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#3073220 - 12/10/12 06:48 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: ghosthunter]
shopson
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 Originally Posted By: ghosthunter
How in the world do you get one of them things out of the woods whole?


The one in the bucket was killed on farmland so it could have been worse.

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#3073223 - 12/10/12 06:50 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: shopson]
northeasthunter
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Wow, I didnt realize bear in tn got so big.
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#3073235 - 12/10/12 06:54 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: northeasthunter]
Turd Farmer
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The bear weighed 565 lbs. was killed not far from my house. It is not the only 500+ lb bear killed here.
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#3073257 - 12/10/12 07:07 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: Turd Farmer]
Kirk Moderator
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There are some really big bears in South Cherokee. The bear reserve is chock full of them.
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#3073293 - 12/10/12 07:32 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: CATCHDAWG]
Rob R.
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Big bear! Big BIG bear! \:o
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#3073303 - 12/10/12 07:35 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: Rob R.]
youngandfree
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Bear Hunters usually hunt in groups. 6-8 men with dog leads wrapped to each leg helping drag makes it a little easier than you would thing, as long as it is downhill. lol.
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#3073338 - 12/10/12 07:55 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: muskyhunter]
Bone Collector
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that is a beast!
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#3073498 - 12/10/12 09:05 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: Bone Collector]
fredfred
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G creek is about 3 miles from my grannys house LOL She would crap a gold brick
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#3073625 - 12/10/12 10:36 PM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: youngandfree]
BigGameGuy
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 Originally Posted By: youngandfree
Bear Hunters usually hunt in groups. 6-8 men with dog leads wrapped to each leg helping drag makes it a little easier than you would thing, as long as it is downhill. lol.


Are most of the bear-dog hunts done in large groups?
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#3073736 - 12/11/12 05:41 AM Re: Huge Polk co. bear [Re: BigGameGuy]
high country
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I wouldn't say most but there are some hunting parties that may exceed 10 or 15, maybe even 20 people. I've seen as many as 20-dogs on one bear, but then again I've seen that bear still get away. They've killed several bear around here over 500lbs and a couple over 600lbs. A buddy of mine killed one that went 672. Had a full mount done on it, it's huge. Now you know why we pushed so hard to get HCP holders to be able to possess their hand guns during archery season. \:D Ain't nothing make you crap your paints any faster than running into a 500lb black bear, in the dark, with a bow as a defense weapon...
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