Gary Fagerland and his Utah cougar.
By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
In Report 9258, subscriber Gary Fagerland reports taking what can only be described as a HUGE cougar in Utah last December while hunting with Wade Lemon Hunting (435-795-2299). His personal guides for the hunt were C.G. Heath, Kim Payne and Ben Dalley. "I'd hunted with Wade in 1999 in Zimbabwe for a leopard. That hunt was successful, too. This was my first time hunting for cougar and only my second time hunting with dogs. The hunt was much better than Wade said it would be. To me, it was perfect.
"I got the call on Friday night that there was snow in the forecast. My bags were already packed, and I drove to Utah. On Sunday, I sat in a hotel and watched it snow. On Monday, one guide and I scouted one side of a mountain range while another team scouted the other.....