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by Az Draht
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: WTB Woodcock Wings
Replies: 7
Views: 3034

Re: WTB Woodcock Wings

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act makes it illegal for anyone to take, possess, import, export, transport, sell, purchase, barter, or offer for sale, purchase, or barter, any migratory bird, or the parts , nests, or eggs of such a bird except under the terms of a valid permit issued pursuant to Federal...
by Az Draht
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 50562

Re: Arizona quail

AZ Draht... you went through a lot of effort there... but I can speak to one of those locations... Grand Rapids, MN. I can promise you that Scott's TV show and writings pale in comparison (when it comes to introducing outsiders to specific locations) to the exposure from the Ruffed Grouse Society's...
by Az Draht
Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 50562

Re: Arizona quail

Let's see what Scott has to say about sharing his hunting locations. “'If I told you, I’d have to kill you'is the line I usually recite when people ask where I fish and hunt when I’m not making TV shows. It is mostly up to you to make the investment in time, effort, fuel and boot leather to find a c...
by Az Draht
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 50562

Re: Arizona quail

I hunt opening weekend and then a couple of more times, I will make the 4 hour drive, hunt for 3 hours and then drive home. So maybe 6 days total. I have only been hunting mearns for ten years. But even I have seen a dramatic increase in hunters during that time. Until this year I have never actual...
by Az Draht
Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37899

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

Quill,

Keep in mind, you may be a special case. Your photos drive a lot of traffic to the other sight. Brad needs you there.
by Az Draht
Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 50562

Re: Arizona quail

I do not hunt opening weekend for this reason and also because of the amount of juvenile birds that are taken. There is plenty of land out there it just seems that everyone tends to go to the places with easier access. I hunt opening weekend and then a couple of more times, I will make the 4 hour d...
by Az Draht
Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 50562

Re: Arizona quail

Cut my mearns trip short because of the rediculous amount of hunters. Didn't establish camp the first day because my normal locations had multiple camps of 3-4 rvs or 5-6 trucks all around them. 2nd day moved way east out of the area that is greatly impacted by the Internet posts, magazine articles,...
by Az Draht
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37899

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

Me too. He has those new pups that need birds.

However, it would be pretty difficult to get caught hunting in AZ. Especially if he has a lifetime license
by Az Draht
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37899

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

QuillGordon wrote:Who deleted
UJ?
I don't know who deleted it. I saw it when it was first posted. 40 reviews 3 replies. Nothing negative yet. Maybe one of his defenders from the previous thread tipped him off and he deleted it on his own
by Az Draht
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37899

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

QuillGordon wrote:Where is this essay?..

It looks like it was deleted. It was an essay of a pheasant hunt with Steve and danibeth.
by Az Draht
Sat Nov 12, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They finally caught him. Roysetters
Replies: 118
Views: 37899

Re: They finally caught him. Roysetters

He just posted an essay this morning
by Az Draht
Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:54 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training time line
Replies: 14
Views: 4295

Re: Training time line

The Evan Graham dvd that Gonehuntin" referenced is SmartWork not Smartfetch. Smartfetch is just the force fetch dvd not the training course for puppy on up. Smartwork System Basics would be most appropriate. Also, Copper State Hunting Retreiver Club is a good club. I would recommend looking at joini...
by Az Draht
Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anybody using an interesting theme in naming their dogs?
Replies: 34
Views: 7960

Re: Anybody using an interesting theme in naming their dogs?

MLB centerfielders for the call names. The registered name for the draht follows the naming convension. The pointers registered name is "Put me in, Coach", a line from the song "Centerfield" by John Fogarty.
by Az Draht
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Topo Maps
Replies: 6
Views: 1321

Re: Topo Maps

You can speed up the transfer time by using a sd card reader/writer rather than going through the Garmin
by Az Draht
Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Topo Maps
Replies: 6
Views: 1321

Re: Topo Maps

I am happy with the maps from gpsfiledepot.

http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/maps/state/ks

Kansas Fish and Wildlife has maps also.
by Az Draht
Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Upland boots, struggling
Replies: 32
Views: 6893

Re: Upland boots, struggling

I have had the denalis for two years now. Other than being stiff, I have had no problems with them and the fit has been awesome. A couple of weeks ago I used them for the first time in a while. I started to get blisters on my toes. I figured out that it was because I had removed the laces during the...
by Az Draht
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Transport
Replies: 6
Views: 841

Re: Puppy Transport

I will be leaving from the black river falls area of wi. It is more west central than se wi
by Az Draht
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Transport
Replies: 6
Views: 841

Re: Puppy Transport

I am in minnesota right now. I will be leaving for AZ from southern MN or southeast WI on Oct 30. I will haul them if they can be in se wi on the 29th.

