I went up to Red Lodge and got my rug back from the taxidermist over the weekend. He said I had the biggest bear out of the 30 rugs that he did from the 2012 seasons. I really didn't expect to hear that but it definitely made my day. He (Dennis Purcell, the taxidermist) measured him at 6' 6" exactly. My dad and I put him up on the wall lastnight, so this is what he looks like now:
I can't wait for the 2013 season to start!