This is my personal evaluation and opinion of the Hounding ability of the Harrier after my attempt to successfully train them to hunt rabbits at a high level. My goal was to eventually end up with two females and one male who would successfully hunt cottontail in the Midwest and hunt the snowshoe hare in northern states. [read more]

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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]