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markerdown 07-28-2009 01:55 PM

Birddogs
 
I am an avid upland bird hunter. Anybody else hunt over GSPs? Presently I have 2 solid livers and here in the desert southwest we hunt desert quail and chukkar. If I was back in the northeast, I'd have a chessie in the kennel too. And of course we belong to NAVHDA. :) markerdown


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R-BOLT 08-01-2009 03:45 PM

I am a choc. flushing lab guy. Have been taking Izzy to a sand pit swimming about three times a week. Keeping her in shape in the off season. Good looking dogs you have by the way. We are wild pheasant and quail hunters, with a little water fowl mixed in.

WGram3 08-04-2009 12:47 PM

I am a huge fan of the GSP. Mine turns 5 this year. My family has owned GSP's for 3 or 4 generations. We hunt bobwhite and pheasant over ours. I have hunted over pointers, eng. setters, vislas, brittanys, various spaniels, and labs, and the GSP is still the best in my opinion.

masterPsmith 08-04-2009 01:46 PM

Hunt mostly quail, chukar and dove. Have 5 golden retreivers and most of my upland hunting is in the Mojave Desert area.

Jim..........................

markerdown 08-04-2009 08:10 PM

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Originally Posted by masterPsmith (Post 139224)
Hunt mostly quail, chukar and dove. Have 5 golden retreivers and most of my upland hunting is in the Mojave Desert area.

Jim..........................

Hey Jim,

I've hunted all throught that desert from George AFB to Edwards in my younger days. ...........................markerdown

hunter Joe 08-08-2009 10:54 PM

I got a 12 week old chocolate lab name Darla Jo, or as I affectionately call her and her puppy teeth, "jaws of death". Darla weighs 25 lbs and swims like a muskrat. This is our first girl dog and she is already hunting our two cats.

I'm looking forward to hunting her this fall for birds, bunnies, and an occasional cat.

markerdown 08-09-2009 02:13 AM

Had both hound out for some preseason exercise and waterwork. Our male is a natural retriever and outstanding water dog. We're training for his NAVHDA utility dog title

Our female is the bird machine and swims just to cool off. She can't figure out the duck deal when they get into that semi-airborne flight and seem to run on the water. It drives her nuts. Typical high strung GSP

Saw one big coyote during the training. he was scrounging around old campsites. If I had my gun I would have blasted him. Vermin!

After a day of water fun, both dogs are sawing logs...:D..........markerdown

ajayjack 08-09-2009 08:30 PM

Labs are..
 
..the way to GO! Labs work for upland and waterfowl.

Aaron Jayjack
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