Snowshoes

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  1. flocknocker1

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    Had my first go at some snowshoes this weekend with some buddies,had a great time ! Those critters are a little tougher to hunt than cottontails I have learned ! BIG loops to set up on and tougher to find the right spot ,harder to see , and tougher to get a good shot . Learned a lot .
     

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  2. Thirty pointer

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    Yup nothing like having a 1/2 hour run on a snowshoe and the hounds tracking 50 ft in front of you and you did not see it go by.
     
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    Get the right day and you can get multiple hares on one run. When the weather is right it seems that when the dogs start one track every hare in the area starts to move.
     
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    After a while you will start to figure out where they will likely go through. You will start to think like a hare, developing a sort of a..... hare brain! lol
     
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    To me its like deer hunting. Find a spot near where they started with a couple trails going through and listen to them run. Theres been many times ive shot 2 or 3 on one run. Way better and more fin than cottontails. No running into holes.
     
  7. kinzua

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    I live in the Toledo, OH area. Dad and myself have been hunting cottontails behind good hounds for the better part of 30 years just across the state line in Monroe and Hillsdale Co. Just wondering how far north I have to drive to chase some shoes and is the public land decent up that way? Thanks!
     
  8. micooner

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    300 miles north of toledo
     
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    thats whatI was figuring. Thanks Micooner!