They are out there...

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Thomas Mitchell, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. Jonathan Tachell

    Jonathan Tachell Active Member

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    Really cool pic.
     
  2. Alosa

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    That's a great picture and a hell of a story. I would have liked to have been fishing with a buddy (you don't have to outrun the cat...just your friend) just to be safe. Roughly where was this?
     
  3. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Wow, once in a lifetime experience!

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  4. Golden Trout

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    You are indeed a very lucky person to have seen a very reclusive and wonderful creature! Cherish it forever.
     
  5. shadowcast

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    What river?
     
  6. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    You gotta wonder if he gave it some thought :eek:.
     
  7. shadowcast

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    I'd be feeling less lucky to see it than I would about getting back to my vehicle safely lol.
     
  8. KerryS

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    Very cool! I have been lucky enough to see two in the wild. Awesome you actually had time to snap a shot. They are usually gone a second or two after you see them.
     
  9. Ryan Singh-Cundy

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    very cool, i saw one once in whatcom county while grouse hunting, gave me a good once over and jogged down the logging road while i fumbled for my camera phone
     
  10. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    Great shot!
     
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    No need for a gun. All you really need is one of these. It will confuse the hell out of any cougar that you encounter. : )

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    Very nice!
    Consider the experience a gift.
     
  13. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I'll tell you one thing is that if and when you hear one of those cats. You will get back in your rig and leave the area.

    I was up on Pilchuck Creek one summer day by my lonesome. Up where Bear Creek runs in. I was doing my own thing such as casting and trying to catch a few fish. I heard this big cat make it's sound. I ignored it the first time but the second time it was closer. I packed up and left the area. I didn't even try to find where it came from, I just left.

    I've been banging around in the woods fishing in Washington State for over 50 years. In that time in the woods you see many things.
     

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