Sunday, August 29, 2010

Hunting southern squirrel dogs

My good friend Roger Littlejohn of TN. sends me the next two pics and hunting stories of opening week-end of Tn. squack season.
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Good Morning Jack:
  The first picture is from Opening Day, August 28th....In this picture, Sterling (Crappieman) is letting the dogs get up close and personal with the first Squirrel of the 2010 season. The white dog is Sterling's little Sam dog (Cody bred). The little brown & white dog is my Pretty Boy Smarty. Even though Smarty had already gotten snake bit when this picture was made, he had gotten back up and was hunting again.

Southern Squirrel dog


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This picture is from today, August 29th...This is Buckley's Ol #7 (Joe Black & Buckley's Princess), with his first squirrel of the 2010 season. I was proud of Seven this morning, he treed 4 times, good strong mouth on him, stayed put at all four trees until I could get to him, I saw three of them, shot at two of them, killed one of them.......it looks like my shooting ability is picking up right where it left off last season :-) The squirrel that got away cost me 2.00 or 3.00 dollars worth of fresh powder & shot :-) I'd had a better tailgate picture this morning if Crappieman (Ol Dead Eye) had been with me but he had a fishing tournment scheduled.
If the first morning with Seven is any indication, that "Long Legged Pricked Eared Rascal" is going to make me lose a few pounds this fall :-) Hope you enjoy the picture.


Roger

Crush_and_Rogue


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Jack,
Looks like Rogue is fitting in just fine. I sure do like her...George

Friday, August 27, 2010

squirrel dog pups


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Snowflake Taz females 18 days old aand fat as pigs.

snowflake-males


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Snowflake Taz males 18 days old aand fat as pigs.

aqua-females


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Aqua X Taz female pups are now 18 days old and growing like weeds.

Mtn Feist pups


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Aqua X Taz male pups are now 18 days old and growing like weeds.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

WV squirrel dog


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Denny Weaterly JR. of Kelleysville WV sends me this pic of his 7 week old male Buckley Mountain Feist pup GILLIS ( Boots X Bigun).
He is sure looking good Denny.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Decker Terriers and Buckley Mountain Feist


Just got this piccture and pup report back from George Plamer IV of Fortuna, Ca
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Jack,
Thought you might want to see a picture of Rogue along with my youngest boy Holden, me and one of my Decker Hunting Terriers Crush with a antelope I killed. Not much of a antelope but this was Rogue's first experience with big game and she took right to it. She has a ton of grit!
George

Dewey lake Fish and Game club 11 annual youth squirrel hunt

I got this today.
The Dewey Lake Fish and Game Club sent me this nice certificate already in the fame for participating in their 11 th annual youth squirrel hunt.
Thank you guys so much.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

"treeing feist pup"


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Took my 12 month old young dog Muggsy " LT X Pumpgun" out this morning. She found her one to chase up a big red oak. Never saw it so she never got no fur.
I sure enjoy working pups/young dogs on squirrels.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Fish and game club youth squirrel hunt

A few weeks ago I was called by Joe Bolton one of the officials of the Dewey Lake Fish and Game club and asked if I could bring a squirrel dog over to their annual squirrel hunt for the youth. I gave them a little talk about caring for and raising the pup and then training him to be a squirrel dog.

Joe said the club was going to trap a wild squirrel and turn it loose so the kids could see a squirrel dog tree a squirrel. I told him I would be glad to show the kids one of my dogs.

They wanted to take the squirrel out in a grassy field and cut it loose and watch Taz tree it. Well that was almost a mistake for the fox squirrel because when he got to the trees I cut Taz loose. The squirrel decided not to go up the 1st trees and Taz had him in his mouth but loosed him and he climbed a big beech tree and Taz treed him.

This was a great event the club had for the kids. The club cooked dinner Friday night, breakfast Saturday morning and another big dinner Saturday afternoon for well over 300 people. After dinner Saturday They had a raffle and gave away 14 shotguns, bunches of rods and reels, knives and bunches of other fishing and hunting gear. Every kid got a ticket and every kid won something.. Not sure how many kids were there this year but last year there were 160 kids showed up for the event.

Saturday morning there was 43 kids participated in the squirrel hunt " still hunting" and they brought in 43 squirrels.

I tell you the Dewey Lake Fish and Game club goes all out for the kids.

Dewey lake Fish and Game Club


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Jack and Dewey lake Fish and Game Club member Tim Goble

Young squirrel hunters


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I was telling the kids about raising.training and hunting a squirrel dog.

Taz and me


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Taz and me were waiting in pit road waiting on the squirrel to be released.

Squirrel dog chasing squirrel


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Taz is in Hot pursuit of the squirrel.

