Articles in ‘American Cooner’

Huntin’ Cohutta – American Cooner

     Nestled in the mountains of North Georgia is the Cohutta Wildlife Management Area. It is some of the best hunting to be found; that is, if one doesn’t mind hunting the mountains. I grew up coon ... Read More

Strike and Stay – American Cooner

Howdy, folks and Happy New Year! I hope you and yours had a wonderful Christmas and a great 2012 – and that your 2013 is off to a good start.  It’s hard to believe that another year ... Read More

National Plott Hound Association News American Cooner

Howdy, folks! I hope you and yours are well and surviving this endless summer heat wave. It has proven to be unrelenting here in North Carolina, with six straight days of over 100 degree highs – and ... Read More

2012 PKC Blue Ribbon Pro Hunt, Dupont, Indiana

My experiences with the Clifty Creek Coonhunters Association in Dupont, Indiana began many years ago as a teenager.  Back in the spring of 1979, a few friends and I traveled to Dupont for a Coonhound event that ... Read More

Mayview Coon Hunters Ass’n. American Cooner

On July 13-14, we hosted a UKC hunt and show and had a nice turnout even for the hot weather we are having. We had 14 dogs on Friday night, seven in the show on Saturday and ... Read More

2012 PKC Treeing Walker Champion : American Cooner

Some wins come easily and the victory is sweet, but sometimes the win comes in the least expected way and those victories are even sweeter because of the surprise. That is exactly what happened in the case ... Read More

Final Four Interview : American Cooner

Interview with Zack Whitaker, Berry, Kentucky Zack is 27 years old and has been hunting since he was six years old David – “First, congratulations on the birth of your little girl Wednesday morning. Is she doing ok?” Zack – “Thanks. ... Read More

A boy and his Papaw American Cooner

 I can remember when I was small, nipping at the heels of my Papaw, Janis Miller. I was waiting for the chance to tag-along on one of his coon hunting trips. Then one day it happened. He ... Read More

American Cooner National Plott Hound Association News

Howdy, folks. I hope you and yours are well. Come on into camp, get comfortable and let’s talk Plott dogs! It’s hard to believe it is June already, I can’t recall a milder winter or a hotter spring, ... Read More

Western Plott Hunters Association

WORLDWIDE PLOTTS: SWEDEN. Hello Plott family. My name is Lena Laaksonen. I grew up in North Sweden, along the border of Finland. Growing up very few women hunted here because it was frowned upon. I didn’t care, ... Read More

Ten Things Every Coon Hunter Should Know

1. How to learn the fundamentals of coon hunting. I ran into a couple of kids the other day on the parking lot at the local Walmart. They drove up in a Ford Ranger pickup with a beat-up ... Read More

Unofficial Plott Hound

Kathryn Baxter of Mississippi is a Plott owner I've known for several years. She has rich family traditions, education and experience contributing to her enjoyment of Plotts. Here is Kathryn's story: “My father's family had Walker hounds as ... Read More

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