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Offline wolftrapper

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Skylined
« on: January 07, 2018, 07:55:39 AM »
Had this one sit on the skyline, watching me at about 200 yards.  Not a shot I would take, so I tried waiting him out.  I finally tried approaching him at an angle, hoping he would come down from the top.  I realized he wanted to get past me, and didn't want to retreat.

Finally, as I moved left on him, he went back right, and down from the skyline, on my side.  As he went, I tried to parallel his direction, waiting for him to stop, so he reversed again, back to the top.

We went through this twice, and the second go 'round, I managed to get him stopped, and closed the deal.

Ya just never know how they will react, but this was a first for me.  Apparently he had never been hunted (private ground), and was probably used to seeing farm workers in the fields, handling irrigation hand lines.


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Re: Skylined
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 07:58:13 AM »
That's a fluffy yote, way to out smartem , were you ecalling ?
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Skylined
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 08:02:38 AM »
you gonna post for points on madness?
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. -Albert Pike

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Re: Skylined
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2018, 08:19:30 AM »
you gonna post for points on madness?
Whats that ?  :dunno:

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Re: Skylined
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2018, 08:28:38 AM »
you gonna post for points on madness?

Yeah, I will....just busy hunting and skinning right now.  Fur starts to go bad in a week or two, but I will get after  it sooner, if hunting weather goes bad.

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Re: Skylined
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2018, 08:55:03 AM »
you gonna post for points on madness?
Whats that ?  :dunno:

coyote madness is the annual coyote competition that's going on now till 31 march.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. -Albert Pike

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Re: Skylined
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2018, 09:28:19 AM »
Nice fur on the one you have down.

I got a kick out of how the pic below fit the title of this thread. Hand held camera in fading light made for a blurry photo.

 




« Last Edit: January 07, 2018, 10:06:01 AM by Okanagan »

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Re: Skylined
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2018, 01:21:14 PM »
Well done  :tup:

 

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