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by jimbo&rooster
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: field trial scouts
Replies: 52
Views: 16453

Re: field trial scouts

PntrRookie wrote:When asked, go out laterally or behind and locate the dog, come back to gallery/handler and report. There may be certain circumstances when a judge will ask the scout to handle the dog. The best scout is the scout that is never seen or heard ;)
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trial question
Replies: 8
Views: 1077

Re: trial question

You do not need to have a back but if the situation arises a missed back will put you out.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: trial hunting ranges
Replies: 148
Views: 30676

Re: trial hunting ranges

I like these range threads. You always get the people who have never seen a dog handle at range telling everyone else that it is impossible or impractical to have a 1000yd dog. Maybe. In southern Indiana there is little need for me to have a dog that runs much more than 5-600yds. but then again I wo...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Does anyone use black and gold dog food
Replies: 21
Views: 6999

Re: Does anyone use black and gold dog food

We used to buy it by the pallet when we were feeding coyote hounds. They did pretty good on it, but the feed guy got a real job and it is not as available as it once was.
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Dogs
Replies: 225
Views: 67035

Re: Coyotes and Dogs

My buddy had a big Airedale male he used as a decoy dog and would work as a catch dog when we ran hounds. It deffinateky takes a special dog to play deke.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Dogs
Replies: 225
Views: 67035

Re: Coyotes and Dogs

Bounty_Hunter wrote:This lady seems convinced coyotes rarely bother dogs and she isn't big on hunting them either. :?:



http://www.pressherald.com/news/Biologi ... alone.html
I'm inclined to agree with her.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 27, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Herters shotgun shells
Replies: 7
Views: 1200

Re: Herters shotgun shells

Shotgun shells, is shotgun shells, is shotgun shells, as long as they go bang and you point straight they ought to get the job done.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 45575

Re: Decline of Field Trials

AZ Britt Guy, if you do a quick Google search of "field trialing in Indiana" there is an essay put out by the state that is the readers digest version. If I can get to a computer I will post a link. But from what I gather. It has to do with permanent structures, such as barns and clubhouses often co...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Championship
Replies: 58
Views: 17013

Re: National Championship

. . . I know both dogs and how they usually apply themselves, in the past Bo's race is more consistant with the judge's current interpretation of the Amesian standard. Quester is sometimes a bit stronger, requiring more scouting. . . . As with a lot of things, I know just enough to get me in troubl...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 45575

Re: Decline of Field Trials

Tooling wrote:
Luminary Setters post is excellent.
Luminary Setters, place holds a couple walking trials a year that tend to draw in a younger crowd. They have done a good job of making folks feel like they belong.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 45575

Re: Decline of Field Trials

I think several of you are demonstrating why young people don't get into field trialing..... it takes thick skin to play competitive games, If you can't take a general observation on the internet for what it is, then you might not have anyplace in the sport of FT. I have met Vonzepplinkennels, at a ...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brooding quail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3173

Re: Brooding quail.

I guess I should clarify. I'm not just gonna put them in the stall I'm going to build a box. But the box will be in the stall cause after raising some stinky ducks in my man cave they WILL NOT be in my house. Haha
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brooding quail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3173

Re: Brooding quail.

Well I may have over stated by saying cool.but essentially the guy had used an old swing set frame and covered it with netting. He had like 20-30 quail in it. My plan is to use 16ft 2x6and build 4 A-frame and connect them whith 16 footers which will essentially have a 16ft width 48ft long. Then cove...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brooding quail.
Replies: 9
Views: 3173

Brooding quail.

Ok, so the science teachers here at the school, are getting ready to hatch some quail, 480 of them to be exact. Now, understanding that not all of them will hatch/survive, I told them I would take any of them that they couldnt give away and they told me to expect about 200-300. HOLY COW! Now, I have...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 45575

Re: Decline of Field Trials

I dont think It is as simple as "have horses will trial" I mean it might be, but I cant remember very many conversations with non trialers where they said they wouldn't do it because they didn't have a horse. If that were the case then the only group that would be struggling looking for youngsters t...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: UTV set ups.
Replies: 6
Views: 3195

Re: UTV set ups.

Thanks,

We used to run chains down the side of the beds in our pickup trucks like that for coyote hounds, and I actually had thought about that for the ranger. Ill look into building a rack. That would be a ton easier than dealing with a trailer or a box. thanks.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 45575

Re: Decline of Field Trials

I have been at this trialing business for a couple years now. At 29yo I won’t say that I am the youngest person I have run into at a trial but I'm certainly not one of "the old guard". In the last year I have been from the western edge of IL, down into TN and as far east as CT to trial. For those of...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chocolate lab not as smart as black or yellow?
Replies: 14
Views: 4348

Re: Chocolate lab not as smart as black or yellow?

