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First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« on: October 17, 2017, 04:55:19 PM »
Just interrupted my deer hunting camp to run home and process up my first bear! Heading back into the woods as soon as I finish processing the meat tonight and will be out through the rest of the week. More details to come soon...will try to update this Sunday or Monday.

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2017, 05:02:26 PM »
You're banned for starting this thread, without pictures.  :chuckle:

Congrats.  :tup:
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2017, 05:05:46 PM »
 :yeah: :bdid:
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2017, 05:16:59 PM »
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2017, 07:38:05 PM »
Got the meat at least cleaned and frozen. Will have to wait until after deer camp to come back and grind it up. Sooooo much meat. Heading back to the woods now. Just have time for a teaser...but I promise I won't drag this thread on forever. I will write up the WHOLE story (whether you want it or not) as soon as I get back. Now for the teaser - this picture is of my dad, who was hunting with me at the time, holding up the bear paw. He was NOT long-arming it.

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2017, 07:41:21 PM »
Based on the pad width that thing is a toad, can't wait for the story!

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2017, 07:57:23 PM »
Wowzers

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2017, 08:01:42 PM »
Looks like a nice one :tup:

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2017, 08:03:57 PM »
Wow...   What a pig......  At least judging from that paw.
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2017, 08:17:55 PM »
Nice!  Looks like a slob!
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2017, 08:54:34 PM »
Wow, need more pics!  That looks huge, need a skull measurement NOW!!!

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2017, 08:55:12 PM »
Oh yeah....... congrats!!

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2017, 09:23:20 PM »
Wow, what a tease. Can a bear and a bigfoot cross?
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2017, 09:56:16 PM »
Wow! I look forward to more pictures!

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2017, 10:33:11 PM »
Sweet!!!! Glad you were able to connect and I know you were putting the time in.

Looks like a tank!!! Even with just a paw pic.

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2017, 08:05:55 AM »
AWESOME!!  HUGE pad!  Can't wait for the story and MORE photos. 

P.S.  Once you post the story and the photos I recommend a month long ban for the BIG tease!!!  :)  :)  :)
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2017, 08:51:26 AM »
That's great!  Congratulations on the bear.

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2017, 08:59:28 AM »
Cool bear paw. Now, let's see the rest.  :tup:
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2017, 09:29:23 AM »
fantastic.  can't wait to see the rest of him.





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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2017, 09:29:23 AM »
Well that looks like a Dandy first bear. Anxious to hear and see more about it.

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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2017, 10:09:17 AM »
So is it true what they say about big feet?    They belong to a big bear.
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2017, 01:37:26 PM »
 Holy  :yike:
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2017, 01:52:47 PM »
Holy smokes that is a big paw.

Looking forward to the story.  At the request of multiple members you are hereby banned for 5 days, enjoy the time out and be sure to post that story and photos when the ban expires on Monday.

That ought to teach him a lesson.  :tup: :chuckle:
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #23 on: October 18, 2017, 02:26:52 PM »
Wow! Congrats on the bear!!
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Re: First bear ever - BIG boar down!
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2017, 02:45:37 PM »
You know what they say about a boar with big paws...   :chuckle:
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