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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 »
He’s 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.
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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.

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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 »
6’4”
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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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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2018, 07:15:53 PM »
Cmon what is answer??????? :drool:
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2018, 07:37:03 PM »
Old enough to cause some serious damage in camp!  :chuckle:

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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2018, 07:37:34 PM »
4 and a half?  :dunno: :chuckle:

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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2018, 07:40:41 PM »
Nice bear.  :tup:  I killed a west side bear in August that didn’t even come close to that size that was 15 YO.  :yike:
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2018, 10:28:33 AM »
Beautiful bear.  I guess around 6'4".
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2018, 12:12:49 PM »
Definitely over 6 foot.  His body is so big that it makes his head look small... and if he made book, then he's got a BIG head...
I'll guess 6' 6"
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2018, 01:37:17 PM »
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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2018, 04:51:22 AM »
6'8"

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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #23 on: January 25, 2018, 05:02:11 AM »
4 yrs 5 months

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Re: How Old Is This Bear
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2018, 09:05:05 PM »
I just got my spring bear info back.  Mine was 7 years old, have not scored him yet, but he squared 6' 61/2"