Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Tyingknots, Deerslayer5, DGrabill23, Jones County Hunter, hht223
62023 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81877
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44197
BOBO the Clown 42275
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38707
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34384
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31258
facebook
Forum Stats
62023 Members
46 Forums
430478 Topics
5933882 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6059559 - 11/30/15 09:55 PM Vest advice
passthru Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11092
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
My lab is seven months old. 28" around the chest. Large vest goes up to 28" Extra large 31". Loose fit isn't desirable as a tight fit isn't. Which way do I go? Will she gain much in girth?
_________________________
I work hard, drink a little and hunt when I can.
NRA Life Member
southwestdocks@gmail.com
http://www.threefingersbowhunting.com/

Top
#6060983 - 12/01/15 03:45 PM Re: Vest advice [Re: passthru]
deckhand Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 03/14/07
Posts: 2061
Loc: Gooberville, U.S. of A.
I would try and hold off til your pup fills out.
_________________________

http://www.resole.com/ They can fix a pair of boots!

Top
#6063992 - 12/02/15 11:14 PM Re: Vest advice [Re: passthru]
Bobby Frey Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 112
Loc: Texas
I agree, you will waste money if she grows out of it.
_________________________
https://facebook.com/TriHitch/

Top
#6066468 - 12/04/15 10:22 AM Re: Vest advice [Re: passthru]
passthru Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11092
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
My only concern is she is pretty light colored and I want to minimize flaring birds.
_________________________
I work hard, drink a little and hunt when I can.
NRA Life Member
southwestdocks@gmail.com
http://www.threefingersbowhunting.com/

Top
#6066929 - 12/04/15 02:55 PM Re: Vest advice [Re: passthru]
maximumintensityretriever Offline
Tracker

Registered: 04/16/13
Posts: 514
Loc: Longview, Texas
Dogs don't flare ducks. People and boats flare ducks. If you plan on hunting her at seven months old (which I would strongly discourage) then get the vest that fits her now and then buy the size she needs when she's a full grown dog.
_________________________
Tony Marshall
Maximum Intensity Retrievers
https://m.facebook.com/maximumintensity.retrievers
(903) 720-6842

Top
#6086109 - 12/15/15 06:40 PM Re: Vest advice [Re: passthru]
passthru Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11092
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
My best dog I hunted at 6 months and she was better than the two and three year old she was hunting around. However I am concerned about learned bad habits and stuff so the jury is still out on in. Honestly, with an unfilled trophy tag still she has yet to be in a blind. I may take her on a hunt or two but it will not be in a situation with a bunch of hunters or pressure. Me, a few deres and if we are lucky a bird or three.
_________________________
I work hard, drink a little and hunt when I can.
NRA Life Member
southwestdocks@gmail.com
http://www.threefingersbowhunting.com/

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide