Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
doser

Bear taken by Combine near Hutch!

7 posts in this topic

I recieved these pics in an e-mail from my dad. He said his General managers neighbor ran into this problem. Evidently he was combinding corn the other day and got stuck and thought he fell into a badger hole or something.(Bear Den) When he walked to the front of the tire he saw a black paw sticking out and later the head. Needless to saw the bear wasn't happy. The bear was stuck and the DNR told him to shoot it. Here are a few pics. I guess I don't need to head way up north to hunt bear anymore. Anyone from the Hutch area hear about this?

th_image001.jpg

th_image002.jpg

th_image003.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll try to get the pics a little larger. Sorry

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This didn't happen near Hutchinson. It happened in Polk County near St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. It was in the Country Today newspaper in Wisconsin along with another story of the same thing happening close to this incident. Happened two days apart. The farmer that was driving the combine has never shot a bear so he asked a neighbor to do it. The bear was growling and they figured it was injured pretty badly. They are going to have a rug made from the hide. My dad does custom combining and once in awhile they will see these holes. The bear digs a hole and then pulls a bunch of corn stalks in to cover it. The bear in the picture was a little over 300 pounds. The other bear weighed 540 pounds, both males. That one also had to be shot. Never know what you will find in the middle of a cornfield.

fishtrapgirl

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I got the same email and pictures from my father-in-law last week and he said it was a personal friend of his who lives south of Rochester! confused.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Funny, I took the pictures by Fergus Falls and sent them to a friend in Baudette, It was 2 years ago and the CO said to call Chuck Norris to subdue the bear while we backed up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

LOL McGurk. So many Chuck Norris jokes. But I aint heard that one yet. Thanks for the good laugh dude!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry to burst your bubble guys, but thats not really a bear, its a Gorrilla and answers where my 450# uncle went last Friday night.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Stick in Mud
      Thanks for the ice report, Sculpin.  With the weather forecasted for the upcoming week, I'm sure I'll be up there next weekend, hopefully walking out from the northwest side.   van, yeah, I hear you.  I've been up to LOW a few times, and it is very fun to know there's the chance of catching a monster....but driving all that way for a bucket full of 12'' fish?  Not my cup of tea. I'll save the money and buy three dozen T-bones to make it through the winter. I'm sure people who know the lake better than I do have done better on the weekends I'm up there, but the reports at the resort we used were pretty similar.    I like the northwest side on ML because it's where we've been for almost 20 years, but it also has close access to sand, rocks, whatever weeds remain, mud flats, transitions, etc. The only thing we don't have up there is extensive gravel.
    • BassThumb.
      I'm curious to see how this works out. Do you plan to keep the battery warm while not is use on the water? 
    • Vitreus
      How much ice??????
    • Vitreus
      Picked up a couple of these (jigging rap with wings!):  
    • eyeguy 54
      didnt need hair dryer,  it went back to normal on it's own. paint chipped also.  nice idea the flat tip, just not for me I guess.