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2017 spring bear
« on: May 14, 2017, 05:12:26 PM »
Well here he is, my 2017 Washington spring bear! My first color phase bear at that! I know my grandfather is smiling down on me right now, and I couldn't be more proud to take this bear with his winchester 30-30 I got when he passd away 10 years ago! Shot him at last light and took a couple crappy pics before we quartered and skinned him, then got one of him in daylight skinned.
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2017, 05:16:03 PM »
Atta baby!!
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2017, 05:51:53 PM »
Right on ! And with a 30-30  :tup:

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2017, 08:17:15 PM »
2 more pics
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2017, 08:20:09 PM »
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2017, 08:23:24 PM »
So awesome man

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2017, 08:29:37 PM »
And here I am sitting here at home. I can't wait to get back out there.

Congrats !!!!

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2017, 08:47:26 PM »
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2017, 08:52:43 PM »
Very cool!
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2017, 08:53:07 PM »
Right on! Congrats :tup:

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2017, 08:58:15 PM »
Nice work
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2017, 08:59:57 PM »
Right on! Congrats :tup:

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2017, 09:06:55 PM »
Awesome! :tup: Well done

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2017, 09:51:10 PM »
Getting out hunting - good.
Getting first color phase bear or any bear - better.
Getting it done with Grandpa's 30/30 - best.
Congratulations!
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2017, 04:34:12 AM »
Good stuff! :tup:
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2017, 04:59:36 AM »
Nice job!  How far of shot?

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2017, 08:02:16 AM »
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2017, 08:19:39 AM »
Great bear, congratulations!

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2017, 08:31:13 AM »
My step son received a 30-30 just before his Grandpa died years ago, like you. I can only imagine his joy when he gets success with it. Congrats on the bear! Good work!
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2017, 10:12:10 AM »
Congrats

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2017, 10:15:10 AM »
Nice job!  How far of shot?
7 feet
Wow, you should try and get closer next time lol. I'm sure there is an interesting story there.


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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2017, 10:46:29 AM »
Nice job!  How far of shot?
7 feet
Wow, you should try and get closer next time lol. I'm sure there is an interesting story there.


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Well he ran across the road into the brush. I went in after him, walking up the hill, was really thick. I was thinking no way I'm gonna find him again then looked up as I about ran him over. He was just as sulrised to see me as I was him 😂
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #22 on: May 15, 2017, 11:19:12 AM »
Nice job!  How far of shot?
7 feet
Wow, you should try and get closer next time lol. I'm sure there is an interesting story there.


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Well he ran across the road into the brush. I went in after him, walking up the hill, was really thick. I was thinking no way I'm gonna find him again then looked up as I about ran him over. He was just as sulrised to see me as I was him 😂


Wow!!   :tup: :tup:

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #23 on: May 15, 2017, 11:37:14 AM »
WTG :tup:
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2017, 12:03:51 PM »
Good Job!!!

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2017, 12:53:07 PM »
Congrats!  :tup:

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #26 on: May 15, 2017, 06:01:58 PM »
Nice bear. You get style points for the rifle choice.

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #27 on: May 15, 2017, 07:39:59 PM »
Thank you everyone
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #28 on: May 15, 2017, 09:28:05 PM »
Thats so cool, my boys got a .30-.30 from their Grandpa (wife's side) this year and I thought about doing my spring bear hunt with it but wasn't man enough. That is super cool.
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2017, 09:35:51 AM »
Right on brother! Way to make Gpa proud and put his rifle to good work.
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2017, 12:10:11 PM »
Awesome!  :tup:
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #31 on: May 16, 2017, 09:36:38 PM »
I'm in complete shock how good the meat is  :tup: nice roast on the menu for tomorrow
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2017, 08:50:41 PM »
Well my partner filled his tag first thing this morning! Nice boar, 165 yd shot right below the truck when we woke up.
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #33 on: May 20, 2017, 08:56:55 PM »
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #34 on: May 20, 2017, 09:20:23 PM »
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #35 on: May 20, 2017, 10:38:28 PM »
Congrats!
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #36 on: May 21, 2017, 12:16:53 AM »
First of the year it seems then? Grats.
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2017, 08:18:29 AM »
Nice job!  How far of shot?
7 feet
Wow, you should try and get closer next time lol. I'm sure there is an interesting story there.


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Well he ran across the road into the brush. I went in after him, walking up the hill, was really thick. I was thinking no way I'm gonna find him again then looked up as I about ran him over. He was just as sulrised to see me as I was him 😂
That's getting after it!  Nice.

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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #38 on: May 22, 2017, 07:48:11 AM »
Another nice bear!  Congrats to you and your buddy. :tup:
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Re: 2017 spring bear
« Reply #39 on: May 22, 2017, 10:03:01 AM »
Nice job!!!!
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