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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #135 on: August 04, 2020, 08:37:37 AM »
Nice bears all - congrats!

Stew, when did you start your daughter with her rifle?  My girls have shot bb guns but I'm thinking I need to up their game!


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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #136 on: August 04, 2020, 08:47:56 PM »

Stew, when did you start your daughter with her rifle?  My girls have shot bb guns but I'm thinking I need to up their game!

Hey ganghis, I started both my girls at 5 with a savage rascal 22. Then my oldest at 7 with a 10-22. Then recently over the last few months with a savage axis .243. She's only 64 pounds, so it hits her pretty good. I would only shoot about 5 shots with the 243 and quit because I could see her start to anticipate the bang. I ordered that 6.5 creedmoor on July 5th and wasn't able to pick it up until last Thursday night. So I sighted it in and set it all up Fri night before the hunt. Sat mornings shots at that boar were her first time shooting it. It is much better for her to shoot than that axis. I very happy with the purchase.
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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #137 on: August 04, 2020, 09:08:48 PM »
Wife got it done on the second morning.


Good job on a nice looking bear for her! Is video forthcoming?
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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #138 on: August 05, 2020, 10:18:32 AM »
Wife got it done on the second morning.


Good job on a nice looking bear for her! Is video forthcoming?

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #139 on: August 05, 2020, 10:29:27 AM »

Stew, when did you start your daughter with her rifle?  My girls have shot bb guns but I'm thinking I need to up their game!

Hey ganghis, I started both my girls at 5 with a savage rascal 22. Then my oldest at 7 with a 10-22. Then recently over the last few months with a savage axis .243. She's only 64 pounds, so it hits her pretty good. I would only shoot about 5 shots with the 243 and quit because I could see her start to anticipate the bang. I ordered that 6.5 creedmoor on July 5th and wasn't able to pick it up until last Thursday night. So I sighted it in and set it all up Fri night before the hunt. Sat mornings shots at that boar were her first time shooting it. It is much better for her to shoot than that axis. I very happy with the purchase.


Cool, thanks man! 

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #140 on: August 05, 2020, 11:36:50 AM »
Nice job everyone!!
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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #141 on: August 05, 2020, 02:10:40 PM »
My son shot his first bear the night before last. 25 yards with the .243 did the trick. It won't let me post a picture for some reason.

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #142 on: August 05, 2020, 03:36:06 PM »
Congrats to all so far. Some great looking bears!

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #143 on: August 05, 2020, 04:51:11 PM »
Congrats to all so far. Some great looking bears!
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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #144 on: August 05, 2020, 05:05:08 PM »
 
     Got'er done third day of season, plan was to have the wife shoot that night if we seen one well when we spotted this gal haul a$$ across a clear cut guess I forgot what the plan was...  :dunno:    dumped her on a dead run range finder said she fell 220 yards from we where standing..  can a mod please adjust pic cant get pic to rotate???
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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #145 on: August 05, 2020, 09:06:35 PM »
August 2 tagged out on bears due to filling my spring tag as well.

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #146 on: August 05, 2020, 10:16:17 PM »
Any bear is a good bear! Congrats everyone!

P.S ridgefire my first bear was with a .243 at about the same distance and it sure does gets the job done.

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #147 on: August 06, 2020, 07:11:01 AM »
Congrats to all the successful hunters! Some nice bears down and some really cool colors and markings this year  :tup:
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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #148 on: August 06, 2020, 08:06:37 AM »
Good lookin bears guys/gals. Congrats to all so far! We're just getting started.

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Re: 2020 bears
« Reply #149 on: August 07, 2020, 06:33:16 PM »
Grats but are some of those posted now Oregon bears or...? Seems to me Washingtons bear season won't start Until Sept? Or are they late spring posts?
Anyways nice!
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