I would say that is more a matter of poor breeding than it is a matter of color. when you consider you can get all three colors from a given litter to say that the chocolate dog will not be as smart as the yellow or black dogs is a spit in the face of genetics. Poor breeding done by breeders looking...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: UTV set ups.
Replies: 6
Views: 3195

UTV set ups.

Ok, I just aquired a polaris ranger 400, and im curiouse how some of yall have set yours up for working/hunting dogs. Specifically Im interested in how you haul dogs with yours and roading rigs. Currently I have just thrown my dog boxes on a small trailer.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Feb 12, 2014 7:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How to keep the tradition alive?
Replies: 13
Views: 2276

Re: How to keep the tradition alive?

I started on my own. No one in the family even owned a shotgun. My folks bought me a plastic stocked 12 guauge side by side when I was 12 or 13 for my birthday. Since no one hunted I went by myself. So what made you want to get into it? Must have been some prompt. I don't know about Ezzy, but I was...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Field trial training winter?
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Field trial training winter?

In the winter especially when the snow is on the ground I do endurance work, free running whether from foot or horse back every opportunity I get. When the elements are in my favor I will do a little bird work, and of course I hunt my dogs everychance I get. In truth once your dogs are broke, and wo...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black Land Rover Dog
Replies: 14
Views: 3859

Re: Black Land Rover Dog

Man can you imagine the craziness that would ensue if FT folks started bringing in Black EPs..... You think the GSP folks get wound up about the collor of a dogs spots.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ammo
Replies: 18
Views: 4022

Re: Ammo

I don't see where anyone promoted using a .410 for anything. Just someone stating what they use, in an effort to make a point. I only hunt wild phez about once every couple years on a friends farm, so my experience may not be valid. However, I shoot what ever is cheap on 7.5-4. When all we shot over...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Cz shotguns
Replies: 13
Views: 5711

Re: Cz shotguns

I've got a couple CZ shotguns. One a CZ redhead o/u 12ga I like it well enough but shoot a 20ga most of the time. I also have a 720 auto I like ALOT. I'm in the market for either a bobwhite in 20ga or a redhead in 20.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: What's your preference for Shotgun Action Type?
Replies: 20
Views: 11271

Re: What's your preference for Shotgun Action Type?

I like an OU, though recently I have started to carry a couple autos more and more.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Dogs
Replies: 225
Views: 67035

Re: Coyotes and Dogs

You would probably be more right than wrong with the very few observation, but the fact remains very few is quite different than never. No one on this thread has ever intimated common as a descriptor of behaviors of coyote/dog encounters gone badly, yet there are those who would very much like to p...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Dogs
Replies: 225
Views: 67035

Re: Coyotes and Dogs

Arround here, almost all coyote hunting is done with dogs. It's a wonder any of the dogs survive. :mrgreen: Isn't that the truth, now wolves I'd worry about, coyotes? Ehhh not so much. 5 dogs on one coyote is quite different than 5 coyotes on one dog. But whatever, snub away. I would venture to say...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19625

Re: Accidental Breeding

I suppose that my point is I don't really see where this guy has done enough to be on here acting like this. His dogs may have good blood and I'm guessing some reasonable stud dogs. But I don't see where he has anything other than blood that somebody else put together as part of this big program tha...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19625

Re: Accidental Breeding

I think that the only thing you are doing now is tarnishing your own kennel's reputation . This situation would be solved petty easily, but you don't seem to want it to be over. Do it or don't, but get over it and move on. Clearly most people don't share your position on this subject. Doug Yes.... ...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Accidental Breeding
Replies: 97
Views: 19625

Re: Accidental Breeding

I just looked through your website and nothing about your "program" really impresses me. Breeding NA and JH bitches to a stud dog because they all have proven lineage is a joke. Take the money and sign the papers or don't take the money and don't sign the papers. Its not rocket science.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how much ground to run a trial?
Replies: 13
Views: 3328

Re: how much ground to run a trial?

Jim, Let me or Chris know what you need help with for starting the club, or anything of the other info for running a trial. After everything we did to get the club going here and trials started back up in SC we might be able to help. I know where there is some old mine country that you wont need ve...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how much ground to run a trial?
Replies: 13
Views: 3328

Re: how much ground to run a trial?

Are you thinking about hosting a trial? im thinking real hard about it. the state of Indiana has not had trials (AKC/AF) for some time due to some funding they recieve from the federal, not allowing them to use state owned land. However, Im am trying to get my ducks in a row, and poosibly figure ou...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how much ground to run a trial?
Replies: 13
Views: 3328

Re: how much ground to run a trial?

