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The Morel

April 28, 2014

This time of year everyone has the fever for this years haul of morel mushrooms. I’ve been hunting these wonderful fungi since I could walk. My grandfather would take me to the woods and teach me the ways of the shroom hunter, some very fond memories for me to say the least. So let’s get to the point and go over a few tips [read more]

Here’s a tip from an old timer, for you hunters that are looking to buy the next World Dual Grand Champion for the low price of 300 dollars. The first thing you want to do is take a good long look at ol’ Rufus.
Start off by looking at his toenails if they are an inch long he probably has not been hunted very much, or at least in a while.  Then just work your way up, look at his belly; is it scratched up? If not, he probably hasn’t been in the brush.  Or he may be an “open field tree dog”.
Look at his ears; are the edges of them jagged or have scars from being cut by briars? Learn to judge a dogs age by looking [read more]

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Mr. Tracy

March 14, 2014

Well I figured I’d share a little about the man that got me into squirrel hunting with dogs. His name is Harry Milton Tracy. I called him Mr. Tracy. A few years back I got my first dog from him when I was 13 years old. He gave me $50 off my first dog if I’d promise to come hunt with him and of course I accepted the deal. [read more]