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Calling cougar??
« on: November 16, 2016, 09:37:58 PM »
Never thought about trying it, then going through reviews of a new e caller I bought, read one of a guy calling one in. I figure calling one would be my best chance at actually tagging one someday.

Anyone actually calling em? Any tips to get started? I'd be going at it 100℅ blind, only seen 2 cougar in my life, both by blue wood, 10-12 years ago.

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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2016, 05:17:13 AM »
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2016, 05:28:01 AM »
It works,
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2016, 11:03:42 AM »
A few years back I went to a seminar put on by Steve. It was fantastic. He has called in lots of cougar. The main thing he said, dont bother cold calling. Drive the roads after fresh snow to cut tracks, or get a hot tip on a recent sighting. Good Luck.

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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2016, 11:05:19 AM »
Thanks for the tip, I have an idea of where a couple hang out in the blues. I'll probably wait till snow is on the ground and go see what I can work up

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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2016, 08:48:57 AM »
Bare in mind, you become the hunted.   I watched one fail an attempt on a deer.   I was trying to find him again for photography purposes.   I called and called using one of Bearmanrics calls.   Next thing I know I had a cougar at about 6 feet ready to pounce.   No idea how they got there.   Silent killer!


also not sure how many I have called in and never have seen, only to find their tracks upon exiting the scene.
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2016, 08:52:43 AM »
Thanks for the tip, I have an idea of where a couple hang out in the blues. I'll probably wait till snow is on the ground and go see what I can work up
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2016, 11:04:59 PM »
Called this big Tom right in last year during my spring bear hunt. He came in under 20 yards. I had to stand up said hey what  you doing. He stood up behind a stup his ears back was cool. have called 8 in no shots. Rick
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2016, 11:23:19 PM »
Where do you look to see if the quota has been met?
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #10 on: December 28, 2016, 11:23:51 PM »
I have a couple days off coming soon, figure I might as well try
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2016, 05:22:31 AM »
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2016, 05:23:39 AM »
Note, that a bunch of those units are gonna close after Jan. 1.
Specifically a lot of the 100 series units.
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2016, 06:12:29 AM »
Note, that a bunch of those units are gonna close after Jan. 1.
Specifically a lot of the 100 series units.
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Re: Calling cougar??
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2016, 06:18:13 AM »
Note, that a bunch of those units are gonna close after Jan. 1.
Specifically a lot of the 100 series units.
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