2015 Black Bear Hunting https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/ 2015 Black Bear Hunting Gary's Bear https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617152 199617152 Judy's Bear https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617153 199617153 Hooch..Lea...Clara https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617154 199617154 Our Gang https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617155 199617155 New Camp this year https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617156 199617156 Our Gang again Enjoying our new Camp https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617157 199617157 Mountain Crest's Sadie Mae two Growing up in Camp..Our future Bear Tracker https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617158 199617158 Our New Camp site Very remote closest town is 20 miles away... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617159 199617159 Our Growing up Babies... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617160 199617160 Hooch..Lea...Clara They are loving the new camp and enjoying the outdoors https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617161 199617161 The Frenzy Everyone knows the tracking is on...They can smell the Game down and getting excited https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617162 199617162 Gary takes the Young dogs https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617163 199617163 Gary teaching the Young dogs patience https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617164 199617164 He wants them to understand the process https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617165 199617165 Everyone is excited to track https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617166 199617166 Gary takes Hooch and Clara to the start point and lets the dogs do the rest... No blood... no trail... just Bloodhound nose ingenuity https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617167 199617167 Hooch and Clara Gary picks up a piece of something that clearly leads the dogs on... Then off they go on their own...NOTE we do not have collars or leads on our dogs..they are left to track on their own ability... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617168 199617168 Our private lake Good Moose Lake https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617169 199617169 Our Private Lake This lake is approx 1 mile wide and 4 miles long..the fishing is pronominal and we have it exclusively to our selves... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617170 199617170 When tracking our dogs are trained to stay with us...at all times..they will trail out approx 20 yards at times but can be called back immediately...If the dogs were in immediate danger of poisonous snakes they would have collars and bells on... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617171 199617171 Our Private lake... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617172 199617172 Gary with Clara and Lea ande Hooch Tracking is what our dogs enjoy the most... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617173 199617173 Hot on the Trail Hot on the trail of the downed Bear....Each dog has it's own manner of tracking...not one is the same..some are Air some are Ground and some are Bush... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617174 199617174 It was very hot this day of tracking.. Clara is panting but shortly there is a river near and she dove in to cool off...then back on the tracking trail https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617175 199617175 Gary and Hooch Gary and the dogs tracked 3 Black Bear this trip... Congratulations to all of them for the successful finds.. https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617176 199617176 Hooch Hooch was warning us there were Wolves near..He was tracking but abruptly stopped to defend himself and Us.. What you can hardly see in this picture is the other dogs coming up on the right...left and rear of leader Hooch to defend the pack and Us... The wolves left with no competition... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617177 199617177 Gary and Hooch Hooch loves to be hugged and petted each day...A well deserved dog....he is such an outstanding animal... does not give up nor does he let his pack down..he is the defender..leader..and gets the job done...we are so proud of him... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617178 199617178 The gang https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617179 199617179 Our Future trackers These pups are learning the basics of tracking..We let them out and give them scents to follow..Each show great potential for tracking...They are out of the best Champion Tracking Bloodlines... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617180 199617180 Camp fire going keeps the mosquitos away https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617181 199617181 Mountain Crest's Sadie Mae Two She is showing terrific signs of following her moms footsteps as a Champion Tracker.. https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617182 199617182 Mountain Crest's Ava Promising tracker and potential Breeder.. https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617183 199617183 Mountain Crest's Bella She is just 1 year old and new to camp she had her first lessons of completely on her own (No Gary or I to tell her what to do) trailing with the older group learning from their experience and did very well...She is showing signs of becoming middle to first female dog in pack... She will eventually take over for the older girls in years to come...There is usually always a fight for this position but if she stays the same large girl and keeps the interest she has now she will eventually earn the title...and the older girls will back down and let her take it... https://www.mountaincrestbloodhounds.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=199617184 199617184