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Discussion in 'Upland Game hunting, Dogs and dog training' started by ccavacini, Nov 20, 2005.

  1. ccavacini

    ccavacini Super Mod Mod

    Did get one Rooster at Cedar Swamp this morning about 8:00. Knocked another down, broke its wing, looked forever. The dog pointed it again (which she will do on an injured bird). It jumped up, ran, but I couldn't shoot it because the dog was running after it.

    Really hate to lose a wounded bird...did look for it for about 45 min. but never could find it again.:banghead3

    Just can't hunt from point A to Point B. The birds just run around in circles. So instead of trying to get the dog to go where I wanted, I went to where she wanted............Always (well, almost) trust you dog.

    Next week, four days of put and take...
  2. That's a good point and a tough lesson to learn (trusting your dog, that is). Despite what we think looks like a sensible way to work to cover or where the birds may be (or not), we have to remember that we bring the four-legged friends for a reason. The nose knows...