Posted in thread: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency/Politics on 01-10-2016 at 04:11 PM
I've lived in East Tennessee for the last seventeen years and have noticed an incremental
encroachment on rabbit hunting habitat by Ducks Unlimited. Apparently they have the money to
buy politicians w...
Posted in thread: Recalling advice on 12-22-2015 at 09:48 AM
Is it possible the dog can't here well and when he gets out that far he can't determine the
direction you are when you call him?Some dogs have a terrible sense of direction to sound. I
call some of mi...
Posted in thread: Ghost trailing on 12-21-2015 at 09:28 AM
Since we are on the topic, I'll ask the question. What in your opinion makes a dog ghost trail
to start with?They are retarded. There is a difference in a cold nosed dog that can smell a
night tracj a...
Posted in thread: describe good hunter or jump dog on 12-18-2015 at 12:57 PM
Usually it takes few years in the field for a dog to learn where to hunt for success. However,
dogs that have the desire, brains, sense of direction, and the ability to home in on air scent
make the b...
Posted in thread: What is considered a fault? on 12-17-2015 at 12:57 PM
Anything I don't like is a faultAgree!As I was reading this thread, that thought popped into my
mind.I was running with a friend yesterday. His son called and I overheard him say, "his dogs
Posted in thread: cutting puppys tails on 12-14-2015 at 12:52 PM
I see the reasons and whys for docking, but I like my hounds to have their tails. :DI agree! I
usually don't dock them until it becomes a problem. I once owned a Kalagha bitch that hunted
like a machi...
Posted in thread: Gun shy on 12-01-2015 at 08:26 PM
I sold a young male, Homer, about twelve years ago, that was seven months old and well started.
The friend who bought him, took him hunting the first day of the season, with strangers, and
Posted in thread: Rabbit scent and tracks on 11-13-2015 at 11:15 AM
How many times have you seen a cottontail "turn off his scent" or "flood the area" with scent,
and the dogs run around and can't find a line. Then one dog comes back to the point of loss,
puts its nos...
Posted in thread: Blind beagle on 11-10-2015 at 03:20 PM
How old is the dog? I remember a stud advertisement in "Hounds and Hunting" back in the 70s.
The owner was bragging that his Pearson Creek stud was out of a litter of five that all
championed out and ...
Posted in thread: cutting puppys tails on 11-10-2015 at 03:14 PM
Thanks guys I've waited to longNo you haven't. How old is it?A rubber band will take it off at
any age. Its easier if they are less than six months old, but it will work.