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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #30 on: September 29, 2017, 01:24:11 PM »
When you realized that face staring at you was a cougar did the thought that you might be on the menu for dinner cross your mind? Nice shooting!

It took a few beats to process what I was seeing, and if it was real.  but yes, I had the debate about who was hunting who in my mind!  :yike:

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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2017, 02:20:42 PM »
That's what I was thinking, that you were the prey. I'm surprised he didn't take off when he saw you. Good thing you had those deer helping you out!
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #32 on: September 29, 2017, 02:22:20 PM »
That doesn't happen every day.  :tup:

Congrats! So awesome.
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2017, 02:45:44 PM »
Going from the hunter to the hunted would get my heart rate up. Nice shot. Thanks for sharing. Great cat.

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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #34 on: September 29, 2017, 02:55:00 PM »
Wow, great cat. You're a stone cold cougar killer, 724.  :tup:
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #35 on: September 29, 2017, 03:25:19 PM »
And this, my dear friends, is why we by that cougar tag.  Most of us will never use it, but this is a stellar reason why you need it.

Congratulations to Cool Hand Luke.  I am not sure I would have been able to keep my composure.
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #36 on: September 29, 2017, 03:34:29 PM »
Damn, that is awesome.  Looks like a good sized cat too. :tup:

What an experience.
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #37 on: September 30, 2017, 09:27:59 AM »
Awesome job!!  Congrats on a nice cat!!!
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #38 on: September 30, 2017, 09:38:19 AM »
Congrats!  :tup:

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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #39 on: September 30, 2017, 02:22:27 PM »
Dude. Nice
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #40 on: September 30, 2017, 02:33:08 PM »
That's going to be forever a high-point of your hunting life, congrats!
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #41 on: September 30, 2017, 03:11:18 PM »
What a great story and nice animal!
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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #42 on: September 30, 2017, 03:42:51 PM »
Great story, Congrats!!

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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #43 on: September 30, 2017, 04:29:21 PM »
Nice Cat! That's a great encounter  :tup:

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Re: Archery Cougar
« Reply #44 on: September 30, 2017, 07:52:34 PM »
Congrats on a nice cat and story.  There is an amazing feeling that one experiences and does not forget when you are that close to a large predator....been there myself.
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