Evergreen Magazine 
Articles written in 1921 by students of Cootes Store Schoolhouse, Rockingham County, Virginia

Cootes Store
The Landscape
The Way It Was
The School
Hunting & Fishing
First Graders
The Students
Cootes Home
Cootes & Co.
Family Bible 1
Family Bible 2
Flood of 1936
Cootes Store 1999
Chimney Rock 1999
Gap Rock 1999
Samuel Cootes
Cootes Deeds (1821 to 1881)
1885 Map



Hunting and Fishing

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George Lester and Johnny Whistler fishing

fishing2.jpg (11104 bytes) A FISHING TRIP by J. Glenn Glass, 13. One warm day last summer I went fishing in a river near my home. The water was warm and this was real sport for me...
A HUNTING TRIP by  Aldon Funkhouser, 14...The next morning after breakfast we set out for a bear chase. We had not gone more than a half a mile when the dogs started a bear...
MY VACATION by John H. Turner, 11. ...The next day we went out and killed a wild cat and several rabbits. During the next few days we killed many pheasants and turkeys...
SETTING RABBIT TRAPS by Ralph G. Runion, 13. I begin to set my rabbit traps about the first of December and continue to set them till after Christmas. I bait the traps with apples or cabbage and sometimes with both... 
HOW I CAUGHT RABBITS by Frank H. Turner, 9. One day I went to set rabbit traps. I set one in a brush pile. I put some cabbage in it and put some apples around the outside...