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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #25 on: February 06, 2018, 11:48:25 AM »
Welcome McComak looking forward to more stories and photos

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #26 on: February 06, 2018, 01:36:57 PM »
I would like more stories

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2018, 04:43:38 PM »
Awesome story, hopefully you guys can post more. Cougar Pete sounds like a one of a kind gritty outdoorsman but I am most impressed with the dogs he had. To be able to bay up a huge grizzly bear with only 3 dogs is a feat and those must have been some gritty dogs! Its hard to do that with a tiny black bear in Idaho with only 3 dogs. Anyone have pictures of his hounds or know anything about the breed etc? Thanks for posting
I got luckier with a keyword search than expected, and found a photo and some text from a 1913 book by Robert Manning Palmer, All About Airedales.  I'm betting he used the Airedales to hunt the griz, there was another story in there about his three Airedales grabbing an unrestrained cougar in North Bend that he finished off with a Mauser pistol.
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #28 on: February 06, 2018, 04:49:25 PM »
Text from the book
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #29 on: February 06, 2018, 06:56:25 PM »
This is so cool!  My Old Man and his Cousins hunted that Ruby Creek area. Mid to late 60's to early 70's. I never heard this name till now but sure they did.
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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #30 on: February 06, 2018, 08:29:28 PM »
Text from the book


 :tup:thanks for posting that! I hunted once or twice with a old timer in Montana that always had an Airedale in his pack. Good stuff

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #31 on: February 07, 2018, 11:02:34 AM »
Text from the book


 :tup:thanks for posting that! I hunted once or twice with a old timer in Montana that always had an Airedale in his pack. Good stuff
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As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #32 on: February 07, 2018, 11:34:41 AM »
"Cougar Pete" has a Facebook page with several photos and a lot of information.  Here are a few pictures from his page.
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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #33 on: February 07, 2018, 11:38:40 AM »
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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2018, 11:42:16 AM »
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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2018, 11:46:07 AM »
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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2018, 11:55:59 AM »
Very Cool Stuff.. Thank You for sharing  :tup:

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2018, 12:19:54 PM »
Awesome!
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #38 on: February 07, 2018, 03:37:08 PM »
That's good stuff right there !! Thanks

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #39 on: February 07, 2018, 05:12:39 PM »
I can only imagine the life he lived and places he has seen!!

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #40 on: February 07, 2018, 06:46:47 PM »
Great thread! Those Airedales can be really good.

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Re: "Cougar Pete" Peterson
« Reply #41 on: February 07, 2018, 07:26:57 PM »
Really cool. Thanks for posting this stuff
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 The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, 1929

 

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