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eastern wa spring bear....score!
« on: May 15, 2007, 10:25:27 PM »
well I lucked out and drew a springer for the 111 area. good thing for me as I spend a pile of time there. I only saw 3 boars one deffinetly bigger than mine and one very blonde/grizzly at about 5-5.5'....a very cool bear. I spotted my bear in a swampy grassy area and watched him for a couple hours before I shot him. He walked right to a road I could drive to....nice. well I took a 125ish yard poke and down he went. no rubs, nice nice hair, and decent size too.







I am plenty happy with this one. My partner, who also scored the tag, has a chance to shoot a HUGE bear.......wish him luck.

thanks greg

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2007, 10:37:57 PM »
Great looking bear!

How'd you talk him into dancing with you in that first picture?  :chuckle:

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2007, 10:50:48 PM »
Fantastic looking bear. Thanks for showing it off.

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2007, 10:58:47 PM »
Awesome bear, Congrats and thanks for the photos!!  :):)
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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2007, 05:26:32 AM »
Congrats!!  And just what I need to keep me motivated.  Taking a 3 day weekend to go back after my westside bear.   
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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2007, 05:42:14 AM »
Great looking bear!

How'd you talk him into dancing with you in that first picture?  :chuckle:

I like to take a real life perspective shot, vs showing off my camera tricks. I tried to square up with him to show his actual size instead of getting behind him and making him look like a 9' bear. thanks for the chuckle though.

my neighbor asked me where I scored that nice bear hide......I replied, stole it off a dead bear.

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2007, 05:54:10 AM »
Again, great pics....glad you made it over to the site.




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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2007, 06:05:31 AM »
Great looking bear.  I love that area.  How did you get one close to the road?  I always have to shoot one 5 miles in or something. ;)
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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2007, 08:19:15 AM »
Nice looking bear, dropping him on the road was a bonus too I'm sure.

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2007, 08:40:09 AM »
very nice bear by the teeth he look's like a old bear. great job. Rick
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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2007, 05:32:15 PM »
let me say that what I call a road, you may not. it was far from a forest service road, but not too much for the toyota.

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2007, 06:02:21 PM »
That's a nice Bear for sure.  Got a Heck of a hide on him especially for being a Spring bear. 

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2007, 08:17:48 PM »
Way to go! Great looking bear. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: eastern wa spring bear....score!
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2007, 08:47:09 PM »
That's a nice Bear for sure.  Got a Heck of a hide on him especially for being a Spring bear. 

it is a perfect thick coat. not a hint of a rub mark anywhere. it prolly helps that we are only 400ft off snow line.

 

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