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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2017, 03:03:14 PM »
Jackmaster, if you ever kill a cat, I will take the meat.  :)  You really don't know what you are missing.  PS your Dad is right, beaver is excellent meat, just keep the castor off the meat and it is VERY good!
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2017, 03:08:09 PM »
Jackmaster, if you ever kill a cat, I will take the meat.  :)  You really don't know what you are missing.  PS your Dad is right, beaver is excellent meat, just keep the castor off the meat and it is VERY good!
deal  :tup: I will start predator huntn next month, your welcome to every bobcat I kill  :tup: I don't trap anymore but I can get you beaver meat if you want!!
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2017, 08:14:22 PM »
Cougar meat is delicious!  I haven't been lucky enough to shoot one, but a taxidermist I knew let me take the carcass of a client that did not want it.

I'd do a rug with the hide as I'm not a big fan of full body mounts.


I'm not a big fan of full body mounts either, BUT, Had my cougar done full body.....never get tired of looking at it.  :twocents:

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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #18 on: November 27, 2017, 08:37:25 PM »
opps wrong kind of cougar  :chuckle: :chuckle: >:(
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2017, 08:54:21 PM »
Cougar meat is delicious!  I haven't been lucky enough to shoot one, but a taxidermist I knew let me take the carcass of a client that did not want it.

I'd do a rug with the hide as I'm not a big fan of full body mounts.


I'm not a big fan of full body mounts either, BUT, Had my cougar done full body.....never get tired of looking at it.  :twocents:

My dad has two cougar full body mounts, I'll end up with at least one, if I want it....  The funniest thing about his was when my dog would slink through the living room looking up at the thing ready to pounce from it's log beam perch.   :chuckle:


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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2017, 09:11:43 PM »
That's false advertising, there's no pics of a hot older woman... :bdid: :bash: :chuckle:
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2017, 09:12:11 PM »
Yak. There's a handful of critters I will never chow on down and cat is one of them. Call me weird.
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2017, 10:36:42 PM »
Cougars are worth killing just to eat them. Very good; kind of like a cross between pork roast and light turkey meat.

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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2017, 08:53:40 AM »
I am having mine done full body. was gonna do a rug, but they just didn't have the "spark." and I'd take cougar over deer to eat. SOOOOO GOOOD!!!  :drool: :drool: :drool:

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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2017, 09:30:35 AM »
Great stuff! Sorry for the "misleading headline" but thanks for all your input. I strive to be a responsible hunter and knew you guys could school me. Haven't been close to a cougar or had a shot, yet, but they're in the area. Never saw anything other than someone carrying one. I love the big cats, but would appreciate getting one with my bow.

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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2017, 12:01:44 PM »
Am I wrong in thinking that you are required to take the meat and use it?  It is a big game animal.
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2017, 01:27:03 PM »
That's false advertising, there's no pics of a hot older woman... :bdid: :bash: :chuckle:
:yeah: I'm with Plat on this one  :)
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #27 on: November 28, 2017, 01:28:19 PM »
Jackmaster, if you ever kill a cat, I will take the meat.  :)  You really don't know what you are missing.  PS your Dad is right, beaver is excellent meat, just keep the castor off the meat and it is VERY good!
deal  :tup: I will start predator huntn next month, your welcome to every bobcat I kill  :tup: I don't trap anymore but I can get you beaver meat if you want!!

Awesome, thank you!!!
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #28 on: November 29, 2017, 10:52:28 AM »
This is what i did with mine as well as having the skull done. I also agree if you dont want the meat ill take it.
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Re: She's a cougar!
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2017, 12:07:47 PM »
I gave the meat to my taxi at the time on mine but regret not trying it. As far as the mount goes, it was a relatively close range head shot so the euro and any chance of a mount were gone, ended up with a soft tan that hangs in my entry way
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