close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Varmint Hunting

Varmint Hunting Techniques For Prairie Dogs, Woodchucks, etc.

Reply

Mountain Lion shot in City limits

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #8  
Unread 12-04-2009, 11:01 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 51
Re: Mountain Lion shot in City limits

Some friends of the family live in Dickinson (sp?) and said it was about 200-300 yards from their back door... might be another cat, but they sent the scanned copy of the paper with the story.

Didn't click the link because I'm at work.
Reply With Quote
  •   #9  
    Unread 12-04-2009, 11:20 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2009
    Location: Eastern Oregon
    Posts: 113
    Re: Mountain Lion shot in City limits

    We can't hunt cougars with hounds in Oregon since the greenies were able ban hound hunting for bears & Mt. Lions about 10 or 12 years ago. Their population has exploded and have decimated our deer and are working on the elk now. .280fan must not have many or any cougars in his area. Nobody in my neck of the woods would think it's a shame to kill one, let alone inside city limits.
    __________________
    Jarhead3
    Reply With Quote

      #10  
    Unread 12-04-2009, 11:36 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2007
    Posts: 266
    Re: Mountain Lion shot in City limits

    We started getting cat's here along the Iowa -South Dakota border some ten years ago.

    They like to follow river and stream drainages in search of a home range after being booted out

    by mature adult's, so I've been told anyway. SD GFP collared one in the Black Hills, it was later

    killed by a train in Oklahoma. Quite a hike.
    Reply With Quote
      #11  
    Unread 12-04-2009, 12:23 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Apr 2008
    Location: Central ND
    Posts: 1,018
    Re: Mountain Lion shot in City limits

    The part of the story that concerned me the most was that they got within 15yds. to shoot it with a shotgun. Why would the cat let them get that close?
    People are spun up around here about it. I reply why? People in Bismarck drive like complete idiots. I would be more worried about being run down by a car than taken by a lion.


    Brent
    __________________
    "Amazing things can happen when preparation meet opportunity" Richard Schatz


    "The will to win, compares little with the will to prepare to win" Donovan Moran
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Mountain Lion shot in City limits
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    know any mountain lion outfitters? lion size? slg888 General Discussion 4 12-02-2009 01:50 AM
    Sheep vs. Mountain lion (PIX) FEENIX Nature Photography 2 08-17-2009 08:06 PM
    Mountain Lion Rug For Sale DurangoSally Other Stuff For Sale 0 09-23-2008 01:06 PM
    One less Mountain Lion... Short Range Hunting.. LOL Sendero_Man Long Range Hunting & Shooting 20 02-08-2008 12:18 AM
    A mountain lion rug for sale Sendero_Man Guns For Sale 2 02-09-2007 05:34 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:25 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC