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Old 09-04-2008, 09:14 PM
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hey can anyone tell me wat the best dog for squirrel huntin is?
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Old 09-08-2008, 09:37 PM
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Depends on what you have hunted with. Jack russels and mountain currs will probably be the top two. The best dog I ever hunted with was half walker hound and half mountain curr. She was awesome, my cousin sold her though.
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Old 09-09-2008, 10:42 AM
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You know, any dog with a good prey drive will tree squirrels. Two of my sled dogs are two of the best squirrel dogs I've ever used. I have a buddy who's Heeler X Border Collie will tree squirrels all day long if you let her. A fiesty mutt will get the job done. I bet if you went to the shelter you will find some terrier or cowdog mix that will be a best pal and great squirrel dog. Be patient on gun breaking. With my two guy's I started taking them out with an air rifle, then the .22 and finally a .410. No problems.
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Old 09-09-2008, 11:29 AM
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My fiance' got a Bluetick (bred for coonhunting) mixed with a black lab from her sister for free and I decided to try and train it. He's doing good so far but all I've been able to show him thus far are caged squirrels and pelts. I think once I can get him in the woods I'll be able to train him much better
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1. jack Russel

2. Fiest

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Old 09-09-2008, 03:18 PM
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My springer spaniel/Beagle mix mut that I rescued from Puerto Rico will tree squirrels till she dropped dead of exhaustion if she wanted to. Can't trust her off leash b/c she'll chase cotton-tails until i lose her.
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:44 PM
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I have hunted with Rat Terriers that were great. Small, great endurance and love to hunt squirrels.
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Old 09-13-2008, 11:15 PM
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ive have some great jack russles had a britney that was pretty good why i dont know lol he just did it on his own
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