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Old 10-30-2016, 10:55 AM
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Been getting some good video of this young sow. She's already been captured and fitted with a transmitter, here in MA there is a lot of data gathered on bears.

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Been getting some good video of this young sow. She's already been captured and fitted with a transmitter, here in MA there is a lot of data gathered on bears.

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She must be at least three years old? I would put her in the freezer without any remorse or thought, except anticipation of some great meals!
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Same with me, Larry..

Shot my first bear with a circa 1825 10 gauge Joseph Egg muzzle loader..

About that size...

Momma (my wife) found it so delicious, she wanted me to go get another one. LOL
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i "think" she has spotted your camera, LOL!
Oh yeah, I have a video taken a few minutes later, all you see is fur! The sound of snuffling and clawing is scary fun ;-)

Oddly this spot is about 300 yards from a well-used shooting range, and about 70 yards from the road. Just a natural funnel that is legally not hunt-able ;-)

I have a stand a quarter mile deeper, but since I can hunt there I can't put apples out for photo ops. (Baiting not legal here.)

If you're on 'Facebook' you can see the videos I post from this spot and others, this is just a still taken from one of those.

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odd about the location. i found a place a few years back, flush with sawtooth oaks and autumn (russian) olives. the dang bears walk out on branches till they break & ride them to the ground to eat. it is less than 100 yds from a nat'l forest rifle range & 60 yds from a state highway. sound familiar? first time i hunted there, i saw nothing until dinner time, when the shooting stopped. within 5 minutes of the cessation of gunfire, i had 5 bears waltz past me headed for the dining hall...none of them were any bigger than a Labrador retriever though.
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Another shot. I probably got 30 minutes of video of this bear eating, scratching, hanging around. If you haven't tried the 'video' setting on your cam, do it!

(Also have videos of a 10 point buck, 8 pointers, does, fisher, coyotes...Coyotes eat apples!)

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Another shot. I probably got 30 minutes of video of this bear eating, scratching, hanging around. If you haven't tried the 'video' setting on your cam, do it!

(Also have videos of a 10 point buck, 8 pointers, does, fisher, coyotes...Coyotes eat apples!)

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Sometimes (mistakenly) called a 'fisher cat', actually an oversize weasel with a bad attitude - "I'm gonna eat a porcupine today!"

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Great shoots.
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That bear looks really cute in the second pic, looks like it's gonna cry....
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I'm not going to tell folks who they can eat, but with all the time I spent in woods with them as immediate neighbors and didn't get eaten or otherwise inconvenienced bye, I'm extending the same respect down the line. Now cats anywhere near children......
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