There is an awesome article in The NRA's American Hunter magazine this month written by Bryce Towsley. It is a great story about his beagle Barney and their hunts while he grew up. Pretty darn neat story!
I get the American Rifleman magazine instead of the American Hunter issue, but I'll see if I can grab a copy of the American Hunter latest issue from a friend. My brother in law has a beagle pup he'd like to train. I think he'd be interested in seeing it.
I have a system I use in Whitetail hunting during the rut that seems to work for me. When I make a mock scrape in the area I wish to hunt I will place a couple of 35mm
film canisters (film removed of course) in the scrape after I have cleared out all leaves and other debris. The film canisters are filled with cotton balls and saturated with doe in heat urine. This keeps the urine from soaking in the ground and can be refreshed on each trip if needed. I will also use the tarsal gland of the buck...