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EW N Kodiak.de 2013 Photo: Mitch Kezar / WindigoImages.com jump in and help the catch dogs hold the pig until the hunter arrives to dispatch it, but their first assignment is to find the pig, either by detecting air scent or ground (track) scent. Air-scenting usually means the hog is fairly close. B.F. Reeves Jr., of Pure Country Ranch (hogwildadventures.com), contends most cur breeds have "good wind noses" and can usually catch a two- to six-hourold scent, while a hound "can pick up scent that's 10 to 15 hours old and track it." Increasingly, breeders are crossing hounds with curs in an effort to find that perfect combination of nose, silent tracking, herding behavior and willingness to fight when the catch dog initiates the action. The problem with a cautious ground-tracking dog is time. It might search a cold track for hours before striking, and by then the hog may have moved off the property or the hunters may have run out of time. The risk of losing dogs makes electronic tracking collars a popular item. They're convenient when your dogs have run beyond hearing range, and essential when they've bayed a hog out of earshot. With hogs constantly procreating like rabbits and pioneering into new habitat- places like crop fields, gardens and wildlife nesting habitat-hog dogs and hog hunting should remain a growth industry for the foreseeable future. "You're never going to get rid of all feral hogs," Spiehler said. "That's a myth. But you can keep them under control with dogs. The only thing more effective is helicopters." If you're having trouble finding good bird country for working your featherfinding pooch, you might want to consider switching breeds. Hog dog or helicopter. Your choice. ah I take pride in our tradition. MY RIFLE Photo: Author WWW .M AUSER -M12. COM A Hog Dog on the Cheap Hog dog trainer and hunter Jim Crainer suggests advertising on coon hunter websites for a hound that either trails silently (which coon hunters hate but hog hunters love) or veers off coon scent to trail hogs (which coon hunters also hate) or, ideally, both. Download It Today The NRA Magazines App MAGAZINES Apple, the Apple logo and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. americanhunter.org ❘ 31 ❘ june 2013 http://www.hogwildadventures.com http://www.WindigoImages.com http://www.Kodiak.de http://WWW.MAUSER-M12.COM http://www.americanhunter.org

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