When it comes to training coonhounds for hunting some coon hunters will often not take the time to teach their coon dog to load into the dog box correctly.
Hunting coon hounds comes in two forms. The first is pleasure hunting, this is when you go out with friends and hunt purely for fun. The second type is competition coon hunting. Today, I am going to talk to you about the second type.
Rather you are hunting coon hounds in competition coon hunts or hunting for fun you will probably be using a coon squaller at some point during the night hunt
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.
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...
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
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.
Today I’m going to talk about a controversial method of breaking your coonhound from treeing opossums. I have tried this method myself with mixed results, but have had many “old-timers” swear up and down this is the most effective method… I will leave that for you to decide.Click Here To Continue Reading...