Controversial Topic And Poll: Brown Bear & Slingshots

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Len Backus, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    839 vote(s)
    51.6%
  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Do you think slingshots should be legalized for hunting brown bear in Alaska ?
     
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  2. Timberbeast7

    Timberbeast7 Well-Known Member

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    As long as you are flinging ball bearings that aren't going fragment when they hit bone!:)
     

  3. BountyHunter

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    absolutely and I want to watch (from a distance)!!

    BH
     
  4. Buffalobob

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    Definitely need to pour more rotenone in the gene pool.
     
  5. ss7mm

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    Absolutely, and I think you should be the first hunter:rolleyes: Let us know how you do.:)
     
  6. royinidaho

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    Definitely!

    It would be a great opportunity to achieve one of the world's greatest recognitions.........The Darwin Award!

    The Darwin Awards salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who
    accidentally remove themselves from it...



    3 no votes:confused: Musta been democrats:rolleyes:
     
  7. Charles B

    Charles B Well-Known Member

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    Ditto on Roy's reply.
     
  8. yotefever

    yotefever Well-Known Member

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    As long as no lead is used just in case a wondering condor makes it up there.
     
  9. Tyler Kemp

    Tyler Kemp SPONSOR

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    I have a friend whose dad killed one with a slingshot. Injured on the side of the road.
     
  10. comfisherman

    comfisherman Well-Known Member

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    Definitely

    Having grown up in an area filled with brown bears, I say yes. It would be a good way to eliminate the cross section of the population that is such a bother to responsible sportsman. The more controversial subject is weather or not we should be alowed to use hippies and idiots (timothy treadwell) for bait.

    -comfisherman

    Chignik Ak, 580 miles west of the Last Fronteir :)
    There is no place like home!
     
  11. jimbo300

    jimbo300 Well-Known Member

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    I say yes also. With the stipulation that the sling-shot hunter wear teflon coated underwear, so as not to get any $#!* on the bear. Who knows one of us lucky guys might be up there hunting bear (with something a little more potent), we sure wouldn't want to shoot one with some foul smell on his pelt, would we?
     
  12. KQguy

    KQguy Well-Known Member

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    I think hunting brown bear with a slingshot would be great,just be prepared to make a quick follow up shot if needed.Just make sure you make up a good load before you go out,so you can make a clean and ethical kill.
     
  13. stxhunter

    stxhunter Well-Known Member

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    this is scarry i got a 40 yr brother that makes slingshots he was talking about using a air rifle for big game so would he consider ???? he might if he had enough beer in him
     
  14. LewisH

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    Ya know, if a fella could develop a slingshot that launched a 500gr projectile at about 2000 fps, it might just be feasible.:D

    I certainly wouldn't wanna try it, but it could be an interesting project for some intrepid soul. :rolleyes: