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Jack rabbit hunts, special game permits, fire & lead shot ban

Reflections from the Saratoga Sun


100 years ago

February 27, 1913

Big Jack Rabbit Hunt

About seventeen men went out on Jack creek on Sunday morning to rid the ranches in that area of Jack Rabbits which were eating up considerable feed from the stock. The men all lined up at Jack creek lane and started up the creek in a long line spread out taking in the valley, and they hadn’t gone far before the Jacks began to run. Well, run they did, in every direction of the compass. And the cannonading started with a roar that lasted until they came into camp around noon just below the Blydenburgh ranch.

After dinner they started part...

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