Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
lrngmez01, ARQuail, timahlen, Brekby, jfive
61119 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 79390
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43941
BOBO the Clown 41408
BMD 40578
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 34578
txshntr 34079
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30946
facebook
Forum Stats
61119 Members
46 Forums
416351 Topics
5754124 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#6059596 - 11/30/15 10:11 PM Lion
squattedr Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/08/09
Posts: 126
Loc: Cross Plains, TX
Story revised here to ensure happiness among all hunters.

This cat was killed on 11/28/15 in Dryden Tx. Saturday morning I got up actually mule deer hunting, after sitting till bout 9:30am I decided to get out my varmint call and try my luck. We have hunted this ranch for 18 years and have never even seen a lion much less called one in. The wind was out of the north so I set up on a high bankment of a large draw with the wind in my face. I turned the call on and within 30 minutes had this guy running in. He propped up at 88 yards facing me so only shot I had was in the neck. once I spotted him in my binoculars I couldn't believe what I was seeing. a 22-250 drop this guy and my excitement sky rocketed. My first ever sighting and kill of a beautiful mt. lion
Facts about this impressive animal

48” from tip of nose to base of tail
3” from tip of nose to corner of eye
26” girth
13” neck
29” tail from base to tip with a 6.5” girth at base of tail
5.5” front paws
1.5” front top teeth

He is going to be mounted and displayed in my house for years on years






Edited by squattedr (12/01/15 08:38 AM)
_________________________
Offering affordable quality hunts! Being honest and fair doesn't cost a dime

Top
#6059692 - 11/30/15 11:09 PM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
TEXASLEFTY Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 6948
Loc: The Island Cres
Congrats!! That's a once in a lifetime trophy for sure. Now where's the story?!?!?
_________________________
leftytex, NOT!

Top
#6059697 - 11/30/15 11:11 PM Re: Lion [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 18243
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: TEXASLEFTY
Congrats!! That's a once in a lifetime trophy for sure. Now where's the story?!?!?
Too busy trying to sell more hunts in the photo section to tell the story.
_________________________
US Army combat engineer retired

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.


Top
#6059722 - 11/30/15 11:39 PM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
dogcatcher Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 79390
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Congrats.
_________________________
Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
"Illegitimus non carborundum est"

_______ Old style calls for today's outdoorsman_________

Top
#6059941 - 12/01/15 07:46 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
colt45 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 5642
Loc: bastrop county
Originally Posted By: squattedr
I'm not trying sell anything, if you have a problem sir feel free call me my number is listed of not don't post your thoughts on my post. If you have a prob my number is listed

I want others to enjoy this photo as much as I do
most of us like to hear the story
_________________________
hold on Newt, we got a runaway

Top
#6059945 - 12/01/15 07:48 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
Creekrunner Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8062
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Congrats on the lion. If you're gonna be in sales, you better be able to take a little good natured ribbing from potential customers.
_________________________
...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28

Top
#6059971 - 12/01/15 07:56 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
BenBob Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/27/06
Posts: 6058
Loc: Undercover
How did the lion tree in those creosote bushes?
_________________________
Tired, Wired, and Uninspired

Top
#6059972 - 12/01/15 07:57 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 18243
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: squattedr
I'm not trying sell anything, if you have a problem sir feel free call me my number is listed of not don't post your thoughts on my post. If you have a prob my number is listed

I want others to enjoy this photo as much as I do
well when you post the outfitter name and contact info with a picture and no story I would think that is advertisement. Really doesn't bother me but you should prob read the rules.
_________________________
US Army combat engineer retired

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.


Top
#6059979 - 12/01/15 07:59 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
Kenny Powers Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 743
Loc: De-Kalb Sulphur River
Its a young lion.
_________________________

Guns dont kill people.....bullets do.

Top
#6060038 - 12/01/15 08:21 AM Re: Lion [Re: Kenny Powers]
d.g.ruff Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 7431
Loc: Pottsboro Tx.
Originally Posted By: Kenny Powers
Its a young lion.

Looks like it, but then again, not many reach an old age anymore.
_________________________
Mmmm Hmmm

Top
#6060082 - 12/01/15 08:36 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 5959
Loc: DFW
We are a sensitive bunch...lol

Top
#6060089 - 12/01/15 08:39 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
tdecker22 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 4956
Loc: Emory,TX
coolpics
_________________________

Top
#6060091 - 12/01/15 08:40 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
Armalite260 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/24/10
Posts: 1775
Those front paws look big..

Top
#6060096 - 12/01/15 08:42 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
BenBob Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/27/06
Posts: 6058
Loc: Undercover
Nice story. Never have seen a mountain lion in the wild, but would love to.
_________________________
Tired, Wired, and Uninspired

Top
#6060111 - 12/01/15 08:48 AM Re: Lion [Re: squattedr]
HuntnFly67 Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 07/27/10
Posts: 4650
Congrats!!! Those front deer grabbers look huge!
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Grizz
If you attached NP's head to Scooter's body, would muscle memory cause him to beat himself to death?


Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide