Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Katherine.erwin11, kalifathug, jbryan, Randy Caddell, Rednecktbrizz7
61285 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 79799
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43984
BOBO the Clown 41532
BMD 40584
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 35359
txshntr 34115
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31044
facebook
Forum Stats
61285 Members
46 Forums
418955 Topics
5786552 Posts

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

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11019
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?
_________________________
Hunt hard, rest when you're dead.
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 Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11019
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
My only concern is she is pretty light colored and I want to minimize flaring birds.
_________________________
Hunt hard, rest when you're dead.
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 Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11019
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.
_________________________
Hunt hard, rest when you're dead.
NRA Life Member
southwestdocks@gmail.com
http://www.threefingersbowhunting.com/

Top



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