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Taking off for a hunting trip....

September 07, 2023 11:23AM
no, not mountain lions.... deer.... BUT... since the weather hasn't brought the deer out yet I'll be mostly looking for Lion tracks and hoping to see one.

As you all know... Lions are very sly and it's rare to see one. However, there are so many roaming my ranch, and the area, right now I think I have a good chance. I'm taking my good camcorder with a telephoto lens just in cast I spot one.

We're seeing the Lion tracks basically congregated in a narrow area about a mile long. And we're seeing a lot of tracks. Every night new tracks can be seen either crossing the dirt roads or walking along the road.

Last time up I'm pretty sure I spotted a kill... that is, the spot where a lion took a deer, probably a fawn. I'm not the best tracker but it sure looked to me like a scuffle took place. No carcass but that's typical of a lion kill...they'll often move their kill to a new location where they can hide it and return for an occasional snack.

Let's hope I don't become the snack. laughing smiley

  Mountain Lions.... again....

JamesJM218September 06, 2023 06:31PM

  That would be a trip

sstrams79September 06, 2023 07:01PM

  Re: Mountain Lions.... again....

SeattleRam63September 06, 2023 09:19PM

  "little calves?"

21Dog85September 07, 2023 03:39AM

  Taking off for a hunting trip....

JamesJM104September 07, 2023 11:23AM

  I just saw an article..

sstrams73September 07, 2023 03:44PM

  Every year it seems a couple Mountain Lions wander into Iowa

IowaRam65September 07, 2023 01:38PM

  This just popped up in my news feed

IowaRam103September 07, 2023 06:08PM

  Some Photo from my ranch today... Attachments

JamesJM88September 07, 2023 08:17PM


LesBaker83September 08, 2023 03:39AM

  I love it up there, Les... but... Attachments

JamesJM64September 08, 2023 07:44AM

  I'm not even one bit surprised that you leave them alone

LesBaker82September 08, 2023 03:56PM

  quite a story

21Dog63September 09, 2023 04:10AM


JamesJM63September 09, 2023 05:23AM

  I want to visit

LesBaker60September 13, 2023 01:58PM

  Re: Some Photo from my ranch today...

MamaRAMa89September 08, 2023 04:03AM

  Re: Some Photo from my ranch today...

waterfield60September 08, 2023 07:31AM

  Right.... although at that precise location....

JamesJM73September 08, 2023 07:49AM

  Re: Right.... although at that precise location....

waterfield69September 08, 2023 01:25PM