won't go there. Which bag is the performance line? A side note.... Been very happy with Loyall. Nine dogs and they all do really well on it. Hate to lose ...
by gspmo1
Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA NA Breeders Award
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Re: NAVHDA NA Breeders Award

Congrats to you and the pup owners! Good job!
by gspmo1
Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest & the winner is
Replies: 136
Views: 19023

Re: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest

Count me in!

Thanks, Doc!
by gspmo1
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri Dove Season
Replies: 16
Views: 3833

Re: Missouri Dove Season

I made it out on opening morning, there were a good amount of birds flying and was able to harvest a few. However, I was out again this morning in nearly the same area, and not a single bird flew. Also I only heard two shots. I guess the cold front that came through took most of the birds out of the...
by gspmo1
Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri Dove Season
Replies: 16
Views: 3833

Re: Missouri Dove Season

There's a few birds around here Toronto Springs CA is planted heavy and should be loaded. Having trouble finding steel for my 16ga Citori. Is steel mandatory for Toronto Springs? Im about a hour from there, hunted it one time last year for quail. No birds but it was a very rainy day some rabbit hun...
by gspmo1
Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:34 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri Dove Season
Replies: 16
Views: 3833

Re: Missouri Dove Season

One of my QF chapter is hosting a Hunting for Heroes event in Central MO - it's a dove hunt for wounded police officers. The local guy we'll be hunting on Thursday hasn't seen a ton of birds - and I'm not seeing many here in Macon or Randolph counties. However, we have a hunt farm (String Creek) to...
by gspmo1
Wed Aug 31, 2011 3:54 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri Dove Season
Replies: 16
Views: 3833

Re: Missouri Dove Season

There's a few birds around here Toronto Springs CA is planted heavy and should be loaded. Having trouble finding steel for my 16ga Citori. Is steel mandatory for Toronto Springs? Im about a hour from there, hunted it one time last year for quail. No birds but it was a very rainy day some rabbit hun...
by gspmo1
Wed Aug 31, 2011 3:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: American Woodcock
Replies: 45
Views: 7674

Re: American Woodcock

To be truthful hadnt really heard of the bird till a few years back.... Now I hunt them about 20 days year because the season opens about two weeks before quail. Usually get a lot of good bird contacts for the dogs both in the fall and spring, no hunting in the spring but Ill still run the dogs on t...
by gspmo1
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunting around Saint Louis, mo
Replies: 6
Views: 1343

Re: Hunting around Saint Louis, mo

Missouri quail have been on hard times for several years now... If it's the first year for ur pup, try to find a preserve that has some good fliers so ur dog can get some bird contacts on a more regular basis in "a real" hunting senorio. Going to the MDC website is a good place to start for public l...
by gspmo1
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:57 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri Dove Season
Replies: 16
Views: 3833

Missouri Dove Season

Well the dove season starts on Sept. 1!! I have not seen many birds around the central Missouri area. Was wondering if anyone is seeing any birds around other parts of The Show Me State?
by gspmo1
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:45 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: which e-collars for a Pointer?
Replies: 11
Views: 4298

Re: which e-collars for a Pointer?

Shimmie wrote:Just bought the SportDog 1825.

i'll use the George HIckox videos

thanks for the suggestions. i spoke to DT systems, and several other mfg'ers. i felt most comfortable with the SportDog guarantee and the vendor, Lyon Country Supply.
I have the Sportdog 1850 couldn't be more happy with it!
by gspmo1
Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Watering sytem for Johnny house
Replies: 7
Views: 1609

Re: Watering sytem for Johnny house

I used those nipples from Farmtek with a 6 inch piece of pvc pipe. I used three nipples and ran the pipe at an angle through the Johnny House. This served two purposes, 1. it gave three different heights for the birds to drink from (about 5 inches to 8 or 9 inches). Also since the pipe ends were out...
by gspmo1
Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:41 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Stoeger o/u thoughts?
Replies: 16
Views: 4001

Re: Stoeger o/u thoughts?

Check gunbroker you can get a great 20 gauge CZ for under $400.00. Much better deal then a Stoeger!
by gspmo1
Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Invisible dog fence
Replies: 24
Views: 4527

Re: Invisible dog fence

I have been thinking about getting an invisible fence for my dogs. At first I was concerned they would just bolt through it but after reading several peoples stories on here I have more confidence it will work. My one question is what brands are people using? All the brands in the stores are pretty ...
by gspmo1
Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: tips for teaching heel
Replies: 13
Views: 3703

Re: tips for teaching heel

Here is a link to a heel training video using the clicker : http://www.youtube.com/user/willowcreek ... iNuDJoCOtM

I have using the clicker for basic obedience seems to work pretty well especially if the pup has a high food drive like my new GSP!
by gspmo1
Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 28 Gauge O/U
Replies: 43
Views: 22765

Re: 28 Gauge O/U

20 vs 28 weight depends if they were built on the same frame or not. The 28 can be built on a small frame and be proportionally lighter than the 20. True, except no one makes a 28 gauge gun on a 28 gauge frame in the sub $1500 market, much less the $500 market the original poster mentions. FWIW, Da...
by gspmo1
Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 28 Gauge O/U
Replies: 43
Views: 22765

