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26 good points today
« on: November 01, 2016, 08:26:31 PM »
In North Dakota

Upland pretty dang good here

Pheasant sharpies Huns ducks

Most were hens but putting a a lot of roosters

Great training for young dog
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 08:28:03 PM »
Good times

Not as pretty as a pointer or GSP  but gets the job done
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2016, 08:30:00 PM »
😀

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2016, 08:30:46 PM »
Open areas

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2016, 08:30:57 PM »
😀

Nice job! I'll probably be back living there by this fall! Can't wait!
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2016, 08:31:20 PM »
Damn, are you on public ground or private?
Nice haul by the way.
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2016, 08:31:26 PM »
Good looking pup!
Kill em all and congrats on the good hunting.

Are you seeing a lot of fat in the breast?
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2016, 08:31:56 PM »
Resting after limit

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2016, 08:35:11 PM »
We've been in the NW portion for a couple weeks and the grouse numbers are way up!!

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2016, 08:35:23 PM »
More young birds this year it seems

But good numbers

My shooting was not great today😝

Would smoke the 40 to 50 us shots but the give me's were lacking today
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2016, 08:40:30 PM »
Combo of public and private

Nice healthy numbers

Lots of fat noticed in cleaned birds

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2016, 08:41:52 PM »
great pictures!  Nice looking dog!!

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2016, 08:43:12 PM »
3 days

3 limits

Nice to put up over 50 a day

Not seeing large number of ducks yet

But enough to stay busy

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2016, 08:43:48 PM »
If you have time to waste while cleaning, pluck the breast of birds with a lot fat and then cut the breast out with the skin and fat attached and drop it by the house on the way home. I'll cure it and hang for a few weeks and have some cured cuts for you to enjoy ( if it turns out) I want to experiment a lot this winter.
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2016, 10:52:50 PM »
Thanks for sharing. great pics.

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2016, 05:23:25 AM »
Nicely done Tom!  Smoked pheasant sounds really good.

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2016, 05:28:28 AM »
Boy that sure looks like a good time!!

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2016, 07:09:23 PM »
 :yeah:

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2016, 06:30:05 AM »
Hit some PLots areas and waterfowl areas

Beautiful weather and getting into birds


Those roosters love to run. Dog has learned to run at a fast clip 100 yds ahead making a wide sweep then works herself back to cut off runners. Fun to watch a young dog develop
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Re: 26 good points today
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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2016, 07:19:54 AM »
Way to go "Rosie"  and you to Tom...Looks like you are having a great time over there.   

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #21 on: November 08, 2016, 04:08:55 PM »
finished last day with a double

dog did a great job, figuring out the running rooster



Took me about 5 minutes to locate her pointing a rooster in the tall grass. But she held point! Thinking of picking up a GPS collar end of season



The older birds were found near water in the cattails


The sharptails liked to sit on the round bales just out of shooting range



last retrieve of the trip




I found that by parking at least 200 yds from the area I was hunting seemed to minimize the roosters fleeing before I arrived. I kept my dog on the leash until I arrived at hunting area. I walked quietly and did not talk to partner. Kept moving when pushing a hunting area. Seems whenever we stopped birds would get behind us or take off out of range

It nice to still have this type of hunting for wild birds in our country




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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #22 on: November 08, 2016, 04:09:47 PM »
Damn, are you on public ground or private?
Nice haul by the way.

combo of public and private

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Re: 26 good points today
« Reply #23 on: November 08, 2016, 04:55:40 PM »
GPS will make your hunts in CRP like that way more relaxing. We are hunting the same stuff and loving it.
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