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Bear hunt with a Gun? or bow?

GUN
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13%
BOW
9
60%
SOMETIMES BOW, SOMETIMES GUN
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27%
 
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Weapon of choice?

Unread postby dan » Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:22 am

Do you bear hunt with a firearm, or bow?


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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby PredatorTC » Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:18 pm

coming this October i have the option of using the gun or bow in Nova Scotia.. I choose the bow.... I like the challenge and love watching the light up nock fly when its shot on vid 8-)
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby Dewey » Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:57 am

Definately my bow!

Whenever I have a choice on any animal I always choose to hunt with the bow.
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby WiBowhuntress » Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:26 am

Killed my first bear with the muzzleloader. My second bear hunt I stuck with the bow but only saw one bear and it didn't present a shot. But I will probably always bowhunt for bear. Especially when hunting over bait. I may feel differently if it were a spot and stalk hunt.
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby Mountain Man » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:08 am

I would use a bow since that is my weapon of choice but with the length of wait time for a WI tag I would not hesitate to switch over to a gun if needed to for whatever reason.
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby PLB » Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:25 am

I Bear HUT with a Bow!!!!!! I love to HUT with my Bow! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Sorry Dan, your spelling just cracks me up!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby AC Rider » Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:03 am

Hunting bear out west, spot and stalk, I can see using a gun. Hunting bear on bait, a bow is the only way to go.
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby lungbuster » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:14 am

Bow only, spot/stalk or sitting a bait. :mrgreen:
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby Black Squirrel » Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:29 am

Still waiting for the first hunt, but plan (and voted) on using a bow.
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby Schultzy » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:19 am

Bow
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby Singing Bridge » Sun Apr 04, 2010 1:14 pm

Bow, and if all goes according to plan mr. black bear will have a Muzzy Moment this fall. ;)
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby hunt n nut » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:08 am

Bow for me. When I got my bear in Minnesota a few years ago, it was cool getting it with a bow. I'll go bow here in Wisconsin this year, but it took eight years to draw a tag so I hope I can get it done :D
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby dan » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:37 pm

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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby blackwolf » Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:22 pm

Over bait bow for sure to make it more exciting. Spot and stalk out west, I would use gun.
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Re: Weapon of choice?

Unread postby Uncle Lou » Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:16 am

I have only bear hunted once in Michigan, and I bought a bear tag while on a Idaho Elk hunt back in 06. I had a gun both times, so I voted gun.

But who knows what the future will bring I am kinda up for anything, anywhere, any weapon.
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