Originally Posted by vailpass
Wow. One winter I trapped with a kid that lived across from my grandparents. Besides a badger coons were the nastiest bastards to deal with. They would hiss and claw and go nuts on you until you could land that club on their head.
Grand dad on my mom's side used to run dogs, mostly for fox and coyote but he'd occasionally run with some coon hunters.
He told me you really have to watch your dogs around a body of water because a coon will bait a dog in them jump on its head and drown it. Besides being mean they're devious.