Re: 28 Gauge O/U

I just picked up a CZ Redhead 28. Had it out for the first time today on some chukars, seems like a great gun. I even shot some steel shot thru a cylinder choke (comes with 5 chokes) and took a couple birds at pretty good distance. Very happy with my purchase
by gspmo1
Sat Feb 05, 2011 12:10 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: TriStar
Replies: 8
Views: 3531

Re: TriStar

Anybody have one of the new over and under 28 gauges. They weigh 4.8 pounds and come with 5 chokes. I have went to a couple of gun shops and they said that they were back ordered. I may buy one if the reviews are good. The problem I am having is finding reviews. I cant find any reviews for this gun...
by gspmo1
Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP - Why So Popular?
Replies: 204
Views: 31760

Re: GSP - Why So Popular?

I think the biggest reason is their overall versatility, minimal coat maintenance, and trainability. I am bias but at 8 weeks old a well breed GSP has all the natural ability in almost all areas of hunting and with proper socialization will make a great family pet. I'm not saying they are the best a...
by gspmo1
Thu Dec 30, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Question about Panacur
Replies: 18
Views: 4925

Question about Panacur

I have read different posts about folks using panacur to worm their dogs. What type are you using and what dosage would need to be given to a 50 pound dog? I saw a 10% panacur horse paste at TSC and thought about picking it up but I wasn't sure if that was the right thing or not.

Thanks
by gspmo1
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Phez in Kansas....?
Replies: 18
Views: 4087

Re: Phez in Kansas....?

I have been out near Hays twice this year, once earlier this week and once in the middle of November. I had a great time and saw plenty of birds both times. The last trip however, the birds were much wilder flushing as we entered the fields or 200 yards out from the dogs. We hunted mainly walk in ar...
by gspmo1
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Charles Daly Shotguns
Replies: 16
Views: 5040

Re: Charles Daly Shotguns

I have 20 gauge semi auto. I love this gun, it's light weight for all day carry and I have not had malfunction yet! I went to buy a 12 gauge this year and found the company had gone out of business. That's a shame because for the money, around 300 I could not be happier with it.
by gspmo1
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse Season Wrap-Up
Replies: 9
Views: 2345

Re: Grouse Season Wrap-Up

Thanks for the great story of life. Also congrats on your new baby!
by gspmo1
Sun Nov 21, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Submit Your GUN DOG Site
Topic: New Website
Replies: 3
Views: 1045

Re: New Website

Good looking site!
by gspmo1
Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:50 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Woodcock numbers
Replies: 11
Views: 2449

Re: Woodcock numbers

I am further south on the migration flight ( Central Missouri), but so far i have not found nearly as many birds as last year. Maybe the birds just have not made it here yet, but last year I would see several birds each time out. This year I only have 5 flushes in several days in the woods. Hopefull...
by gspmo1
Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri
Replies: 62
Views: 26282

Re: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri

Yes I heard that Missouri closed the ruffed grouse this year. Woodcock season opens tomorrow though and can't wait. I have not seen any woodcock yet when running the dogs over tha last couple weeks, but hopefully this last cod front and rain brought a few in.
by gspmo1
Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3
Replies: 14
Views: 3395

Re: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3

A big thanks to all the folks in the Western Illinois chapter for hosting the test this past weekend. I had a great time and everyone there was helpful and welcoming to new comers such as myself. I learned a lot about the testing procedure and enjoyed watching the other dogs. Also can help but menti...
by gspmo1
Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA NA Test Question
Replies: 5
Views: 792

Re: NAVHDA NA Test Question

Thanks for the info... I figured the dog would only have to establish point, but I wasn't sure and I could not find the answer in the rules info and testing info
by gspmo1
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA NA Test Question
Replies: 5
Views: 792

NAVHDA NA Test Question

I have a question about the NAVHDA NA Test:

What is considered a point in the NA test? Does the point have to be for a certain length of time? Does the dog have to be steady enough for you to be able to flash the bird?

Any info on how the "point" is scored would be appreciated.

Thanks
by gspmo1
Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Places to Go in Kansas ?
Replies: 33
Views: 5822

Re: Places to Go in Kansas ?

The Kansas Hunting atlas is available on their website now...I think they just put it up today.

Also there is a "crow" count survey available that was done in July I believe
by gspmo1
Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3
Replies: 14
Views: 3395

Re: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3

Joe, Are you planning on making to the MO Uplands training day at the end of the month? If so, mention to Matt Roth you will be testing this fall. He is our training day coordinator and has a real eye for the suble things that will make a difference. I'm sure he will be happy to give you some point...
by gspmo1
Fri Jul 30, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Which shotgun brand do you use?
Replies: 176
Views: 125580

Re: Which shotgun brand do you use?

