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Retrieves bumper but not duck.

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Hi guys, I got a 1 year old fox red lab. I am a college student an got her last year over xmass break. I worked with her every weekend since my school is close. She is good on OB and we are working on steady. She loves retrieving bumpers and occassionally a pheasant but what I dont get is she will not retrieve a duck :huh: Why will she retrieve a bumper, duck wing, and bumper with duck scent but not the acually duck while Im hunting? Thought you guys might have some good insight on what I should do now that it is only goose season and Ill have plenty of time to work with her. she will go to the duck and mouth it but just doesnt retrieve it.

Thanks guys,

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Probably need to force fetch. Try to make it fun like a game get the dog realy worked up then throw the duck.
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