Monday, December 20, 2010

Southern Mountain Hunting Horn by Ron Vail

This hunting horn is very similar to the original featured on page 187 of "Sketches of Hunting Pouches - Powder Horns - and Accoutrements of Southern Appalachia" by Jim Webb. Hunting horns/blowing horns/cow horn trumpets are used to call the dogs while on the hunt - call the other hunters back together - sound alarms, etc. This horn, as is the original, is 14" long from the deer antler mouth piece to the base of the horn. 

Copy and photos supplied by Ron Vail.

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