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Guess the bears age. #2
« on: April 18, 2008, 07:46:57 PM »
Since a few people enjoyed the last one I thought I would do it again. Three bears that I know the ages of from F&G's required reporting.
List them
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I will try to post the ages Sunday night.
And like last time, there is no prize..sorry. :chuckle:


This was my first bear. I was bear hunting on foot down a river and this guy came off of an island and was going to cross a section of the river. He was about 200 yards down river so I dropped to one knee and put one in his shoulder. Luckily I knew a few guys elk hunting in the area and we were able to take him out by canoe.
The bear was close to 250 gutted and the skull is about 18.5 inches.



This one was ripping stumps between two groups of elk (he split the herd). I snuck through the 12 foot brush along the edge of some thick timber calling with a cow call. The calves from one bunch were animatedly responding and this guy put the stalk on me. Shot him at less then 30 yards. He was just under 250 gutted and his skull is also about 18.5 inches.



This big boar came in to my predator calling at the one hour mark. I was up in a tree and when he was broadside at about 65 yards I put one through his lungs. He weighed 380 gutted and his skull is 20 inches even.






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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 08:17:43 PM »
Don't know, but that last one is a hawg!

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008, 08:23:05 PM »
#1.)  3.25 years
#2.)  4 years
#3.)  5.5 years (maybe more.) that is a bruiser.......
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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2008, 08:43:57 PM »
4, 3, 6   :dunno:

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2008, 09:01:43 PM »
1.  4.5
2.  4.5
3.  7.5
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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2008, 09:23:13 PM »
3.5
4.5
8.5

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2008, 09:25:26 PM »
1.  6.5
2.  5.5
3.  Already know the age so I wont give it away!  :bdid:

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2008, 09:28:15 PM »
3.5
3.5
7

After I saw your pics
7
4
10
« Last Edit: April 20, 2008, 12:32:43 AM by M_ray »
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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2008, 10:00:33 PM »
13
3
25

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2008, 07:35:09 AM »
Those are some good guess's. Keep them coming.




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2008, 07:55:56 AM »
1. 6

2. 7

3. 9

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2008, 08:25:46 AM »
1. 5

2. 6

3. 9
Nice looking bears!  Really like the last one!

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2008, 11:59:12 AM »
2 yrs
4 yr
6 yr

Nice bears Billy
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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2008, 12:07:22 PM »
I have no clue......

#1   4.75 more like 10 (after the pics)
#2   5.625  more like 4
#3   9.5   more like 12

Wheres the skull pics? I wana see the toofs :hello:
« Last Edit: April 19, 2008, 02:52:13 PM by bucklucky »




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2008, 12:21:19 PM »
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Wheres the skull pics? I wana see the toofs

Darn it..I knew someone would eventually ask. They are in various places around the house and shed, but I will try to round them up for a pic or two. Right now I am in the middle of taking pics of pictures. Your blacktail post got my juices flowing and now (when I should be thinking about bears) I am salivating over BTs. :chuckle:




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2008, 12:30:26 PM »
Show the toofs post the answer.  That will be more interesting, especially since a whole buch of guesses have already been made.

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2008, 12:57:28 PM »
Glade to get ya salivating over blacktails, your bear pics are doing the same to me for bars! Cant wait for August.




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2008, 01:20:26 PM »
Here are some quick pics of the skulls. Sorry they aren't the best. They are in order as the above photos.

Bear 1.


Bear 2


Bear 3




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2008, 01:24:13 PM »
 :bash:  Now I recognize the first one.  Pretty sure thats the same one you brought with the bottom one to the shop when you rough scored longtats bear.

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2008, 01:39:02 PM »
Don't want to change my guesses, but the first one looks older than I thought it would, and maybe even the last one does too.   VERY NICE TROPHY, that last bear.

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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #20 on: April 19, 2008, 01:50:23 PM »
Here is another from the last bear (#3)





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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2008, 02:53:29 PM »
I kept my guesses and added what I think they will be with the pics of the skulls.




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2008, 04:43:35 PM »
Don't want to change my guesses, but the first one looks older than I thought it would, and maybe even the last one does too.   VERY NICE TROPHY, that last bear.

Do what Bucklucky did and just add your new guess next to the old one.




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2008, 05:55:16 PM »
I'm ready to go look for some bears! I need to get out of the house anyway and start gettin in shape.




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Re: Guess the bears age. #2
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2008, 04:02:10 PM »
Any more guess's? I will post the ages in a few hours.




 



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