Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Fishing Report Clubs - LIMITED MEMBERSHIP - Join Today - FREE   01/24/2018

      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
Walleye Guy

Looking for training collar

Recommended Posts

Walleye Guy

I added a second dog to the arsenal this year and I am now looking for a two dog training collar system. Some of the features I want included are the following:

-Two collars

-Two transmitters with the ability to use one transmitter with both collars

-1000+ yard range

-Pulse and continuous stimulation

-Five or more levels of stimulation

-No external antennaes for either the collar or the transmitters

-Advanced battery technology (hopefully Lithium Ion but NMhd is ok)

Can anyone recommend a make and model that they personally have experience with?

Thanks,

WG

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gspman

Tritronics, Dogtra, and DT Systems all have collars that are at least close to your requirements. Most of the pro trainers I know of use one of these brands. Don't forget about waterproof collar and transmitter too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Walleye Guy

I appreciate the information.

I have done some extensive research and I realize all the major manufacturers make collars with these features. I was hoping to hear from someone who has had a particularly good experience on a specific model in a two dog setting with the features I outlined above.

I have owned a Tritronics collar for seven years and frankly it has been ok at best. The reliability has been suspect and it has been back to the factory for repair twice. In both cases you couldn't turn the collar on and it wasn't a battery issue.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Bushwacker

E-

I just ordered the Dogtra 1702NCP on Tuesday-- I checked out all the brands over the past couple months and played around with them and the 1700 really stood out as the best in my mind. It has the cool new lighted LED display with readout of the power setting(127 different power levels), it has a battery life indictator(red,yellow, and green lights), but the kicker was that it has two sets of buttons for the two collars. So instead of having to search out the toggle switch, they are right in front of you. There is a toggle, but only between nick and constant. It has the pager function which I loved and used 98% of the time on my Dogtra 1200 NCP. On top of all that, Rocky could have matching collars with his mom grin.gif Is he going to be ready for pheasant opener?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
superfish2

Bushwacker,

How is your young pup doing? Is he all ready for this fall? Mine is doing great. We are running both the certified and advanced APLA test in Iowa, and eagerly awaiting the fall.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Bushwacker

Franky is definitely ready for this fall. He is chomping at the bit. I could not be happier with him, he goes 110% all of the time so my only challenge will be harnessing that energy in a goose blind. I should really run him in the APLA's too. He was at David's for a couple months and is doing really well since coming back. So far he points 100% of the time on planted birds and a couple wild hens we've ran into too, so I think he would do pretty well in the tests. When are the tests? I have never even been to one so I am thinking about just going down to watch one. Take care-

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Walleye Guy

M,

Rocky should be ready for the opener. He is a bundle of energy and is pointing birds. Following Rebel around should be as good of a teaching mechanism as I can get. I am pumped for both bird hunting and bow hunting. I need to find a job wher I can take off from Septmeber until March! We need to plan to get together this fall.

E

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Wanderer
      Has your tip up been in deeper water, shallower or the same? I’m hoping to get some iced this last weekend of the season. Devils Lake in ND is a good bet.
    • Mark
      Catching a lot of them in 34 feet
    • tca12
      Back on the Horseshoe chain I put in another 7 hours seeing zero pike yesterday.  I must be using the wrong decoys since I can draw in sunfish, crappies, bass, and catfish all day.  Finally caught a pike on a tip-up outside the house so at least I didn't get skunked again.  Looks like that will do it for spearing season unless I can figure out a North Dakota lake to try...
    • Reid Saarela
      Quick report from last weekend: Fished a couple midlake reefs in big bay and the walleye seemed to be non existent aside from a few dinks, although, the action was pretty decent. Jumbo perch, tullibee, and a few crappie kept me busy. From hearing other people’s late season reports along with my experience last weekend it seems like a lot of the walleye have moved to different types of structure, perhaps shallower?? I’m not sure, but had very few marks that appeared to be walleye.  
    • IceHawk
      Agree Pike they new there Stuff bought a few guns there and great prices!
    • IceHawk
      Anyone one of you guys ever use Dave Smith decoys?  They sure look realistic but wow come with a price. I like the avian X and I have a couple custom painted from a artist friend that look real good also.  Yes I  realize  a lot of people  don't use decoys. And I realize there is a time and situation for that  But I'm kind of a decoy junky lol! i rarely find my self going with out any. 
    • mrpike1973
      I agree Ice Hawk. I liked Sportsmans seemed to have more people that actually fished and knew what they were talking about for help.
    • IceHawk
      Great vid on my bucket list also. I always loved seeing those peacock fisherman throwing  those woodchoppers. Seems like a very aggressive fish I need to target someday 
    • IceHawk
      Bring a scoop of each and try a variety the fish will tell you what they are preferring. 
    • IceHawk
      Boy your lucky sure miss the one in St Cloud  they always seem to carry a great selection for everything. We are kind of limited with only Mills and Scheels . Dicks just doesn't have it for me. 
  • Share & Have Fun