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Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« on: August 25, 2017, 05:07:47 PM »
So what's everyone rifle choice for the 2017 season? I will be using this Smith Corona 1903a3 30-06 sporter with a Nikon Pro-Staff 4-1240mm scope and 4" sun shade. GOOD LUCK TO ALL!
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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2017, 05:12:05 PM »
This year will be/has been already, the Parker Hale re-bored to 35 Whelen w/Zeiss Conquest scope.   For bear and elk. 

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2017, 05:16:52 PM »
If I have time to get out, this will be the rifle for bear this year.  Savage stealth 6.5 creedmoor topped with a NF 5-20x56 SHV.  Shooting handloaded 140 grain accubonds. 

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2017, 05:52:44 PM »
That's a very cool rifle
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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2017, 08:28:24 PM »
6.5 Grendel  :tup:  IT was never my first choice, and still might not be for every hunt, but after dropping a big boar with it it a last week, I like it.

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2017, 08:43:55 PM »
Tikka T3 in 30-06 w/ Swarovski Z3 3-10x42 shooting 150 grain Barnes TTSX :tup:

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2017, 09:15:29 PM »
Tika t3 300 win man. Topped off with a vortex viper hslr rifle scope. Tac driver. Love this rifle!!

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2017, 09:16:53 PM »
Browning blr .308 4x leupold 150 grain federal
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nuke the gray whales for jesus!

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2017, 09:18:30 PM »
Sako 270 win with a swarovski z5 3.51844 and 130gn federal ammo

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2017, 09:32:40 PM »
CZ-550 American 6.5x55mm with 120gr Barnes TTSX bullets.  Scope is a Burris Fullfield II 3-9x40.  Pretty basic, not super light weight, but should do the job.

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2017, 09:51:48 PM »
Savage DOA hunter .308 Winchester with the Bushnell Trophy w/DOA 600 reticle
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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2017, 04:32:52 AM »
All GREAT selections from everyone. These are all beautiful rifles and fantastic calibers. Anyone using a compound, recurve, longbow, or muzzle loader? KEEP THEM COMING!👍😀💥🔫🇺🇸
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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2017, 05:55:03 AM »
I have already got a bear with bow and rifle so this year i am going try and get it done with my cva optima 50 cal

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2017, 09:19:39 AM »
Black widow Longbow 53# spruce arrows tipped with bear razor heads

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Re: Your Bear rifle, bow or ML for 2017
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2017, 10:31:21 AM »
Just realized this is a thread about what your using for bear..

I will be using mine for deer, oh well  ;)

I'll have a bear tag, just in case so you knows, maybe when it's said and done it'll be used for bear anyways  :P
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