On my quail lease in OK we have porcupines,,, about once every 3rd hunt or so, someone will kill one. THe prevailing theory is,, kill one if you see it. Several dogs have had major vet bills after attacking one of them. It seems that the dogs dont learn their lesson and attack again at the next opportunity. THis is counter intuitive to me, but it is factual------ less aggressive dogs just bark at them a little and come away when called.
I dont like killing a porcupine, is there another solution that we are overlooking?
Donald ------ the only real/knowledgeable bird/duck hunter on this site.