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Archive For: American Cooner

Unofficial Plott Hound

May 2012, American Cooner Magazine Cover

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 early as …

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Coon Hunting and the Internet

May 2012, American Cooner Magazine Cover

It was another day at the office at 100 East Kilgore Road when the big guy, Fred Miller, President and CEO of UKC called from his corner office down the hall. “Steve, can you come down?”   Immediately my thoughts began …

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Southeastern Treeing Walker Days

American Cooner, April 2012AMERICAN COONER – The 2012 Southeastern Walker Days bench show was more than just an Overall Bench Show win for Lisa Hunziker and her well-built, six year old Walker male Grand Champion ‘PR’ Red Eagle Comin’ 2 Your City.  It …

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Just Coon Huntin’

American Cooner, April 2012AMERICAN COONER – I remember many years ago when we possum hunted and treed a coon or two a year. We hauled the dogs in the trunk of the car, and when we turned the dogs out, we went with …

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Tails of Hunting

American Cooner, April 2012AMERICAN COONER – “No good deed goes unpunished.” I have often wondered about this statement that has become a cliché in our society. What exactly did the Creator mean by that and who exactly was the person that came up …

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New York Houndsmen Conservation Ass’n.

American Cooner March 2012 CoverAMERICAN COONER – As I write this, we continue to have a practically snow-less winter. Whenever the white stuff manages to come down, it seems to melt off within a day or two. Maybe the good travelling weather will hold …

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The Southern Trifecta …

American Cooner March 2012 CoverAMERICAN COONER – Coon hunters up and down the eastern seaboard and across the Midwest know there are three important dates without which no new year is off to a proper start. Those dates are the first weekend after New …

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2012 South Carolina State Youth Championship

American Cooner March 2012 CoverThe Bowman club was full last night with young hunters and their guardians for another night of “coon hunting kids’ style.” The club did its usual great job of making this a premier night for the 53 young hunters who …

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Coon Hunting Veteran, Alan Kalal

American Cooner March 2012 CoverRecently I had several heart-to-heart conversations with veteran coon houndsman Alan Kalal, a staunch Treeing Walker breeder and supporter well known for his penchant toward fine females.  He’s got an interesting story to share, and it’s here… in these pages …

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The 47th Annual Grand American

American Cooner Feb 2012 Cover“This year is just like all the rest, I can’t wait for the Grand American to get here! Maybe it’s the kid in me, but I still get excited the closer the first weekend in January gets. It’s a time

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