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Offline Tenkara

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Spring bear tooth age info
« on: February 12, 2017, 02:45:28 PM »
Just checked it and the results are now posted.

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2017, 04:00:59 AM »
So how old was the bear you shot?

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2017, 12:13:39 PM »
It was aged at 6 years old.

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2017, 01:37:37 PM »
How or where did you find that information, if you don't mind me asking?  My son shot a nice boar in the Blues three springs ago and we never did get any info on the tooth that we submitted. I figured the information was never published. Thanks

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2017, 01:48:00 PM »
How or where did you find that information, if you don't mind me asking?  My son shot a nice boar in the Blues three springs ago and we never did get any info on the tooth that we submitted. I figured the information was never published. Thanks
Go to wdfw site, go to hunting section pick bear in the game species section and scroll down to tooth age  look up.
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2017, 02:35:53 PM »
http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/tooth_age/

Type in your Wild ID # and it should pop

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2017, 07:23:23 AM »
Thanks for posting this thread, good reminder. My sprig bear was 4 years old.

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2017, 07:33:00 AM »
My last, and only spring bear 8 1/2.
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2017, 07:37:05 AM »
My last, and only spring bear 8 1/2.
8 1/2 is a pretty good bear really.  Most bears shot are probably much younger.  First bear I ever shot was a 13 year old sow that only had 1 k9 tooth left.  All the others were broke off.

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2017, 07:39:47 AM »
Yep, the skull is much bigger than my first bear that was killed in 2012, fall season.
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2017, 08:36:14 AM »
My 2016 spring bear was 9 years old

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2017, 09:48:38 AM »
8 Plus is what I "consider" a "good" bear. 


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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2017, 11:10:26 AM »
My 2015 spring bear was 27 years old. As old as I am
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2017, 11:11:12 AM »
Wow!

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2017, 11:15:48 AM »
27 is very old, nice job, what did it look like??  My oldest was 15.5 years old
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #16 on: April 10, 2017, 12:40:40 PM »
Is there a company that can age teeth after a skull has been processed / euro mounted? 

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2017, 10:02:55 AM »
Lol,  I'm not willing to divulge the age of my spring bear last year. They sure look bigger at a distance, don't they :bash:

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2017, 10:03:54 AM »
:chuckle:

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2017, 10:06:09 AM »
Lol,  I'm not willing to divulge the age of my spring bear last year. They sure look bigger at a distance, don't they :bash:
Lots of people know exactly what you mean!  :chuckle:
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2017, 10:11:23 AM »
Lol,  I'm not willing to divulge the age of my spring bear last year. They sure look bigger at a distance, don't they :bash:
Hard to see the milk on their lips from a distance too.  :chuckle:

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #21 on: April 11, 2017, 10:12:30 AM »
Lol,  I'm not willing to divulge the age of my spring bear last year. They sure look bigger at a distance, don't they :bash:

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2017, 10:24:23 AM »
Lol,  I'm not willing to divulge the age of my spring bear last year. They sure look bigger at a distance, don't they :bash:

Milk dripping from the lips makes' meat good. :chuckle:
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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2017, 09:26:33 AM »
The bear in my avatar was 10.

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Re: Spring bear tooth age info
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2017, 09:58:53 AM »
My buddies September bear acouple years ago was 25
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