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...
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.
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.
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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...
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
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.
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A whelping box is a fancy word for a dog box that's sole purpose is to house the female coon hound while she gives birth to and nurses her puppies.
If you are a competition coonhunter you know how hard it can be sometimes to be a good coonhound handler. It is true that having a good handler can make the difference between a coonhound winning a competition hunt or losing one. Click Here To Continue Reading...