Are you thinking about hosting a trial? im thinking real hard about it. the state of Indiana has not had trials (AKC/AF) for some time due to some funding they recieve from the federal, not allowing them to use state owned land. However, Im am trying to get my ducks in a row, and poosibly figure ou...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how much ground to run a trial?
Replies: 13
Views: 3328

how much ground to run a trial?

for an average 2 day AKC walking trial how many acres of grounds would be necessary for 1/2hr gundog stakes? I'm thinking single course. I have run on grounds previously that were anywhere from 100 to probably 600 acres. I am just curious what you guys think would be the minimum you can get away wit...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Vs AF
Replies: 27
Views: 5043

Re: AKC Vs AF

I don't see anything near me as far as AKC stuff goes for Pointing dogs. I see Brittany clubs, GSP clubs and some Vizsla clubs but nothing stating just pointing dogs in general. Other than the Britt clubs most of the others will state all breeds in their premium. I dont know about other parts of th...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Trial whistle commands
Replies: 19
Views: 4962

Re: Trial whistle commands

I use a single whistle blast to break them away and a series of tweets to bring them around to the front if they get wayward, other than that Ill "sing" to them to let them know where I am. I do my best to just sit tight and let them roll. As far as other dogs and handlers go, you might have some is...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Jan 25, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Dogs
Replies: 225
Views: 67035

Re: Coyotes and Dogs

http://i787.photobucket.com/albums/yy151/mschlapa/1441169_668189006546983_253299038_n_zps1fa3aeeb.jpg Dude that is the only Sarp I have ever seen other than our 2 and the people we got em from. Ours are rough on yotes. They go with us when we ride and so far have teamed up on 2 yotes and several co...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes and Dogs
Replies: 225
Views: 67035

Re: Coyotes and Dogs

You show up to our local fur buyer with a truck load of prime, skinned, scraped, and stitched yotes and he MIGHT give you $20 apiece for them. Or he might laugh at you and send you on your way. As far as coons go..... they pay about as well as quail feathers.... Some of y'all have a vivid imaginatio...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Other Game
Replies: 33
Views: 7571

Re: Other Game

Old pig farmer down the road used to give me $1 a piece for skinned out coons, and possums that I either trapped or my dogs treed. (never once did i skin a possum). I happened to be at his place one subnday around dinner time and his wife served up some of the best barbecue I had ever eaten, apparen...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone field trial beagles or have experience?
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Re: Anyone field trial beagles or have experience?

Im not sure what venue he is looking at, but I know of about 5 AKC beagle trials within an hour drive of here, and I didn't really want to show up with my trial horses, and planning to ride the gallary. haha

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone field trial beagles or have experience?
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Anyone field trial beagles or have experience?

A buddy is getting into beagles and is talking about trials, and I read through the AKC rules and regs, but I didn't see anything about a gallery. Is it like coyote hound trials where you just sit outside the fence and watch? is there a horseback gallery? walking gallery?

Thanks
Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog for upland bowhunting
Replies: 14
Views: 2935

Re: dog for upland bowhunting

The preserve i occasionally buy birds from has a group of guys who bow hunt for birds. In conversation I have also found out that they will hunt bunnies. They use britts and GSPs, purely their preferred breeds and they train them much the same way that they would a bird dog, they teach Whoa, and whe...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27931

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

I hadn't looked at this thread in a while, and have just read back through most of it. I WILL NOT pay to hunt anyones land. simple as that. Now I am in a situation like many who have responded where I live on the family farm and have ground to hunt. I also have buddies who pay several thousand dolla...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm back with big question
Replies: 39
Views: 16950

Re: I'm back with big question

Unless you live in a part of KY where there are a ton of quail, it is hard to hunt wild quail with a flusher. I have done it , but since have seen the error of my ways. I personally like GSPs and pointers and have dogs that range from 100-400yds depending on the dog and the country. As much as it pa...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Cross Breed
Replies: 49
Views: 21897

Re: New Cross Breed

6mo, someone will be on here asking about of bragging about their chattie.....

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2494

Re: Pro vs Amatuer Status Question

I wouldn't think so as long as you are not accepting money for training or handling dogs. Wouldn't be any different than if you lived in an area that requires a kennel license for owning multiple dogs in my mind.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How many dogs?
Replies: 41
Views: 8648

Re: How many dogs?

We current have 10

3 gsp
1 Dropper
2 labs
2 sarplaninacs
1 Australian Shepherd
1 mini Sachs

The most I ever had at once. was 25ish when I had coyote hounds and coon hounds. I'd say between farm/stock dogs and hunting dogs I'd like to stay under 10.

Jim.
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: thursday night chat?
Replies: 0
Views: 314

thursday night chat?

Any one up to swap some BS....?
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Surrogator opinions
Replies: 26
Views: 5818

Re: Surrogator opinions

Don, I don't doubt your experience. We spent a lot of time researching our options for grasses and legumes and flowers and talked to a couple biologists. Our CRP is in its 3rd year and getting thick but it has defined natural edges as well as cover and all important fence rows and tree lines. It loo...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Surrogator opinions
Replies: 26
Views: 5818

Re: Surrogator opinions

I don't know about surrogators, but I will say when my wife and I moved back to her family farm her father gave me 100acres of his farm to do as I pleased for my dogs. I convinced him to enroll it in CRP and here we are 3yrs later. to date we have released 0 quail other than 20 or less training bird...