Stopguns For Dixie Tuskers

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areas furnish a lot of sportsmen with some good sport every year, but these natives are not as thrilling to hunt as the exotic Prussians.

The best way to hunt wild boar in Tennessee or North Carolina is to form a party numbering between 20 and 100 hunters, and apply for a hunt. A good-sized party may be 25 or 30 hunters. Complete information is available from The Tennessee Game and Fish Commission, Nashville, Tenn., and The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission, Raleigh, North Carolina. Write well in advance of any planned hunting trip into these areas. Preliminary correspondence should start no later than late spring or early summer for a fall hunt. Ask the state departments for complete details on the party boar and bear hunts. These are managed hunts, but even so around 3,000 hunters get to take part every year, counting of course North Carolina's open area around Hooper's Bald.

In this area the season normally opens Oct. 15th, and stays open until the first of the year. Some of the local guides have built hunters' camps high up in the mountains, and they form parties and put on hunts all during the Oct. 15th to Jan. 1st season. The season dates may vary from year to year for different reasons, so it always pays to check on this angle.

These open area hunts on the North Carolina side rarely fail to produce boar or bear or both. Typical of these hunts was one that I took last season. I made my arrangements

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