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    Default Grizzly is dead. Moose are safe again.

    Figured we needed a "something got shot"
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    Client dropped this grizz over bait at 130 yards. Two plugs with his 375 sealed the deal. Hide is fantastic, save for all the scar tissue on his face. He rolled into the bait with his girlfriend. She is now single....and looking.
    I had two clients and three hours after this one came in his twin brother showed up, we were only able to get one bullet into him, but weren't able to recover him. (This is where the internet experts chime in). His eye is still there but the lid is ripped in half and had multiple teeth holes on the other side of his head.



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    Cool pictures thanks for sharing.

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    Nice! Pretty bear

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    Nice. This is recent? Nice hair on the bear for almost being July.

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    Last week. From my secret spot. Keep my bait frozen so their hair stays good. They think it's winter.
    Was actually one of the best overall furred Bears I've ever seen.
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    Great looking bruin Jake! Thanks for sharing.
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    Nice looking bear, I read on another site that your gun misfired on the other bear was that a gun or bullet issue and if bullet was it a factory or handload.
    Thanks.

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    A very nice bear Jake!

    The scars just add character......a day in the life of a grizzly.

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    It was a hand load dud,
    Attempting to get more lead in the second bear! What timing nice had a few factory duds and a few hand load duds as well. Once it was from rust inside my bolt that kept my firing pin from reaching far enough.
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    Great job Jake. Glad to see those moose eaters down, as most are. Good to see the Artic Cat is out and about!!!

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    Finally. A real post. Thank you Jake for bringing us back around.

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    Beautiful bear, congrats! wish we could bait here.

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    Nice bear Jake. What were you feeding him?

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    I didn't feed him much actually. He only came into the bait once prior to getting shot. He came in two days earlier for a few minutes when it was 82 degrees out. But at our bait it was mostly just dog food/mollasses and a bunch of baitem907
    Scents and treats to bring them in.
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    congrats nice looking bear
    Is it opening day of duck season yet
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    ​Be interested to see an age on that bear, Jake. Were his teeth pretty worn down?

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    He had some wear, but nothing amazing. Bears in this country don't eat fish so they aren't chewing a lot of sand. Coastal Bears and Bears from glacier country grind a lot of silt even from the grass they eat, and a lot more from the salmon they lay on the sand. Their teeth go a lot quicker. I'd be interested in a age too. My guess is late teens at least.

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    Wow, beautiful bear. Congrats. So probably a fight over the girl as opposed to with the girl right? Although I know some women that woulda left his eye like that also. I had misfires before when I kept my primers in their original packaging. Now I keep them in a ziplock and no more problems.
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    Nice one Jake !! Good looking fur bear. yesterday
    I had the pleasure to help skin head & feet from 2 bears taken out near Alpine creek, boar & sow, the boar was about this size of yours, and had a wild front middle claw that grew out, twisted and pointed up, found a bullet encased next to the toe bone, which had shattered and healed, looked like the bullet had been there for several years, bullet find in the back of the toe was a first for me.. take care

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