Squirrel dog treed


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Taz has him up the becch tree.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Michigan squirrel dogs

Bill McConnell and his wife Linda drove down from Laingsburg, Michigan yesterday afternoon and spent the night at Hazard, KY. and drove on over this morning and picked up their two Prick Eared female Michigan Mountain Feist pups. Linda is holding a pup out of Boots X Bigun . Bill is holding a pup out of Conleys Cassie a Buckley bred dog & Bigun. Good luck with the pups Bill and please keep us updated on their progress.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Fresh garden salad


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Living in the land of plenty why should one go hungry? Its not cooked squirrel but what was for dinner last night. Started off with a
Fresh garden salad with tomatoes and cucumbers from my garden.

Dinner


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All on the gril.
Rib steak.
baked potatoes.
corn grown in my garden..
Yum yummie

Blueberry delight


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And last but not least the Blueberry delight I made for desert.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Texas Mountain Feist

Gerry Green sends me this picture of his pups Bonnie & Clyde.
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Here is a picture I took tonight. Clyde is catching up with Bonnie in sizeand weight. She like most women had the advantage and may still have.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

small mouth bass


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Rusty Weathery sends me this picture of his dad fishing New River with a nice small mouth bass he caught

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

squirrel dog hunting KY

Took Boots out in the woods for the 1st time since she weaned her pups. She treed two times and I saw one of them. I also actually saw about 5 hickory cut on a little. Not 5 trees but 5 nuts.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Buckley-Trash


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Mike LaBuff of Kinder Louisiana sends me these pics of his two Fesit pups.
The red & white pup is 7 weeks old out of Bunny X Bigun. The Black and white pup is a 5 month old pup out of LT X TAZ.
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jack, here are a few pics of mine and randy's pups along with kate.Kate hunted good this morning with my older cur gyp.the ole cur was tuckered out ,but kate was still rolling.so, she can handle the heat and showed good stamina. take care mike

Louisiana squirrel dog

Randy Savant of Kinder Louisiana 8 week old pup out of Zoey & Joe Black.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Squirrel dogs in KY


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Mark MgGuffy of Taylors, KY. sends me this pic of his son and Buckley Mountain Feist pup Mongo living the hard life.

Hey Jack, how are things getting along down in your area? Probably just as dry as it is up here. At least the grass has slowed down growing! LOL!!!!! I've been off work for almost 1 1/2 months, and have been busy with the boy, pup, and other things and haven't had a chance to get on SDC or your web page or blog much.
Figured I'd send you a picture of how "rough" Mongo has had in around here. LOL!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

dogs mountain feist


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Went over to Kevin Conleys yesterday and picked up a female stud fee pup out of Conley's Casie & Buckleys Bigun.
 Em has already started putting a spoiling on it.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Mountain Feist Breeder

Aqua & Taz female pups 08-09-10.

Breeding Mountain Feist

Aqua & Taz male pups 08-09-10.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Female Mountain feist pups


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Snowflake & Taz08-09-10 female pups.

Male Mountain Feist pups

Snowflake & Taz 08-09-10 male pups.

West Virgina Mountain Feist

Denny Weatherly and his wife drove down from Kellysville, WV. today and picked up their new Mountaineer West Virginia Mountain Feist puppy out of Boots & Bigun. Deny promised me he was going to make a Mountaineer West Virgina Squirrel dog out of the pup. Good luck with him Denny and keep us posted on his progress. Jack

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

water mellon


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I got this from Roger LLittejohn today showng Stering Earhearts mellons. ish I were close, I could sure see me hulling one of those out like a tarpon!
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You know our old hunt'n buddy Sterling is an accomplished Crappie Fisherman, Squirrel Hunter, Turkey Hunter, Deer Hunter etc.....now we can add Watermellon Grower to that list. The first pictures were taken a couple weeks ago and show some nice Charleston Grays he had growing in his garden. I've had my eye on those two in the picture while they were on the vine, but was waiting for a good clear night to go shopping for them :-)

Well he picked them today and called me to come over after work and pick one up, but as usual I was late and got there after the help had helped themselves, but there was still some nice ones left.

Sterling raised a couple nice garden this summer and is already planning next year's crops.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Kentucky Mountain Feist

Eric Vanderpool from Gunlock Kentucky drove over today picking up his high tan male mountain Feist pup out of Boots & Aqua. Good luck with him Eric and keep us posted on his progress. Jack

Ohio Mountain Feist


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Chauncy perry and his family drove down from South Point, Ohio today and picked up their red and white Mountain Feist puppy out of Boots X Bigun. Good luck with him Chauncy and keep us posted on his progress.

Squirrel training tube

Bunny has been in the building for about three months raising her puppies. I cut her loose in the yard this afternoon and her and Zoey found the squirrel tube

Monday, August 9, 2010

Kentucky Mountain Feist Kennels

Aqua's pups are here a day late. There are 5 of them. More pics coming soon.

Kentucky Squirrel dogs

For those that has been asking. Snowwflake & Taz long awaited pups are here today right on time 8-09-10. Best I could tell there are 3 females & 3 males. I'll take another picture soon of the males and females.

atv trail


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Gerry Green of Denton Texas just Emails me these pictures he took this week while here picking up his breeding pair of Buckley Mountain Feist pups.

