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by bigoak
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: hunting poodle
Replies: 87
Views: 32171

Re: hunting poodle

My wife came home with a standard poodle years ago. The dog was not a hunter but he would retrieve birds. One day he chased a rabbit into a half acre of cockle burr's ,It took three hours to clean him up!
by bigoak
Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Haircut
Replies: 12
Views: 4126

Re: Haircut

I put the clippers to my GWP's every summer.
by bigoak
Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: hunting poodle
Replies: 87
Views: 32171

Re: hunting poodle

Is the poodle still a hunting dog in France? Would it be possible to go there and buy a pup with hunting genetics?
by bigoak
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: rabbit hunting with a couple of gsps.
Replies: 9
Views: 3332

Re: rabbit hunting with a couple of gsps.

I remember back in the early 1990's, late season grouse hunting with a friend of mine. After hunting for about an hour, my friend asks if I mined if he shot a rabbit. I said no so he shot the next one he saw. My female GSP picked up the rabbit and retrieved it to hand. We shot five rabbits that afte...
by bigoak
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Vizsla Quail Classic
Replies: 1
Views: 1182

Vizsla Quail Classic

Who were the winners?
by bigoak
Sun Oct 12, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Holly wins again
Replies: 2
Views: 2642

Holly wins again

Bigoaks Sweet Thing wins the GWPCA National Amateur for the second year in a row!
by bigoak
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 53787

Re: Decline of Field Trials

Hey,I want to know where Sharon's buying pigeons for $1.50!
by bigoak
Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird coop building plans
Replies: 13
Views: 3390

Re: Bird coop building plans

Try red rose lofts.
by bigoak
Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: chewer
Replies: 13
Views: 2888

Re: chewer

I use a wire cage muzzle.I put on the dog every time I catch him chewing and leave it on for about an hour!
by bigoak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sickle Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 17095

Re: Sickle Tail

That's a sharp looking red setter,whats the breeding on it?......vern
by bigoak
Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MIKE wALSH HAS PASSED
Replies: 2
Views: 868

MIKE wALSH HAS PASSED

I just heard that Mike Walsh has passed away.Mike owned FC Bigoak Bumper.Bumper was bred to NFC Moesgarrds Dee Dee Jackson and produced a number of great dogs!
by bigoak
Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Holly wins the Nat. Amateur!
Replies: 6
Views: 2264

Holly wins the Nat. Amateur!

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My dog FC/AFC Bigoaks Sweet Thing (Holly)won the GWPC National Amateur this past week at Branched Oaks Neb.It was a nice finish to a great year as Holly placed in 13 out of 15 stakes!....vern
by bigoak
Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who field trials here?
Replies: 42
Views: 8964

Re: Who field trials here?

Have been trialing since 1973,where did the time go? We started with GSP's and won the AKC and AF National Amateur in the 80's and 90's.Switched to GWP's after my last shorthair died!....vern
by bigoak
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Could a German shorthaired pointer make it to Ames?
Replies: 185
Views: 58595

Re: Could a German shorthaired pointer make it to Ames?

What are you guy's taking about,those good O'l boys wouldn't let a setter win down there!
by bigoak
Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DNA kit
Replies: 5
Views: 921

Re: DNA kit

We hope to make the All Breed if she's not in heat!
by bigoak
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DNA kit
Replies: 5
Views: 921

DNA kit

Where can I get a DNA kit for the American Field?.....vern
by bigoak
Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Moesgaard Dog's
Replies: 38
Views: 13667

Re: Moesgaard Dog's

I looked in the yearbook at the hall of fame picture of IB,man I would love to own a dog that looked like that!....vern
by bigoak
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Field Trialers Question
Replies: 108
Views: 21449

Re: GSP Field Trialers Question

I think the AKC all age title is for a ribbon and a trophy. The American Field title has a monetary value with it!
by bigoak
Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Holly wins the Blue
Replies: 3
Views: 1423

