Your favorite breed tree hound?

Thumper

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Many folks do have a favorite breed of tree dog! I admit I love them old Blueticks and black and tans, But if I was to have to pick, I would rather go with pup starters off of a black and tan gyp and a male treeing walker!

I like the speed and tree bark of the walker,along with the cold nose and bawl of them black hounds! Now my hound freinds that is a hard to beat combo and seems them third generation crosses are easy to break!

I think cuz is going to put that combo together with this years pups and they should be definate starters before 8 months!

Now, what is your favorite breed or cross?
No plotts or curs please
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My favorites have definitely been crosses. Walkers with Plotts. Black and tans with walkers. Blue Ticks with Plotts. Favorite dog ever was a big Red Tick looking dog, but his dad was a registered Walker, mom was a walker cross. He was a machine! I'll have to post a pic of him real soon.
 

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I have had{at one time or another} just about every breed of hound, always seem to go back to walkers! Walkers are real popular around here for coon, There are so many limestone bluffs, you need a fast dog to tree them before they can get to em'.
 
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You know me CUZ!! it dont matter to me as long as they trail and tree! I have a passion for Black and Tans, also for Walkers and also for redbones, and blueticks of course, and redticks. Had a plott or two in my day, and lots of crossbreds. I like SPOT, he is out of a redbone (MOOSE DOG) and a black and tan Female (ginger)! I like our other dog POOH and ya know she is a crossbred dog! SHEET I like em all Thump!!!! What can I say!!! bcat

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DaleT

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My best dog was a registered Treeing Walker, not much personality but he definitely took care of business. Devastating on coons, he weighed about 95 pounds in hunting shape and had a whip butt attitude. I like the look of the blue ticks, but I only had one and it was killed by a rattle snake as a pup, so I don't know how well they hunt.
 

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This is my favorite hound of all time, after hunting with a couple hundred of them over the years. He died several years ago of old age. THe litter he came out of was amazing. Registered walker and a walker cross (cant really remember what else she had). The litter turned out this redtick looking guy, several black and tan looking dogs and a redbone looking dog. Every single one of them were great. Right here he's treeing on a lion on opening day of bear season. Nice big tom.

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I have had all colors but am a walkerman
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and thats what I like to see at the end of every trail

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Bluetick

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I myself can't say I dislike any breed of hound. I like them all, listening to my dogs is like turning on the radio and hearing a fine bunch of muscians playing together. All these dogs have a different sound, boy that makes the blood rush in my veins, I guess I get a real high out of it. It's a cheap drunk with no after affects. I have had better luck with the crosses verses pure breds. It seems something is always happening to a pure bred, one way or another. Same holds true with those high bred horses, now that is another story though.
 
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