I do not have a crate though. And not much room for more than a med crate.
by Az Draht
Sat May 18, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question roading harness set-up
Replies: 8
Views: 2922

Re: Question roading harness set-up

Why do you think you need the weights?????? And what are you reading off of My thinking was use weights to maximize the workout in a shorter period of time. Get the workout done before it heats up to much each morning. I don't have a atv or horse for him to pull against. I will be walking or biking.
by Az Draht
Fri May 17, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question roading harness set-up
Replies: 8
Views: 2922

Re: Question roading harness set-up

Harness might be a little small for the dog. The chest strap should ride lower, in the middle of the chest I think. If you can lengthen the first strap behind the dog's neck, that should drop the chest strap. . . A shorter workout with even weight on both sides is what I would do, but you know your...
by Az Draht
Fri May 17, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question roading harness set-up
Replies: 8
Views: 2922

Question roading harness set-up

I am going to begin roading my dog with dragged weights. Because I had a gift certificate and they were free to me, I just bought the drags. My questions are: 1. Should I extend the cord so more of the weight is closer to the ground? 2. Does the harness look to small? That harness only came in one s...
by Az Draht
Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail price?
Replies: 17
Views: 3346

Re: Quail price?

Our supplier just notified us of an increase to $5.00/each
by Az Draht
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question for the Garmin alpha owners.
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Re: Question for the Garmin alpha owners.

No, you can not control anything other than the alpha collar. I understand it is a different way of transmitting than the older equipment. That is why you can't control the dc-xx collars either.
by Az Draht
Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Uber basic Astro 220 questions
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: Uber basic Astro 220 questions

1. The 220 and the dc40 can take a while to find the satellites and to sync. Turn both on immediately after getting to your spot, get your other gear prepared, then put the collar on the dog and turn them loose. Also, make sure you are familiar with "stop tracking" and "start tracking" commands. 2. ...
by Az Draht
Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 37294

Re: Garmin Alpha?

Had my unit out today and tried to change from small numbers to large I lost 1 of the tracking for a dog. Tried to scroll through the menu and couldn't get the collar back in trakcing until back at the truck I deleted the collar and resinked with the hand held. Got to be a better way. After you cha...
by Az Draht
Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Qualified!!
Replies: 26
Views: 5842

Re: Qualified!!

Congratulations on the qualification.

If I get off my butt and tune up my dog, maybe I will see you at the championship
by Az Draht
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 37294

Re: Garmin Alpha?

NO the Alpha does not have the locate tone.
by Az Draht
Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 37294

Re: Garmin Alpha?

I WASNT BAD MOUTHING GARMIN I LOVE MINE. I WENT TO WISCONSIN , HUNTED FOR A WEEK AND DIDNT GET LOST IN THE WOODS, THAT I WAS VERY UNFAMILIAR WITH. I USED TO USED A DELORME AND IT WAS 50/50 ON FINDING MY TRUCK. Sorry Yogi, Didn't mean to insinuate you were bad mouthing the technology personally. I w...
by Az Draht
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC30 question
Replies: 6
Views: 670

Re: Garmin DC30 question

Before you send it in, spend anywhere from $5-20 for an after market antenna. Your antenna may have broke.

Gundogsupply.com has the tuff skin antenna I believe. That has good reviews.
by Az Draht
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Alpha?
Replies: 82
Views: 37294

Re: Garmin Alpha?

My alpha has its good and bads. The bad are 1. - You have to calibrate the compass alot. Every 5-20 min. Shows your dog opposite of where he really is, and has you going in the opposite direction. Its easy to figure that it needs calibrated because the north arrow point doesnt move as you move it. ...
by Az Draht
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Draht with Brittney
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: Draht with Brittney

I think my Draht and Pointer are a great combination. They compliment each other well.
by Az Draht
Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Astro vs beeper vs bell
Replies: 22
Views: 5533

Re: Astro vs beeper vs bell

Funniest experience was having the unit tell me the dog was on point. I looked at the arrow/compass that tells you what direction and how far away the dog is. As I watched, the arrow would swing 360 degrees, telling me the transmitter was north, er east, er, south er west. Doh! Meanwhile the dog is...
by Az Draht
Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Inv results
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Re: NAVHDA Inv results

Results for day 3 were added.

