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Old November 24, 2005, 03:52 PM   #1
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One bad bear

Bear hunter here in PA had some excitment. 3 rounds from a 444 Marlin to drop the bear, 4th in the chest to finish him off, then the bear got ticked.

Tough bear.

http://www.pgc.state.pa.us/pgc/cwp/v...66&A=11#hunter
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Old November 24, 2005, 03:56 PM   #2
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I bet that was a learning lesson . Let your buddy check to see if its dead or not
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Old November 26, 2005, 06:05 PM   #3
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A slightly longer version of the story in a local paper.


http://www.thetimes-tribune.com/site...d=415898&rfi=8
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Old November 26, 2005, 06:17 PM   #4
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When shooting dangerous game... always, always, always break shoulder or spine...

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Let your buddy check to see if its dead or not.
Rapier... would you be my buddy?
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Old November 26, 2005, 06:46 PM   #5
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Sure pointer i'll be your buddy in about 30 minutes i would check your bear for you. No reason to get in a hurry
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Old November 26, 2005, 10:17 PM   #6
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That's a big 10-04, good buddy
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Old November 27, 2005, 09:28 AM   #7
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Like they say about all dangerous game, " it's the for sure dead ones that kill you ". I'm with the 30 minutes and then have a look!
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