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by NVgsp
Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Equipment Catalogs?
Replies: 14
Views: 2358

Re: Dog Equipment Catalogs?

http://www.dogsunlimited.com/

good people and products.
by NVgsp
Fri Oct 02, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NW Chukar Open SD/AA and Nat'l Am. Chukar SD
Replies: 9
Views: 2099

Re: NW Chukar Open SD/AA and Nat'l Am. Chukar SD

Congrats Doug!! glad to hear ol trixie ran hard. been meaning to give you a buzz when the season starts...would love to run some dogs on chukar w/ ya. talk to you soon.
Chris
by NVgsp
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Picture contest...
Replies: 110
Views: 13034

Re: Picture contest...

A Montana sunset...

Image
by NVgsp
Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force Fetch Table
Replies: 10
Views: 3977

Re: Force Fetch Table

Don hit the nail on the head. Mine is 8' but i wish it was about 4'-6' longer.
by NVgsp
Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force Fetch Instruction
Replies: 3
Views: 670

Re: Force Fetch Instruction

I had great success w/ Scott Miller's dvd. He isnt too exciting and the video itself is mediocre, but the FF is actually quite good.
by NVgsp
Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunt - LOTS of Pics!
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

Re: Hunt - LOTS of Pics!

Very NICE!!!
by NVgsp
Tue Nov 18, 2008 11:17 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Roading dogs - Time or distance
Replies: 14
Views: 3280

Re: Roading dogs - Time or distance

Great topic. This has been something i have been tinkering w/ for a couple months now, but like Ray suggested w/ roading the dogs by having them pull at a walking pace, is the way i started getting them in working condition. from then on we have been out w/ the quad. at first it was a 10 min pull, t...
by NVgsp
Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: truck box organization
Replies: 8
Views: 3140

Re: truck box organization

all these pics are a couple years old. unfortunately i dont have my dog rack put together this season yet, so i cant take any new pics. the first is a close up, of how i used 2x4's and hinges to keep the boxes from moving. and the second pic is another snap shot of us posing up a dog w/ some chukar,...
by NVgsp
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: truck box organization
Replies: 8
Views: 3140

Re: truck box organization

I built this a couple years ago and it works fairly well: http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r132/NVgsp/100_0037.jpg the plywood holds two dog boxes on top, and there is plenty o-room underneath. spent many a night in there. like i said, it works pretty good: the reason i'm not totally sold on it, i...
by NVgsp
Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Watch Your STEP!
Replies: 2
Views: 564

Re: Watch Your STEP!

Rueben, glad to hear nothin happened. those "bleep" things can sure get your heart goin... when i was in high school, a buddy and i went up north of reno. we were out early from school and went to go see if we could find some quail. back then, i had a lab and so did he. about five minutes from the p...
by NVgsp
Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:30 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Near Oatman, AZ
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Near Oatman, AZ

very nice!!! looks like some rough lookin country down yonder. how were the snakes?
by NVgsp
Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: A Week's Wanderings
Replies: 9
Views: 2162

Re: A Week's Wanderings

nice pics doug!!! the dogs look real good. is it the fourth photo that you couldnt wait to see. if it is, i can tell why...what a great pic. he's a gorgeous lookin' dog. i worked out a few kinks in that tracker. one note however, have you ever had a frequency drift five units? pretty crazy huh? its ...
by NVgsp
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: I Love Monday Holidays!
Replies: 14
Views: 2358

Re: I Love Monday Holidays!

"Run Forest...Run!"
hahaha
by NVgsp
Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: I Love Monday Holidays!
Replies: 14
Views: 2358

Re: I Love Monday Holidays!

per the norm doug...very nice shots. look forward to 'em everytime.
by NVgsp
Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Montana 2008 pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1687

Re: Montana 2008 pics

here is a link to a video that my mom put together: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEJBf3PsoeY&feature=email not sure why the pics are so grainy, but it looks like they were taken during the 1980's?.?.?. Doug, what software do you use for your videos? still, pretty cool of her to do that for us. hop...
by NVgsp
Sun Oct 26, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Montana 2008 pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1687

Re: Montana 2008 pics

Doug the vest is perfect. It finally got some bird blood in it, after a year of being a virgin (not one friggin chukar last year!) A good friend of mine who is a guide at www.highlandhillsranch.com is using the same one and he puts over a thousand birds a season in a vest. generally they wear out af...
by NVgsp
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Montana 2008 pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1687

Montana 2008 pics

my uncle, father and myself all went up to Montana to hunt pheasant, sharpies and huns. We had never hunted birds outside of Nevada, Cali or Oregon, so visiting Montana was extremely special. I took well over 100 pics, but decided that the following were pretty cool. Hope you all enjoy. http://i143....
by NVgsp
Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: A Sharptail Odyssey
Replies: 11
Views: 3342

Re: A Sharptail Odyssey

looks like one heck of a trip! however, i know for a fact, that little rattler would have had its life ended right then and there. :evil: i hate those "bleep" things. give me the willies. we see way too many of em around here.
by NVgsp
Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Early season sharpies
Replies: 27
Views: 10315

Re: Early season sharpies

man, that is some beautiful country!!! the dogs look great JW. i will be up in your neck of the woods next week and plan on taking plenty 'o pics. i will post when i get back.
CK
by NVgsp
Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Transporting my Pup.
Replies: 7
Views: 1069

Re: Transporting my Pup.

