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Grizzly Bear Bow Hunt in Alaska

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by neontrail, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. Sep 19, 2008 at 9:32 AM
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    Friend's dad went Bow Hunting in Alaska, just got back and sent me a few pics I wanna share. Grizzly was around 9 feet tall! :eek:

    He actually plans on selling his current home, and have a new home build AROUND this bear for display! Yes, he is stuffing and Mounting the WHOLE bearI will try to get pics of that when it happens. LOL



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  2. Sep 19, 2008 at 9:41 AM
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    Holy Chit!! Thats a big bear!!:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
  3. Sep 19, 2008 at 9:44 AM
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    yes yes, big bear. To sway off topic, I have to say I nominate neon trail for best avtar!
     
  4. Sep 19, 2008 at 9:45 AM
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    He did break a few OLD records!

    It was the largest Bear that hunting guide company was ever involved with.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2008 at 9:48 AM
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    It takes a pair of grande cajones to piss off a 9-foot grizzly with a bow and arrow. :cool:

    That is just awesome. I'm speechless.
     
  6. Sep 19, 2008 at 10:03 AM
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    holy crap that's BIG,
    is he going to mount it standing, or on all fours "pissed looking?
     
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    Man that bear is sleeping just hasnt woke up yet! Nice catch.
     
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    standing! :eek:
     
  9. Sep 19, 2008 at 11:07 AM
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    Where exactly do you hit a bear of that size with a bow and arrow to kill it? That thing is huge!
     
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    Right behind the shoulder/armpit area...... Hits heart and lung ..ect

    The arrow went all the way thru and the never found the arrow....

    I just got off the phone with him.....

    I stand corrected....

    It was OVER 10 feet and est. 900 to 1100 LBS.



    Buddy told me that his dad is NOW ELK HUNTING
     
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    That would make sense on the area....I still say WOW!
     
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    LOL...

    I can not wait to see it mounted! That will be a site to see
     
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    he got a helluva shot on that big grizz!!!!! gonna look awesome mounted standing!!
     
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    I think I want to buy a Bow...

    What is a good Bow for a rookie? Just something to shoot arrows at a target.
     
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    that thing is massive!
     
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    thats a BIG bear. if you and a buddy are ever being chased by one of those. you do not have to outrun the bear, all you have to do is outrun your buddy :D
     
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    would love to shake that mans hand! Archery is one thing, but closing one eye with the other staring at that.....holding a stick and string...wow..:eek:That is my ultimate dream hunt. Maybe one day. Shoot, if he's elk hunting now then I just want to be him.....:D
     
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    Don't matter what you get if you want to have fun. As long as it is safe and works good then any bow, traditional or compound will be great. Just enjoy the sport!! If you want to get serious then that is another story.:cool:
     
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    WOW :eek:
    Thats all I have to say!
    With a bow none the less, only way I'd do it was with a really BIG gun, from really FAR away. :)
     
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    But damn that bear is massive.
     
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