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    Drives the truck
  • Birthday 09/21/1960

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    Double Springs Alabama
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    I hunt squirrel with Feist. Feist rule curs drool.

    Past Master Winston Lodge 877 Double Springs Alabama

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    Past Master Winston Masonic Lodge 877 Double Springs A.

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  1. Looking for a dog that will road hunt in front of my truck that I can train my Atomic Feist pup to road hunt with close as possible to me. This gas is getting expensive. lol
  2. Good looking dog gotta love them brindle.
  3. Big Oak

    Squirrel Pot Pie

    Sounds good.
  4. Bro please delete my on the wagon post.. tks larry

  5. Sounds very good and I got to be trying this dish in the future.
  6. Mr. Oak,

    See that you've got my check and I can now post freely.  I've been lurking here for a few weeks, gathering information on Feist dogs.  You seem to be one of the most active fellows on this forum--so I thought I would touch base with you about a few questions I have.

    I'm in Pennsylvania, the N. West corner, and have been walking the woods with my current dog, a Feist looking beagle mix that's about 10 years old.  She's a good hunter, HATES squirrels, and will climb a tree to get at them!  But she got gun shy after being stuck at a fireworks display one July fourth, a year back.

    I have met a good guy up here who runs a a couple of Curs for squirrel, and we hunted a while and my Molly fell in with those Curs like she belonged.  I'm thinking if I can get her out with another dog that was treeing with her, and the excitement was high--we could knock one or two out for her, and she could remember that the gun is her friend.

    So I'm looking to add another dog to the household.

    I'm thinking a Feist, because I'm told they work closer than Curs and stay quiet until they're on to a squirrel.  I'm also told that they make good companion dogs--which is very important to me.

    Coupla questions for you:

    1.) Basic Feist obedience.  Because of my work schedule, I often hunt in short spurts.  Two or three hours at a time.  Because of this, and the grounds where I hunt, I can't have a dog like a Redbone or Beagle that runs off, following their nose, and won't come when called back.

    Will a Feist generally come when called, even if hot on a tree?  Will extra obedience training take care of this?

    2.) For the same reason, I need a dog that will work a little closer than my friend's Curs.  They roll out to 250 yards on the regular, and I need a dog that will work out to about 100-125 yards.  Do Feists work a bit closer than Curs?

    3.) I see that most of the folks on the forum are more to the south and west of me.  Do you know of any folks hunting Feists in or near PA?  

    4.). Because of my work schedule, I'm looking for a young, "started" dog.  A started dog would really stretch my budget, but in all honesty, with work and other responsibilities, it wouldn't be fair to a new pup.  I haven't seen many "started" dogs being offered-- are there Feist guys that have started dogs for sale on a regular basis?

    Thanks in advance for your time, and I'm looking forward to being a member of your community. 




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  8. Hello oak don’t know if you remember me I have talked to you on here a lot in the past. I’ve had 4 dogs now 2 curls 2 fiest none of them would stay on the tree some stayed at least until I got there most of the time. This black mouth curri have now about 5 or 6 barks and she is gone she was 9 months old last year when I got her and had never been in the woods I hunted her hard January through April she started to tree pretty good by sight only well this year I’ve been hunting her hard since the leaves got off well 5 or 6 barks and she is gone can’t get too her most of the time before she is gone from the tree I’m so disappointed I just want a dog that I can go to the woods and kill some squirrels. What am I doing wrong? I would buy a finished dog but I don’t have 5000.00 for a dog. People tell me pick a good bloodline well there are 100s of blood lines plus some pure crooks that have dogs. Sorry for the long message just so disappointed. Any help would be great

  9. I have no clue what it is.. wife did not either,, looked like something a kid would play with

  10. Jim I have a question  or two where do folks go to join?

    How do I post a picture on my profile I tried it and got a message saying it was to large?

    And Where can I fine the list of membership so I can send out the welcome messages to new members both un-subscribers and paid subscribers?

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