After the shot, Porto's large Utah lion fell out of the tree and rolled into a creek.
By Leigh Ann Bodenchuk, Editorial Assistant
Subscriber S. Porto filed a positive report (10895
) about a Utah mountain lion hunt with Wade Lemon Hunting, booked through the Global Sportsman (830-755-9191; www.theglobalsportsman.com
). Porto hunted in south central Utah, "not far from the town of Torrey and very close to Capitol Reef National Park."
Porto hunted in March and reports warm temperatures. He and his guides found a track leading into a deep, shady canyon with no tracks leading back out. Although it was late on the first day of the hunt, the dogs were set on the track, and they had the cat treed in less than 30 minutes. The group used an ATV to follow an old forest access track and then continued the rest of the way to the tree on foot. Porto used a scoped .223 rifle provided by the outfitter....