Today had the lowest percentage of passes so far, but had the most perfect scores

Updated results
by Az Draht
Fri Sep 21, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Inv results
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Re: NAVHDA Inv results

Updated with day 2 results

http://www.navhda.com/inv12results.html
by Az Draht
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NAVHDA Inv results
Replies: 3
Views: 833

NAVHDA Inv results

Here are the day 1 results

http://www.navhda.com/inv12results.html
by Az Draht
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Astro 320 "Birds Eye View"
Replies: 14
Views: 3452

Re: Garmin Astro 320 "Birds Eye View"

for the calibration, watch this video from about the 3:30 mark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG7uVh2kQ24 with the BirdsEye subscription, you can download as many images as you want in a 1 year period. After the subscription expires, you can still use everything you downloaded, but you can't downloa...
by Az Draht
Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

gregm wrote:Ordered one direct from tritronics only a 5 to 9 day wait.

don't be surprised if it takes longer than that.
by Az Draht
Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

Is there going to be a similar collar w/o e-collar attach with new radio technology? :) Is the new DC40 already outdated? :roll: The DC40 and 320 will not be discontinued so I doubt they will offer a tracker only collar for the Alpha. Disclaimer: I am not an employee of Garmin, I have no knowledge ...
by Az Draht
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

Image

Comparison of the alpha, dc40 and tt g2

The alpha is taller
by Az Draht
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

Ricky Ticky Shorthairs wrote:Is the MURS signal digital?
It very well may be. That is probably why they couldn't make it compatible with the earlier versions

I will ask.
by Az Draht
Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

I would like to know what the range of the "TRAIN" is. The Tritronics I now have is one mile and I need it! In this unit, how they transmit the "train" signal is different from a regular e-collar. With this one it is broadcast in MURS band radio. So the range of the "train" is up to 9 miles in perf...
by Az Draht
Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

Re: New Garmin Alpha track and train

here is another review that shows the features well



http://www.dusupply.com/garmin-alpha-combo.html
by Az Draht
Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Garmin Alpha track and train
Replies: 25
Views: 6182

New Garmin Alpha track and train

I was going to make a review of this, but Steve Snell does a good job.

http://garmin.blogs.com/pr....ewsroom

http://www.gundogsupply.com/garmin-....em.html

If you have any specific questions, let me know.

I will respond with my thoughts later.
by Az Draht
Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Astro 320 & e collar question
Replies: 9
Views: 2619

Re: Astro 320 & e collar question

Yes, the brass ones from Gundog Supply are on all my collars. E-collars, Garmins, etc.
by Az Draht
Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:37 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Astro 320 & e collar question
Replies: 9
Views: 2619

Re: Astro 320 & e collar question

I don't put my units on the same collar. I worry about getting the proper fit on the e-collar. I place the e-collar high and tight on the neck and the gps low and loose. If you do put them on the same collar, the proper way is to put the e-collar on the same side as the gps antenna. The reason for t...
by Az Draht
Wed Jul 04, 2012 2:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Smartwork VS Fowl Dawgs
Replies: 2
Views: 567

Re: Smartwork VS Fowl Dawgs

I don't have any experience with the fowl dogs program so I can't comment on that. I used the Smartwork program for a DD and like it. My dad used it also and felt it to be a very good program. I believe a huge beneift of following the Smartwork program is the author Evan Graham checks the various fo...
by Az Draht
Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1097

Re: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair

Try Bruce Conkey from the UKC Coondog forum.

http://forums.ukcdogs.com/showthread.ph ... min+repair
by Az Draht
Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:44 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Snake Breaking in Minnesota
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Snake Breaking in Minnesota

Anyone know anybody that does snake breaking in Minnesota? My dad's NaVHDA club is thinking about holding a clinic for those members that travel to the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, etc and they are trying to find someone to do it.
by Az Draht
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Dealers
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: Garmin Dealers

by Az Draht
Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: JH Vs NA...
Replies: 32
Views: 4466

Re: JH Vs NA...

I think the disrespect for the JH is to the show dog people that put a JH on a dog and then nothing else. Then, they advertise the dogs to be "dual" dogs.