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How Old Is This Bear
« on: January 22, 2018, 03:10:28 PM »
How old is the big boar in the pic??
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2018, 03:11:09 PM »
Hes dead.
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2018, 03:21:37 PM »
Correction.....Was
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2018, 03:32:04 PM »
How big was he?  Males reach sexual maturity at 3-4 years, but rarely get breeding opportunities due to competition from bigger older boars.  They grow rapidly to around 5, but unlike sows boars will continue to grow bigger throughout their dominant years.  He could be anywhere from 6-14 I would estimate.
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2018, 03:33:19 PM »
How big was he?  Males reach sexual maturity at 3-4 years, but rarely get breeding opportunities due to competition from bigger older boars.  They grow rapidly to around 5, but unlike sows boars will continue to grow bigger throughout their dominant years.  He could be anywhere from 6-14 I would estimate.

You're right in there!!
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2018, 03:55:44 PM »
11 yr
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2018, 03:58:50 PM »
Couple more guesses and I'll post the age. He also was 1 1/2 inches over the Boone & Crockett min. score.
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2018, 04:01:26 PM »
Lets see his teeth, if not its a guessing game requiring zero skill :chuckle:
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2018, 04:08:10 PM »
Ok 14 years old   
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2018, 04:09:29 PM »
Do you remember how long he was from nose to tail ?
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2018, 04:12:06 PM »
New Post....How long was this bear from nose to tail.....
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2018, 04:13:19 PM »
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2018, 04:25:28 PM »
6' 8'

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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2018, 05:21:31 PM »
82"l, 21.5" head.?
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2018, 07:04:36 PM »
76 inches
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