Latest Foxhunt Results
The HHHC has a monthly fox hunt the third Saturday of each month. The hunt has a 2 hour time limit and the fox must be located somewhere in Lawrence County on public accessable property. Winners are decided on fewest miles driven. In case there is a tie on mileage then whoever arrives first will be declared the winner. If the hunters have the same mileage and arrive at the same time, the hunter who walks to the fox box and finds it first is declared the winner. (If a tie also happens there, the winner will be decided by a fist fight. ;) Start times vary, but are typically 5 pm in the summer and 3 pm during the winter. Our start times vary during spring and fall due sunset times. We don't hunt after dark for safety reasons.
We start our hunts from the Calvary Lutheran Church parking lot which is located on the south side of Bedford at 3705 Austin Drive. Which is located across the highway from the "Bedford - Limestone Capital Of The World" sign and limestone crane.
Mike, KF9NP, was the fox and accompanied by Lee, KC9OBV. They hid at Mundell Church and Cemetery in the extreme eastern part of Lawrence County. Three hunters showed to track down the fox. They were Tim, KB9SNL, Jim, N8LL, and Larry, WA9FFZ. Bearings at times were very confusing. Tim remarked that initially his bearings were south and then north. He so remarked at one point in the south end of Bedford to Larry as they met temporarily during the hunt. Larry drove around in Bedford for an hour before leaving and heading the proper direction. His bearings at the starting point went directly through Mundell but he ignored that and ended up not finding the fox as time ran out. Jim suffered the same fate and was unable to find the fox. Tim was the lone hunter who did find the fox and will be the fox in December, beginning time to be announced. He drove 20.9 miles to discover the fox den in the excellent time of one hour.