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David Kasten

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Anybody out there have any hounds or run coon?

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I have a English. Run him time to time. He's a 2 year old who's coming along pretty good considering how lazy his master is!

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Nice looking tree dog.This is my current project a year and half old bluetick that i hunt dang near every night. I will be pushing him hard this year in the ukc hunts. Have you guys been able to get anything going lately? Is he registered? 697916-R1-11-11.jpg

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He's registered. I just picked up a registered English female pup to run with him next year. Matches him for color real close. We are planning a run to Southern Iowa in the next couple of weeks.

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UKC? Have you had him in any nite hunts? What part of SE minnesota are you from?

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Isn't that coon hunting a HOOT!

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AHH i want hounds so BAD!!!!! my pa wont let me get a pair i have wanted some since i was knee high i picked up a sringer for birds but i want hounds so bad for coon perhaps cats and some day a bear maybe but i think it would be amazing,

beautiful hounds boys

~Phil

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Yeah he is UKC. I've never hunted in any of the nite hunts, and don't know anything about them. I live near Rushford/Winona area.

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if think youd ever want to come check it out sometime let me know, me and my buddies are always looking to get new people into the sport. I also know a lot of guys that run coyotes.

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Have you guys ever hunted with blackmouth curs? I've got a 3.5 year old that I'd like to try and hunt sometime. She's got every squirrel treed in the neighborhood.

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i dont know if i would ever do yotes but i think coon would be amazing... ever since i read where the red fern grows as a little boy.. it is torcher to let a kid read that and refuse to let him have a pair when he or she is ready to get there own lol but seriously... i was campin in far far northern wisc and i woke up early one late sept morn to hounds chasing bear and was lucky enought to see and watch as the bear and 5 hound roar throught my camp!!! and saw the bear after it was treed and hunter got it it got my heart pumpin

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I've coonhunted for years, and its a blast, i used to run hounds and about ten years ago i switched off to curs and really enjoy that....

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Coonchaser,

Where did you get your curs? Did you have any trouble training them? Mine is about 3.5 years old and really stubborn. Any ideas?

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Well, first of let me just say that the curs have been a learning experience, They can be really quirky and wierd, and i've had a ton of them, It takes some doing to get some good ones, I sold my first 100 % treeing litter about a year ago and thats after ten years etc....

Let me know what you've done with him and i could give ya some pointers, I've had one black mouth and he was an ok dog, I know a guy in michigan that has a few and he wins alot with them, etc...

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Iv never hunted with a cur but i know plenty of guys that have and do. Have you ever had her around a caged coon or anything like that? 3.5 years old is getting up there for training and teaching her new tricks. Not saying it would be impossible but i try to have my dogs hunting and treeing on there own by 1 year. The one im hunting now i had rock n' rollin at 6 months old.

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The only thing iv ever heard about curs is they are very tight mouthed dogs, they wont let know where there at or what there doing until there treed

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hcoutdoorsmen, if your serious about wanting a hound that would a good all around dog i mean it would chase and tree what ever you put it on coon,bear,bobcat,etc i know a guy in circle pines thats always got a little of Del Cameron hounds (bluetick) the name is about as old as it gets. Anyways let me know if your interested.

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speaking of big game hounds..

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Awesome photo keep them comeing!

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How bout this one (look below right boot)

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sure wasnt good when he came outa that hole,this little guy had an attitude

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Those pictures bring back some good memories Thanks!

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No problem, they are good times i couldnt imagine what it would be like if someone took away this part of my life. Good times.

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that you up in the tree cuz? where the [PoorWordUsage] was i???

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no trevor, thats a pic i took of crazy craze, jesse nappin hunting the river bottoms of owatonna last spring. By the way, me and mark hit dale andersons and treed some coon, 1 bore was real big. Wait till warmer weather comes our way and ill be in the woods 7 nights a week.

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