Find a Georgia Deer Tracking Dog

Updated 9/10/2021

Shot a deer but having trouble locating it? There are dozens of blood-trailing dog handlers across the state willing and able to help. Don’t let your deer go to waste. Below is a partial list of handlers provided by the Georgia Blood Trailing Network Facebook group, listed by county of coverage with the name and the best means of contact for each.

If you are a blood trailing dog handler and would like to be put on the list, or if you know of any handlers not listed drop us an email and let us know and we’ll get them added. Also, if you contact someone on this list and are told they no longer do deer tracking, please let us know that as well so we can remove them from the list.

Check out the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast Episode 7 where we discuss all things related to deer tracking dogs with Ken Parker.


APPLING:
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
DJ Kiely 904-349-7618
ATKINSON:
Randy Vick – 229-224-1814
Jason Bell 912-599-0013
Curt Malcom 912-381-6190
Cody Wise 912-381-0305
BACON:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
BAKER:
Randy Vick – 229-224-1814
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
Last Blood Tracking Chris Schneider 270-485-2598
BALDWIN:
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
London Young 478-357-9758
Dustin Schremmer 706-817-2005
Adam Martin 478-234-5538
Matthew Yates 478-357-5221
Jimmy Oller 478-447-4617
BANKS:
Tommy Yarberry 678-313-3737
Josh Tipton 770-540-9727
Samuel Allen 706-260-0217
BARROW:
William Kirkland 678-758-8865
Travis Wilson 678-343-1966
Samuel Allen 706-260-0217
Kyle Clay 470-554-4389
BARTOW:
Kayla Harmon 770-547-5646
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Dale Hulsey 706-936-2150
Andrew Roberts 678-925-6930
Grant Blalock 770-862-5687
Joe McWilliams 678-699-0063
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
BEN HILL:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Land Pittman 912-253-7968
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
Shane Gordon 321-525-2812
BERRIEN:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Jason Bell 912-599-0013
Phil Landers 321-848-8819
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757
Trent Hatton 229-569-5978
Cody Melligan 229-563-9637
BIBB:
Timmy Oller 478-733-9017
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Adam Martin 478-234-5538
Kyle Caraway 678-544-6408
Daulton Statham 678-572-5308
Chad Moxon 478-796-4584
Bre Moxon 678-347-5763
Jimmy Oller 478-447-4617
London Young 478-357-9758
BLECKLEY:
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Andrew Laney 478-278-0188
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
Bryan Deshotel 478-308-0728
Justin Sadler 478-808-2402
Robbie Rowe 478-972-0432
Christopher Smith 478-308-2835
BRANTLEY:
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
BROOKS:
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Ryan Hughes 229-375-3502
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Brent Henderson 850-673-8655
Cody Melligan 229-563-9637
BRYAN:
Logan Plymel 912-486-3417
BULLOCH:
Amanda Arnsdorff 912-536-2181/912-687-5115
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Nathan Shepard 912-536-3173
Logan Plymel 912-486-3417
BURKE:
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
London Young 478-357-9758
Jesse Patterson 706-834-2211
BUTTS:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
Daulton Statham 678-572-5308
Chad Moxon 478-796-4584
Bre Moxon 678-347-5763
CALHOUN:
Brad Whitmire 931-691-0548
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Trent Mock – 229-308-4299
CAMDEN:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
Heather Hagan 904-545-0392
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
CANDLER:
Randy Zerwig 912-682-7256
Logan Plymel 912-486-3417
CARROLL:
Terry Waid 678-877-9463
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Tyler Yeager 678-953-8214
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
Chris Powers 770-342-9859
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Alan Akin 770-301-7805
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
Tim Goode 770-550-0792
Kayla Harmon 770-547-5646
Joe McWilliams 678-699-0063
CARROLLTON:
William Sandy 404-328-8525
CATOOSA:
JT Carter 423-834-4867
Patrick Kraemer 985-209-5966
CHARLTON:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
Heather Hagan 904-545-0392
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
John Clark 904-228-2942 / 904-248-0505
CHATHAM:
Rodney Roberts 912-658-7802
CHATTAHOOCHEE:
Lyle Avis 785-307-2097
Devon Parish 831-535-8834
Judy Catrett 229-314-9082
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
CHATTOOGA:
Dale Sutton 706-936-3059
Dale Hulsey 706-936-2150
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
CHEROKEE:
Michelle Maxwell 770-377-2932
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
Andrew Roberts 678-925-6930
Grant Blalock 770-862-5687
Chris Rea 706-969-9844
CLARKE:
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Blake Arnold 706-340-0866
Shane Young 706-362-2305
Kyle Clay 470-554-4389
CLAY:
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
CLAYTON:
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
CLINCH:
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
Heather Hagan 904-545-0392
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Jason Bell 912-599-0013
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
Curt Malcom 912-381-6190
Fred Wooten 229-442-1957
COBB:
Russell Butcher 678-576-6223
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Andrew Riess 770-845-9353
COFFEE:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Curt Malcom 912-381-6190
COLQUITT:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Jose Murillo 229-392-2136
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757
COLUMBIA:
Chuck Cumber 706-690-1103
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
COOK:
Ryan Hughes 229-375-3502
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757
COWETA:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Tyler Yeager 678-953-8214
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
Tony O’Connell 470-774-8302
William Sandy 404-328-8525
Alan Akin 770-301-7805
CRAWFORD:
Timmy Oller 478-733-9017
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
CRISP:
Taylor Farrow 229-886-3212
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
DADE:
DAWSON:
Jerry Russell 678-776-4502
Will Goss 678-283-6345
DECATUR:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
Fred Wooten 229-442-1957
DEKALB:
Russell Butcher 678-576-6223
DODGE:
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Andrew Laney 478-278-0188
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Gerald Gay 229-332-5033
DOOLY:
Timmy Oller 478-733-9017
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
DOUGHERTY:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
DOUGLAS:
Terry Waid 678-877-9463
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
William Sandy 404-328-8525
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Alan Akin 770-301-7805
EARLY:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
ECHOLS:
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Ryan Hughes 229-375-3502
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
Jason Bell 912-599-0013
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
John Clark 904-228-2942 / 904-248-0505
ELBERT:
Jeff Andrews 706-988-0725
EMANUEL:
Buck Daniels 920-609-4493
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Jake Johnson 478-232-5362
Drew Anglin 478-357-2217
EVANS:
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
FAYETTE:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
Tony O’Connell 470-774-8302
FITZGERALD:
Jacob Parrott 912-501-6887
FLOYD:
Dale Sutton 706-936-3059
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Dale Hulsey 706-936-2150
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
FORSYTH:
Jerry Russell 678-776-4502
Russell Butcher 678-576-6223
Will Goss 678-283-6345
Travis Wilson 678-343-1966
FRANKLIN:
Tommy Yarberry 678-313-3737
FULTON:
Jerry Russell 678-776-4502 (North Only)
Tyler Yeager 678-953-8214 (Southern)
Russell Butcher 678-576-6223
William Sandy 404-328-8525
Travis Wilson 678-343-1966 “NORTH ONLY”
GLASCOCK:
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
London Young 478-357-9758
Drew Anglin 478-357-2217
GLYNN:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
GORDON:
Dale Sutton 706-936-3059
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
GRADY:
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
Fred Wooten 229-442-1957
GREENE:
Nick Friedrich 770-354-6983
William Kirkland 678-758-8865
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
GWINNETT:
William Kirkland 678-758-8865
Russell Butcher 678-576-6223
Travis Wilson 678-343-1966
HABERSHAM:
Tommy Yarberry 678-313-3737
HALL:
Jerry Russell 678-776-4502
Will Goss 678-283-6345
Travis Wilson 678-343-1966
HANCOCK:
Landon Young 478-357-9758
Nick Friedrich 770-354-6983
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Drew Anglin 478-357-2217
HARALSON:
Terry Waid 678-877-9463
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
Chris Powers 770-342-9859
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Alan Akin 770-301-7805
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
HARRIS:
Lyle Avis 785-307-2097
Justin Strickland 706-881-2432
Devon Parish 831-535-8834
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
HART:
J.T. Mack 706-338-6639
HEARD:
Denise Hyatt 770-212-0069
Tim Goode 770-550-0792
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Tyler Yeager 678-953-8214
Alan Akin 770-301-7805
HENRY:
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
HOUSTON:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
IRWIN:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Land Pittman 912-253-7968
Jacob Parrott 912-501-6887
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757
JACKSON:
William Kirkland 678-758-8865
Russell Butcher 678-576-6223
Travis Wilson 678-343-1966
JASPER:
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
JEFF DAVIS:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
JEFFERSON:
Landon Young 478-357-9758
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Jake Johnson 478-232-5362
JENKINS:
Buck Daniels 920-609-4493
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
JOHNSON:
Landon Young 478-357-9758
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Jake Johnson 478-232-5362
Drew Anglin 478-357-2217
JONES:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
LAMAR:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
LANIER:
Jason Bell 912-599-0013
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
LAURENS:
Landon Young 478-357-9758
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Andrew Laney 478-278-0188
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Drew Anglin 478-357-2217
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
LEE:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
LINCOLN:
Chuck Cumber 706-690-1103
J.T. Mack 706-338-6639
LONG:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
LOWNDES:
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Ryan Hughes 229-375-3502
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Brent Henderson 850-673-8655
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
LUMPKIN:
Jerry Russell 678-776-4502
MACON:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Chad Yoder 478-244-8937
