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Archive For: American Cooner

ACHA/WCCHR News

American Cooner Feb 2012 CoverMy how things have certainly changed. I have heard the old saying my whole life that it’s just not the way it is now as it was in the good ole days and that phrase remains true today, probably as …

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Tails of Hunting

January 2012 American Cooner

The ember to go coon hunting had begun to glow brighter in Rick as we walked from my old, battered hunting truck and into the woods he loved so much as a young boy. He had wondered what it would …

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Just Coon Huntin’

Just Coon Huntin’

Season is in and the hunt is on. We’re not hunting any more or harder but it seems to be better when the weather is cooler. You can harvest the game if you choose to. We don’t take much game …

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Tommy and Bowswer

Tommy and Bowswer

Vercy Swamp had provided an exciting night of hunting for Tommy and Melvin as far as Tommy’s new puppy was concerned—for he treed his first, real live coon! In the meantime, Bowser had been trailing an old, cold track, and …

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His Name is Skid

His Name is Skid

AC 01-2012-SkidLast month I told you about a Plott hound that beat me in a UKC hunt held at Henderson KY. The hound belongs to Brock Carr from Newburgh, IN. The dog’s name is Skid and he managed to skid under …

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Just Coon Huntin’

Just Coon Huntin’

I don’t mean to brag but I find it hard to believe that anyone is enjoying their hunting more than I am. Good friends, good dogs, good hunting and the fellowship is the best. It doesn’t get any better.  Welcome …

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2011 PKC World Hunt

2011 PKC World Hunt

Teamwork is summed up by the relationship between father Bill Griffin and son Josh, both from Cullman, Alabama, and builds to a huge win at this year’s PKC World Hunt, held in Salem, Illinois. Their impressive male Walker hound, Griffin’s …

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Coon Season is Here Already

Coon Season is Here Already

Summer is over and it’s time to get ready for another exciting hunting season. This week, Nancy and I are traveling with my brother, Melvin, and his wife, Judy, to Salem, IL to the PKC World Hunt. I’m hunting Betty …

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2011 PKC World Championship

2011 PKC World Championship

The setting for the 2011 PKC World Championship Final Cast was near perfect on Saturday evening October 29, 2011. There is no doubt that Salem, Illinois and their supporting cast of satellite clubs have established themselves as one of the …

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Puppy Power

American Cooner Nov 2011 CoverThe girl was on a long drive home after having made a trip to look at some big game bred hound puppies. As she suspected, she couldn’t get away from the looks of those youngsters, and she’d picked one out …

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UKC World Nite Championship

American Cooner Nov 2011 CoverSince the 1970’s Larry Wilcox of Michigan has been a dedicated supporter of the English hound. He has hunted them diligently from that time and bred them with only one goal in mind – continue to better the breed.

Now …

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