When I was running two and three dogs at a time in NV, I had a standard crate bungee corded to the back. I could fit two Brits in the #300 and third on the roading bar. When we went ATV camping and I wanted to take a dog I dropped the size of the crate to #200 and she fit just fine.....31#'s of Bri...
by NVgsp
Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Transporting my Pup.
Replies: 7
Views: 1069

Re: Transporting my Pup.

we've strapped the dog's "pet porter" on the back and had no probs...
by NVgsp
Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:08 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Early season sharpies
Replies: 27
Views: 10315

Re: Early season sharpies

Doug-
again...great shooting (the camera...not too sure about the shotgun)HA :lol:
by NVgsp
Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Early season sharpies
Replies: 27
Views: 10315

Re: Early season sharpies

Thor great pics! Doug watch out...you might have a little competition on the "best photographer" heading :lol: :lol:
Thor i sent you a pm last week...never heard back.?.?
CK
by NVgsp
Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Time for chukars
Replies: 14
Views: 3266

So Casper, you are cheating like Doug...huntin them poor little chukar by horseback huh?!?!? Must be nice. :lol: I have no idea how many miles i have Walked this season, but I do know that I have flung only one (1) shot. YES, 1 shot, and I missed. :cry: Took this past weekend off, just to do some tr...
by NVgsp
Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:44 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Video Differences
Replies: 10
Views: 2148

Clint- Check out the Hickox vid agian. The collar placement is different for "here" and "whoa." Essentially, you would need two ecollars, until the dog is completely broke. Personally, I train much like Hann does in the Perfection vids...One ecollar (neck) for multiple commands. My strategy when tra...
by NVgsp
Tue Oct 23, 2007 10:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Puppy crank
Replies: 3
Views: 1153

That is a great looking pup. How old?
by NVgsp
Mon Jun 04, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tansporting Pigeons
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Don-
Curious to who this trainer is????
by NVgsp
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Books or Videos
Replies: 11
Views: 3983

Ace- I would recommend that FC post on the PDJ website. It is very simple to follow, and you already have a resourse that will pretty much answer any of your questions. I have a buddy that I sent to that link and he is having nothing but fun following it and watching his little gsp improve everytime...
by NVgsp
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Check Cord Training
Replies: 8
Views: 1541

I have to go the other way...the length I use and prefer is 12'. It has worked out perfect. Like Snips I had REI cut down a static climbing rope. Combine that w/ a Dave Walker pinch collar and you are ready to rock and roll.
by NVgsp
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfection Kennels Seminar
Replies: 4
Views: 891

I cant answer your question, but would be interested in finding some info out in regards to it. I have been waiting for the Perfection Retreive, that they mention at the end of the Perfect Finish...anyone have any info on this as well?
by NVgsp
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pics of todays birds and points
Replies: 7
Views: 2669

Man, I always look forward to your pics, but I must say...I thought you were the luckiest guy ever. Chukar hunt all the time, great dogs, and always have birds. jk

Hey guys...He is human. :lol: Welcome to the club. HA! What a great post Doug. lol
by NVgsp
Tue Jan 16, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Nevada Chukar Hunt
Replies: 21
Views: 9805

Casper-
Great pics man! Is that a new shorthair? I dont remember any of yours with that much liver on it, he is gorgeous.

Looks like you guys are having a blast. Are you guys still going out north of Lovelock? How is the people pressure up there?
NV
by NVgsp
Tue Jan 16, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Fun in the wilds
Replies: 26
Views: 9986

Doug-
I still think you are cheating by using those four legged creatures to carry you around. Man, its either walk your butt off, or simply repel out of a blackhawk! 8)

Finally got my Elite vest...hope to put some blood in it on Sat.
by NVgsp
Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

And they say there arent any sage hen around anymore ?!?!? HA! We saw sage hen all over when I had my archery muley tag. I havent been able to get out just because of the Christmas thing and the weather has been questionable everytime I try to make a run for the hills. I put a call into Grundmeyer t...
by NVgsp
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

Gary, that first pic. is great. The background makes the entire picture memorable. Thanks for sharing.

