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Offline HikerHunter

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2020, 03:36:48 PM »
That's a great bear and quite the pack out! Thanks for sharing

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2020, 05:06:27 PM »
Way to go nice bear and welcome to the site thank you for sharing
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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2020, 05:23:11 PM »
 :tup:

  WELCOME!!    AND CONGRATS!!!!!!

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2020, 06:54:26 PM »
I'd keep hunting in the berries, frozen or not their still a food source.
Good work - beautiful Bear!

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2020, 11:14:19 PM »
Congratulations.

I was recently told this--it was the first time to hear it--that bear liver is toxic to humans and should not be consumed.  I don't know if this is true or not, but please research it before you partake.

If it is true, that would be too bad, as I love deer and elk liver.
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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2020, 02:33:07 AM »
I ate my bears liver last year and it was eating berries too.
For whatever reason it had a very strong odor when cooking it... Not your typical liver smell however once it was cooked it smelled and tasted fantastic. It was recommended that I soak it in buttermilk and to be honest it made no difference in taste from soaked and unsoaked.

Once you get over the thought that wow this isnt gonna be good to taking your first bite you'll be pleasantly surprised.

And I'd like to point out it's not a "good" taste compared to the expectation you draw from the initial smell of it. It's just flat out great eating.

Congrats on a beautiful bear and may you have continued success in your outdoor endeavors.

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2020, 03:14:26 AM »
That bear is a dandy.  Thumbs up for sticking with it long enough to find him in the brush.  Sometimes that can be the hard part.  Those bear steaks will be fit for a king this winter.  Congrats.   :tup:

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2020, 03:05:01 PM »
Awesome Coat!  The white looks like those Asian Sloth Bears at Woodland Park Zoo... lol
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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #23 on: October 23, 2020, 04:16:37 PM »
Awesome Coat!  The white looks like those Asian Sloth Bears at Woodland Park Zoo... lol

You have just busted my spot :chuckle:

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #24 on: October 23, 2020, 04:19:03 PM »
Congrats!

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #25 on: October 23, 2020, 04:22:17 PM »
Way to go! Thanks for the story and photos.
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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #26 on: October 23, 2020, 04:52:51 PM »
Great looking bear. Congrats.

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Re: My first ever big game animal harvested!
« Reply #27 on: October 24, 2020, 07:32:13 AM »
Pretty bear. Like the blaze. And congratulations on your first bear. I cannot make that claim.  :tup:

 


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