Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
king001, kcrawford7, Victoria Johnson, FlyingGunRunner, callemdown
63070 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 84350
stxranchman 52093
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44320
BOBO the Clown 43043
bill oxner 42725
BMD 40628
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35002
SnakeWrangler 31643
facebook
Forum Stats
63070 Members
46 Forums
443427 Topics
6108557 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6476388 - 10/01/16 08:15 PM First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos)
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 23256
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
So last night I'm hunting for hogs sitting in a stand about 140 yds from the feeder. Wasn't seeing anything and then I heard a high pitch scream. I had my NV out scanning when a bobcat walks out of the cedar. so at this point I'm trying to figure out if I want to shoot him but it's hard to judge size with the NV. After a few seconds I decided WTH and shot. He turned and ran into the cedar thicket and I gave him a few minutes before getting out and looking for him. Once I get down to where he was at I find a big pile of blood and a great blood trail. Here is where it gets interesting, I go in this thick cedar and easily find the cat but he isn't dead he is barely hanging on and all I had was my 6.8 SPC and didn't want to shoot him again from that close and destroy the hide so I figured I had 3 options. One, stand there and wait for him to die but didn't want to watch him suffer. Two, grab a stick and bash his head but didn't want to destroy his skull so I can do a euro mount. Three, choke him to death quick easy and no damage to hide or skull. So I decided I'm gonna choke him to death. Now realize this cat is in bad shape he isn't wounded he is dying if it had just been wounded I never would have tried this. I watched the cat for about 10 min before I made this decision and it attempted to get up 3-4 times and just fell over. My first attempt I walk up it just lays there trying to crawl away, I placed my boot on the shoulder and reached down to grab the cats neck as soon as I applied pressure he leached forward and growled I about sheet myself. So at this point I'm trying to figure out whet to do and then I spot a cedar limb on the ground. I grabbed the limb and put it over the cats neck and then stepped on the limb applying pressure this worked great until the branch snapped so I used my boot to finish him off and ended the cats life after about 30 seconds. I have all this on video and will upload later. The cat isn't very big but it's my first, if I knew he was a smaller cat I would have let him walk but it is what it is. Lessons learned are, never track a bobcat without a pistol to finish him off and don't try to choke a bobcat with your hands.









How not to choke a bobcat
Warning there is some cursing
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#6476389 - 10/01/16 08:16 PM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SapperTitan]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 23256
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Like title says this is cross posted but I know some people only visit this sub forum so thought I'd post here too.
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#6476487 - 10/01/16 09:15 PM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SapperTitan]
taterpop Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 52
Good Kitty !!

Top
#6476554 - 10/01/16 09:47 PM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SapperTitan]
SnakeWrangler Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 31643
Loc: Over yonder.....
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Like title says this is cross posted but I know some people only visit this sub forum so thought I'd post here too.

Just as funny here as over there..... rofl
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants.

"Death is permanent...everything else is temporary!"

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"

Top
#6476555 - 10/01/16 09:49 PM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SnakeWrangler]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 23256
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Like title says this is cross posted but I know some people only visit this sub forum so thought I'd post here too.

Just as funny here as over there..... rofl
I'm hoping a real varmint slayer will give me some tips for next time haha
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#6476722 - 10/02/16 06:49 AM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SapperTitan]
TXHunterKLewis Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/30/16
Posts: 42
Loc: Haslet, Texas
Nice Bobcat!! Subscribed to your channel as well.
_________________________
V/R,

Kevin

Top
#6478055 - 10/03/16 06:59 AM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SapperTitan]
fray Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/01/16
Posts: 422
Loc: Commerce, TX
Very interesting

Top
#6479271 - 10/03/16 06:50 PM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: fray]
TMc Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 609
Loc: Dallas, Texas
One does not slowly and gently reach for the throat of a bobcat. lol
_________________________
Be calm brother, I see you and thank you. Your spirit and body nourish mine. Be calm brother; I see you and thank you.

Top
#6480123 - 10/04/16 10:28 AM Re: First Bobcat with a twist (Also posted in photos) [Re: SapperTitan]
7x57 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/28/15
Posts: 645
Loc: Laredo, TX
Not sure how I'd do it if you wanted to keep the skull. Probably wpuld have had similar results as you, not sure if I woulda gone for a full nelson on him barehanded.

Top



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