Journey Proud

Squirrel Hunting

Season 4 Episode 2 | 26m 37s

Squirrel meat was once a mainstay for Alabama families. This plentiful and inexpensive staple has its roots in our frontier period when specialized rifles and dog breeds were developed specifically for hunting this small game. Today, a dedicated group continues to raise and train squirrel dogs, hunt them, and make delicious dishes from this small game.

Aired: 08/11/17

Rating: NR

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Journey Proud is made possible through the generosity of the Daniel Foundation of Alabama; National Endowment for the Arts, ARTWORKS; Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust; Alabama Power; Community Foundation of South Alabama; and the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.