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by jimbo&rooster
Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Spinning Wing decoys
Replies: 8
Views: 1285

Re: Spinning Wing decoys

For a couple years we had some Mojo Prostaffers, who used to come out to a property we manacured for doves, and video opening weekend of dove season. They would bring a couple Doz decoys and split them up across our 6 shooting stands. Like has been mentioned, for early season birds they are great. W...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:43 am
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: cow owning bird dogs
Replies: 11
Views: 7816

Re: cow owning bird dogs

I have never co-owned a bird dog, but have co-owned a few coyote dogs. Basically we had a contract/agreement, that each party signed and had it notorized (for as much good as that does). Basically in our agreement we laid out our plans for each dog as far as goals for comlpetion, breeding intent, wh...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: DNR Releasing Coyotes For Deer
Replies: 58
Views: 19775

Re: DNR Releasing Coyotes For Deer

JohnaG, I suspect you should probly stay in the suburbs behind your key board, because I can assure you the coyotes I deal with on a daily basis are nothing like what you describe. While we may lose a couple head of livestock here and there, sheep aren't exactly ferocious defenders of life...... As ...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: huNting airedales?
Replies: 4
Views: 1848

Re: huNting airedales?

One of the guys we ran coyote hounds had a couple he used for catch dogs..... Not sure how they would be for birds though Id say they would be a little hardmouthed.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who makes the best dog box?
Replies: 15
Views: 5063

Re: Who makes the best dog box?

Ive got a deercreek, Im pretty happy with. I called them and told them what I wanted and it was done in a couple weeks. I needed a box with shorter dimensions so I could use it in conjunction with a gooseneck trailer. Since they are somewhat local I was able to go and see their shop and pick it up. ...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What's your favorite gauge of shot gun for Doves?
Replies: 18
Views: 3429

Re: What's your favorite gauge of shot gun for Doves?

I like a 20ga auto for doves. skeet tube and 7/8oz of #9s
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Grand Field Champion Title
Replies: 30
Views: 4950

Re: AKC Grand Field Champion Title

Makes as much sense to run these stakes and persue another title as it does to run the same fc/afc dog in limited stakes just for grins......

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: 1 year old Bird Dog - Help
Replies: 17
Views: 4809

Re: 1 year old Bird Dog - Help

To be honest, until a dog is a year old I dont do much with them any how. I would start looking ahead to the spring right now, and If you are going to go the route of a trainer just get a feel for what a trainer might expect when you bring the dog to them later. For now, I would work on recall and m...
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Experiment/project
Replies: 17
Views: 2678

Re: Experiment/project

launcher of some sort?

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????
Replies: 32
Views: 10272

Re: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????

dreamrr wrote:Wranglers do not get good MPG. 15-16 MPG... but their off road capabilities are unmatched!
maybe some of the older wranglers, before they were marketed to soccer moms and cheerleaders.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sunday Night Chat
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Sunday Night Chat

come on!
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Squirrel Gun
Replies: 12
Views: 3828

Re: Squirrel Gun

My favorite squirrel gun is my Savage heavy bbl 17hmr. my go to squirrel gun since I was 12 has been a ruger model 96 22lr.

I also will occasionally drag oput an old beater stevens 20ga SxS.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Questions about guiding
Replies: 15
Views: 2973

Re: Questions about guiding

I have guided a couple of times, mostly though I deal with "guiding" buddies a lot.

I have a few simple rules.....

rule #1 DON'T SHOOT MY DOG!

rule #2 DON'T SHOOT ME!

rule #3 IF YOU BREAK RULE #1 BE PREPARED TO BREAK RULE #2!

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????
Replies: 32
Views: 10272

Re: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????

Thanks for all the response and input; it has been helpful. I think I am going to go with the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (4-door). I went to the dealership and put my dog kennel in the back; it was large enough for me. I am excited to be able to go hunting this season with the top off and be able...
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I think i've messed up big time
Replies: 33
Views: 13000

Re: I think i've messed up big time

I think youll find that breedings this close while not done every day aren't terribly uncommon.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Dove Season
Replies: 69
Views: 16304

Re: Dove Season

we used to manage a 60acre strip pit for doves, we had 8 fields 2-3acers of sunflowers and it was nothing for us to shoot a 9-10 man limit (15ea) in an hour. We havnt managed that area since we got out of college but it still provides some good shooting. I will say that I once read that the average ...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????
Replies: 32
Views: 10272

Re: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????

heck I used to run coyote hounds out of a Suzuki samurai and 42 willys..... you can do anything you want. Personally I'll stick to a full size long bed pickup.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Dove Season
Replies: 69
Views: 16304

Re: Dove Season

I anticipate Sept 1 more than I do any other day of the year. I don't know if it is a result of growing up in southern GA or what but the only year I missed a dove opener since I was 8 was the year I had to have 2 fingers put back on.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSPs with EP bloodlines?
Replies: 215
Views: 53938

Re: GSPs with EP bloodlines?

