was a beautiful day for a fox hunt in Kankakee County.
Paul, W9IEY and xyl Terry found an excellent "RF Nightmare" of a hiding spot on the river at Island Park in Momence Illinois sending five hunt teams to the eastern edge of the county.
Densely populated with a relatively hidden entrance, this spot was well thought out by our sly foxes. Paul and Terry have been riding along with Billie, K9QT on hunts for a few years now and have apparently been thinking about this for some time. Paul says they have a couple more "great spots" in mind and have subsequently volunteered their services again for some more hunts.
This skirmish was
a challenge for even the seasoned hunter.
I must admit however, we might not have finished 2nd had it not been for our fox hunt schnauzer hound mascot Suzy. As we started to go down the road north of the park Cindy said that Suzy needed to be walked. Not a problem since we now hunt under mileage rules. While walking Suzy, I saw K9NR and K9QT coming back from the road I intended to try next. So we decided "No way we were going down there, we're going back the other way" he, he, he. The only reason Suzy was with us on a fox hunt was that our groomer took longer than anticipated. So hats off to our groomer.
Kudos to Paul and Terry, this was indeed a "great spot". Our hunters very much appreciate the challenge.
The prevailing hunt team taking 1st place with 1/10th of a mile to spare was Crystal, W9IOU and Rodney, K9UNO. The duo are doing very well this year showing the old timers how it's done at every opportunity.
Along with all of
the hunters in this group we would like to recognize
Thanks to everyone
that come out and participate in our events.
Fox - W9IEY, Paul / xyl Terry
you to everyone
that come to our hunts!!!
Thanks for visiting KARS Web site
are already looking
forward to the next hunt...
hams, you're invited to come
join in on the fun and excitement!
clubs in the area are also
encouraged to join us.
Reciprocal hunts might be fun!
Give N9IO a call...........146.34 / 94
Or send E-Mail
NEXT HUNT WILL BE
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13th 2008 at 1PM
See the Foxhunting Main Page for full info.
Would you like to foxhunt with our group?
Do you have a comment?
Would you like us to place a link
back to your foxhunting web site?
Just send an E-Mail to N9IO
This usually occurs when
you follow a link
from a search at a search engine website.