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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2017, 07:04:16 PM »
Congrats nice bear.


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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2017, 12:22:25 PM »
Nice !! So I take it he won't be getting the skull done  :chuckle:

Depending on how blowed up that might be a really cool skull

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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #17 on: August 17, 2017, 12:25:04 PM »
Awesome, congrats to your buddy and to you for helping him!!
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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #18 on: August 17, 2017, 12:25:36 PM »
Well done. Nice bear.  :tup:
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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #19 on: August 17, 2017, 12:37:02 PM »
I passed on a small one last year and regret it.That's a good bear,love the shot placement,Goodluck on more success :tup:
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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #20 on: August 17, 2017, 10:08:55 PM »
Nice work!

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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #21 on: August 17, 2017, 10:30:11 PM »
Helped my best bud harvest his first bear yesterday for the Aug 15th Opener. (He's a member here and gave me permission to post for him). Not the biggest bear in my secret spots  8) but a good eating / first bear! Longest spot to shot  on Bears I've been a part of. From Spot to Trigger pull had to of been 30 min. (Felt like 3 hours!) When they're on the smaller side they get lost in the brush!  :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:  He had a 70 yard chest shot, hit a few inches high.... Center punched between the eyes! Quick Expire that way..

Lot's of berries! 1 down few more to go!

Do you have any pics of the paws? I'm trying to judge the size of the tracks I saw today! Good job  :tup:

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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #22 on: August 18, 2017, 01:56:48 AM »
Nice bear, Thank you for posting.

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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2017, 08:37:01 AM »
 :drool:  Congrats to both of you.
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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #24 on: August 23, 2017, 11:58:13 AM »
Helped my best bud harvest his first bear yesterday for the Aug 15th Opener. (He's a member here and gave me permission to post for him). Not the biggest bear in my secret spots  8) but a good eating / first bear! Longest spot to shot  on Bears I've been a part of. From Spot to Trigger pull had to of been 30 min. (Felt like 3 hours!) When they're on the smaller side they get lost in the brush!  :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:  He had a 70 yard chest shot, hit a few inches high.... Center punched between the eyes! Quick Expire that way..

Lot's of berries! 1 down few more to go!

Do you have any pics of the paws? I'm trying to judge the size of the tracks I saw today! Good job  :tup:
One reasonable rule of thumb is width of forepaw in inches roughly correlates to length in feet
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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #25 on: August 27, 2017, 09:59:57 PM »
Helped my best bud harvest his first bear yesterday for the Aug 15th Opener. (He's a member here and gave me permission to post for him). Not the biggest bear in my secret spots  8) but a good eating / first bear! Longest spot to shot  on Bears I've been a part of. From Spot to Trigger pull had to of been 30 min. (Felt like 3 hours!) When they're on the smaller side they get lost in the brush!  :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:  He had a 70 yard chest shot, hit a few inches high.... Center punched between the eyes! Quick Expire that way..

Lot's of berries! 1 down few more to go!

Do you have any pics of the paws? I'm trying to judge the size of the tracks I saw today! Good job  :tup:
One reasonable rule of thumb is width of forepaw in inches roughly correlates to length in feet

Alright good to know. I was measuring from front paw to back paw thinking wow these are small. Probably decent sized bears

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Re: Opening Day Bear (Greenwater)
« Reply #26 on: August 28, 2017, 07:59:32 PM »
Congrats to your buddy and way to help a friend!
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