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
MADISON:
MARION:
Judy Catrett 229-314-9082
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Christopher Fick 706-577-2925
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
McDUFFIE:
Chuck Cumber 706-690-1103
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
J.T. Mack 706-338-6639
MCINTOSH:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
MERIWHETHER:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Charlie Hunt 770-344-8196
Justin Strickland 706-881-2432
Devon Parish 831-535-8834
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Tyler Yeager 678-953-8214 (North)
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
Tony O’Connell 470-774-8302
MILLER:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
MITCHELL:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
MONROE:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
MORGAN:
Brad Gill 706-816-8831
MURRAY:
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
MUSCOGEE:
Lyle Avis 785-307-2097
Devon Parish 831-535-8834
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
NEWTON:
Tommy Lackey 404-386-8801
OCONEE:
William Kirkland 678-758-8865
OGLETHORPE:
J.T. Mack 706-338-6639
Blake Arnold 706-340-0866
PAULDING:
Terry Waid 678-877-9463
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Andrew Riess 770-845-9353
Adam Honeycutt 770-756-3758
PEACH:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
PICKENS:
Jerry Russell 678-776-4502
PIERCE:
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
PIKE:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Charlie Hunt 770-344-8196
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
Tony O’Connell 470-774-8302
POLK:
Terry Waid 678-877-9463
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
Dale Sutton 706-936-3059
Matt Wilkes 404-569-4273
Travis Gallo 407-383-2153
Andrew Riess 770-845-9353
Dale Hulsey 706-936-2150
Brian Justice 706-591-6397
PULASKI:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Andrew Laney 478-278-0188
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
PUTNAM:
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Nick Friedrich 770-354-6983
Brad Gill 706-816-8831
Nick Friedrich 770-354-6983
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Rena & Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229/478-394-0560
QUITMAN:
Ty Davis 334-695-8990
RANDOLPH:
Goose Hyatt 770-712-0772
RICHMOND:
Chuck Cumber 706-690-1103
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
ROCKDALE:
SCREVEN:
Tom Rodriguez 352-317-1329
Buck Daniels 920-609-4493
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
SEMINOLE:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Jeremy and Lindsay Kiefer 850-693-9669/386-275-9268
Fred Wooten 229-442-1957
SCHLEY:
Judy Catrett 229-314-9082
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
SPALDING:
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Cody Trammell 678-572-9753
Tony O’Connell 470-774-8302
STEPHENS:
Tomm Yarberry 678-313-3737
STEWART:
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
SUMPTER:
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
TALBOT:
Devon Parish 831-535-8834
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Christopher Fick 706-577-2925
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
TATTNALL:
TAYLOR:
Judy Catrett 229-314-9082
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
TELFAIR:
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
TERRELL:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
THOMAS:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Kenny Mullins 850-838-6101
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Brent Henderson 850-673-8655
TIFT:
Rady Vick 229-224-1814
Phil Landers 321-848-8819
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
Brandon Granberg 850-838-7524/850-929-2309
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757
TROUP:
Justin Strickland 706-881-2432
Denise Hyatt 770-212-0069
Goose Hyatt 770-301-7805
Tyler Yeager 678-953-8214
Alan Akin 770-301-7805
TRUETLEN:
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
TURNER:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757
TWIGGS:
Timothy Oller 487-733-9017
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
UPSON:
Charlie Hunt 770-344-8196
Rena and Steve Lunsford 478-394-0229 / 478-394-0560
Ken Parker 770-468-5459
WALKER:
JT Carter 423-834-4867
Dale Sutton 706-936-3059
WALTON:
William Kirkland 678-758-8865
WARE:
Ralph Bennett 904-759-1487
James Long 904-742-2029 / 904-728-4326
Jason Bell 912-599-0013
Krysten Meadows 904-383-2678 / 912-843-2584 (also hogs)
John Clark 904-228-2942 / 904-248-0505
WARREN:
Chuck Cumber 706-690-1103
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
WASHINGTON:
Landon Young 478-357-9758
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Ryan Hodges 478-357-1619
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Jake Johnson 478-232-5362
Drew Anglin 478-357-2217
WEBSTER:
Johnathan McElroy 229-942-4216 / 229-938-2236
WHEELER:
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
WHITE:
Tommy Yarberry 678-313-3737
WHITFIELD:
Brandon Townsend 706-671-8879
WILCOX:
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
Ben Yelverton 478-952-2571
Jerald Gay 229-332-5033
WILKES:
Chuck Cumber 706-690-1103
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
J.T. Mack 706-338-6639
WILKINSON:
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mickey Jarrad 478-484-5221
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Justin Selby 478-232-5968
WORTH:
Randy Vick 229-224-1814
Scott Lopez 912-229-7369
Mike Lopez 630-240-6394
Phil Landers 321-848-8819
Juddie Pate 229-322-3459
Chris Wilson 229-392-1757

