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Finally, a trial placement #8196295 03/08/21 04:42 PM
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Field trials are much more enjoyable when you have a dog that’ll handle well and play the game. Got my first placement at a NSTRA amateur trial this weekend. Just have to work on a couple issues so we can beat those bearded dogs.
Notice the walking bird in the second pic.
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Re: Finally, a trial placement [Re: 68rustbucket] #8196298 03/08/21 04:45 PM
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Congrats!!


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Congratulations. I remember my first placement. The world stood still.


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


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Re: Finally, a trial placement [Re: 68rustbucket] #8196345 03/08/21 05:24 PM
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How many quail did you find?


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3, check out the condition of the cover. The birds were limited on hiding places. Lots of them along fence rows at the OB markers


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Re: Finally, a trial placement [Re: 68rustbucket] #8196426 03/08/21 06:09 PM
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I've been to trials where they had to break up square hay bales.


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


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Re: Finally, a trial placement [Re: 68rustbucket] #8196445 03/08/21 06:22 PM
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Hopefully more cover at the next one in April


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Awesome!
cheers

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congrats! sure not much cover.

Re: Finally, a trial placement [Re: 68rustbucket] #8196760 03/08/21 11:25 PM
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Keep them coming. cheers


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Nice Mike! That low cover is kind of crazy, but easy for the pooches to cover it quickly, that's for sure. I have been bass tournament fishing of late, and the way the past couple of tourneys have gone, probably would have been better off running NSTRA.

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Entered the Phantom gyp in a trial this weekend near Brownfield. Weather will be be interesting.


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You could get lucky depending on the time of the day.


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Nice. I need to get into trials.

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Originally Posted by 68rustbucket
3, check out the condition of the cover. The birds were limited on hiding places. Lots of them along fence rows at the OB markers

I'm sure a lot of cover was lost due to the freeze.



Shopping with your husband is like hunting with the game warden.
Experience is what you get, when you didn't get what you wanted.


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3, check out the condition of the cover. The birds were limited on hiding places. Lots of them along fence rows at the OB markers

I'm sure a lot of cover was lost due to the freeze.


I remember you came very close to a placement on your first day..


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Well done ‘68. That does not happen without a nice dog!


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Congrats!

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Congrats!!!!


There is time, and you must take it, to lay your hand on your dog's head as you walk past him lying on the floor or on his settle, time to talk with him, to remember with him, time to please him, time you can't buy back once he's gone" GBE
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Originally Posted by 68rustbucket
Hopefully more cover at the next one in April


I take it you didn't need chaps.


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


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Nice, Congratulations. Forrest

Re: Finally, a trial placement [Re: 68rustbucket] #8216765 03/27/21 06:34 PM
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At trial in Winters this weekend. First dog DQ, found 2 birds in first 4.5 minutes. But took them both out. Second dog runs brace 15 this afternoon. Hoping for better luck.


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