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Offline redi

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2023, 09:27:53 AM »
Great job congratulations

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2023, 09:29:22 AM »
Congrats!  And ty for taking the time to share.  Was curious where the cat was hit when you shot it that it didn't expire?
Because it turned into a real rodeo after it bed down itís tough to tell. I think I hit it in the right rear knee.  That bone was KOíd.  I was shooting a 300 win mag, just enough gun for the job :chuckle: itís possible that the concussion of it hitting the cliff itís just scared the crap out of the cat. My buddy shot it bedded and then twice as it was running at him so there are holes in and out of  front to back.

Iím just glad itís dead. A wounded cat is no joke. Iím really glad it walked away from my buddy versus pouncing on him from the cliff it was hiding in above him.

Yes, I don't think I want a cat like that pouncing on me.... ever!

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2023, 09:29:51 AM »
Congrats- that sounds exciting for sure!

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #33 on: December 04, 2023, 09:30:04 AM »
Solid work.  :tup: :tup: Congrats

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #34 on: December 04, 2023, 09:40:59 AM »
GREAT job!!!! 

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #35 on: December 04, 2023, 09:45:50 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2023, 09:48:41 AM »
Glad you got him & no one was hurt! Great writeup.  :tup:

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #37 on: December 04, 2023, 09:55:07 AM »
Wow! Great hunt and great story!

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #38 on: December 04, 2023, 09:57:51 AM »
SWEET!!! 

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #39 on: December 04, 2023, 10:03:47 AM »
What a deal! Congrats, and glad it worked out so well for all involved. Great story, and thanks for sharing and taking out a big cat!

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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #40 on: December 04, 2023, 10:12:52 AM »
That's fantastic. Congratulations!
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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #41 on: December 04, 2023, 11:07:51 AM »
Good Job.    Cougar are always exciting
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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #42 on: December 04, 2023, 11:15:22 AM »
Well done sir!!!!!
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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #43 on: December 04, 2023, 11:34:02 AM »
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Re: Walked a cougar down
« Reply #44 on: December 04, 2023, 11:38:20 AM »
Couple of things. Number one my buddy has some real stones getting that close to the cat both times. Iím not sure which was worse a healthy cat above you at ten yards or a wounded cat at 30 yards. He was a real trooper and a great guy to have as a hunting partner.  He filmed a bunch of it, not the action but everything leading up to and after the kill. I assume he is going to do a video similar to my raffle elk hunt.

Second, I really wanted to get this cat. I had it on camera in September and I know it had killed two deer on my property in September. I told my wife I was going to focus this winter on killing it. Iím shocked it worked out like it did but super happy it did.

Thanks to everyone for the positive comments.
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