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2020 tooth lookup is up
« on: July 26, 2021, 12:56:36 PM »
Just checked the WDFW tooth lookup site and they have the test results back.  Turns out I shot a 2-year-old bear and a 15-year-old bear.  The bottom teeth of the 15-year old were super worn down -- they were totally flat and had the roots exposed in all of them.  What's the oldest bear anyone has harvested?  Google says Black bears can live up to 30 years in the wild, but most die before they are in their early 20s.

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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2021, 02:30:33 PM »
Last years bear was 8
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2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2021, 04:05:10 PM »
The bear I shot in '99 was 21.5, still have the card from WDFW hanging next to it on the wall.  Picture added for pianoman.
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2021, 04:08:23 PM »
It's a banning offense not to post pics of the animal about which the post is written! Same with gun posts, fishing posts...and hot girlfriend posts.
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2021, 04:26:21 PM »
15.5 is my oldest, still waiting for my last bears results.
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2021, 05:33:25 PM »
Think my oldest was 13. Most have been in the 7/9 year old range.
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2021, 07:30:49 PM »
What link you guys using, none of ours are popping up from last year... just old ones?

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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2021, 07:46:27 PM »
I shot my bear mid august last year and got age results in May.  :dunno:
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2021, 08:09:39 PM »
What link are you using, I just get old results?

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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2021, 08:57:31 PM »
My oldest is 7, had a buddy that harvested a 23 year old bear.  If you kill a bear over 6 it’s mature for sure.  My bear was 6’6” squares and over 300lbs in the spring.  Skull was 19+.  Head and hide were 80ish lbs and I brought out 90lbs off boned out meat.  That wasn’t counting a completely missing hind quarter ( still don’t know what took that away during the night) and 5-10 lbs loss to blood shot.

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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2021, 09:02:24 PM »
Not me but my brother killed one here in WA that was 25 or 26.  At the time, I believe it was one of the top 10 oldest bears ever killed in the state.  This was late 80's or early 90's.
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2021, 09:05:24 PM »
My information from last year was up a couple months ago. My oldest (2016) was 20. Youngest was a 2-year old on opening day in 2019.

FYI - I used a common sense search term on the Googler to find this:
https://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/requirements/harvest-reporting/tooth-lookup

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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2021, 05:39:09 AM »
Been using that same site to look up my results, still not available from 2020 kill.
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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2021, 06:09:54 AM »
That seems weird. Maybe call DFW and see if there was a batch of teeth that got sent to the lab late or the lab hasn't processed yet?

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Re: 2020 tooth lookup is up
« Reply #14 on: July 27, 2021, 06:35:40 AM »
What link are you using, I just get old results?

Sorry thought I attached the link but it’s the same as posted above!
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