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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2017, 09:37:56 AM »
Well done! Well earned trophy. Funny how quick things can happen just when you think you wont. Congratulations

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2017, 10:12:26 AM »
Way to go, boys. Thanks for sharing!!
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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2017, 10:21:58 AM »
Here's the information from the biologist...(he had an ear tag)

Tagged 6/9/16 on Pole Ridge above Lake Wenatchee. At the time he weighed 230 pounds and was 175 centimeters long, 70 centimeters at the shoulder. Aged 11 years.

So a year later in a better food year 2 months further along in the feeding season and I'd say he was in the 250 range. Little more then I estimated him at.

He died a long ways from where they tagged him at. Pretty crazy how far they will travel!


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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2017, 10:32:22 AM »
Great bear and story. You guys are animals!
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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2017, 10:32:54 AM »
Awesome!
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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #20 on: August 28, 2017, 11:17:23 AM »
Holy Moly, nice.  I can barely drive 17 miles anymore.  Oh to be young again.
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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #21 on: August 28, 2017, 11:50:25 AM »
Great write-up and pics on a well earned and beautiful bear fellas! Thanks for sharing.

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #22 on: August 28, 2017, 12:14:10 PM »
12 yr old Hawg !  Nice.  Good Job LT  :tup:

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #23 on: August 28, 2017, 12:22:01 PM »
Great job guys. Nothing about harvesting a bear has ever been easy for me. I feel your pain. Can't beat that country over there!
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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2017, 01:04:03 PM »
If you posted the gps coordinates and said there was another 250 pound bear back there, I wouldn't even think about it unless I had a helicopter. That's a great effort, guys.

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2017, 02:45:50 PM »
Nice job,
but your title should read 34 miles. Crazy!

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #26 on: August 28, 2017, 03:05:27 PM »
Nice work! Trips like that are unforgettable  :tup:

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #27 on: August 28, 2017, 03:28:52 PM »
Great bear and great write-up!  Thanks for posting.

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #28 on: August 28, 2017, 03:33:05 PM »
Well earned congrats!
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: 17 Miles
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2017, 11:29:16 PM »
Nice work :tup:
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