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Author Topic: (UPDATED) SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!! Green Scored 20 6/16"  (Read 14498 times)

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #50 on: May 09, 2013, 08:58:49 AM »
Wow congrats.  Sounds like a fun hunt.  That country you're hunting looks pretty nice - not too brushy - for the wet side.  Thanks for the great trip story & pic!   :tup: :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #51 on: May 09, 2013, 09:01:27 AM »
congrats!!!!!!!!     :tup: :tup:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #52 on: May 09, 2013, 09:23:30 AM »
Awesome, boy some SUPER nice bears being taken this year.  Congrats!
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #53 on: May 09, 2013, 09:36:06 AM »
 :tup: Great story and nice bear. Congrats
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #54 on: May 09, 2013, 11:58:52 AM »
Awesome bear  :tup: one year I might draw a spring bear tag...
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #55 on: May 09, 2013, 09:54:06 PM »
Great bear MAGhunter. The only thing that could have made the hunt more exciting is to have that bear run into thick chest-high brush and you have to go look for it.  :yike:

The only thing better than a great bear is a great bear on the road.  :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #56 on: May 09, 2013, 10:01:12 PM »
Awesome Bear!!!!!!! :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #57 on: May 09, 2013, 10:18:48 PM »
congrats!!

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #58 on: May 10, 2013, 04:20:18 AM »
 I think he's larger than you believe. He's got a super wide head so that's gonna get it up there in score. Let us know when you get it measured as I see a 21" bear, or at least close to that.

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #59 on: May 10, 2013, 04:59:53 AM »
21"?  Gadzooks!

I hope it is!  But, I seriously doubt it.

Sure don't come much prettier than that.  I have to keep coming back to look at it again and again and again.
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #60 on: May 10, 2013, 06:39:19 AM »
Great bear!!!  :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #61 on: May 10, 2013, 06:57:06 AM »
Isn't anything over 20 a giant :dunno:

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #62 on: May 10, 2013, 07:00:04 AM »
Isn't anything over 20 a giant :dunno:

Over 20" = Giant
Over 21" = Freakin' Giant Monster
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #63 on: May 10, 2013, 07:03:57 AM »
That's what I thought.

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #64 on: May 10, 2013, 07:10:45 AM »
I think he's larger than you believe. He's got a super wide head so that's gonna get it up there in score. Let us know when you get it measured as I see a 21" bear, or at least close to that.
It will go over 20. 

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #65 on: May 10, 2013, 07:23:04 AM »
I'm thinking just about right at it or just shy.  Be pleasantly surprised if it's much more.

Compare to green score 20 1/4"  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,124373.0.html
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #66 on: May 10, 2013, 07:44:41 AM »
Nice pumpkin head there.  I would bet right around 20", the noggin on a 21" bear is unreal.  You are cutting yourself short on the hide and guts though.  Unless he was very short and squatty you will get more than 50# of hide and head, and way more than 20# of guts.  I'd bet he was closer to 300# than you think.  Great bear though and what a beautiful hide!  Congrats!   :tup: :tup: :tup:
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #67 on: May 10, 2013, 07:55:54 AM »
Yeah ..I would day somewhere around 19 6/8    :chuckle: :chuckle: :tup: He is a nice one ...Nice hide !

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #68 on: May 10, 2013, 08:05:13 AM »
Great looking bear!  Guess on age?

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #69 on: May 10, 2013, 08:13:04 AM »
Few battle scars and nice teeth.  I'd guess he is still a youngster of the giant stud variety.
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #70 on: May 10, 2013, 10:33:43 AM »
toad for sure. congrats on a great bear.
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #71 on: May 10, 2013, 11:14:53 AM »
Nicely done!!
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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #72 on: May 10, 2013, 05:13:57 PM »
I'm not sure who' more excited for the score, you guys or me.  I'm pretty damn excited to find out though.  I have to wait a little while to get it to my favorite taxi though.  Hopefully sooner than later.  I would be stoked if it is between 20 and 21.

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #73 on: May 10, 2013, 05:54:05 PM »
Rad, That bear I got last year on Aug 4 in the Capitol Forest didn't look that big to me but it came in at 21 5/16" and registered in the NW Big Game books. Both those bears look fairly close in size although the trophy pics they took are much better. Any way you look at it those 2 are monsters and hard to come by east or west!

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Re: SKAGIT BEAR DOWN!!
« Reply #74 on: May 10, 2013, 06:15:42 PM »
Rad, That bear I got last year on Aug 4 in the Capitol Forest didn't look that big to me but it came in at 21 5/16" and registered in the NW Big Game books. Both those bears look fairly close in size although the trophy pics they took are much better. Any way you look at it those 2 are monsters and hard to come by east or west!

21 5/16" that's giant Alien Bigfoot's 2nd cousin big!  I don't remember seeing your bear pics.  I'll try to do a search.  Definitely :tup: east or west fantastic bear.  And  at least three of them so far on here.  I leave Sunday or Monday for Aladdin.  These guys have set the bar too dang high.  Not sure I can begin to compete.
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