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Old 10-19-2021, 06:46 AM   #1
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Default Up close and personal with bobcat and cubs!

Saturday night on our hunt a buddy and I had some visitors. Definitely a hunt to remember!
Iíve got video too. Iíll try to load that later today.

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Old 10-19-2021, 06:47 AM   #2
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Well that’s cool!
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Old 10-19-2021, 06:48 AM   #3
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Very cool.
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Old 10-19-2021, 06:50 AM   #4
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Awesome experience
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Old 10-19-2021, 06:50 AM   #5
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That's a cool encounter.

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Old 10-19-2021, 06:56 AM   #6
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Wow! Did they ever get spooked?
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Old 10-19-2021, 06:57 AM   #7
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Thats awesome, something not most get to experience
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Old 10-19-2021, 07:00 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Hogmauler View Post
Wow! Did they ever get spooked?

Surprisingly no they never did. I donít know how they didnít, they obviously saw us!


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Old 10-19-2021, 07:55 AM   #9
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That’s awesome!!
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Old 10-19-2021, 07:58 AM   #10
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That is so cool!
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Old 10-19-2021, 07:59 AM   #11
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I bet that was unique experience that must of us will never have. Cool
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Old 10-19-2021, 07:59 AM   #12
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Awesome
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:11 AM   #13
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That is bad a**
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:15 AM   #14
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Cool pics. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:17 AM   #15
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Super cool
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:20 AM   #16
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Very cool. I had that similar experience in Van Horn. Awesome
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:22 AM   #17
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Cool. Definitely a Kodac moment
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:37 AM   #18
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Woe, that is super cool. Bet you could sit there 1,000 more times and never have that happen again.
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:42 AM   #19
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Awesome pics!
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:43 AM   #20
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Pretty darn cool.
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Old 10-19-2021, 08:43 AM   #21
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What a super neat experience! Thanks for posting pics!
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:08 AM   #22
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Wow! What a cool experience!
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:13 AM   #23
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Kitty,kitty,hes checking u out!
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:16 AM   #24
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Very neat!

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Old 10-19-2021, 09:21 AM   #25
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That's pretty cool deal. I can't tell how many adults there are in those pictures, almost looks like two adults in the pictures or one kitten that is year older than the others. To me, it looks like two adults and then maybe couple of kittens.

Where we used to live, there were quite a few around the place, at one point there was a momma bobcat, that had two or three kittens. We would see every once in a while. Then a tree fell over about 20 yards from the house, up in the brush. On one side of the house, the brush line was very close. For about a week the mother bobcat and her kittens would climb up and down that tree, that had fallen over and play for quite a while. That tree was just outside our living room window. I got to watch them once, my wife and daughter saw them a couple more times.

I really enjoy seeing things like that, you were very lucky to get to see them. Those are some very nice pictures, much better than any I have of any of the bobcats that lived around our place.
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:22 AM   #26
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That cat is looking at you like you owe her money. Pretty cool.
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:26 AM   #27
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Awesome experience!
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:43 AM   #28
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awesome
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:46 AM   #29
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Working on getting videos posted
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Old 10-19-2021, 09:58 AM   #30
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Those are cool. Several years back I was walking in a prairie dog town and looked up and saw these things sitting on the fence post. At first I thought they were owls. Come to find out they were bobcat kittens about that size. The mom ran down into some thick weeds and I'm sure she watched close until I left.

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Old 10-19-2021, 10:09 AM   #31
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That is awesome.
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Old 10-19-2021, 10:13 AM   #32
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I put the 2 videos together. As you'll see they walk right in front of us and to the edge of the wheat and head up the tree row. About 10 mins later they come back. Mom nearly walks in blind with us and then the cub jumps up on the log. He walked up and stared at us. Then jumped down and they all walked behind us and under the fence. Shortly after that we could hear a deer or 2 snorting profusely, so we figured they met on path somewhere. It was an amazing experience for sure! I've been close to coyotes, badgers, armadillos, turkeys and deer but never that close to a bobcat!

https://youtu.be/NOtFFJ35x6w

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Old 10-19-2021, 10:23 AM   #33
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The video quality, after downloading to youtube, is bad. It even cut off the top of the video.
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Old 10-19-2021, 10:28 AM   #34
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That’s awesome!
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Old 10-19-2021, 10:31 AM   #35
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Apparently it was iMovie that did it. I fixed it. You can actually see the bobcat in the last part of the video now.
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Old 10-19-2021, 10:31 AM   #36
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That is cool. My nephew had on climb the tree he was hunting in a few years ago. It got about 5 feet from him before it noticed him being there. He got it on video.
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Old 10-19-2021, 10:32 AM   #37
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Very cool !
We have a bobcat that every couple years she has a litter of kittens under a trailer house @
Camp , in the summer they are fun to watch, they’re gone by deer season
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Old 10-19-2021, 10:45 AM   #38
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That's cool! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-19-2021, 12:04 PM   #39
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Awesome pictures, once in a lifetime most likely.
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Old 10-19-2021, 12:06 PM   #40
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What an experience man! Thanks for sharing the pics and vid!


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Old 10-19-2021, 12:12 PM   #41
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Wow!
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Old 10-19-2021, 12:12 PM   #42
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thats awesome, great pics. i was sitting on a brushy fence line one morning and had one almost run in to me. luckily i saw it about 15y from me and moved my hands to get its attention.
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Old 10-19-2021, 12:24 PM   #43
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That is too cool.
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Old 10-19-2021, 12:25 PM   #44
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Awesome!
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Old 10-19-2021, 12:39 PM   #45
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That's cool glad momma was cool as well.
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Old 10-19-2021, 01:06 PM   #46
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That's freaking cool!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-19-2021, 01:08 PM   #47
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what an awesome encounter
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Old 10-19-2021, 01:09 PM   #48
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As someone who is taking their camera more and more to the stand I am unbelievably jealous sir!

Once in a life time encounter!
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Old 10-19-2021, 01:10 PM   #49
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That is amazing!!
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Old 10-19-2021, 01:11 PM   #50
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Wow, lifelike. Who is the taxidermist !

















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