Holly wins the Blue

My two year old GWP won the Amateur gundog at the Milw brittany trial this past weekend!....vern
by bigoak
Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: National Champion English Setter
Replies: 11
Views: 4326

Re: National Champion English Setter

I have noticed that while the National has three judges, are any of them a setter person? If its a pointer and setter trial,in all fairness you would think one of the judges would be a setter guy.....vern
by bigoak
Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New GSP Field Champ
Replies: 6
Views: 2390

New GSP Field Champ

Dave Oberst and his female gsp( PAGE)won a 22 dog open gun dog at the central Wis Vizslas 9/2/12. This win finished PAGE as a field champ. Page is Dave's first horseback dog.Its been a long road for Page as she was gun shy when Dave acquired her.We traveled a three state area while Dave and Page lea...
by bigoak
Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Stakes part II
Replies: 72
Views: 9568

Re: Puppy Stakes part II

I finished two dogs as Nat.Amateur Champs in the late 1980's early 1990's. We didn't own any horse's.I rode wrangler horse's for almost 30 year.If you didn't get the right horse,It could be alot of fun!I would say in this day and age,It would be tough to walk and win at a horseback stake....vern
by bigoak
Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Launchers
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Launchers

Why can't someone make a quiet one? I have a Dogtra,a tritronics .The best one is my old WAG-AG.The rest of them will scare the crap out of a puppy...vern
by bigoak
Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fiddler Son?
Replies: 15
Views: 3686

Re: Fiddler Son?

Years ago,I thought they crossed rebel dogs with GSPs.The Rebels were all age and threw a lot of color!
by bigoak
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:03 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: deer ticks
Replies: 23
Views: 5452

Re: deer ticks

What brand of tick collars are you useing?
by bigoak
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: deer ticks
Replies: 23
Views: 5452

Re: deer ticks

I use frontline but still seeing ticks!
by bigoak
Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: deer ticks
Replies: 23
Views: 5452

deer ticks

going up grouse hunting next week.What should I put on the dogs for ticks?
by bigoak
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tony's last field trial
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Tony's last field trial

Tony McGrane and "digger" just won the GWPC of America 2011 Open and Amateur National Championship.Tony said this is his last trial! Say it isn't so Tony....Oak
by bigoak
Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Wirehairs Rule!
Replies: 6
Views: 1721

Wirehairs Rule!

Bigoaks Black Magic Woman(Pepper) won the Limited Gun dog and Bigoaks Sweet thing(Holly) won the Derby at the Milw Irish Setter this sunday!....vern
by bigoak
Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 4 lakes gsp winners?
Replies: 1
Views: 896

4 lakes gsp winners?

Hey, who were the winners last weekend......vern
by bigoak
Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Bigoaks Sweet thing Wins Derby
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Re: Bigoaks Sweet thing Wins Derby

I think it is.Dave's dog Wheeler got 4th and did a nice job!
by bigoak
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Bigoaks Sweet thing Wins Derby
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Bigoaks Sweet thing Wins Derby

Holly won the derby at the Greater Milw. Britt this Sunday.Tough weather with temp's in the 80's.After a number of red ribbons,it's nice to win a blue....vern
by bigoak
Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lee Struebing has passed away
Replies: 2
Views: 880

Lee Struebing has passed away

Lee Struebing passed away early this morning,he was 79 years old. Lee field trialed in the 70's,80's and early 90's.
by bigoak
Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree Help!
Replies: 28
Views: 4654

Re: Pedigree Help!

I found her pedigree; she is out of FC Rip Traf von Bess and von thalbergs Quail....vern
by bigoak
Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree Help!
Replies: 28
Views: 4654

Re: Pedigree Help!

Playne Jayne finished her FC in 1975.I checked the 1975 year book but her owner didn't publish her pedigree.....vern
by bigoak
Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP news
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: GSP news

I have year books 1964-1989,missing 1980. $150.00 plus shipping.....vern
by bigoak
Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP news
Replies: 3
Views: 885

GSP news

I have most of the GSP NEW from 1961-1992 plus the year books any interest?....vern
by bigoak
Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree Help!
Replies: 28
Views: 4654

Re: Pedigree Help!

