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Re: Bear Scratching
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2016, 03:44:02 PM »
Good photo documentary of the event.
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« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2016, 07:35:09 PM »
All the power poles on my road look like WeekendSawyer's pic, about 6-7 years ago the power company started wrapping all the poles in the county with barb wire from 4 to about 7 feet high, the one that can get above that 7ft mark, that's the one I will be looking for this fall. My wife got this one just down the road in 2011, he could get above that mark!

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:o :o nice bear that one makes 4 of the one I shot this year 200lbs  how much did that one weigh

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« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2016, 09:58:29 AM »
The boar weighed 490# dressed so the DNR chart showed it should have been just under 600# live weight. It was the best eating bear I've ever had. As a side note, 3 days after my wife harvested this bear, my Father and I left for Manitoba for a bear hunt, we were successful, however both our bears weighed less than the 1 my wife got. She likes to remind me often, that I traveled 650 miles to shoot a "little" bear an she gets "big one's" right in our backyard  :D, I guess I can't argue.
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Re: Bear Scratching
« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2016, 12:15:11 PM »
There is a distinct advantage of having your wife take the largest animal.  ;)   :)
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« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2016, 06:33:19 AM »
 MM, yes there is wisdom in your words.  :)
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Re: Bear Scratching
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2016, 06:48:39 AM »
They have scratched every pole along this road. Right next to where I want to build a barn. That won't be a problem, do ya think?

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Try to scratch higher and put fresh scent down, scare em away lol worth a shot
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« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2016, 08:17:39 AM »
Try to scratch higher and put fresh scent down, scare em away lol worth a shot
Jon is tall enough to scratch higher, but those pants down is more than my ........ :o
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« Reply #27 on: April 01, 2016, 10:52:43 AM »
Gotta do what you gotta do!  8)
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