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Backpack Spring Bear Hunt

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Unread 06-05-2011, 10:24 PM
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Re: Backpack Spring Bear Hunt

Congrats. I've been up there before and it is rough country. That's quite a trip.

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Unread 06-11-2011, 09:04 PM
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Re: Backpack Spring Bear Hunt

Very nice story, thanks for sharing.
Any long range shots?
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Unread 06-12-2011, 11:00 AM
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Re: Backpack Spring Bear Hunt

Thanks for the kind words, guys.

Originally Posted by HUAINAMACHERO View Post
Any long range shots?
I was actually hoping for either calling my bear or making a long range shot. Neither came about. The bear was very cooperative and worked his way within 200 yards of our hide by the time we got there. The shot was almost exactly 200 yards so no big story there.

I checked the bear in at the wildlife office a couple of days ago and they estimated him at 9 or 10 years old which surprised me since he wasn't that big. I think its a pretty tough life for a bear in The Canyon.
Tim Titus
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