Snowshoe Hare Hunting

From Outdoor Journal

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Topics: Hunting rabbits Snowshoeing winter sports

For many Vermonters in the early 1900's being a successful hunter was the difference between having food on the table or going hungry. Snowshoe hare was a popular meat for the pot during the winter months. For some families the tradition of hunting rabbits with beagles continues. It's a challenge for both dog and hunter, with the rabbits blending into the winter snow and sometimes reaching a speed of 27 miles per hour. Host Lawrence Pyne joins Richard Huntley of Rabbit Hollow Beagles in Bethel for an exciting day of snowshoe hare hunting.

  • Richard Huntley
    Rabbit Hollow Beagles
    RFD, Box 27
    Bethel, VT 05032
    802-234-9817


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