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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2018, 08:36:41 AM »
What size is the barrel?

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2018, 08:42:21 AM »
If that's a fifty gallon drum I would put that bear at 400 plus pounds, pictures are hard to judge by but that is definitely bigger than 350 !! I hope you connect so we get the true weight !! Good luck man  :tup:
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2018, 08:51:12 AM »
300.  All black bears are 300.

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2018, 09:11:04 AM »
6.5ft at least and 350 min.  If that's a 50gallon barrel.  Large pretty beast!  Good luck.  Get em so we can get real measurements!!
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2018, 09:30:10 AM »
Idaho I assume, 55 gal drum, 350+, 30 gallon 200ish

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2018, 11:07:29 AM »
The Quinault, and surrounding area, sure produces some behemoths!  Good luck....hopefully that boy doesn't go nocturnal.  I bet he shows back up in the next day or two then you can report some real numbers.   :tup:
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2018, 12:24:30 PM »
Holy moly.  I've yet to lay my eyes on a 400# spring bear.  That'd put him into the 500# range in the Fall. 

Regardless - Good Luck!

I stand by the 200# range.
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2018, 12:42:12 PM »
I stand by the 200# range.
Do you even internet, bro?  500lbs easy!   :chuckle:

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2018, 02:29:46 PM »
There are some whopper bears along the coast, alot of those big ones are baited right along the reservation line.  I wish we could still bear bait it looks like a blast.

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2018, 02:35:21 PM »
Holy moly.  I've yet to lay my eyes on a 400# spring bear.  That'd put him into the 500# range in the Fall. 

Regardless - Good Luck!

I stand by the 200# range.

How bigs the one in your avatar?
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2018, 04:17:27 PM »
What's the price of a quinalt hunt ?

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2018, 05:10:53 PM »
Holy moly.  I've yet to lay my eyes on a 400# spring bear.  That'd put him into the 500# range in the Fall. 

Regardless - Good Luck!

I stand by the 200# range.

How bigs the one in your avatar?

Thatís a 5í10Ē 185# spring Bear.

Iíve butchered a 7í spring Bear and it went 250#.

It takes a big dog to weigh a ton.
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2018, 06:27:46 PM »
I woulda guessed 125 tops. That bear in the pick only has 15 lbs on your bear???? Anymore pics?
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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #28 on: May 16, 2018, 06:47:15 PM »
unless that's a 33 gallon drum that bear is very big,  can't wait to see him on the ground. 


I see in the first pic it's a blue 55 gallon drum, he's a toad gonna go 7 foot probably.   55 gallon drums are just shy of 3 feet tall and he towers over it.

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Re: Current Bear Im Hunting anyone have an idea of this Bears size?
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2018, 06:59:28 PM »
unless that's a 33 gallon drum that bear is very big,  can't wait to see him on the ground. 


I see in the first pic it's a blue 55 gallon drum, he's a toad gonna go 7 foot probably.   55 gallon drums are just shy of 3 feet tall and he towers over it.

Exactly
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