Doug: I ordered that elite vest on tues. Hopefully it gets here before I head out for a week in the sun in Hawaii. Cant wait to get my hands on it.
by NVgsp
Sun Dec 17, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

Razor- check the Idaho Hunting thread out...towards the end. My pups are shorthairs not pointers. Just have longer tails, thats all. Are you kidding, most pointers would kill to be as good looking as my gsps. :lol: JK all you pointer guys.
by NVgsp
Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

Thanks for the invite, but got the ol' family Christmas party on Sunday. Sounds like you were poundin' the heck out of them. I heard earlier in the season that Lovelock was hot, but that it was getting a lot of preasure. Havent been up there yet. Good luck, and report back. Take some pics.
by NVgsp
Fri Dec 15, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: another question...
Replies: 13
Views: 3126

official whoa work shouldnt be taught until later, you can do some preliminary work with saying whoa before you feed the pup and stuff like that. remember to keep it fun. If you can, purchse the Perfect Start video. It will show you a lot more then words on a forum. Check it out...kinda pricy, but w...
by NVgsp
Fri Dec 15, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: another question...
Replies: 13
Views: 3126

Might be opening a can of worms, but I would stop all "sit" work until after your dog is "whoa" broke. You will get many different opinions here. At 7 weeks old, just get your pup used to its name. Be his buddy. Do everything together. Socialization is key...take your pup everywhere and introduce it...
by NVgsp
Fri Dec 15, 2006 11:40 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

Doug-
Good luck and knock down a few for us. The weather down here sucks. The wind and rain gods must have been pissed, becuase they are socking us in. Supposed to get snow too. Dont know if we will be able to get out this weekend. :evil:
by NVgsp
Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:28 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

LOL. Oh Ezzy, am I reading a little tail envy. You know size doesnt matter. Dont feel too bad for your little Britts...jk. Here, maybe you can see that tail of hers now...HA http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r132/NVgsp/6436.jpg And here is my oldest http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r132/NVgsp/IMG...
by NVgsp
Thu Dec 14, 2006 4:27 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Chukar hunting pics
Replies: 27
Views: 11498

Chukar hunting pics

I figured we ought to have a new topic dedicated to the birds we love to hunt and the success that comes every once in awhile. Limit Baby! Accidents happen :lol:
Image
by NVgsp
Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Idaho Hunting
Replies: 43
Views: 19911

Man, that is some impressive accomplishments between everyone you mentioned...lol, and I had no idea! I was thinking about calling Steve up and running some dogs w/ him this weekend... might be going to chase some quial up north near Winnemucca though. Dont tell me that those pointers are beating th...
by NVgsp
Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Idaho Hunting
Replies: 43
Views: 19911

Would Grundmeyer be one of the guys you know? From what I understand he has accomplished quite a bit w/ his pointers. I have only talked w/ him over the phone...we were supposed to get together and train, but both my shorthairs went down for a couple weeks, so we never did meet up. A buddy of mine w...
by NVgsp
Wed Dec 13, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Idaho Hunting
Replies: 43
Views: 19911

Oh man...here we go. My little pup in my avator is a shorthair...I know, I know, her tail. But the breeder I got her from loves a longer tail on his shorthairs, so I went along w/ it. She is a granddaughter to Tonellis Rising Sun. Her tail is more sickle shaped now and it bows right over her back. L...
by NVgsp
Tue Dec 12, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Idaho Hunting
Replies: 43
Views: 19911

Thanks for the advice on the two different vests. Just purchased the Bucks Bag vest for the ol' man for x-mas, and was considering getting one for myself...but I will look into the initial attack vests. How is the bird loading in the rear. I have the Pella Bird-N-Lite vest now and I cant stand how s...
by NVgsp
Mon Dec 11, 2006 5:13 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Idaho Hunting
Replies: 43
Views: 19911

DGFavor: Quick question; is that the bucks bag vest you are wearing in the original set of pics? I cant tell, but i have thought that the Buck's Bag Vest would be the ideal hunting vest for those pesky birds we love to chase.
by NVgsp
Wed Nov 01, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Young dog training/question
Replies: 8
Views: 2768

You may think of shooting a bird for him and let him retrieve it. He might not be putting the whole picture together yet. This might help him get his prey drive up again after the flush. Just a suggestion.
NV
by NVgsp
Mon Oct 30, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ear flippin
Replies: 13
Views: 3496

Ohio-
What type of cam. are you using? the pics look great...especially if they were taken from any kind of distance. my shorthairs like to flip their ears as well.
NV
by NVgsp
Fri Sep 08, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Favorite GSP color
Replies: 42
Views: 27296

Got to go with my two pups: white, w/ liver heads. Priceless!