You guys got it all wrong.... it is Rusty, clown, and Tonellis lines that have pointer bred into them, Ace was a setter :lol: :lol: :lol: If any of these four show up in the pedigree of your dogs at all they must be spayed or neutered immediately :roll: :roll: :roll: "bleep"..... that makes my GSPx...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How much to campaign?
Replies: 17
Views: 3465

Re: How much to campaign?

I spend less money in a year of field trial run then my buddies spending a month of bow hunting.......that said I had my dog broke by a pro and I do all my own handling.
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: chat tonight?
Replies: 0
Views: 281

chat tonight?

See if we can get things going tonight. Tell some lies and solve the problems of the world..... say 10pm est?
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSPs with EP bloodlines?
Replies: 215
Views: 53938

Re: GSPs with EP bloodlines?

Fact is I'd say to some extent or another most performance bred GSP are carrying some EP a few generations back, or less......

My understanding is that it was done to get more run and add nose.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: amateur handling
Replies: 12
Views: 3528

Re: amateur handling

I wasnt asking a question, I was saying too many AM Handlers seem to start hacking their dog around at the end and loose 3-4mins they might have used. They aren't willing to let it ride and see what happens.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: What do you expect?
Replies: 4
Views: 2872

What do you expect?

What do you expect a FT horse to do? If you were in the market to buy a field trial horse what are the deal breakers? Does a horse have to stand to mount? Have to ground tie? If you were going to buy a horse what must it do for you to even take the time to look?

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kiddie pool
Replies: 17
Views: 4560

Re: Kiddie pool

What happens if there is another dog in the pool with him? Some dogs just don't do water ive got a GSP here that wouldn't jump in the water if he was on fire, unless there was a bird to pick up.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: amateur handling
Replies: 12
Views: 3528

Re: amateur handling

Aside from what has been said, I see a lot of am handlers who aren't willing to hand it out in the wind an take a gamble. for example you havnt seen the dog for a few, know its not to the back and time is running out..... do you call the dog standing and see where your at or just ride out the last c...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Getting two new dogs but can't decide what breeds
Replies: 33
Views: 16255

Re: Getting two new dogs but can't decide what breeds

why are you so set on 2 different breeds? I would do my research, as well as find hunt tests field trials and some training days to watch the different breeds of dogs work. you do enough blind research you can find any answer to fit your needs.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trainer and not a hunter?
Replies: 83
Views: 17199

Re: Trainer and not a hunter?

I think some things have gotten lost here.... In the original post the OP it talking about non hunting FT/HT trainers. the fact is, like Mo said, you send a young dog to a trainer to learn a specific set of skills. Whether that is FF, Breaking a pointing dog, or teaching a lab blind retrieves. Once ...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trainer and not a hunter?
Replies: 83
Views: 17199

Re: Trainer and not a hunter?

It depends very much what you want out of your dog. If you want a hunting dog then you likely ought to go to a hunting trainer, if you want a FT/HT dog you better look to a HT FT trainer. There is very little about a retriever FT that really resembles hunting. I worked labs with a couple guys who we...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why hate on the Black GSP?
Replies: 77
Views: 33662

Re: Why hate on the Black GSP?

the black GSP is a result of pointer being crossed in.... you look at those black and white dogs every once in a while you will see one thrown that has a pointer head and all legs. You guys kill me. who cares what folks say about your dog. just thank the heavens that your GSP isn't lemon and white.....
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:46 am
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: Best way to cook bird
Replies: 6
Views: 4446

Re: Best way to cook bird

I like to marinade breasts in a cheap blackberry wine hit it with salt and pepper and grill it fast. I also like it fried then covered in white gravy. My wife's favorite is pheasant Parmesan.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Traits of a top knotch trial handler
Replies: 36
Views: 9166

Re: Traits of a top knotch trial handler

Quiet confidence..... I want to see a handler do the job, no more no less. Showmanship is the name of the game but its important to remember this is a gentleman's sport.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: To breed or not to breed??
Replies: 30
Views: 5729

Re: To breed or not to breed??

