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Bonus Mountain Lion
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Contributors to this thread:
Steve Leffler 17-Nov-18
Steve Leffler 17-Nov-18
IdyllwildArcher 17-Nov-18
Steve Leffler 17-Nov-18
MPN 17-Nov-18
Alexis Desjardins 17-Nov-18
sitO 17-Nov-18
Stekewood 17-Nov-18
Chris S 17-Nov-18
standswittaknife 17-Nov-18
Bowboy 17-Nov-18
tradmt 17-Nov-18
IdyllwildArcher 17-Nov-18
Predeter 17-Nov-18
t-roy 17-Nov-18
Hawkeye 18-Nov-18
pav 18-Nov-18
ELKMAN 18-Nov-18
buzz mc 18-Nov-18
Steve H. 19-Nov-18
Brotsky 19-Nov-18
BigOk 19-Nov-18
GhostBird 19-Nov-18
Shiras 19-Nov-18
njbuck 19-Nov-18
BOWNBIRDHNTR 19-Nov-18
iceman 19-Nov-18
APauls 19-Nov-18
elkstabber 20-Nov-18
SBH 20-Nov-18
BULELK1 22-Nov-18
DanWesson357 22-Nov-18
17-Nov-18

Steve Leffler's embedded Photo
Lion and dog in the tree
Steve Leffler's embedded Photo
Lion and dog in the tree
I am on my annual bowhunt to Wyoming and took a respectable buck mid week. We got some snow and there were lion tracks all over the valley and near the barn. My friend asked if I wanted to chase the lion and of course I did. We headed to town and bought a NR license. The first day even though we saw lots of tracks the dogs couldn’t get it sorted out. We covered about 8 steep miles of really beautiful country. This morning we had perfect fresh snow. We quickly found a track and turned the dogs loose. The dogs quickly lined out and ran up the ridge. After about 45 minutes they had the lion treed. We worked our way to the dogs and this was what we found.

17-Nov-18

Steve Leffler's embedded Photo
Steve Leffler's embedded Photo
If you look below the lion you can see one of the dogs way up the tree. We got all the dogs caught and hooked up and I started looking for an angle to get a good arrow into the Tom. I moved to my left and the lion moved a bit and I had a good angle into the bottom of his chest. I was able to put a 200 grain VPA up through the bottom of his chest and he was done in seconds. A very exciting and unexpected bonus to my deer hunt.

17-Nov-18
Nice! Grats! Got a pic of the buck too?

17-Nov-18

Steve Leffler's embedded Photo
Steve Leffler's embedded Photo
Here you go.

From: MPN
17-Nov-18
Can’t beat friends like that..looks like you had a great hunt. Congrats!

17-Nov-18
Nice congrats on the critters

From: sitO
17-Nov-18
That's a good week! Congrats man

From: Stekewood
17-Nov-18
That's awesome Steve. Congratulations!

17-Nov-18
Congrats.

From: Chris S
17-Nov-18
Trip of a lifetime. Congrats

17-Nov-18
One helluva bonus!

From: Bowboy
17-Nov-18
Very nice congrats on both animals.

From: tradmt
17-Nov-18
Damn! That’s cool!

17-Nov-18
Grats on a great WY buck too. What a trip.

From: Predeter
17-Nov-18
Awesome man! Lion is on my short list.

From: t-roy
17-Nov-18
Sounds like an awesome trip. Congrats! Love the droptine on the buck, too BTW!

From: Hawkeye
18-Nov-18
Congrats!

From: pav
18-Nov-18
Sweet double! Congrats!

From: ELKMAN
18-Nov-18
Love that!

From: buzz mc
18-Nov-18
Man that looks like a fun trip. Congrats on the animals.

From: Steve H.
19-Nov-18
Nice going Doc!

From: Brotsky
19-Nov-18
Wow! That's a heckuva trip! Beautiful lion and really cool buck, congrats Steve!

From: BigOk
19-Nov-18
Congrats on both hunts, Good week of hunting.

From: GhostBird
19-Nov-18
Congratulations on the double.

From: Shiras
19-Nov-18
Awesome on both accounts! Congrats!

From: njbuck
19-Nov-18
How cool is that! a Double that you sure don't see often. Congrats.

From: BOWNBIRDHNTR
19-Nov-18
Congrats...that would be dream double!!

From: iceman
19-Nov-18
Congrats!

From: APauls
19-Nov-18
Awesome! Congrats, man trip of a lifetime is right!! Great buck and a nice cat to boot!

From: elkstabber
20-Nov-18
Awesome hunt for two species. Thanks for sharing the story and great photos.

From: SBH
20-Nov-18
Theres whitetail in Wyoming? :)

What a cool trip! Well done

From: BULELK1
22-Nov-18
What a kool Combo Hunt!

Congrats man

Good luck, Robb

From: DanWesson357
22-Nov-18
YEEEE HAWWW!!! That is a dream of mine. Congrats!!!

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