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Offline Timber

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Got my Spring Bear
« on: May 02, 2007, 10:19:21 PM »
I got this guy Sunday night. I have seen this bear in previous springs in this area, along with other bears, but never thought I would see him with a tag in my pocket!
He was the first bear I saw. I feel pretty fortunate.
To give you an idea of how big he is, I am 6'4".






Here he is last year about 100 yards from where I shot him.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2007, 09:44:36 PM by jtim »

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2007, 10:26:45 PM »
Now THAT my friend is a hog bear, nice job!!  Details man all the details!  :):)
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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2007, 10:28:31 PM »
All right congrats! That's a real nice coat on that critter. You couldn't have had a bigger grin on your face either :D Yeah all the details. C'mon.

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2007, 10:30:06 PM »
That is a great bear. I love the color and the white patch on his chest.

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2007, 10:36:47 PM »
Awesome! Congratulations!

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2007, 06:12:36 AM »
Congrats..What a great looking bear. Now all we need it the story.




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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2007, 06:36:00 AM »
GOOD JOB!  I'm glad it all came together for you.  He is gorgeous.  Are we talking about lifesize or rug.  Tough choice on that fellow, he would be a fine example for either.  Gorgeous Bear!
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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2007, 07:09:05 AM »
i don't know much about the size of bears, but that guy looks to be a big bear, and great looking too.'
congrats

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2007, 08:09:39 AM »
AWESOME looking bear, you just tagged my dream bear, seen anymore like him running around up there?

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2007, 09:33:46 AM »
Congratulations!

I love the color and head shape.

Just for fun, please let us know what he measures out at skull, ect.


What did you shoot him with?

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2007, 07:07:05 PM »
Congrats! Very nice trophy, nice looking coat, beautiful bear.  :)

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2007, 07:13:43 PM »
Very nice and good job!!  Now I think I'm motivated to going out for the 4th weekend in a row.  What better place to take the wife on her birthday  :chuckle:
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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2007, 06:57:16 AM »
That is a beauty, I am also curious to see what he scores. He sure has a pumpkin head and a great color phase too. congrats
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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2007, 02:29:05 PM »
Congrats on a very nice bear! He looks big!

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Re: Got my Spring Bear
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2007, 07:04:08 PM »
 :tup:

 

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