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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #30 on: December 09, 2017, 10:09:06 AM »
The suns been up two hours, no cat yet.  :chuckle:

No cell service where they’re at.


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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #31 on: December 09, 2017, 10:38:05 AM »
The suns been up two hours, no cat yet.  :chuckle:

No cell service where they’re at.


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That’s what this paragraph meant when I read it yesterday. Sarcasm chuckle again.  :chuckle:

I am told that there is no cell service where we will be so I don't know if I will be able to update this thread until I get back.  If I get to service I will do my best to give some updates.
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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #32 on: December 09, 2017, 10:40:59 AM »
Can’t wait to hear about the hunt! Good luck buddy!


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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #33 on: December 09, 2017, 02:09:49 PM »
Awesome, good luck :tup:
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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #34 on: December 09, 2017, 02:38:06 PM »
Good luck! Wolf and a cougar would be epic!

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #35 on: December 09, 2017, 07:20:54 PM »
Good Luck!

You're in good hands  :tup:
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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #36 on: December 11, 2017, 09:32:12 AM »
I was hoping for an update

Must be still hard at it!   :tup:
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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #37 on: December 17, 2017, 09:41:16 AM »
Headed home now. Only had super sketchy cell service that we had to drive too.weather/lack of snow made hunting super tough. Lots of wolf tracks in the area, didn’t see any actual wolves but did see tracks. Had to not release dogs because of wolf concerns. After 6 days of not seeing a cougar Dale was nice enough to extend our hunt. Unfortunately it just didnt happen. I can say that the team worked very hard to find us cats. 120-140 miles of backroads each day starting at 2am, four different trucks going in four different directions. Actually hiked 5 plus miles three different days walking with the dogs for the dogs safety. That country is seriously steep. I am glad that I was in shape. My guide did tell me that 98 percent of their hunters would not have had to or even been willing to hike as far as I did.

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #38 on: December 17, 2017, 09:44:37 AM »
Well sounds like the whole crew gave it a honest effort. It's sad when it comes to a point you cannot release dogs because of Wolves.

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #39 on: December 17, 2017, 10:56:27 AM »
Bummer, been checking everyday waiting for a update unfortunately that's not the kind I was Hoping for... been really good hunting down here lately. Did you guys not get snow ?

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #40 on: December 17, 2017, 11:21:40 AM »
We did two days ago and it was snowing when we left this morning.
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #41 on: December 17, 2017, 11:46:32 AM »
bummer, but still better than working  :tup:

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #42 on: December 18, 2017, 04:57:31 AM »
It's nice when a plan comes together but sometimes...it just doesn't.  Way to give it your all!
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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #43 on: December 19, 2017, 06:24:42 AM »
Bummer no cat but I'm willing to bet it was still an overall good experience. Plus when you go back and get your cat next time it will be a little bit sweeter.

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Re: Rainier10's hunt for a cougar
« Reply #44 on: December 19, 2017, 09:55:29 PM »
Best of luck!

 

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