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small BOAR DOWN!
« on: September 04, 2017, 08:03:25 PM »
On September 3rd at 1:00pm it was super hot and I filled my bag with water and gatorade. I left camp and headed to a flat that has a ton of berries. I got about 1/2 a mile from camp and started seeing fresh bear scat all over the place. I walked through the thick brush quietly when all of a sudden I heard a snap and caught movement about 30 yards from me, BEAR! He stoped behind a tree and I could only see his head and neck. I peeked through my scope waiting for him to come through a small opening for what seemed like forever. When I let my rifle down he caught my movement and began to run, I took a running shot at him and heard a loud WHACK! I thought alright I got a nice one. I looked for blood and sign for about 1.5 hours after I marked the spot I shot. I found no blood and went back to the spot I shot. I found in a thick branch a bullet hole and believe the WHACK wasn't shoulder or ribs, but was infact the wack of my .180 grain core-lokt smacking the branch, CLEAN MISS. I was so dejected, frustrated and hot I decided to go take a swim in the Columbia River. After cooling off I decided to go back out about 4:45 pm a few miles down the road. I drove my truck down the main road to a logging road and began to walk down it. About a 1/4 mile in I looked up and at 147 yards I see a bear walking up the road to me. He stops and looks up at me facing me head on. I put the cross hairs on his chest and slowly squeezed, WHACK and he dropped right their in the road out for the count and didn't move a muscle. I walked up and realized he was a small boar. Talk about ground shrinkage. Im quite sure this little boars mother had just left it this spring. Nevertheless he will be great eating and was a easy pack out. I am happy and thankful to have takin another bear even though he is the smallest by far. I stayed all day today helping my cousin try to find a bear with no luck. I did get a grouse today with my Glock 21 .45 as well so it was a fun hunt! I left at 4:45pm back for Spokane and would you believe it I saw another bear 15 yards off the highway that I guess would be around 265-280lbs. I got to see 3 bears in all, 4 nice bucks, about 13 grouse, and 70 turkey. It's always good to be in God's country and I enjoyed myself thoroughly. Best of luck to all who still have a tag, hope you get a BIG one. Thanks for reading my story, ✌. 🐻💥🔫🍻
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2017, 08:32:24 PM »
Sounds like a great time.
Thanks for sharing!  :tup:

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2017, 08:45:48 PM »
Should be yummy.

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2017, 08:53:59 PM »
Nice bear and great post!!

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2017, 09:09:10 PM »
Looks tasty. Congrats and thanks for sharing

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2017, 09:37:39 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2017, 09:45:27 PM »
Any bear is a good one :tup:
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2017, 10:09:27 PM »
 Nice job! Good eats

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2017, 11:02:16 PM »
Good looking bear,congrats

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2017, 04:43:12 AM »
Congrats!  Sounds like a perfect day!

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2017, 05:18:45 AM »
Congrats bud. I missed a big boy this weekend too
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2017, 08:01:22 AM »
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2017, 08:27:03 AM »
Atta boy!
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2017, 10:50:09 AM »
Thank you everyone! Took it to my butcher today. He told me the bear was 108 lbs LIVE WEIGHT. I am getting 1/2 sausage and 1/2 ground meat. Mmmmm mmmm, can't wait to enjoy.
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #14 on: September 05, 2017, 04:06:13 PM »
Nothing wrong with fresh meat! Good kill

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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2017, 04:13:02 PM »
Congrats.sounds like a good time in the woods and will taste great
Thanks for sharing
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2017, 06:40:18 AM »
Sounds like a good time to me. Congrats on your bear.
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Re: small BOAR DOWN!
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2017, 10:00:28 PM »

Congrats to a successful hunter.
Way to get it done!
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« Reply #18 on: September 15, 2017, 10:05:30 PM »
I took some comments off. We are not going to sling assumptions, those days are gone. 
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