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Rabbit Hunting: Secrets of a Master Cottontail Hunter
     

Rabbit Hunting: Secrets of a Master Cottontail Hunter

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by Dave Fisher
 

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This book is a great introduction to both hunting cottontails and snowshoe hares and raising beagles to run rabbits. Drawing on his experience from thousands of hunts, author Dave Fisher shares his insights and stories with those keen to take up the sport.  This comprehensive book examines such topics as cottontail personalities, rabbit natural history,

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This book is a great introduction to both hunting cottontails and snowshoe hares and raising beagles to run rabbits. Drawing on his experience from thousands of hunts, author Dave Fisher shares his insights and stories with those keen to take up the sport.  This comprehensive book examines such topics as cottontail personalities, rabbit natural history, behavior of rabbits when hunted, typical hiding places, and more. The various aspects of beagling are also covered, including breeding dogs, building your own kennel, picking and training pups, and putting together an efficient hunting pack. Fisher's passion for the subject is obvious as he discusses all aspects of rabbit hunting, from finding cottontails to field dressing the quarry. More than seventy photographs and illustrations complement the author’s advice. Plus, you’ll get to go hunting with the author, as he recalls some of his more exciting hunts.

Chapters include:

  • Rabbit behavior: why they circle and why they hole up
  • Snowshoe hare hunting
  • Training your own beagles
  • The roots of beagling
  • Stories of memorable hunting trips

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"...superbly organized... perfect and very strongly recommended.... "

--Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620870938
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/05/2013
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
687,886
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Dave Fisher has been hunting rabbits with dogs for more than forty years and has raised over 250 dogs (with 100 for his personal use). While his friends have moved on to bigger game, he has always been obsessed with the close connection between hunter, hound, and hare. He has written more than five hundred articles on hunting and has produced several videos, including Cottontail Rabbit Hunting, Mostly Squirrels, and Cottontails & Hares. He lives with his wife, Linda, and his beagles.

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Rabbit Hunting: Secrets of a Master Cottontail Hunter 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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