Was she a producer of field champions?....vern
by bigoak
Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC and handicapped handlers
Replies: 77
Views: 14774

Re: AKC and handicapped handlers

I'm sorry but there are people who will abuse this.There's a joker (Vizslas)from Northern Ill. who has an AKC handi-cap for a disignated flusher.He shows up at a walking trial and walks his brace with the help of a cane and has his buddy who's on horse back flush his birds.Lucklly the dog broke.I ju...
by bigoak
Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pine Island near Portage, WI
Replies: 7
Views: 1916

Re: Pine Island near Portage, WI

I have seen grouse north of the field trial grounds off levee road!
by bigoak
Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only
Replies: 182
Views: 34525

Re: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only

I'm even seeing crossbred Vizsla's at the GSP trials,lots of white.I even saw one with four white feet! I guess if your going to run with the cheaters,You have to go with the flow.It's for the betterment of the breed ofcourse!
by bigoak
Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only
Replies: 182
Views: 34525

Re: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only

Hey,I'll buy the three generation deal,but I want to be able to show my dog too.That would never happen, because the show people would never accept this and akc knows it.
by bigoak
Sun Jul 10, 2011 2:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only
Replies: 182
Views: 34525

Re: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only

I wish old Tommy Schwertfeger was alive.He could tell us where the pionters are-they used his dogs! The funny part about it is ,the Shorthairs they got from it are better than the pointers he had...vern
by bigoak
Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only
Replies: 182
Views: 34525

Re: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only

I'm sorry,But I don't see dogs that are better than the dogs we had 30 years ago.What I see is alot of out of control dogs that couldn't get around without all the double handling that's going on.The cross breeding perpetuates it's self-if you can't beat them you have to join them.I ran "real" gsp's...
by bigoak
Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only
Replies: 182
Views: 34525

Re: Conditional Registration is an AKC thing Only

Do you really think this cross breeding is about the betterment of the breed? For the last 40 years the gsp breed has had some wonderful all age champions.The breed has all the birddog and run it needs to carry on.There is no need to add anymore pointer to the gsp. This is more about the character o...
by bigoak
Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who is the best GSP ever??????
Replies: 376
Views: 87681

Re: Who is the best GSP ever??????

I owned NAFC BigOaks Irish Mist a littermate to BigOaks Tiny Tim. Misty had six litters from six different males,never had a mismarked pup and never a blazed face.Those dogs were dicky bird cazy and hard to brake.I saw Misty chase a hang glider a half mile one day.a pointer boy would have shot them ...
by bigoak
Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: fc afc sundance's hearts are wild
Replies: 20
Views: 5741

Re: fc afc sundance's hearts are wild

I don't think you'd want to walk up to Sundance gypsy lee on a stakeout.
by bigoak
Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: No I'm too young !
Replies: 35
Views: 6413

Re: No I'm too young !

I'm not bald,It's a solar panel for a Sex machine!.....oak
by bigoak
Mon May 30, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FC\HOF\Big Oak Bumper
Replies: 12
Views: 2213

Re: FC\HOF\Big Oak Bumper

CH Doktorgaargens fiks
( Fieldacres Nola )
Windrow's Patty Lou



Fc Cleo Capshaw Von Hanover
( Sandy Sander's Von Hanover
?
by bigoak
Sun May 29, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FC\HOF\Big Oak Bumper
Replies: 12
Views: 2213

Re: FC\HOF\Big Oak Bumper

Fc Sandy Sander's V Hanover
* Byrams Mississippi Rebel
Bonny Lass
( Bigoaks little Bobbie )
FC Moesgaard's Ruffy
* Moesgaard's Ruff's Miss Carla
Fc Madchen Wendwald Leica