. The American sportsman: . HUNTING HARES.. -^^ NSTEAD of coursing hares as they do inEngland and on the Continent, we eithertake them in snares and traps, or rous-ing them with a dog, shoot them as theymake off. They are easily killed, and itwill require but a few pellets of partridge-shot to bring a large one to bag. They possess a strong scent, and perplexthe dogs very much when in pursuit ofpartridges: the best of dogs can hardlyrefrain from chasing a hare, after pointing it and seeing it jumpup and make off from before his very nose. They lie very close,and it will be necessary oftentimes

- Image ID: 2CNGWJC

. The American sportsman: . HUNTING HARES.. -^^ NSTEAD of coursing hares as they do inEngland and on the Continent, we eithertake them in snares and traps, or rous-ing them with a dog, shoot them as theymake off. They are easily killed, and itwill require but a few pellets of partridge-shot to bring a large one to bag. They possess a strong scent, and perplexthe dogs very much when in pursuit ofpartridges: the best of dogs can hardlyrefrain from chasing a hare, after pointing it and seeing it jumpup and make off from before his very nose. They lie very close,and it will be necessary oftentimes

Reading Room 2020 / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID: 2CNGWJC

Search stock photos by tags