Any tips on hunting cougars without dogs would be helpful.

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  1. best defense

    best defense
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    I have been hearing from more hunters, especially bow hunters that cougars are devestating the deer and elk.

    I have only limited experience hunting the big cats.

    If anyone on this list has any tips that may help, please post them here.
    As mentioned in the title, I don't have any dogs to rely on.
     
  2. Mark W.

    Mark W.
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    stand really still and smell like a lamb

    Anyway hunting cougar or bear with dogs is against the law now that the animal huggers got the laws changed
     
  3. best defense

    best defense
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    There were some good ideas there, one being try to find out if there is a couger in the area.
    Other than that, coyotes will come to the same calls as cougars, and there are a lot more coyotes out there than cougars. If I shoot a coyote, gut it and leave it close to my electronic caller is it still baiting?
     
  4. landcbeitner

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    Take a goat for a walk in the woods... make sure your weapon is handy and has high capacity mags :D .....

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  6. landcbeitner

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    Sure you can borrow him.... as long as he either comes back in good health.... or cut and wraped :laugh:

    His name is Meat.... If we didn't get him for packing he would have been used for.... well, meat. He's a good goat and a heck of a climber, it'll be a couple seasons before he's big enough to pack much weight, might as well get some use out of him as live bait, hey that's a good name for a goat... Bait. You can be sure I'm packing when hiking with a couple young goats.
     

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