A lady said one ate her dog 2 weeks ago in Kansas city kansas and one was hit by a car in kansas city Mo last year. The conservation department said they are moving to this area because of the large deer populations.
My husband and I were walking our dog last Saturday night (Oct. 30th) on a road behind the University of Iowa Athletic Club in Iowa City and we saw a mountain lion cross over from Finkbine Golf Course to a heavy wooded area just south of the Finkbine parking lot (fthis area is FULL of deer). There is no question we saw the long roped tail and cat ears...it paused between street lights before it dashed into the woods... we filed a report with UI safety and security.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...