At 4.5 months old I wouldn't even be thinking about spaying a dog. However, one thing you need to think about on down the road is, why breed her? there are a TON of labs out there, some are quality some are not..... what do you stand to gain by breeding her? If all you plan to do is hunt her and hav...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Monday night chat
Replies: 8
Views: 1170

Re: Monday night chat

keeping out the riff raff.....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Monday night chat
Replies: 8
Views: 1170

Monday night chat

Come on.... Lets swap some lies
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:44 am
Forum: Training
Topic: training troubles (weather)
Replies: 14
Views: 2438

Re: training troubles (weather)

The rain is hard to deal with, but I try to just take a lot of water and make short purposeful runs around water when it is hot. Her in IN its liable to be 80* in Nov so I need both the dogs and the horses to be prepared for that.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: If you had 40 acres......
Replies: 15
Views: 3586

Re: If you had 40 acres......

heck...... losing money on a farm is more than an option.... it is expected from time to time....

But.... at least in my part of the world 40ac with deer and turkeys on it can be a healthy paycheck in its own if you don't mind leasing the hunting rights. You said yourself you don't hunt it

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: If you had 40 acres......
Replies: 15
Views: 3586

Re: If you had 40 acres......

Its hard to make money on 40ac unless your raising livestock (questionable at that) and its hard to raise live stock if your not there. Depending on the area and other farmers interest in expansion it might be worth selling. 40 is hard to justify keeping as a hunting property unless you are a deer h...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All white GSP
Replies: 25
Views: 3891

Re: All white GSP

The head looks very Lab to me.....

I believe I'd rather have a lemon and white GSP

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to train a pointer to stay in range?
Replies: 52
Views: 12160

Re: How to train a pointer to stay in range?

So if the dog hunts out of sight and is on point, How am I supposed to know where he is? I know I can buy a gps for my dog, But how did people find they're dogs on point before gps's? My assumption is that you have not hunted over many dogs or if you have they weren't yours so you didn't pay attent...
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Killin frogs
Replies: 6
Views: 1416

Re: Killin frogs

put about 3in of flour in the bottom of a bag, season salt to tast add a dash of cayenne pepper. dip the legs in milk, then shake in the bag, ( I like to double dip myself) put in the fridge for about an hour then pan fry in butter.....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Using an ecollar to deter chasing song birds
Replies: 15
Views: 3189

Re: Using an ecollar to deter chasing song birds

Yup, Id say ezzy is right on here. I've not seen many young dogs that didn't chase tweeties, and haven't seen many that didn't grow out of it ...... for the most part...... I'm a little curious, you mentioned him getting to far away, and said that was your concern. What do you expect from your dog a...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NFC Rawhide's Clown son
Replies: 100
Views: 41503

Re: NFC Rawhide's Clown son

My understanding was that while they could do the hips early they couldnt be certified until the dog was 2..... taken from Penn Hip home page. PennHIP incorporates a new method for evaluating the integrity of the canine hip. It is accurate in puppies as young as 16 weeks of age. It has great potent...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NFC Rawhide's Clown son
Replies: 100
Views: 41503

Re: NFC Rawhide's Clown son

responsible breeding has basically been delayed till at least that time. From there it is up to the breeder as to waiting till the dog proves it is worthy of being bred. And that is done by reading a pedigree . Why would the pedigree make the deference Since we know dogs hips should be tested and t...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Animal Control Officer!?!?
Replies: 24
Views: 3772

Re: Animal Control Officer!?!?

I feel your pain dude.... the head of the local Humane shelter lives about 1/4mi up the road from me. She showed up last spring with the law to try to seize my 2 livestock guard dogs. She claimed that they were aggressive and would chase people down the road who rode by on bicycles and chased cars, ...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 35 lb German Shorthair
Replies: 19
Views: 5363

Re: 35 lb German Shorthair

Ive always wanted dogs to run in the 60-70lb range, didn't matter if it was hounds retrievers or bird dogs. However, that said, the couple of times I have seen her run, one of my favorite dogs to watch run has been a little 35lb GSP bitch. i also have a little GSP/EP that is roughly 40sh lbs and esp...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:50 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Cooper Tire
Replies: 6
Views: 1546

Re: Cooper Tire

That's too bad. All the passenger vehicles you here on the farm have cooper AT3s on them and we have been pretty happy with them. I guess I better start looking elsewhere when I need tires this fall.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Atv handling in field trials
Replies: 26
Views: 4357

Re: Atv handling in field trials

my gut says it would be good for the sport and get some folks involved who otherwise wouldnt. But from some where down deep I am not overly thrilled about the idea. For some reason, an ATV doesn't fit my vision of a field trial.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:05 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Derby placement @ 6 months old to the date
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: Derby placement @ 6 months old to the date

And thats how it starts..... congrats.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Jun 03, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: New to horses
Replies: 26
Views: 15935

Re: New to horses

I essentially do what Chris said. When we get a horse or when we have a under socialized horse that we can't catch, we give them a reason to come to us. We will feed the horse twice a day from a bucket in our lap. Make sure while you are letting the horse eat that you are putting your hands on him. ...