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Hunter's moon

Posted by ESC on October 18, 2005

We've discussed this phrase before. And a beautiful moon it is in Kentucky. Go to the link to see a picture.

Posted on Tue, Oct. 18, 2005
Herald Leader (Lexington, Ky.)
http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/12929648.htm Accessed October 18, 2005.
Hunter's Moon lights October night scene

At one time, the full moon of October was known as the Hunter's Moon, or the Blood Moon.

That's because the crops were in (thanks to September's Harvest Moon) and hunters could stay out all night, using bright moonlight to track the game needed to get through winter...