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Old 10-26-2017, 08:14 AM   #1
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Default bob cat down!

Just released an arrow on a bob cat looked pretty good shot was head on.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:21 AM   #2
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congrats! Got one last month myself
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:23 AM   #3
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hopefully not in Kansas!










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Old 10-26-2017, 08:23 AM   #4
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Good luck on the recovery!
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:23 AM   #5
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Good luck! In for pics.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:25 AM   #6
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Congrats! In for the LDP’s.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:25 AM   #7
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Hope you’re not in Oklahoma
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:26 AM   #8
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No sir in the great state of TEXAS where we kill fawn killers! Going to hunt the morning and then go look for my kitty.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:43 AM   #9
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In for updates.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:49 AM   #10
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Congrats. In for LDP's
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:51 AM   #11
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Going to sit at least till 9:30-10am. Then hopefully I have a pretty kitty not far from hear.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:54 AM   #12
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Sweet! Congrats! Forget the LDPs though... I'll wait patiently for the good part... the mount
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:02 AM   #13
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Sweet! Congrats! Forget the LDPs though... I'll wait patiently for the good part... the mount
Lmao yeah I'm considering it but with all the horror stories idk.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:03 AM   #14
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Going to sit at least till 9:30-10am. Then hopefully I have a pretty kitty not far from hear.
You are a better man than me! I want a bobcat with my bow way worse than a white-tail right now. I would be down tracking already for sure
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:04 AM   #15
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You are a better man than me! I want a bobcat with my bow way worse than a white-tail right now. I would be down tracking already for sure
I'm kinda questioning the shot so I'm giving it a while plus I'd like to shoot a deer.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:06 AM   #16
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By the way, I have heard from reliable sources that bobcat tastes good. I will shoot one just to try it. It is supposedly similar to Mt Lion, which is also good table fare.

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Old 10-26-2017, 09:06 AM   #17
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Hope you’re not in Oklahoma
I think it was Kansas. Probably wrong though.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:08 AM   #18
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By the way, I have heard from reliable sources that bobcat tastes good. I will shoot one just to try it. It is supposedly similar to Mt Lion, which is also good table fare.

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Hmm idk I only have eaten on type of cat.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:12 AM   #19
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:17 AM   #20
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Congrats! Good blood..... Hope it's a short track.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:21 AM   #21
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Hmm idk I only have eaten on type of cat.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:35 AM   #22
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He made it about 20 yards shot was perfect great blood just can't find my arrow!


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Old 10-26-2017, 09:35 AM   #23
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nice shot
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:37 AM   #24
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Harsh.
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:38 AM   #25
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:41 AM   #26
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That is a nice looking cat!
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:42 AM   #27
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:44 AM   #28
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:48 AM   #29
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:52 AM   #30
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Awesome congrats
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:57 AM   #31
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Beautiful cat.. Do not gut him. Double bag him and get him on ice ASAP.
Carnivores are very prone to slippage due to the bacteria content in their body..
Great shot
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Old 10-26-2017, 10:18 AM   #32
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Congratulations.
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Old 10-26-2017, 10:25 AM   #33
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Nice work
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Old 10-26-2017, 10:28 AM   #34
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Hmm idk I only have eaten on type of cat.
Ever eat Chinese???
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:13 AM   #35
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Great looking cat!
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:15 AM   #36
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Harsh.
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:16 AM   #37
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Sweet
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:16 AM   #38
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Amazing cat
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:19 AM   #39
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Sweet! I'm still searching for my first one.
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:22 AM   #40
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awesome. I want one bad.
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:30 AM   #41
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Gorgeous cat!!!

NOW...who is mounting him for you
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:42 AM   #42
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Alright guys and gals here is the story. I've been hunting pretty hard this year getting skunked, I was sitting in the pop up this morning around 630 yeah running behind as usual. As I crossed the creek I was hoping to have the luck of my wife and walk in in 30 hogs, of course that wouldn't happen two days in a row. I got settled in and my buddy Peter is blowing up my phone first light he smokes his first buck, 15 minutes later number 2 is down! So that gets me pretty excited a grabbed the grunt tube make a few grunts and a doe comes busting in! I just new daddy was be hind her; NOPE! She was very cautious and skiddish I was just waiting for a shot but as usual she leaves before I could.

About 5-10 minutes goes by and I was back and forth with Peter over txt messages not paying any attention, when I just so happen to look up and catch a glimpse of the cat slipping past the pop up! What to do what to do? Grabbing my phone to snap a picture I decided well it's now or never I'll grab the bow instead. He is about 20 yards past the pop up and I kissed at him and he put on the brakes! It worked! Now how to take a shot when he is looking away? By the time I got my bow up he was looking right at me. Never thinking I'd even be able to draw without being busted I gave it a shot and he never flinched. My only shot was a Texas heart shot I settled my 20 pin and hopped I was good at guessing range, touching the trigger I watched the viper trick burry deep in him but never saw it blow through. He jumped out of sight.

After giving him some time I began to track at the scene of the crime great blood. Followed a very easy trail about 20 yards into the thicket and there he was stone dead blood everywhere! First kill of the year and it was a cat! This is my 2nd bob cat to date 1st with a bow. Couldn't be happier, well I could be if I could just find my arrow!
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Old 10-26-2017, 11:43 AM   #43
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Nice!

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Old 10-26-2017, 11:49 AM   #44
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Good looking cat. Congrats
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:11 PM   #45
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congrats nice cat
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:49 PM   #46
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That's a beautiful cat!
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:52 PM   #47
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Fantastic
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:54 PM   #48
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congrats
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:55 PM   #49
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Beautiful cat .....Congrats.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:14 PM   #50
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