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I have heard 4 dogs was the best number to run in a pack to gunhunt, just wondering peoples thoughts on the best number, how many is to many or can you run to many.
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Never enough. Just a matter of taste. I like as many as possible so the competition is highest.
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Amen Buck! we run up to 12 at a time. Many they jump a bunch of rabbits and man it sounds good!!!
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12-15, everybody bring your best and turn 'em loose,, after we kill 2-3 rabbits we just enjoy the running ! love that sound ..
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we never have much luck keepin dogs togather with more than 4-5 dogs and have more of a dog race than a rabbit race we have to many rabbits to run alot of dogs here I enjoy watchin the dogs work as much as the sound some has good races with more dogs we dont We ended up with 27 dogs on the ground one mornin sounded good but thers no way all them was smellin that rabbit we had a mess
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2 in the snow, get much more then that and it is'nt pretty. no snow then 5-6 is good for me.
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3 the most for me I really like to run 1
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we hunt with 6-7 depending on the weather...but i'd sooner have just 2
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- Location: cincinnati ohio
The more the merrier...but olso solo alot
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I generally take 16-18 each time out. All of them are from this kennel, which makes a huge difference in the running. When hounds are used to running regularly together, they truly work as a pack, not a collection of dogs. That reminds me....I need to make out my list of who is going in the morning!
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I like to shake the ground.
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we use 12 alot i dont care for more than that prefer about 8 ...
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