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#6460309 - 09/20/16 12:22 PM Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog
TX_Diver Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/15/14
Posts: 311
Took my dog for her first duck hunt this morning.

Wasn't sure how it'd go as a hunt is different than any training scenarios, hunt tests, etc. no matter how realistic you try to make it.

Turned out that she did great though. I spent the first 30 minutes not shooting and just making sure she was steady, quiet etc but was able to shoot no problem after that. The guide brought a dog to work with and my dog honored his retrieves, waited quietly (mostly), was steady to shot, and delivered to hand. She also picked up a few cripples which was great because that's something that we haven't trained with a lot.

We need to keep working on blinds as she struggled a bit because pretty much every blind involved running past a previous mark, but overall I can't complain. Have one very happy and tired (and absolutely filthy/muddy) lab at home now laugh

It was a slow day but all 3 of us ended up 1 short of a limit.




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#6460339 - 09/20/16 12:35 PM Re: Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog [Re: TX_Diver]
oilag Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/14/12
Posts: 511
Loc: Houston, TX
cheers

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#6460344 - 09/20/16 12:37 PM Re: Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog [Re: TX_Diver]
Sailor Soane Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/09/16
Posts: 172
Loc: Austin, Texas
cheers

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#6460348 - 09/20/16 12:38 PM Re: Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog [Re: TX_Diver]
Dave Speer Offline


Registered: 12/27/07
Posts: 4708
Loc: Austin
nice! I like dog training days laugh

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#6460587 - 09/20/16 02:40 PM Re: Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog [Re: TX_Diver]
Featherduster Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/15/10
Posts: 5593
Loc: Columbus / Garwood
That'll work!

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#6460744 - 09/20/16 04:04 PM Re: Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog [Re: TX_Diver]
mx3p4 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/10/12
Posts: 51
Loc: weatherford tx.
Greatest feeling in the world when your dog does well

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#6462218 - 09/21/16 02:14 PM Re: Slow Day Today - But First Hunt With My Dog [Re: TX_Diver]
texaspirate Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 125
Good looking Dog

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