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Offline DOUBLELUNG

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Re: Shot placement for black bears.
« Reply #75 on: May 17, 2016, 11:37:10 AM »
http://www.bear-hunting.com/2014/5/middle-of-the-middle-redefining-shot-placement

Anyone ever try and shoot them far back
I did with a .308 a few weeks ago, 98 yards broadside.  Another member found the rotted carcass 4 days later.  She went a long way. 
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: Shot placement for black bears.
« Reply #76 on: March 11, 2017, 09:15:08 AM »
Ttt.

C'mon draw. Some shot placement refresher.

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Re: Shot placement for black bears.
« Reply #77 on: September 06, 2017, 02:37:10 PM »
I have shot all 3 of my bear with a 30-06. I shoot for double lung shots on ALL ANIMALS. Two of my bear were small boars 130 lbs and 108 lbs, and they didn't move at all after I shot them. My 326 lb sow ran about 75 yards and the only reason I didn't shoot it again is because I had no second opportunity. I agree with many others who are EXPERIENCED bear hunters, aim for the vitals(heart and lungs) and if they are still moving shoot again.
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Re: Shot placement for black bears.
« Reply #78 on: March 15, 2018, 01:59:23 AM »

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Re: Shot placement for black bears.
« Reply #79 on: April 02, 2018, 12:20:14 PM »
This is great stuff, thank you!
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