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#6991379 - 12/10/17 10:05 PM Chupa down
Texas buckeye Offline
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Registered: 11/22/11
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Loc: Keller
Called with baby pig distress and had this guy come in but hang up in tree line. It didnít move so I turned volume down, and then once quiet I switched the caller to a squeaker and this guy started moving toward us. It looked like a cat by body and head and moved like a cat in the squatty stalking way cats move and not like a dog. I told my brother it was a cat, and being the novice hunter he is said he didnít want to shoot a house cat, so I told him to watch for a tail and to my surprise when it moved again it had a long tail...I said let me spot light it and see what it was, expecting to see a house/barn cat but again got surprised. He made a good (mostly lucky) shot through trees and a fence to hit it and drop it. This is what we saw when we got there:

It was super cold the night before and was getting cold the night we shot it. I am sure it was going to die minus our shot, but I think we eased from itís last bit of suffering.

Edited by Texas buckeye (12/10/17 10:08 PM)

#6991385 - 12/10/17 10:07 PM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
ChadTRG42 Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
Goodness. Chupa for sure. Glad you put him out of his misery.

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#6991388 - 12/10/17 10:08 PM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
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One ugly coyote
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#6991582 - 12/11/17 07:55 AM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 146
Loc: Spanish Fort
WOW what a story and trophy. Should mount him for sure grin
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#6991597 - 12/11/17 08:10 AM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
I feel so sorry for these guys, particularly now that the weather is colder. Sheesh. Good job!!!!
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#6991622 - 12/11/17 08:29 AM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
gary roberson Offline
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Now that's a really nice Chupa! Congratulations!

#6991753 - 12/11/17 10:01 AM Re: Chupa down [Re: SapperTitan]
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
One ugly coyote
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#6992533 - 12/11/17 07:00 PM Re: Chupa down [Re: SapperTitan]
Michael W. Offline
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
One ugly coyote

I'll second that.

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#6992684 - 12/11/17 08:57 PM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
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You did that thing a favor.

#6992755 - 12/11/17 10:07 PM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
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#6994569 - 12/13/17 08:34 AM Re: Chupa down [Re: Texas buckeye]
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to bad it can't spread to hogs
hold on Newt, we got a runaway


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