Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!



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Offline DamaleR

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Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« on: January 27, 2012, 09:01:41 PM »
It all started with the changing of the scope to the bsa 4x. After the change i noticed my groups getting closer.so after a quick burst of joy I put my special bait out on the side of my yard (captain crunch,corn,black sunflower seeds,and peanuts) and waited from my sniping position 27 yards away for the trash can digger.Right at dawn i see the big coon out the corner of my eye as it was making it's expedition for the bait.I Put the crosshairs on his head and waited till he looked square down at the bait then i sent the chp but upon entering the coon he moved his head to the left and it smaked him on the side of the face and he dropped like a bag of rocks.upon examination of the coon i noticed the skull was smahed and pellet was lodged on the other side of his brain.





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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2012, 09:25:08 PM »
Nice shooting!
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2012, 09:48:21 PM »
Yep, that's some fine shooting

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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2012, 09:51:29 PM »
Good shooting
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2012, 10:03:28 PM »
nice shooting, get all those egg eaters you can!

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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2012, 10:32:30 PM »
Nicely done!
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2012, 10:40:59 PM »
I agree, nice shooting and super pic.  Congrats  :)

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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2012, 10:43:58 PM »
Them critters are hard up! Cap'n Crunch, huh?  SHEESH!   Must love that sugar!
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2012, 10:58:55 PM »
Nice shooting !





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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2012, 11:39:04 PM »
Good shooting,But the thought of using one of my favorite cereals LOl
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2012, 11:50:10 PM »
Wow. Impressive to say the least. :D Something must be up with my whisper .177 since it took 7 shots at point blank to end a coon I shot a couple years back in a trap. Congratulations on a fine airgun trophy! :D
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2012, 12:09:32 AM »
Yes coons do love anything sweet like honey buns,powdered downuts, and very good cereal lol.btw my gamo has some mods to it for increased power and has taken up to coyotes.and  I still thought that the coon was going to need a follow up because those bandits are some tough critters.
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2012, 12:15:17 AM »
Thats real cool . What was the range you reckon? What weight pellet? This proves that by waiting for a shot rather than just letting one fly , you can get an instant kill and not a maimed animal running for a bid to freedom in horrific pain.
 I get real spewey when I hear about "the one that got away" with a bullet stuck in it somewhere , just because the shooter wasnt responsible enough to wait to get the life ending shot . I applaud you for your sportsmanship . 10/10
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2012, 12:21:39 AM »
Very nice shooting and great pics!  I
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2012, 12:39:20 AM »
the coon was 27 yards away.I do not know the weight of the pellet but it was a crosman hollowpoint. ONly 1 harry: yeah im trying to get better at waking up when i hear noises out in the yard.
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2012, 01:11:20 AM »
You shot a coyote with the big cat? What has been done? What does it cronyat? Must be making big numbers to even think of whackin a yote with a .177

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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2012, 01:29:39 AM »
no i havent shot the yote it was the dude that i got the gun from that shot it.ima have to get into contact with him to find out the internal mods. but it had crony at around 1145 with crosman hollopoints and PBAs at 1345fps average  if i remember correctly.There have been a couple of yotes here on the forum taken with 177's.
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2012, 01:35:20 AM »
Wow. Impressive to say the least. :D Something must be up with my whisper .177 since it took 7 shots at point blank to end a coon I shot a couple years back in a trap. Congratulations on a fine airgun trophy! :D
[/quote   ah somthing must be wrong cause ive seen {personaly}a big cat gamo take a possem when  cleaned hide the pellet measured .274 out of a .177 good shot luck i dont know but it stopped it clean made me a believer but a .22 is still a cleaner kill .
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2012, 01:28:12 PM »
nice killl man! How do you like your big cat? seems to be the most popular gamo around here
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Re: Coon hunting w/bigcat !!!!
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2012, 02:19:37 PM »
Man i love my gamo.When i first got it i had to get use to it but once i did the groups got tighter and it settled down alot.
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