Hunting Mountain Lions
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Do your part to minimize predation on the West's suffering mule deer population—and have a great adventure—by hunting mountain lions. 

This episode is all about cougars, and how to hunt them. 

First, an answer to multiple listener questions after the recent episode on Browning's addition of the 6.8 Western and .280 Ackley to the X-Bolt line of rifles: "Which should I pick?" 

Advantages of the 6.8 Western

Advantages of the .280 Ackley Improved


  • Populations and trends
  • Hunting methods
    • Hounds
    • Incidental
    • Spot & stalk
  • Where to hunt
  • DIY or Outfitted? 
  • Guns & Bows
  • Shot angles and kill zones
  • Skinning a cat
  • Can you eat a mountain lion? 
  • Taxidermy options


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