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Old 12-03-2011, 09:00 AM
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This is my first bear. Harvested in Lignum Va, 12/2/2011, Ruger Hawkeye 308 cal. Estimated weight 225 lbs.

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Old 12-03-2011, 10:23 AM
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Congrats on the bear.
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Old 12-03-2011, 11:33 AM
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Great job! Never seen a bear in my neck of the woods except during the late summer.
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Old 12-04-2011, 04:07 AM
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congrats! that is awesome
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Old 12-05-2011, 07:49 AM
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Way to go Deane!! In over twenty years of hunting on Beer Can Hill that is only the second bear ever taken. The first one had to be drug a mile through the thickest stuff you ever saw. Congrats!!! Budman-
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Old 12-07-2011, 09:18 AM
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Congrats. Great pic also. I enjoy seeing a hunter with a smile ear to ear. See to many and they look mad or not proud of their harvest.
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Old 12-08-2011, 06:13 AM
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You look happy Congrats!

Never shot one...not sure I care to. If I did, it would be a big one. I've seen some over 400lbs over the years...scary big. Didn't see any this year yet.
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