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Offline SideHillBill

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Cougar down
« on: December 22, 2017, 09:04:11 AM »
Crossed a logging road in front of me at 30 yards. With a creek in between us. Noise allowed me to walk up the road. I went in the same place. Really dark reprod one chance for a shot no time to range her. Went for my 40 yard pin. Threaded the needle. Heard it hit bone. Cat jumped 6 feet stait up. I knew it was good hit. I waited 12 minutes before I said Hail Marys and went down in after her. Found blood and tracks. The blood was good but the trail is terrible really dry hard to see the blood. tracked her for 30 yards lost the trail circled around got in the ferns found blood went over a log when another 20 yards look to my left and there she laid about 8 feet from me. Glad she was dead LOL
After the pack out and tagging I called fish and game they met me in Acme to get her sealed. I met my taxidermy last night and we are skinning today and looking forward to eating cougar. That's itj
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2017, 09:06:30 AM »
Congrats, with a bow none the less! One more fawn and calf killer down. Any pics?
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2017, 09:10:21 AM »
Nice! Would have maybe followed that trail with a handgun! Yeesh!
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2017, 09:12:17 AM »
sweet

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2017, 09:22:40 AM »
Congratulations on your success.
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2017, 09:27:13 AM »
congrats

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2017, 09:27:59 AM »
Pics to come

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2017, 10:01:10 AM »
Nice work!

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2017, 10:13:53 AM »
Great job!! Congrats!
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2017, 10:31:56 AM »
Great job!! Congrats!

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2017, 11:02:35 AM »
Bad Kitty!

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2017, 11:13:04 AM »
Wow, great job!  :tup:
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2017, 11:16:08 AM »
She has a little age, probably would have more kittens in coming months, good for the local deer herd that you got her.  :tup:
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2017, 11:45:13 AM »
well done
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2017, 11:46:54 AM »
Good job man. I've always wanted to get a shot on a cougar with my bow congrats!

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2017, 12:02:34 PM »
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2017, 12:13:06 PM »
Thank you for doing your share of predator thinning :tup:!
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2017, 12:15:37 PM »
Congratulations! I hope someday to get one ....... somehow ....... somewhere.
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2017, 01:00:22 PM »
Glad you got one! Even better with a bow! Atta boy!

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2017, 03:47:57 PM »
One less eating deer.  good job
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2017, 04:39:18 PM »
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2017, 05:55:27 PM »
good stuff! i just got my skull back from my taxidermist yesterday and picked a form for the mount. Enjoy some AWESOME meat!

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2017, 06:18:39 PM »
Nice work :tup:
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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2017, 07:23:25 PM »
Here kitty kitty SWACK!  Congrats

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Re: Cougar down
« Reply #24 on: December 22, 2017, 08:15:50 PM »
Thanks all. So after a plate of cougar backstrap if some didn't tell me i would swear it was a pork chop.

 

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