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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #75 on: June 05, 2017, 09:43:54 AM »
That is one dandy bear!
Rather be dead than cool.
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #76 on: June 05, 2017, 09:44:45 AM »
Thanks so much guys.  I told the taxidermist not to be afraid to make him look a bit like a fall bear.  Ha Ha.  I can't recall what the width measurement was on the hide but I recall the taxidermist saying that they don't make a form that big so he'll have to build it up.  My wife keeps asking me where we're going to put this thing.  :)
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #77 on: June 05, 2017, 09:45:52 AM »
Tell her it'll be on her side of the bed, standing there staring at her.  :)  :)
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #78 on: June 05, 2017, 10:11:47 AM »
That is truly an amazing story and a beautiful bear. Way to get it done.
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #79 on: June 05, 2017, 03:08:00 PM »
Whopper!!!!!!!


Couldn't have happened to a nicer or more deserving guy!

I hope you'll let me drop by when it lands at your house.
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #80 on: June 05, 2017, 07:16:55 PM »
Thanks Dan. I think a bear mount homecoming party will be in order. 
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

Proverbs 12:27

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #81 on: June 06, 2017, 09:04:13 PM »
Congrats on a super bear! Beautiful animal.

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #82 on: June 06, 2017, 09:08:36 PM »
Great deal man!!!!! :IBCOOL:
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #83 on: June 06, 2017, 09:12:41 PM »
That live pic...of a giant, beautiful bear that you ultimately tagged...may be the coolest bear photo I've seen.  Thank you for sharing, and well done!   :tup:

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #84 on: June 06, 2017, 10:58:30 PM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #85 on: June 10, 2017, 09:47:01 AM »
Nice score! I'm with everyone on the coolness of the live pic.

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #86 on: June 10, 2017, 02:57:23 PM »
Thanks guys.  Here's another field pic from where we discovered him.  It was texted to me and the image quality isn't that great but you get the idea.
« Last Edit: June 10, 2017, 03:15:52 PM by CaNINE »
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #87 on: June 10, 2017, 03:58:59 PM »
Wow what a toad! Congrats!
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #88 on: June 10, 2017, 07:38:04 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #89 on: June 10, 2017, 08:46:04 PM »
 :tup:

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #90 on: June 12, 2017, 11:34:36 AM »
There is so much character on his face.  What a porker!
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #91 on: June 12, 2017, 12:40:55 PM »
Not sure how I missed this one.  Great bear and write up.  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #92 on: June 12, 2017, 01:49:48 PM »
Holy cow what a great experience and what an awesome Bear! Great write up too!  :tup:
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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #93 on: June 12, 2017, 06:34:55 PM »
Thanks for all the comments. This was such a great hunt and I enjoyed sharing some of the memories with you guys.
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

Proverbs 12:27

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #94 on: September 19, 2017, 12:21:17 PM »
Not that scoring by any means is the ultimate measure of a trophy but some of you have been asking about the numbers of this bear so thought I'd throw up an update.  The SCI scoring dude did some official measurements last week.  The skull came in at 19 15/16".  For what it's worth, that qualifies this bear for the SCI Gold category.  I'm not yet sure what that means exactly but it does validate that this bear is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime bear.
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

Proverbs 12:27

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #95 on: September 23, 2017, 08:58:59 AM »
Thanks for the update. Great bear!

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Re: Wyoming Super Cruiser
« Reply #96 on: September 23, 2017, 09:24:18 AM »
Not that scoring by any means is the ultimate measure of a trophy but some of you have been asking about the numbers of this bear so thought I'd throw up an update.  The SCI scoring dude did some official measurements last week.  The skull came in at 19 15/16".  For what it's worth, that qualifies this bear for the SCI Gold category.  I'm not yet sure what that means exactly but it does validate that this bear is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime bear.

It means that when you get him back you really need to let me stop in for a look!

That thing is a monster.
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