I've always had Walkers and Blueticks. Every Bluetick I have ownd was the best tree dog but they were all ill tempered towards other dogs. The walkers were ok, none out of the 5 i have had were mean and all had good noses. But keep in mind...
Its all about how they are trained.
1998 F150 4x4 XLT 4.6L
3 inch Body Lift
305/70r16 Cooper STT
16x10 Mickey Thompson Classic ll's