Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

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Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by SchuetzenDave » Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:05 am

Sylvia Bodnar`s trophy cougar shot in Alberta.
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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by SchuetzenDave » Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:08 am

Tom Bodnar:

``Well yes, Sylvia had a pretty memorable cougar hunt a couple of weeks ago. Not only was she successful she has proved she is pretty tough under extreme weather conditions. She hunted from approx 5am to 7pm for 6 days with the temperatures being -30C or lower for the entire time. A lot of the time was spent on a quad driving off road looking for a trophy Cat.... on day 6 things came together an she was happy to seal the deal on a cat. This was one of her long time dream hunts. A lot of the time in the hills with the wind chill it was -50c...... just too dam cold.
She is very happy an I'm so proud of her......Was a pretty successful hunting season for her.....``

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by rdnck » Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:39 pm

Congratulations on a very nice cat. Rifle and load details? Shoot straight, rdnck.
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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by SchuetzenDave » Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:10 pm

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by kodiak1 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:03 pm

That is one nice cat..
What area where you folks hunting in?

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by SchuetzenDave » Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:25 am

Foothills of the east side of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada.

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by SchuetzenDave » Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:25 am

Foothills of the east side of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada.

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by Call Turner » Sat Dec 31, 2016 11:30 am

No black tip on tail?

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by SchuetzenDave » Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:15 pm

It is believed to be a winter kitten which froze the end of it`s tail off.

Does not have the black tip and the tail is believed to be shorter than it should be.

Cougars can have kittens throughout the season and sometimes a Tom will kill the kittens and then breeds the mother later in the season.

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Re: Sylvia Bodnar`s Trophy Cougar

Post by Call Turner » Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:45 am

I hunted hounds for 20 plus years until Washington outlawed it. I remember running across some Montana boys that would only collect the tips of the tails . We caught a couple like that in North Idaho and eastern Wa. Just brought back memories.

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