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#1 Wino

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Posted 13 January 2019 - 10:02 PM

I headed out to this Sunday to get a little hunting in. The plan was to call predators but I really just wanted to get outside and stretch my legs as my new job has me traveling all over the place and keeping me busy. 20 minutes into my first stand I see a large bird swooping into hit my decoy. I was just about to pop a round off so it wouldn't steal my decoy. That happened 2 years ago on Palomar Mt. But I thought I'd watch and see what happened first. This wasn't a hawk. It was a big owl and he flew right over my decoy to smack the crap out of my foxpro. I guess this shows the difference between a hawk that hunts with his vision and an owl that hunts with his ears. He held  it in his talons for a long time trying to figure out what is was. I had to finally get up and walk over there to scare him off it. Collected my gear and made a move. 2nd stand. 1 minute and 30 seconds into Snowshoe Hare HP a big bobcat came charging in and attacked my mojo critter decoy. It had the spinning furball in his mouth when I pulled the trigger. Headshot with a 20gr .17WSM. It was DRT. It was a big female. A lot bigger than the last one I got.

 

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 01:50 PM

Awesome! Are you going to have it mounted?



#3 Wino

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 05:00 PM

I have one mounted already. I'm just going to dry and stretch the skin and hang it in the man cave.



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 01:27 AM

That is awesome, Wino!



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 06:37 PM

Great shooting, and beautiful bobcat man!! :)



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM

That is a nice looking kitty. Good job all the way around.

 

Im still after my first Bobcat this season. Its getting close to crunch time.



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:16 PM

Nice job!  SoCal Bobcats have great fur!

 

Would you mind if I posted this on our Instagram Page (only your story and a picture of the cat, without you posted on there (unless you don't care)?


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Posted 16 January 2019 - 04:40 AM

The only place I've ever seen Bobcats were in deer country. As a result, I didn't shoot any. 

 

What surprises me about Bobcats, is their lack of fear, even for man. I've had them walk up within feet of me, while in a blind. And don't you just love their camouflaged coat?



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Posted 16 January 2019 - 06:19 AM

Nice cat.. thanks for posting the pics. They're awesome

#10 Wino

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Posted 16 January 2019 - 10:18 PM

Eric.

Go head. Any pic but the one of my face. And, you can post that we plan on eating it. Sloppy joes made from bobcat back straps.

 

Wino


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