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#6692988 - 03/02/17 04:13 PM Mountain Lion Sighting
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Registered: 02/17/16
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Loc: Vanderpool, TX
Delivering some deer up North early this morning and saw a Mountian Lion crawl over a game fence like it was no big deal. He even perched on top for a minute. Incredible agility and awesome tail! First time I have personally seen one, it was incredible! This was on Hwy 83 North of 41 and Garvin's store. Anybody else spotted any in that area before?

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#6692996 - 03/02/17 04:21 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Registered: 08/03/16
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Very cools sighting!
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#6693002 - 03/02/17 04:28 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: Dalroo]
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Originally Posted By: Dalroo
Very cools sighting!
I'd love to see one.....
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#6693074 - 03/02/17 05:56 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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We have them in Montell south of campwood not to far from their.

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#6693105 - 03/02/17 06:28 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Had a lease off 83 between 41 and I-10 years ago. One of the guys on the lease saw one walk between his blind and feeder. I asked him why he didn't shoot it and he said he was stunned in disbelief and by the time he got his wits about him, it was gone.

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#6693111 - 03/02/17 06:35 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 02/17/16
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Loc: Vanderpool, TX
Same area! Awesome. Yeah, it took me a minute to realize what i was seeing.

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#6693113 - 03/02/17 06:37 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Loc: North Texas
Wish I could see that. Sounds like an awesome experience. Thought I did in Coleman/Runnels County back in the late '80s, but it was so fast that I couldn't be sure. And lots of time since then.

And delivering deer? Like to the processor?

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#6693115 - 03/02/17 06:41 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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No, we dart/capture exotics. A group to a fellow THFer.

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#6693347 - 03/02/17 11:28 PM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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My wifes uncle was a biologist with TPWD for 30 years and his specialty was Mountain Lions. The knowledge he has about these animals is astounding. I love sitting around the fire and listening to his stories about them.

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#6693517 - 03/03/17 08:24 AM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Is Garvins store between Kerrville & Rocksprings?
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#6693521 - 03/03/17 08:28 AM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: Stub]
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Originally Posted By: Stub
Is Garvins store between Kerrville & Rocksprings?
Roughly, yes.

Very cool! Will need to keep my eyes open next time I'm out there! I hunt near Junction on 83 and near Rocksprings on 41. up

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#6693548 - 03/03/17 08:48 AM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
I bet there are more around than most would believe, had never thought about one going over high fence but as strong and agile as they are I bet that would ne no problem.
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#6693569 - 03/03/17 09:00 AM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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Registered: 08/12/16
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That's awesome.

We hunt there and have had family ranching in that area for a very long time.

They are out there. You don't see them often, but they're definitely out there.

I would be torn about shooting one if I saw it, but I think if I did not shoot it the ghosts of all my ranching relatives would come and get me.

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#6693572 - 03/03/17 09:02 AM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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My buddy hunts right on the Mason/Llano county line and he has seen a nice one out there. Beautiful country for one to run around in.

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#6693576 - 03/03/17 09:07 AM Re: Mountain Lion Sighting [Re: TenTenWhitetails]
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How far north of Garvin Store? Lions frequent that area fairly often as there is an abundance of game and more that adequate cover. Near the West Kerr Ranch?
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