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#7122484 - 03/25/18 02:29 PM This would be a nice relaxing hunt
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#7122517 - 03/25/18 03:07 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: z71dustin]
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I'd have my back against something other than a sapling pine.

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#7122626 - 03/25/18 05:13 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: JCO]
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Originally Posted By: JCO
I'd have my back against something other than a sapling pine.
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#7122921 - 03/25/18 09:36 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: JCO
I'd have my back against something other than a sapling pine.
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#7122924 - 03/25/18 09:41 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: z71dustin]
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I heard that sound coming out of the canyon below my camp once. I almost packed up and moved.

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#7122968 - 03/25/18 10:38 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: z71dustin]
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That is a game call. They are trying to call a lion. "We'll see if this works." About 12 seconds in.

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#7122975 - 03/25/18 10:42 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: Txduckman]
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Originally Posted By: Txduckman
That is a game call. They are trying to call a lion. "We'll see if this works." About 12 seconds in.


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#7123156 - 03/26/18 08:39 AM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: z71dustin]
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I experienced this exact same thing near Kremling Co one cold brisk morning while muzzle loader elk hunting. About 3 in of fresh snow on the ground at day break while standing on the side of a small meadow when that exact same sound came out of the dark timber in front of me. It was surreal as it continued for about 5 minutes coming closer and closer. Finally in front of me was a large adult and 2 small lions who upon seeing my tracks in the snow made a beeline in the opposite direction. Having a single shot rifle at the time made the experience even more exciting. This was truly a memory anchored in my memory forever!!!!!!!!!

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#7123161 - 03/26/18 08:42 AM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: z71dustin]
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Would love to hear it for myself.
Itís all in the mind though. If you hunt out west, you have been in proximity of apex predators at times - whether you hear them or not.
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#7123195 - 03/26/18 09:15 AM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Would love to hear it for myself.
Itís all in the mind though. If you hunt out west, you have been in proximity of apex predators at times - whether you hear them or not.


Is a black bear a apex predator?
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#7123312 - 03/26/18 11:10 AM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Would love to hear it for myself.
Itís all in the mind though. If you hunt out west, you have been in proximity of apex predators at times - whether you hear them or not.


Is a black bear a apex predator?


Yeah, but theyíre almost never dangerous to hunters. Same with mountain lions. Grizzlies can be (especially in certain areas), but anywhere you go the odds of being attacked by an unmolested apex predator are infinitesimal. It happens sometimes. Falls happen sometimes. Lightning strikes happen sometimes. Chit happens sometimes. smile
Heck, tree-huggers hike and bike all over the west - doesnít stop them.
I carry bear spray when trout fishing in grizzly country, but if I leave it at the cabin I donít go back for it.
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#7123571 - 03/26/18 02:18 PM Re: This would be a nice relaxing hunt [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Would love to hear it for myself.
Itís all in the mind though. If you hunt out west, you have been in proximity of apex predators at times - whether you hear them or not.


Is a black bear a apex predator?


Yeah, but theyíre almost never dangerous to hunters. Same with mountain lions. Grizzlies can be (especially in certain areas), but anywhere you go the odds of being attacked by an unmolested apex predator are infinitesimal. It happens sometimes. Falls happen sometimes. Lightning strikes happen sometimes. Chit happens sometimes. smile
Heck, tree-huggers hike and bike all over the west - doesnít stop them.
I carry bear spray when trout fishing in grizzly country, but if I leave it at the cabin I donít go back for it.


scratch as pappy once said: " nothen more dangerous than an aprex preditor with a rifle in hand thats scared of hogs. rofl tis the reason i hunted at night with flashlight off & slinger pistal on hip, i'm scared of me own shadow. " bang i got cheap posts.
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