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Raining Cats and Dogs.. pics(graphic)

Discussion in 'Hunting' started by Pat4x4, Jan 5, 2013.

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  1. Pat4x4

    Pat4x4 Member

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    Well today was a good day hunting.. Went out about 3:00 this afternoon and was going to try to call some yotes.. Had the fox pro out and called about 15 minutes each in 2 different spots with nothing coming in.. Decided to Hike all the way to the top of the hill that I was near, Came right into a herd of cows with cow bells so I figured I had no chance in hell at calling anything in.

    So I got almost to the top of the hill and had to shoe away about 3 curious cows.. I did that by getting out my mouth call, They got the hell out of there fast after that..lol,,, I was tired from the hike and thought I would sit right where I was at and practice my Mouth call skills..Still had my backpack on and everything..lol

    Blew the call for about 2 minutes on and off and I saw a yote come out from under a tree about 90 yards off and behind it about 10 yards and 20 feet to it's right was what I thought was another yote at first.. Figured I would take the closer one first, threw the rifle up on the shooting sticks and popped her, she was turned about 15 degrees and looking back wards when I took the shot. Round went in chest and out behind and below the her right front leg.

    I was surprised when the second one never moved a muscle.. So I got up and walked a little closer to it and I thought "that sure looks like a cat.. I had a bobcat tag on me so what the heck.. He never moved what so ever, racked one in the chamber, got him in the scope and popped him from a standing position, got him dead on from the front with no exit I can find.. Drop and flopped 2 all with in about 20 seconds of each other..

    I was using my Savage 10 predator in 223 with hornady 55grain Vmax , Predator university, tt-extreme mouth call

    I could not hardly believe they came in together like that.. Heck I would have thought they would be chasing each other..lol first time for me for sure..



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  2. click clack

    click clack Member

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    Wow.. One heck of a double up for sure. Congrats!
     
  3. esheato

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    Ha...very cool.
     
  4. kyletx1911

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    Grats good shooting
     
  5. PowderMonkey

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    That cat is awesome looking! What is it exactly?

    I would have that thing mounted standing, snarling and looking like it's about to pounce, and set it right on top of my safe.
     
  6. Patocazador

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    I've killed about a dozen bobcats while deer hunting and only 2 have had spots on their backs .. usually just their bellies. Is it a regional thing or just individual genetics?
     
  7. wankerjake

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    Very nice.
     
  8. 303tom

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    Can`t believe you guys shootin puppy dogs & kitty cats...............LOL, you need 2 more to make a nice pair of moc`s............
     
  9. squarepants33889

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    Excellent work dude!
    Did it make it more satisfying to pull them in with a mouth call?
    I haven't pulled the pin and bought an electronic call yet. I understand how effective they are, but something about fooling them yourself still gets me all excited.
    I honestly would have expected the damage on the bobcat to me much more severe.
     
  10. Pat4x4

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    Honestly, Myself, I have always had better luck with mouth calls.. It is more satisfying for sure..
     
  11. wankerjake

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    You know, I've found it's just about equally satisfying either way for me. I like it a little better with a mouth call, but it's still fun sitting behind a Foxpro. I have ~equal success with each, and I use both. Some stands I mix it up, some I use one or the other.
     
  12. Cleburne

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    Thats what I'm talking about, kill them all.
     
  13. gspn

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    WOW! That is one crazy hunt! Very exciting and dang sure one of the more interesting things I've heard of on a predator hunt.

    Cats and dogs running together...could be a sign of the apacolypse!:eek:
     
  14. herkyguy

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    careful trying to make a bobcat mount look more scary than he actually is. many come out looking like a cat that just got a bath or something. mine is a full mount, but closed jaw and on the prowl, just like when i shot him.

    nice hunt.
     
  15. brnmw

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    Funny I can shoot coyotes all day long but kitty cats not so much...(Unless they start killing chickens I guess.)
    Nice shot though.
    Congrats. :)
     
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