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Author Topic: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?  (Read 4011 times)

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Re: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2017, 07:50:52 PM »
I actually like mountain lions and regularly let females small toms go in Idaho where cats are hunted to death so I am not against lions at all. Washington is just completely over run with them and every other predator you need hounds back! I think that is the one thing hunt wa could get behind as a group to help your deer and elk

Couldn't agree more. If people were to run cats or bears with dogs or use baits. You could let the younger predators/females. You could actually take a big Tom or big bore. The elk/deer would strive back to the population it was 25+ years.
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Re: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2017, 08:03:01 PM »
I actually like mountain lions and regularly let females small toms go in Idaho where cats are hunted to death so I am not against lions at all. Washington is just completely over run with them and every other predator you need hounds back! I think that is the one thing hunt wa could get behind as a group to help your deer and elk


 

Couldn't agree more. If people were to run cats or bears with dogs or use baits. You could let the younger predators/females. You could actually take a big Tom or big bore. The elk/deer would strive back to the population it was 25+ years.
  Just my  :twocents:





 :tup:you could be the guy to push for hound hunting I think this forum could be the place hunters come together to get houndoggers back controlling predators the right way. I will have your back on this but being a non resident makes my voice less important I think. I read posts all the time complaining about the predator pit in Washington and I totally agree but hunt wa needs to take a stand TOGETHER and hounds would be the best first step bring back hounds! And include Idaho guys ha ha

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Re: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2017, 08:11:04 PM »
I know the guy who watched this one get killed by a cougar. He is still up there in one of my favorite draws. Horns rotting away.
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Re: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2017, 08:21:42 PM »
I know the guy who watched this one get killed by a cougar. He is still up there in one of my favorite draws. Horns rotting away.


Too bad you have to leave the horns to rot wonder why wdfw thinks lions aren't a problem seems like lots of evidence to the contrary

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Re: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?
« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2017, 09:11:46 PM »
I actually like mountain lions and regularly let females small toms go in Idaho where cats are hunted to death so I am not against lions at all. Washington is just completely over run with them and every other predator you need hounds back! I think that is the one thing hunt wa could get behind as a group to help your deer and elk


 

Couldn't agree more. If people were to run cats or bears with dogs or use baits. You could let the younger predators/females. You could actually take a big Tom or big bore. The elk/deer would strive back to the population it was 25+ years.
  Just my  :twocents:





 :tup:you could be the guy to push for hound hunting I think this forum could be the place hunters come together to get houndoggers back controlling predators the right way. I will have your back on this but being a non resident makes my voice less important I think. I read posts all the time complaining about the predator pit in Washington and I totally agree but hunt wa needs to take a stand TOGETHER and hounds would be the best first step bring back hounds! And include Idaho guys ha ha

Started a poll in virtual board. See if it's even possible/worth the time.

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Re: Cougars good or bad for the Cleman Mtn sheep herd?
« Reply #30 on: February 24, 2017, 09:18:22 PM »
Great  :yeah: let's see lots of complainers will they do something? I think they will 👍🏿

 

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