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#3376947 - 09/27/13 03:38 PM Trading the bow 4 the beagles!!
huntintn
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Not gonna bow hunt this year gonna spend early fall getting the dogs in shape. First year in a while I've decided to get back in to rabbit hunting. Man gave me some rabbit trailing scent the other day said it would help train my pup. Think I'll just carry em to the thickets and let nature take its course.
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#3377044 - 09/27/13 05:43 PM Re: Trading the bow 4 the beagles!! [Re: huntintn]
Mud Creek
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Wise choice!! But JMO that rabbit training scent doesnt work,a trapped wild rabbit or san juan is best but like you said just walking them through briars is as good as anything..a nice steady slower old dog always good for the pups...good luck!
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#3377057 - 09/27/13 06:06 PM Re: Trading the bow 4 the beagles!! [Re: Mud Creek]
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You need a slower older dog to teach. PM me if interested, I can help you brother if you want.
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#3378365 - 09/28/13 08:43 PM Re: Trading the bow 4 the beagles!! [Re: Mud Creek]
timberjack86
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 Originally Posted By: Mud Creek
Wise choice!! But JMO that rabbit training scent doesnt work,a trapped wild rabbit or san juan is best but like you said just walking them through briars is as good as anything..a nice steady slower old dog always good for the pups...good luck!
Any tame rabbit will work for a young pup to get started. But as the pup gets better he will cacth them pretty quick. Also a tame rabbit or even a san juan dosent smell the same as a wild one. Because my old seasoned dogs would not run a tame rabbit.
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#3378399 - 09/28/13 09:00 PM Re: Trading the bow 4 the beagles!! [Re: timberjack86]
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good choice.
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#3378453 - 09/28/13 09:36 PM Re: Trading the bow 4 the beagles!! [Re: redblood]
Mud Creek
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Never seen a pup that wouldnt chase a san juan myself, pups usually like the short chases! I trap wild rabbits and try let that be my first sight chase. When they lose him they can go back and start smelling for him and continue by tracking. Why buy tame rabbit you can trap real deal for free!
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