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Cold and deep snow make for a tough Wisconsin rabbit hunt

Rufus Thomas, left, and Gary Garrett and their beagles, left to right, Jean, Jama, Blue, and Cash, have had great success hunting rabbits, but the cold temperatures and deep snow foiled their efforts on this particular hunt. (Photos by Dan Small)
On a frigid Sunday, while the Green Bay Packers licked their wounds as they jetted home from rainy California, a dozen hunters gathered in Fond du Lac County, Wis., for an adventure that turned out about just as successful as the Packers’ second playoff game. Tossing good sense aside, we donned our warmest outdoor duds, slipped toe warmers into felt-lined pacs, and trudged outside into a below-zero wind chill that would have kept any reasonable person huddled close to the woodstove.
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