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Morel mushrooms

Postby Stretch » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:44 pm

Anyone on here thought about training there dog to find these delicious little treats. Could earn some extra $ in a hurry on a good mushroom season.
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Re: Morel mushrooms

Postby RowdyGSP » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:54 pm

I have no idea whether this theory has any validity or not, but I try to strongly discourage my dogs from going anywhere near mushrooms. If they sniff one I will actually scold them... Simply because I watched a friend's dog go through mushroom poisoning after eating some poisonous ones and it was not something I ever hope to see again.
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Re: Morel mushrooms

Postby orhunter » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:00 am

I wouldn’t do it either......
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Re: Morel mushrooms

Postby AverageGuy » Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:03 am

All my GWPs have been hellions on running down turkey tracks and flushing them. Happened yesterday in a corn field ... Mushroom season is turkey season and I keep my dogs out of the turkey woods then. I wear camo and hunt mushrooms as quietly as possible so as to not disturb my turkey woods. Many days I am hunting both in the same day and woods. In some states it is illegal to run dogs on public lands that time of year for similar reasons.
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Re: Morel mushrooms

Postby watermen » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:42 pm

Should be a good weekend down here for rooms. Actually been a while since turkey and Morels coincided. Looking forward to next week.
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