Hunters, remember these teams listed above are offering the assistance of themselves and there dog partners to assist with helping to recover a down/wounded deer for you on a voluntary basis. These teams put a lot of time, effort, training, and money into there dogs. so please be respectful of the teams and the handlers decisions on working the dog to be most successful for you. Please remember these teams are voluntarily helping fellow hunters, I’m sure the teams would appreciate reimbursement of expense for travel to get their dogs to you.


Tips for Success

To give the dog the best possible chance for success, please follow these simple instructions, which were compiled by the experienced blood-trailing handlers at the Georgia Blood Trailing Network Facebook group:

1) Mark the HIT site before you even try to track for yourself. This is probably one of the most important aspects of a successful track. There is A LOT of information that can be gathered here for both handler and dog.

2) Don’t search more than 20 yards past the last blood. If you have made the decision to call a tracking team.

3) Don’t take your lap dog and then call for a blood dog.

4) Call ASAP, you can always go back and grid search with help later if no one is available.

5) Mark the last blood, and then exit the area away from the blood trail. Try not to walk on the path you have been trailing.

6) Get permission of neighbors to search if you think it might be needed. It is still up to the property owner to allow you to retrieve your deer. No, DNR cannot show up and MAKE them let you.

Note: It should be understood that the hunter requesting the help from a blood trailing/tracking dog will cover the expenses of the member coming to your rescue. Agree on circumstances before allowing the team to descend to your area.