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#1 RobertR

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Posted 29 May 2010 - 08:44 PM

My son took off tonight and I told him he wouldn't make all the way to where he was headed. Well about fifteen minutes after he left the house I get a call and asked what's wrong. He said I shot a bear dad. So I took his truck up to pick the bear up and get the story, which wasn't much of one. He was driving the four wheeler up the trail and spotted the bear sitting down. He got off and took a shot and it was over. Out of convenience I dressed his bear out HA, HA. Then on the way down the warden just happen to be coming up the road so we got the bear recorded and a tooth pulled.
This is a big bore that the warden thinks will be in the teens as far as age. Also we taped him out and he is over a seven foot bear. He said the bear dropped in his tracks from the 257 weatherby mag and when I dressed him out the heart was blown away from the valve out of the heart sack.
I did not realize a bears body cavity was so small.

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Posted 30 May 2010 - 05:37 AM

Nice Trophy Robert !
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Posted 30 May 2010 - 07:15 AM

Congratulations to the son on a fine looking bear.


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Posted 30 May 2010 - 12:15 PM

Congrats to your son on the bear, Robert. Posted Image BTW, seeing as you like cleaning them so much, do you wanna go bear hunting with me? Posted Image Posted Image

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 08:52 PM

How cool is that? Tell your son congrats Robert!
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Posted 21 June 2010 - 07:46 AM

For all the hunts that you never see a bear and then to have this hunt -- shoot and drop one that easy makes up for those other EH! Congrats!!!!!!
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Posted 21 June 2010 - 10:10 AM

Very nice!
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Posted 07 July 2010 - 05:24 PM

That's good stuff there Robert!...savour the moment-doesn't come that easy oftenPosted Image




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