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Colored Bear Down
« on: August 31, 2010, 07:36:28 PM »
Will post the story later!

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2010, 07:38:46 PM »
Awesome bear man!!! Great hide on that one!!!!   

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2010, 07:39:13 PM »
Great looking bear congrats!

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2010, 07:39:20 PM »
Holy cow that is one sweet looking Bear! I love the color on that Bear!  Looks like it has a great hide on it to.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2010, 07:39:32 PM »
congrats!!!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2010, 07:39:44 PM »
Good looking bear  - Nice job !!              bears are dropping like flies around here    :IBCOOL:
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2010, 07:40:53 PM »
nice work

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2010, 07:42:06 PM »
He looks like a fatty

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2010, 07:46:18 PM »
Great looking bear 180, congrats!!!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2010, 07:56:40 PM »
saweeeeeet phase bear,my last bear was just about the same color,awesome bear

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2010, 08:00:38 PM »
Great Color Bear! Thats GOOD TASTE to put Bullet in!  ;)


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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2010, 08:01:39 PM »
Awesome looking bear.  Great color.
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2010, 08:11:38 PM »
heres another one.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2010, 08:12:31 PM »
VERY pretty bear!!  Congrats!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2010, 08:24:08 PM »
alright :IBCOOL:
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2010, 08:29:12 PM »
Now we all want to know what are your plans for a mount?  That looks like to nice a hide to leave in the hills.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2010, 08:39:07 PM »
You better believe I brought every piece of that big boy out with me I didnt care how painful it was packing him out. I am planning on a rug.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2010, 08:46:42 PM »
"Colored Bear Down".  I expected to see a tye-dye bear. 

Nice bear .  Yes gooooood looking color man.
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #18 on: August 31, 2010, 08:57:54 PM »
I guess I can give my story. We hiked into the high country Monday morning and got to the meadows at about 1100am. When we got to the first basin we didn't see any bears at all which was kinda disappointing when you consider we seen 16 in the same basin 9 days ago. We walked down the ridge top checking both sides of the ridge and there was nothing stirring anywhere so we decided to hike over to another mountain top and check out some new country. We only made it about a half mile and it started raining and I had left my raincoat in my day pack back at one of the basins we hunt so we turned around and headed for our packs. As soon as we got back to the first basin we could look into my brother in law spotted this guy down in a rock slide digging around. We decided I would go after him and after a 300 yard stalk I was 80 yards from him behind a couple little pine trees using one as a rest. My first shot hit him hard in the front shoulder but he didn't go down, instead he tried to run but was moving pretty slow. H e made it about 20 yards before my second shot dropped him in his tracks. I'm not an expert on guessing these guys weight but he sure felt like well over 300 pounds two of us could barely move him, he was well fed I'm thinking we are in store for a tough winter because he had about 4 inches of fat on his a$$ and up his sides. His head was pretty big to I took a book bear last year and this one dwarfs it combine that with the color of this bear and I can honestly say besides my moose last year this is the trophy of my lifetime so far.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #19 on: August 31, 2010, 09:00:18 PM »
Sweet looking bear  :)

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2010, 06:53:58 AM »
That is an awesome bear!!!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2010, 09:02:40 AM »
Great story, thanks for sharing it and the photos with us!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2010, 09:07:05 AM »
Thats sure is a beautiful bear that would make a really nice rug.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2010, 09:20:39 AM »
Way to go man, awesome bear!!!

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2010, 09:23:57 AM »
Its a dandy boar. Great color, good looking. congrats!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2010, 09:54:08 AM »
Maybe I am losing my mind but the last pic of him in the first post made me laugh because it looks like he has a butt crack. :sas:  :chuckle:
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2010, 09:56:48 AM »
Maybe I am losing my mind but the last pic of him in the first post made me laugh because it looks like he has a butt crack. :sas:  :chuckle:
Crack kills!  I like it that is a great bear  :IBCOOL: love the color
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #27 on: September 01, 2010, 10:02:03 AM »
Congrats, nice bear :tup:
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2010, 10:15:07 AM »
Great bear for sure! The skull looks like its in the 19's... the hide is awesome too :tup:

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #29 on: September 01, 2010, 10:21:12 AM »
That was what my rough estimate was on the skull to, 19 and some change. Seemed about 9 across, but pretty long to like 10 1/2 or so. My guess was about 19 1/2 we will see in a couple months when I get it back from the beetles.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2010, 10:22:59 AM »
Wow! what a beauty!
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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2010, 12:16:13 PM »
Nice Bear.Atleast you had a nice gated road to go up.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #32 on: September 29, 2010, 12:21:34 PM »
Nice Bear 8)

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #33 on: September 29, 2010, 07:29:54 PM »
What a great looking bear! Congrats.

Thanks for the story too - love reading about all these hunts.

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Re: Colored Bear Down
« Reply #34 on: October 01, 2010, 10:13:04 PM »
Nice Bear.Atleast you had a nice gated road to go up.
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