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#6430178 - 08/29/16 07:43 PM Question for pheasant hunters
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Registered: 09/01/09
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Loc: Moffat,Tx
I have a yellow lab I have taken for the last 3 years to South Dakota and I have a hard time keeping track of her while hunting. she comes when I call. But if we are in milo or tall grass and I can not tell where she is I would call her back she might be on a bird. So I am thinking of putting a bell on.
The question is would it affect the birds if I put a bell on her while hunting
I have already put it on her and it works great
Thanks for you imput
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#6430415 - 08/29/16 09:16 PM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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You might try a beeper collar.

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#6430587 - 08/29/16 10:35 PM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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Registered: 11/22/09
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Satellite tracking collar, no noise
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#6430604 - 08/29/16 10:44 PM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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I presume you are using this dog to flush birds. A bell probably will cause birds to run, especially late season and in crops.
A gps will tell you where she is.
However, teaching her to run a pattern zig zag in front of you would be better. You can do this easily with a check cord.

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#6431250 - 08/30/16 11:15 AM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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A bell or beeper collar are going to cause the birds to run. They get smart real quick and anytime they hear any noise they start to run. I'd look into a Garmin Astro or Garmin Alpha system.
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#6431285 - 08/30/16 11:31 AM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: CinchMan]
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Not if you program it to the "point only" mode. I have killed plenty of pheasants using a beeper in this fashion.

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#6437748 - 09/04/16 08:32 AM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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I use a beeper. It works fine.

I set it to beep only when the dog locks on point.

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#6437844 - 09/04/16 10:03 AM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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Don't they make a beeper that sounds like a hawk when on point?, if you go beeper that would be the one I would use
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#6438528 - 09/04/16 09:18 PM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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They do.
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#6440627 - 09/06/16 01:59 PM Re: Question for pheasant hunters [Re: rdh1]
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Thanks for all the response
I talk to the guide and he said it is ok to use a bell to keep track of my dog
I plan on using it mainly in the milo or cane fields when I can not see her
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