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I have been wanting to go raccoon hunting for sometime and I have no dogs and I don't know anybody that has dogs so I been thinking about using a spotlight witch is legal here in tenn I Jus don't know how to hunt them I know they would be around water.what equipment do I need and what kind of gun do I need thanks
 

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22, woodline, near cornfield & creek or water. Moonlit nights you don't even need a light. If there's a good many **** in your area, you'll notice them in trees come November.

But what's the point? You go **** huntin to listen to your dogs not to kill ****. If you get on a forum, you'll find local **** hunters in your area. Look in newspapers or stop in hunting shops or feed stores where **** hunters buy dog food. You'll figure out who the **** hunters are. I once got one of the best blk & tans I ever had from a guy that had got the dog in an estate sale. He gave me the dog cause he didn't want to feed it. Second day I hunted dog, got 8 **** and not all in the same tree (**** family). I really miss **** huntin up here in Alaska.
 

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In arkansas, dogs are required. I dont know where you are at, but you may look into that as well. I'm thinking about trapping them off of my corn feeder..... They are thick. As fat as they are, they ought to bring a premium.
 

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In arkansas, dogs are required. I dont know where you are at, but you may look into that as well. I'm thinking about trapping them off of my corn feeder..... They are thick. As fat as they are, they ought to bring a premium.
If they have been hitting your corn feeder for several weeks they would be dang good eating. ;)While I still lived in Oklahoma the farmers in the fall would appreciate me with my dogs coming to their corn fields. The **** loved the corn on the cob and I loved the corn fed *****. :eek: Same with corn fields in western Washington in the 60's. Bear would get into the farmers corn fields and just tear them up. My dogs would either bay them up or tree them. Farmers always made sure we had lots of corn.:D
 

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I really don't hear of people raccoon hunting that much and the one person I know that does floats down a river I see alot of raccoon run over so I know there's around here Jus don't hear alot of people hunting them thanks
 

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I've hunted **** a couple of times but only with dogs. It gets pretty exciting. I can't imagine doing it without dogs tho.
 

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I would love to get me some dogs but I wouldn't be going but a couple times a year. if I can get me a dog which breed should I get I really like a treeing walker thanks
 
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