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December 24, 2007


Kevin Paulson

I have been hunting in Virginia now for 10 years. While I have never owned my own hounds I have twice been the benefactor of others running dogs as the deer came right to my stand. In both circumstances I was able to get deer for my freezer and make a long day just a bit shorter. I do fully understand the issue and I agree that it may be one of those traditions that so called progress in our world takes away. In many counties of Virginia the use of hounds is one of the only ways to take deer and on certain properties it is going to make hunting that much harder. Staging youth hunts in areas where the dogs are running provides effective opportunities for youth hunters and it is going to be a loss to those that hunt in the great commonwealth of Virginia. It is sad that the actions of a few are going to cost the citizens of this great state a time honored tradition.


I've done a few post about dog hunting over at my blog as well. I've found it to be a touch subject.

Avery Schlacter

Thanks for sharing this with me. I've been looking around for some help with dogging. I found this very useful. http://www.astpl.com/dogging.html

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