collapse
Helping Big Game Hunters experience adventures all over the world. Bearpaw Outfitters, Quality Hunts for over 30 Years

Author Topic: Cougar?  (Read 2269 times)

Offline russ

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2007
  • Posts: 185
  • Location: Olympia/Pullman
Cougar?
« on: September 18, 2007, 06:07:39 PM »
anybody seen any cougar around western wa this season?

Offline BlackTail

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Aug 2007
  • Posts: 317
  • Location: Chinook
Re: Cougar?
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2007, 09:54:19 PM »
My buddy just saw one two days ago while he was elk hunting.  He was behind a gate and the cougar was walking down a logging road across the canyon from him about 350 yards away.  This was around the Naselle area in SW Washington.  There have been more and more sightings around here in the last couple years.

Offline addicted

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 5099
  • Location: A forest near you
  • The famous FootDog
Re: Cougar?
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2007, 03:14:00 PM »
there was one near a school in the city last week and my friends saw one in their back yard in arlington wa bout 2 months ago.
"Right now, I am thinking that If my grandmother was here, she would be lecturing me about how there are poor people in Africa, that would just love to have a Ruger, I would just say "Great, granny, lets just ship all the Rugers to Africa!"


Loving life in the Great Northwest one day at a time.

It sounds like it's time to get a new gun.

Offline LongTatLaw

  • Suckling Slayer!
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2007
  • Posts: 1783
  • Location: Olympia
  • My 2009 West WA - Shotgun kitty Kat
Re: Cougar?
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2007, 09:12:40 PM »
I had one following me out of head high reprod down in Grays Harbor County in the pitch black... I knew something was following me...I saw him with my truck headlights when I turned them on...it was way to dark to shoot and my bow was unloaded.

I was also mid day scouting 2nd week on Elk bow season down in Skookumchuck and two hunters came running by me bows in hand and arrows already knocked. I asked if they were chasing elk and still on the run they said a cougar had followed almost to where I was standing 10 minutes before.

i never saw the cat...and didnt have my bow nor did I know the guys or I might have aided the hunt. I left almost right away so who knows..they may have got him?? 

The guy that helped me blood trail my elk killed a cougar on the power line off of Thompson Creek last year down pretty close to the plant!

Thats the 3 cats Ive seen/heard of.

Hoping to see one more up close :drool:

thats what I know about cats

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+21)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 36336
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Re: Cougar?
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2007, 10:11:14 PM »
Quote
I was also mid day scouting 2nd week on Elk bow season down in Skookumchuck and two hunters came running by me bows in hand and arrows already knocked. I asked if they were chasing elk and still on the run they said a cougar had followed almost to where I was standing 10 minutes before.


so they were running?
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

My posts, opinions and statements do not represent those of this forum

Offline LongTatLaw

  • Suckling Slayer!
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2007
  • Posts: 1783
  • Location: Olympia
  • My 2009 West WA - Shotgun kitty Kat
Re: Cougar?
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2007, 10:50:43 PM »
Yes they were running but toward the woods not away... I guess they didn't have bow when they were followed by him and they went to the truck...got bows and went back. I guess!!?? It was mid day so they were probably doing some unarmed non-sneaky scouting... like I was!

 

* Recent Topics

Winter Deer by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:04:46 AM]


Patch material and lube preferences by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:02:58 AM]


Python Cables (lesson learned) by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:02:26 AM]


Hoyt limb splinter by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 01:47:54 AM]


Let's see your custom handguns! by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 01:46:14 AM]


r-51 poor chambering! by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 01:45:13 AM]


Man i needed that! by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 01:27:07 AM]


Wyoming bison? by Duckslayer89
[Today at 01:26:30 AM]


Lynch Coulee, Quincy, wa. area. by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 01:24:55 AM]


TWO BUCKS DOWN!! PNWILD FILM by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 01:06:50 AM]


AK Results are up by wapiti hunter2
[Today at 12:09:12 AM]


ISO kids 4 wheeler or go kart by cem3434
[Yesterday at 11:55:01 PM]


FS 4-Toyota tires and rims by MADMAX
[Yesterday at 10:53:58 PM]


Suzuki outboard comments by PolarBear
[Yesterday at 10:50:35 PM]


MOVED: Asian Water Buffalo for sale by jackelope
[Yesterday at 10:42:55 PM]


Heater for rv by MADMAX
[Yesterday at 10:36:17 PM]


Asian Water Buffalo for sale by Shooting Stix
[Yesterday at 10:21:20 PM]


Madness 10 Scoring page.......NOW to 31 march by snowshoes22
[Yesterday at 09:54:41 PM]


Any feed back on leupold vx-3i lrp 8.5-25x50mm? by tecwoody
[Yesterday at 09:43:53 PM]


FS / FT: Savage Lady Hunter .243 w/ leupold 3-9 scope by jrebel
[Yesterday at 09:33:44 PM]