20 Gauge Charles Daly Semi-Auto

28 Gauge Browning BPS

Both great guns
by gspmo1
Fri Jul 30, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri
Replies: 62
Views: 26282

Re: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri

The most recent Missouri Conservation Magazine also has a article about the restoration efforts of the prairie chicken also.
by gspmo1
Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: #2, 3" 20 gauge Steel
Replies: 18
Views: 6561

Re: #2, 3" 20 gauge Steel

Lat year I purchased a Skeet Extended choke tube from Carlson's (I think it was like $35)... I shot steel all year, everything from 7's down 2's... I was very happy with how it preformed on woodcock, quail, and phez :D
by gspmo1
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: #2, 3" 20 gauge Steel
Replies: 18
Views: 6561

Re: #2, 3" 20 gauge Steel

I shot some Kent 3" #4's at preserve pheasants last year worked ok, but probably not as effective on wild birds. For this year I'm planing on giving the Federal Black Cloud 3" a try this year. I think they make a 2, 3, and 4 shot for the 20 gauge. Let you know how it works
by gspmo1
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri
Replies: 62
Views: 26282

Re: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri

tailcracken wrote:
Big Dave wrote:I have never seen a grouse in Missouri, I have been hunting for 22 years and in many different counties.
i was working a little south of nevada mo and saw grouse fly in where i was working about ten in a group
I'm guessing those were prairie chickens, not ruffed grouse right?
by gspmo1
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri
Replies: 62
Views: 26282

Re: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri

SpringerDude wrote:Makes sense if you have the quail in your area to hunt. How many different covey's do you find during the season?
It varies some, I hunt almost all public land all across Missouri. I found birds everyday I was out last year and very rarely hunt the same area twice.
by gspmo1
Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3
Replies: 14
Views: 3395

Re: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3

Thanks for the information, I am thinking about making it up there for the mock test in September, but I live about 4.5 hours away so I might not be able to get up there.
by gspmo1
Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Cost of your dog food?
Replies: 46
Views: 7586

Re: Cost of your dog food?

Central Missouri, (about 20 miles from where Black Gold is made)

Black Gold
50# Blue Bag 24/20 Formula
$24.00 per bag
by gspmo1
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri
Replies: 62
Views: 26282

Re: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri

Springerdude,

Once November gets here it's all about quail hunting. So yeah I did not spend alot of time looking for woodcock after the first two weeks.
by gspmo1
Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri
Replies: 62
Views: 26282

Re: Grouse and Woodcock in Missouri

How did you guys do last fall chasing woodcock's in Missouri? What part of the state did you hunt? SpringerDude I had a great time chasing these little birds around Central and Eastern Missouri. I would say I flushed about a bird or two per hour including re-flushes. Some days the birds where here ...
by gspmo1
Fri Jul 16, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3
Replies: 14
Views: 3395

NAVHDA Test 10-2 thru 10-3

I am going to be attending my first NAVHDA test for the Western Illinois Chapter on the first weekend of October. I will be testing my male pup in the NA test. I was wondering if any other GDF members will be there or are members of the chapter. I live in central Missouri and I cant make the local t...
by gspmo1
Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:23 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What dog food are you using currently?
Replies: 170
Views: 54814

Re: What dog food are you using currently?

Black Gold 24/20. Blue bag
by gspmo1
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: heavy shot
Replies: 1
Views: 704

Re: heavy shot

I know cheaperthandirt.com had a very good price on Black Cloud ammo, not sure what the heavy shot normally sells for, but you might check their site.
by gspmo1
Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How many days afield on wild birds?
Replies: 42
Views: 5775

Re: How many days afield on wild birds?

I spend about 30-40 days a year hunting quail, grouse, and woodcock in Missouri. This past year was the first year I really targeted woodcock, it lengthened my season by a couple of weeks and I saw a lot of birds. wish I could say the same for Missouri quail. :(
by gspmo1
Mon Jul 05, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Ivomec Continued
Replies: 79
Views: 45287

Re: Ivomec Continued

I formerly used the .1/10lbs and later cut it to .05cc/10lbs. Hence why I use 1/2 click of the 1.87% paste rather than the 1 click that others use. I just happened to stumble across this thread, but it's been extremely helpful. I purchased some of the Ivermectin and want to make sure I'm measuring ...
by gspmo1
Sun Jul 04, 2010 7:07 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loyall Active Adult Formula or Kirkland Chicken & Rice
Replies: 8
Views: 3083

Re: Loyall Active Adult Formula or Kirkland Chicken & Rice

I fed Loyall for a while, I used the Active Adult, Puppy, and and 24/20 blend, I was very happy with all three it but it was a little pricey and not easy for me to get in my area. Switched to Black Gold, dogs are doing even better with it and a little easier on the wallet.
by gspmo1
Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flea and Tick preventative
Replies: 31
Views: 7384

Re: Flea and Tick preventative

I have been using Bio-Spot and have had good results with it. I have seen some people warning not to use it because it can be toxic to dogs. I have been using it for about two years on 4 dogs. Three dogs dont seem to mind it being applied but one dog hates it being applied but does not seem to have ...
by gspmo1
Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Greater Prairie Chicken
Replies: 5
Views: 940

Greater Prairie Chicken

I have seen a few posts on the lesser PC in southwest Kansas but not much on the Greater. I am looking to purchase an out of state license this year from Kansas and was wondering if someone could help with the Greater Prairie Chicken in the eastern part of KS. I'm not looking for someone to give me ...