His son wanted to take a ride on my Rhino. These pics don't do justice on how steep this hill is.. Just look at this young mans face. I think he ejoyed the ride.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Wv Squirrel dog


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Jennifer and Shawn Waeneer of Elikview, WV just dropped in on their way back from their vacation in the Great Smokey Mountains and picked up their second natural bob tail white Wv mountain Feist female pup out of Bunny & Bigun Jennifer is holding. The other pup Maggie Mae Shawn is holding. They came down two weeks ago and picked her up. She is out of Zoey X Joe Black. It sure was great seeing Maggie Mae again. She is a life wire and slick as a new penny.

Squirrel dog trainer


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As a Mountain Feist breeder I'm truly blessed by having my puppy handler EM on my Team. She is the greatest with the pups. She starts handling them at a week old. Then when they get 3 weeks old she gets them out of the box and starts playing with them. If one has noticed the other pics of her and the pups I post you will notice the pups are all over her . The pups are crazy over Em and this is one of the best things I have going for my pups her socializng them.
This is EM and BOOTS X Bigun pups at 5 weeks old.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Kentucky Squirrel Dog

Steven Estes and his son from Irvin Kentucky drove out today and picked her their red and white natural bob tail female Mountain Fiest puppy out of Bunny and Bigun. This makes Stevens 2nd pup he has gotten from our kennels. Good luck with her Steven and keep us posted on her progress.

South Carolina Mountain Feist

The next 3 pics is of Chester 4 1/2 month old pup Godwin Spivey of Windsor N.C.  got from out kennels with a report. Thanks for the report Godwin.
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Jack,
I am very poor at this, please bear with me. took pictures with a telephone, not very good. chester barking at grey one in cage on the ground then I pulled it up the tree and let him bark. after he got tired shook the squirrel out and let him chase it up tree. He is showing more intrest on every one. also went fishing last sunday in the pamlico sound got rained out but caught a few tarhill flouner an a speckled trout. They are scarce due to years cold winter. I will think about you when the peanut oil gets hot.
Godwin Spivey

South Carolina Squirrel dog

Godwin Spiveys 4 1/2 month old pup ou of LT & TAZ. Old Taz su can't deny this guuy..

godwin spivey-fish


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Godwin fishing trip. Yum Yumie!!!

Virginia Mountain Feist

Dana Dhal " Little Pig" his grand son and son-in-law drove from Afton, VA. yesterday and spent the night in Hazard last night and drove over this morning and picked up their Black and White mountain Feist male pup out of Bunny X Bigun . Littlepig named the pup Lilgun and it is fittng because lilgun was the runt out of the litter of 8 pups.

Good luck with him Dana keep us posted on his progress on his way to becoming a Viriginia Squirrel dog. Jack

Friday, August 6, 2010

Georgia squirrel dog

Brian Ivester and his brother Jennings came up from Young Harris Georgia. and picked up a pair of black and white female pups out of Snowflake and Taz back in the winter. When the pups were about 10 weeks old Jennings called me he had carpet down for his opup to use for dog bedding. He says he went to feed the pup one evening and the pup got tangeled up in the strands of carpet and choked to death.

Then Jenneings calls me one evening and tells me his pup Hershey was starting to trees squirrels good. The next morning he calls me back and tells me shortly after he called me with the good report his Hershey got ran over by a car and was dead.

Georgia treeing Feist

Hershey

Mountain Feist Breeders

Boots & Bigun pups are now 5 weeks old and looking good.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Texas mountain feist california mountain feist texas squirrel dogs


Been a busy week here at our kennels and today was no exception. First Eric Vanderpool of gunlock Kentucky dropped by for a visit talking and looking at our dogs. While Eric was here he booked a pup and as he was leaving Gerry Green and family drove out from Denton Texas and picked up his breeding pair of Mountain Feist pups today. His youngest son on the left is holding their Natural Bob tail female out of Zoey X Joe Black. His wife is holding their male pup out of Bunny X Bigun.
While here they picked up another Zoey X Joe Black pup heading for Northern California. They are giving it a ride foe George A. Palmer II of Guido California.
Really enjoyed the visit Gerry . You guys have a safe trip home and keep us posted on your pups progress. You too George.
Shortly after Gerry left Doug and sorry Doug I forgot your last name drove up from Saint Augustine Florida looking at out dogs. He took several pics to take back home to his dad to look over before booking a pup.

New Chat Room and message Board

SQUIRREL DOG HUNTERS BOARD
We have a new site up and running. It is a message board and has a nice chat room as well. Everyone is welcome to come join. Just register and start posting your own post and pics of your dogs and hunts. Everyone is welcome to come share your dogs and hunts. So click the link and join us.
http://squirreldoghunters.aimoo.com/

Mountain Feist treeing squacks