Mathews Inc.
Lynx hunting 2016/17
cougar
Contributors to this thread:
skinner creek 13-Nov-15
skinner creek 30-Nov-15
skinner creek 30-Nov-15
Kodiak 30-Nov-15
krieger 01-Dec-15
Bou'bound 01-Dec-15
INbowdude 01-Dec-15
skinner creek 02-Dec-15
skinner creek 02-Dec-15
Mark Watkins 02-Dec-15
SteveB 02-Dec-15
skinner creek 02-Dec-15
SteveB 03-Dec-15
XbowfromNY 03-Dec-15
skinner creek 18-Dec-15
skinner creek 18-Dec-15
XbowfromNY 18-Dec-15
Huntcell 18-Dec-15
XbowfromNY 18-Dec-15
XbowfromNY 18-Dec-15
Huntcell 18-Dec-15
Nick Muche 18-Dec-15
SteveB 19-Dec-15
PAstringking 19-Dec-15
bowriter 19-Dec-15
trublucolo 19-Dec-15
skinner creek 19-Dec-15
XbowfromNY 21-Dec-15
skinner creek 23-Dec-15
Bou'bound 23-Dec-15
skinner creek 23-Dec-15
skinner creek 23-Dec-15
skinner creek 24-Dec-15
Pat Lefemine 25-Dec-15
SteveB 26-Dec-15
skinner creek 06-Jan-16
skinner creek 06-Jan-16
GF 07-Jan-16
skinner creek 10-Jan-16
Beav 11-Jan-16
skinner creek 25-Jan-16
Mark Watkins 25-Jan-16
skinner creek 25-Jan-16
SteveB 28-Jan-16
Franzen 28-Jan-16
skinner creek 28-Jan-16
XbowfromNY 29-Jan-16
Medicinemann 29-Jan-16
skinner creek 29-Jan-16
skinner creek 08-Feb-16
SteveB 08-Feb-16
skinner creek 10-Feb-16
skinner creek 10-Feb-16
skinner creek 10-Feb-16
SteveB 10-Feb-16
XbowfromNY 11-Feb-16
Reflex 11-Feb-16
skinner creek 13-Feb-16
INbowdude 13-Feb-16
skinner creek 13-Feb-16
expeditiontraders 14-Feb-16
skinner creek 14-Feb-16
skinner creek 14-Feb-16
skinner creek 14-Feb-16
skinner creek 14-Feb-16
Iowahunter 15-Feb-16
13-Nov-15
I have a few spots left for next season.

100% over the past 6 years.

One on one hunts $5600.00 Two on one hunts $4500.00/hunter

tax, license, tags and NRHPF is not included.

30-Nov-15

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First hunt this year is tagged out. 6 lynx in 4 days. What a monster we killed for Leland Reinier from Big Cat Taxidermy. You know this will be a world class mount when he is done with it.

30-Nov-15

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From: Kodiak
30-Nov-15
Man that's a big cat.

Nice!

From: krieger
01-Dec-15
My is that a beautiful cat!

From: Bou'bound
01-Dec-15
what would something like that weigh

From: INbowdude
01-Dec-15
Were all those lynx taken with gun or bow? How far was the normal shot? Were they all treed or did some just bay up?

Any problems bringing the hides back into the US?

Thanks

02-Dec-15

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A huge tom such as this one would go 27-30 pounds. Most shots are 15 to 20 yards and both bows and 22 LR are the weapons of choice.

Here is another cranker tom with one happy hunter

02-Dec-15
NO problem bring them in to the US. We arrange the cities permit before you come.

From: Mark Watkins
02-Dec-15
A monster I guess!

Great thread Skinner.....keep it rolling!

Mark

From: SteveB
02-Dec-15
I took my bear with Doug and this hunt is on my list for sure! His dogs are amazing to say the least!

02-Dec-15
Thanks Steve. 8 lynx treed in 7 days on this hunt..

From: SteveB
03-Dec-15
Can't wait til I can do it!

From: XbowfromNY
03-Dec-15
Great Toms! Lots of Lynx in that area. I got a big 9 10/16" Tom in that area of B.C in Dec. 2013

18-Dec-15

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A couple more toms from this past week. We definitely been into them, treeing 16 in 14 days of hunting.

18-Dec-15

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Another cranker with worn out teeth

From: XbowfromNY
18-Dec-15
Nice ones. I really like the light colored legs on that bottom one.

From: Huntcell
18-Dec-15
" I got a big 9 10/16" Tom in that area of B.C in Dec. 2013"

Ok I hope were talking Lnyx here, how did you come up with 9 10/16" Tom?

