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Old 11-12-2019, 05:15 PM   #1
drewwland
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I was fortunate to harvest my very first bobcat this weekend! Itís been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. Extra special to do it with my bow!

I was walking back for lunch through the woods after sitting in the stand that morning and caught him creeping through the brush. I got parallel with him and crept along side him waiting for an open lane. I saw my opening up ahead at 25yrds. I Kissed at him, he turned and looked and I let it fly. Swack! He jumped 3ft in the air and ran straight away from me. I went to the impact location and noticed I clipped a cactus right before impact. My heart sank, however I did notice some little blood and hair behind the cactus, but couldnít find my arrow. I decided to back out and go eat lunch.

Came back with my dad and uncles, we found a little blood down the trial but it didnít look promising. We searched for 20mins and found nothing. I said, Iím going to go back and look hard for my arrow to see if It can tell us more. On my way back I **** near stepped on him! Piled up in a prickly pear cactus not even 30yrds! We all walked by him at least times . He was stiff as a board, perfect shot he probably died under a minute. Weighted about 25-30lbs and is really dark. Going to make a awesome mount!






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Old 11-12-2019, 05:20 PM   #2
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Congratulations!!!
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Old 11-12-2019, 05:31 PM   #3
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Congrats bud


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Old 11-12-2019, 05:50 PM   #4
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Nice! Congrats
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Old 11-12-2019, 05:52 PM   #5
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Good lookin cat, congrats
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Old 11-12-2019, 05:54 PM   #6
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Congratulations! He's pretty. Like the dark coat as well.
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Old 11-12-2019, 06:06 PM   #7
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That’s awesome, glad you found him too.
They’re on my bucket list as well.
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Old 11-12-2019, 06:14 PM   #8
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Beautiful cat.

Clay Wagner is who you need to call about mounting it.
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Old 11-12-2019, 06:34 PM   #9
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Yessir!! Congratulations sir! That is an awesome trophy with a bow!! I've still got one on my bow bucket list, though I've killed several with guns... Blew the two real chances I had with a bow...
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Old 11-12-2019, 07:26 PM   #10
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Nice cat. Congrats!
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Old 11-12-2019, 07:26 PM   #11
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Very pretty cat. Congratulations.
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Old 11-12-2019, 08:29 PM   #12
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Aim small, miss small. You did not miss. Good job and congrats.
Choose a good Taxi! Cats are the hardest to do.
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Old 11-13-2019, 11:26 AM   #13
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Awesome!!! Beautiful cat. My 17yr old just shot a 28lb cat Monday evening with my air rifle. What pose are you gonna go with? Iím trying to think of a pose for his.


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Old 11-13-2019, 11:30 AM   #14
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very nice cat!
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Old 11-13-2019, 11:35 AM   #15
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Thatís awesome and congrats.

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Awesome!!! Beautiful cat. My 17yr old just shot a 28lb cat Monday evening with my air rifle. What pose are you gonna go with? Iím trying to think of a pose for his.


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My dad and I both shot similar sized bobcats with our bows. He had his mounted laying on a log and it looks like a house cat. After seeing his I did one with it stretched out and think it looks better.
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Old 11-13-2019, 11:40 AM   #16
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Old 11-13-2019, 11:44 AM   #17
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Congrats!
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Old 11-13-2019, 08:23 PM   #18
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Congrats.
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Old 11-13-2019, 08:48 PM   #19
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Nice!
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Old 11-13-2019, 10:46 PM   #20
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Pretty cool to shank one with the bow. Congrats.


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Old 11-14-2019, 12:31 AM   #21
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Nice cat ��
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Old 11-14-2019, 07:09 AM   #22
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Now thatís a trophy!!


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Old 11-14-2019, 03:42 PM   #23
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I was thinking this. What yíall think.


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Old 11-14-2019, 03:44 PM   #24
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congrats
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Old 11-14-2019, 04:02 PM   #25
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Nice congrats.
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Old 11-14-2019, 04:04 PM   #26
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