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Unread postby Chad Gus 715 » Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:37 am

I've been doing this bear baiting thing for 14 or 15 years and I'm fairly confident in my ability to judge a bears size. I'm curious what some of you think he's gonna be. The stump he has his head in is 10 inches tall and 13 inches across. The far away picture is from my neighbors bait
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Unread postby JAK » Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:07 pm

I would hate to give a weight because ive been burnt before but when i ger bears like that on camera i get really excited.. Id say 400 all day but thats just me
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Unread postby Mike Foss » Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:49 pm

That bear is pushing 500lbs if not more, super impressive once in a lifetime bear. Pictures can be deceiving, like this one, you can tell it is a big bear but was surprised it weighed in at 639lbs.

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Unread postby spirit1727 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:21 am

Huge head on that bear.....i'm too inexperienced to give an estimate on weight...looks like a shooter!

what do you think this one would go.

https://youtu.be/mW34CGRPZvo
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Unread postby Cchez » Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:27 am

Shooter for sure. He's bigger than the one i got a few years back, dressed at 300 even.
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Unread postby Chad Gus 715 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:29 am

spirit1727 wrote:Huge head on that bear.....i'm too inexperienced to give an estimate on weight...looks like a shooter!

what do you think this one would go.

https://youtu.be/mW34CGRPZvo

That's a 600 pounder
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Unread postby Chad Gus 715 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:33 am

I figure he's 495 lbs give or take 10 lbs, gonna put another camera on that bait and get some video, that should give me a better indication on his size
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Unread postby JustinP » Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:10 am

Photos can be deceiving to me, that bear has a nice head, but a lot of daylight under it.
I don't think it's in that five range, but I've been wrong before.
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Unread postby Ol Split ( ) Toes » Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:36 pm

I would say around 380 to 4 dressed

Spirit- that bear is well over 5 dressed, over 6 live
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Unread postby Freelance Bowhunter » Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:46 am

He's a mature adult male, so shoot first and weigh later.


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