What and how are you measureing?

From: XbowfromNY
18-Dec-15
Yes, a Tom Lynx. The skull measured 9 10/16".

From: XbowfromNY
18-Dec-15
I'm sorry, the Lynx was 8 10/16". My Bobcat was 9 10/16".

From: Huntcell
18-Dec-15
How did you measure it ? Whats the criteria or concept?

From: Nick Muche
18-Dec-15
Skull size. Same as you measure a lion or bear...

From: SteveB
19-Dec-15
Love this thread Doug! Keep it coming. I must do this!

From: PAstringking
19-Dec-15
Some great cats and an outstanding success record!!

From: bowriter
19-Dec-15
Have they found the missing Lynx, yet?

From: trublucolo
19-Dec-15
cute;-)

19-Dec-15
Bowriter, not in 5 years.

From: XbowfromNY
21-Dec-15
HuntCell - Nick is correct, length plus width.

23-Dec-15

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the latest, a great tom which was the second cat of the day. the first was treed and freed.

From: Bou'bound
23-Dec-15
when do your cougar hunts kick-off.

23-Dec-15

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Started a lion hunt this week. turned out on a day old tom track this morning and ended up with a female and yearling treed instead.

23-Dec-15

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24-Dec-15

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killed this lion today

From: Pat Lefemine
25-Dec-15
Whoa. That's a giant cat

From: SteveB
26-Dec-15
I need to do this. Dougs operation is second to none!

06-Jan-16

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A couple from this week. A few days to try and find a big cat.

06-Jan-16

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another one that took the dogs 20 miles and treed 400 yards from where we were standing.

From: GF
07-Jan-16
As my dad always said... Holy cats!

What's the weight on the lion?

Beautiful cats, but a little steep for my reality. Can't be cheap to raise & train dogs that can do that kind of work!!

Definitely the first guy I'll call though, if I ever run across any Sasquatch tracks.

10-Jan-16
I never weighed that tom but he was in the 180 range.

From: Beav
11-Jan-16
Awesome thread!

25-Jan-16

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killed another Dandy tom lynx today. Still batting 100% with any luck the streak will continue.

From: Mark Watkins
25-Jan-16
Congrats on a great season thus far Doug!

A great thread for sure!

Keep it rolling!

Mark

25-Jan-16

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the dogs killed this one on the ground so I had to cut my tag on this one.

From: SteveB
28-Jan-16

From: Franzen
28-Jan-16
Great photos! Beautiful and impressive lynx. That last one has a unique look, but first couple are awesome.

28-Jan-16

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Killed another great one to tag out for the week.

From: XbowfromNY
29-Jan-16
Nice one!

From: Medicinemann
29-Jan-16
Is that third photo of a successful hunter happen to be Thomas Martini?

29-Jan-16
That would be The one and only Thomas Martini.

Great guy, he was here a few years back and killed a huge cougar.

08-Feb-16

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A marathon walk in on Super Bowl Sunday was well worth the walk with a jumbo tom lynx treed. We did make it back home in time to see the last half.

From: SteveB
08-Feb-16
Awesome Doug!

10-Feb-16

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Closed out the lynx season 12 for 12 again. We killed this last tom in rainy conditions but the dogs dug deep and pulled it off.

One of my pups Tip made it truck to tree and had a great rest on my backpack when I showed up.

10-Feb-16

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10-Feb-16

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I have a few two on one dates available for next December send me a message for more info or better yet send and email though my website.

From: SteveB
10-Feb-16
Great season Doug! Congratulations! I enjoyed following along and glad you shared it with us.

From: XbowfromNY
11-Feb-16
Nice season. Enjoyed the pics!

From: Reflex
11-Feb-16
Very cool!!

13-Feb-16

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caught one more great cat while looking for cougar. Without a tag we let him walk. Great looking cat though.

From: INbowdude
13-Feb-16
How high up is that cat? Looks like a guy could get a great bow shot on that lynx.

13-Feb-16
that last cat was about 15 feet above my head. If you plan on hunting lynx know where your bow shoots at 3 yards out to 15 yards. That is the biggest reason for piss poor shooting. Most bow kills are on the rough side because hunters don't know quite where to aim on close and steep shots. the target is really only about 2 inches.

14-Feb-16
Please start a link for your cougar hunts. It is fun to follow along. Thanks.

14-Feb-16

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I only do a handful of cougar hunts a year. My time is mostly taken up with lynx hunting but here are a few pictures for you.

14-Feb-16

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skinner creek's embedded Photo

14-Feb-16

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14-Feb-16

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From: Iowahunter
15-Feb-16
Amazing and beautiful animals

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