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    Went out last weekend with my 9 year old and hiked to tree line around the Hope area when we crossed paths with a 5 footer nibbling on some fresh shoots. He was about 175 yards down hill from us which was as close as we could get with out worrying about being spotted. So, my son shouldered the 30.06 and fired...the bear went about 30 yards into the brush and piled up! Those reduced load 130 gr. Barnes TTSX I loaded for him worked AWESOME! It was an 8 hour round trip adventure with memories we'll both cherish forever...
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    Thank You for thinning out the bear population in the Hope area. The young man looks very happy and proud, as he should be. Nice bear, tell him congratulations, fine shooting, well done.

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    Ecellent!!

    Take the boy whenever possibe, you'll never go wrong with that.
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    NICE! Thats one happy boy there!

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    Its great seeing the youngins getting out and having some successful hunts this spring congrats to you and your son!!!

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    Tell him congrats, job well done.

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    Nice job, Dad. Congrats to your son for his success.

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    Very nice indeed! I thought I really enjoyed hunting until I was able to start taking my son and nephew on their first hunts and to see the joy in their eyes was better than I could have imagined!
    Well done and thx for sharing!
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    Beauty!
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    Congrats to your boy FS. Memory of a lifetime!! Thanks for sharing.

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    Just awesome!!! That's a lifetime of bragging for that young man. Will make a great rug too.

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    Outstanding! Tell the boy congrats! Great job getting the kid out and about!
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    Nice job Dad. I can still remember the first deer I shot with my dad. Dad is no longer around, but I am sure he is there everytime I go out.
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    Congrats. What a lucky boy.
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    Awesome congrats to you and the little one!

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    Threads like yours and Hoytguy's are the best. Congrats to your son.

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    Fine way to start a great relationship with your son.

    Congrats to both of you!

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    Very nice indeed. You picture brought back memories of last year when my daughter got her first. Thought my chest would explode. Congrats to you both!
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    Congrats to you both!
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    Great shooting for a 9 yo with a 30-06. He and you both should be very proud. Bud

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