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My daughter shot her first bear this year. She and my girlfriend,who had never been in a stand before went together. They had 4 bears come in and had the time of there lives!! The kept it together and harvested a nice 220 pound boar. I couldn't be more proud!! full-2253-38480-image.jpg

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boXCar JiggY

thats awsome Hook, Congrates to her an a forever memory, way to go!!

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maros91

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Sorry for the late posting but got this guy Sept. 1. Not the biggest. Dressed out at 130lbs. 2nd bear ever and 1st with a bow.

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MahtowaDave

Better late than never, Biff. Nice to see a bear again! This past season was a blast for me. Not there when I was there, but the cameras don't lie! Looking forward to next years hunt for my son! Congrats on your bear, quite an achievement with a bow!

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Coldtrack

Couple client killed bears out in Maine a few years ago, all with my hounds.

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Chris Brackets bear he shot at 3 feet with a 12 ga. on the ground.

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Boar

Co always wantnto do a hound hunt. Awsome pics.

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Coldtrack

A nice bear I took a few years back.

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jerkbait

Nice bears.

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MahtowaDave

Nice bears Coldtrack! Solid, solid bears.

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hunter76

No one has shot a bear yet this year?  Heard the berry crop was very good.

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4 hours ago, hunter76 said:

No one has shot a bear yet this year?  Heard the berry crop was very good.

 

Lol, looking at the last dates posted no one shot a bear in 2015-16-17.  🙄

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