Coon hounds are first and foremost a working dog, a trail and tree hound, capable of withstanding the rigors of weather and difficult terrain. Coon hounds have been used successfully for hunting game all over the world.
A common problem when training coon hounds today is that of slick treeing or making trees that are empty. However, I am going to give you some tips I've used to break coon hounds from slick treeing
The English Coon Hound was originally classified as the English Fox and Coon hound prior to the recognition of the six breeds of coon hounds. The recognition in the 1940s by the United Kennel Club of Bluetick coon hounds and Treeing Walker coon hounds as distinct breeds led to the narrowing down of the English Coon Hounds classification.Click Here To Continue Reading...
Black and Tan Coon Hounds can trace their ancestry back to the Talbot Hounds of medieval times. It is also common knowledge that the Black and Tan Coon Hounds are also ancestors of the Virginia Black and Tan Fox Hound and also the Bloodhound. They were recognized as one of the six breeds of Coon Hounds in 1945 by U.K.C.Click Here To Continue Reading...
When hunting coon hounds you will frequently find your hounds out of hearing distance. Occasionally this happens because they are chasing off-game like a deer. It might even turn out that one coon hound split trees away from the others or hunts in a separate way. Heck, you might even just pure get turned around and lost and not be able to find your truck. Well, this is why using tracking collars and tracking systems when coon hunting is so important.Click Here To Continue Reading...
When breeding coon hounds it's hard to make that “perfect” match that will kick out a litter of all super stars that start running and treeing their own coon at 6 months old and split treeing at 9 months old.
Bluetick Coon Hounds are knows for their cold noses and their ability to track raccoon scent that is several days old. Pleasure hunters love the Bluetick Coon Hound
Plott Coon Hounds are the only breed of the original six breeds of coon hounds to not have British Influence in its ancestry. Most coon hounds can trace back to the fox hound, but the Plott Hound is the exception.