Wife got a bear down !!

Discussion in 'Bear Hunting' started by Sendero_Man, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Well, been having several bear hit my bait lately. Got some posts of the trail cam pics on here.

    A nice one kept coming in the last few days starting Thurs. the 2nd, so my wife decided she wanted to get one. He looked to be over 5 foot long, 29 - 31 inches tall and in the 250 - 300 lb. range.

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    The one big one hitting the bait never shows in daylight at all yet, so I figured this would be a great bear for her first one.
    We got her license and headed up the mtn. Saturday afternoon. A couple of long nights on the stand and finally it worked out with him showing up on Labor day evening about 6:39

    She got him last night at 112 yards with her Ruger .280, 140 Hornady bulet. We have over 5 minutes of video before she shot the bear. Really good watching ! She made a great shot on him and here is the result.

    NOTE>> Len, notice hat on said hunter !! :)

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  2. Sendero_Man

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    Will get weight and measurements posted soon.
     

  3. brentc

    brentc Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations to you and your wife! It sure is fun when it all works out.

    I hope you get a shot at the big daddy you've been looking for.
     
  4. Sendero_Man

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    makes two of us !!
     
  5. outofayr

    outofayr Well-Known Member

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    Very cool! Tell Aimee congrats!

    Brian
     
  6. Scott S

    Scott S Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations and very well done!! That is a great bear, rifle, and caliber!!
     
  7. winmag

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    Man, ya gotta love that! Well done.
     
  8. Len Backus

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    Scott, what does she see in you!?!? :)
     
  9. nfhjr62

    nfhjr62 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations to your wife on her bear, question have you heard what happened to Ted Nugent he got arrested for shooting over bait by two game wardens that were watching his Tv show as were he was hunting was illegal to hunt over bait not saying you were.
     
  10. winmag

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    I havent hered anything pertaining to that, and Uncle Ted is one of my hero's, as odd as he is...........:D but he's no poacher. I would think that if there was even 1 ounce of truth to it the ''lefty's'' would be makin a pretty big stink about it.
     
  11. Buffalobob

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    Well done!
     
  12. Sendero_Man

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    LOL.... you find out, let me know ! :wink:
     
  13. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    you ratchet that wedding ring on her finger real tight...she's a keeper!
     
  14. Sendero_Man

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    yes sir, she is ! Will be 15 years next June...... :)