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Author Topic: (UPDATED) SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!! Green Scored 20 6/16"  (Read 14553 times)

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(UPDATED) SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!! Green Scored 20 6/16"
« on: May 08, 2013, 09:03:56 PM »
Another Skagit Spring bear for me.  But..this is by far my biggest yet.  I shot this descent boar this morning around 11:00.  I started walking up this short spur road when I heard something breakin brush next to me about 20 yards or so.  I waited him out, thinking it was probably a deer, but the wind was right...so I decided to wait.  I kept hearing him come closer and closer....thinking to myself....this guy is gonna come out right on top of me at 5 yards.  I was also telling myself, I should have gone back into the house this morning to grab the damn pistol.  So after about 30 minutes of hearing him come closer, he finally stepped out on the road, he looked at me, and I looked at him.  He was a good bear and I knew this was a shooter.  He started to move a little faster, so I quickly put a bullet in his lungs at 30 yards with the .300 A-bolt.  It dropped him in his tracks.  I was amazed to see how big his head was when I got there.  Thankfully, my buddy and his dad showed up to help me load him up.  Hanging weight at the butcher was 158 lbs.  50 lbs of cape/head, and im guessing 20 lbs of guts.  So he probably went 230ish or so.  I also did a half ass measure job of the skull.  Looks like it will be around 19-20"  This bear is gonna be a 3/4 mount.  Cant wait.  Welp, time for Fall bear now I guess!!
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2013, 09:07:58 PM »
Great bear. Congrats.  :tup:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2013, 09:08:13 PM »
Gorgeous bear! Nice job

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2013, 09:08:21 PM »
I'd bet there was more than 20# of guts!  Dang nice bear!  I really dig the dark faced bear.  He's a beaut :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2013, 09:09:20 PM »
Beautiful bear congrats :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2013, 09:18:49 PM »
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2013, 09:20:56 PM »
Glad we decided to split up this am.  11 am we both had our rifles on nice bear. 

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2013, 09:20:58 PM »
 :IBCOOL:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2013, 09:22:30 PM »
Mighty nice looking bear huge head compared to the ears I'll be interested to see what it scores keep us posted when scored.
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2013, 09:23:06 PM »
Nice bear man congrats.  :tup:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2013, 09:23:35 PM »
Yup, wise decision this morning.  You're next Jeremy.  I see another dead bear soon within the next week.  Bears need to start crappin though, that's all I can say. 

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2013, 09:25:23 PM »
Awesome!!! Way to get it done.
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2013, 09:25:40 PM »
Great bear...Congrats :tup:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2013, 09:27:27 PM »
Sweet bear, nice work.  Congrats!

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #15 on: May 08, 2013, 09:27:47 PM »
Nice bear. Thanks for sharing pics and story.

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2013, 09:28:51 PM »
Nice bear.... Hopefully next year I can draw! 
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #17 on: May 08, 2013, 09:31:38 PM »
Nice looking bear. Love that dark black face.
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SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #18 on: May 08, 2013, 09:35:24 PM »
That's the best one I have seen from the west side this spring!!!  Congrats.....

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2013, 09:39:38 PM »
Great bear, congrats! I'm a little curious about why his eyes seem to be sunk into his head.?
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #20 on: May 08, 2013, 09:43:18 PM »
Nice looking bear.  Looks like a good one.
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #21 on: May 08, 2013, 09:44:35 PM »
definately a good bear. Congrats.   :tup:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #22 on: May 08, 2013, 09:48:15 PM »
Thats a big ass bear dude!!!  :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #23 on: May 08, 2013, 09:48:30 PM »
Good job! :tup:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #24 on: May 08, 2013, 09:55:37 PM »
Man that's a great bear.   :tup:
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