This book concentrates on the finer aspects of hunting cottontails with beagles. Stories, tips, and instructions on everything from breeding to scentwork mane this an indispensable volume for avid rabbit hunters. By Dave Fisher. 194 pages.
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 authorís advice. Plus, youíll get to go hunting with the author, as he recalls some of his more exciting hunts.
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