collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Crash course on calling in cougars  (Read 1300 times)

Offline n_mathews13

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 1090
  • Location: E. WA
Crash course on calling in cougars
« on: September 06, 2018, 01:04:20 PM »
Spotted a cougar last week
Dad saw one 500yards from same spot.
It's normal for us to see one in that canyon. Going there for a week. Any advice?

Offline Woodchuck

  • GO TEAM!!!
  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 11333
  • Location: Walla Walla
  • HuntWA Woodblock
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2018, 01:31:18 PM »
@gramps
He does a fair amount of calling and has had some success, he may have a tip or two.
Antlered rabbit tastes like chicken


Inuendo, wasn't he an Italian proctoligist?

Offline 92xj

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+19)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2009
  • Posts: 3266
  • Location: Out of Place
  • Kill 'em
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2018, 01:40:43 PM »
" your son's soccer team is amazing!  Food and drink in a romantic way tonight?"
"If you have to be crazy to hunt ducks, I do not wish to be sane."

Offline WapitiTalk1

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 5370
  • Location: The Evergreen State
  • Groups: RMEF, NRA, US Army (R)
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2018, 01:46:24 PM »
" your son's soccer team is amazing!  Food and drink in a romantic way tonight?"

Just wow.... 92xj, that's DAMN funny right there... I don't care who ya are  :chuckle:
Darton Archery Maverick II
Traditions Vortek StrikeFire Smoke Pole
Weatherby VG-2 Boomstick
"Poking at a campfire with a stick is one of life's great satisfactions." Patrick F. McManus

Offline n_mathews13

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 1090
  • Location: E. WA
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2018, 01:53:44 PM »
I have a E caller and hand calls. Have called for coyotes but never done a set for cats

Offline Oh Mah

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2015
  • Posts: 5815
  • Location: Central Washington/Central Montana
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2018, 02:24:02 PM »
I have had them come in to a fawn in distress a few times with my e caller.Give them something to look at as well a fawn decoy of some kind.Anything that will catch the cats eyes and keep it from looking around away from the decoy and finding you.

A cougar will sometimes watch for an hour or so before coming in sometimes the will come right in.
"Boss of the woods"
(this is in reference to the biggie not me).

Offline gramps

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 755
  • Location: Wahkpa Chu'gn
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2018, 05:40:40 AM »
Yes to Oh Mah's comments.

I have used deer distress combined with cougar whistle sounds and I have had luck with kid goat distress sounds.  I don't think it matters too much which animal in distress one uses as long as the sound denotes a critter in distress.  I have used bird distress sounds also. Cats hunt with their eyes and will, as mentioned, sit and search for the source of the sound. I have  been busted on two occasions when I saw the cat and it picked up my movement and was gone.

Find a spot that provides some visibility and give it a try.
It never changes, but it is always different.

Offline ian_padron

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jun 2015
  • Posts: 361
  • Location: Snohomish
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2018, 02:56:58 PM »
" your son's soccer team is amazing!  Food and drink in a romantic way tonight?"
LMFAO 😂😂😂😂

Sent from my LG-H872 using Tapatalk


Offline CAMPMEAT

  • CAMPMEAT
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 13367
  • Location: ARIZONA, A PLACE WHERE I DON'T WANT YOU LIVING !!
  • I love my gun rights in Arizona..
Re: Crash course on calling in cougars
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2018, 07:22:46 PM »
Find Rainshadow on here. He's the man.....
I couldn't care less about what anybody says..............

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Tacoma Cerakote by dreadi
[Today at 10:48:38 PM]


Disabled Son's Deer Hunt: BUCK DOWN Y'ALL! by elkboy
[Today at 10:33:37 PM]


Wts savage 111 Long range hunter 300 win mag burris 6 5x20 by Zardoz
[Today at 10:10:08 PM]


Car window smashed Illabot creek road by Zardoz
[Today at 10:07:50 PM]


Who's hunted Green River 485? by Igottanewknee
[Today at 09:59:42 PM]


Monster Ellensburg buck by huntnnw
[Today at 09:58:13 PM]


Disabled buck deer success! by Wolfdog2314
[Today at 09:50:59 PM]


Epic deer hunt 2020 by ShaneTyTrey
[Today at 09:47:40 PM]


WTS Remington 870 Magnum Shotguns by CoyoteCowboy
[Today at 09:46:23 PM]


Daughter's buck. by actionshooter
[Today at 09:45:43 PM]


Daughters first deer by actionshooter
[Today at 09:43:49 PM]


What will he score? by h20hunter
[Today at 09:35:43 PM]


Any ring and pinion people on here? by Dan-o
[Today at 09:35:06 PM]


WTB: Marlin lever action in 44mag by Spuddieselwwu
[Today at 09:34:07 PM]


Wyoming Antelope Mount by Twispriver
[Today at 09:30:43 PM]


2020 Deer post em here by full choke
[Today at 09:12:59 PM]


Savage Ultralite by BUTTER
[Today at 09:12:29 PM]


FS: Montana Rifle Co X2 7mm by Goose Noose
[Today at 09:10:44 PM]


Stalking Shoe/Sock? by wadu1
[Today at 09:09:57 PM]


WTS: MSR XGK EX Stove & Fuel Bottle by Fl0und3rz
[Today at 09:04:24 PM]