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Elkhunter

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Here are some pictures of the bear on my deck last week before I filled my tag. Any guesses on the weight?

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For more pictures visit the album below.
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Delw

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Those are great pics.....
it has a nice coat....
the side view of that bear makes it look very big...
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trophy_killer

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I don't know the first thing about how to measure the size of a bear but I will say 300 pounds.
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Still very cool though Bill. I need to move to Idaho that way I can have animals in my yard instead of the neighbors cat or their dog.
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BbarC

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You didnt put the one on here that Michele sent me with your hands up surrendering to the bear.. Bob

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Elkhunter

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How much would the guts weigh? I did weight the carcass and the hide and have the weight of the bear minus the guts.

LOL Moosie.....Anyway I could get one was OK with me.
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Moosie

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Elkhunter, I'd say Guts on a bear that size would make up at least 35#'s ? HELL, I'm new to this bear thing though... Well, the Weight guesing part
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I've been watching 5 different bear from Saskatchewan on the television and my wife said the BOO BOO bear looked like the Biggest, Judging bears suck for me. But hell, Everyone I meet here in Idaho hunting that has seem at least one bear it was at least a 400# + bear... So MAybe It's me that doesn't know
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I'm not sure on the Guts Elkhunter, I'm guesing alot depends on the full Belly or not, I don't eat as much as a bear and I can Fluctuate 5# from Before lunch till after Lunch. I'm guesing a bear in a day can Bounce 10# either way.

All that being said, No worries on the Weight, Wheather it was a 150# or a 225#, It's a Fuggin AWSOME story and ONE I'll be telling other folks for sure !! Either way, You got #1 under your belt, Fire up the BBQ for Next ear and Quit going so far for them
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Moosie

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SEE.. Thats What I've always Said... Nothing against the Bear Elkhunter cuz I'd of shot it twice without thinking but Everyone that sees a 185# bear will say it's 300+ every time. Even Guys that have killed some. They are BY far the Toughest Animal to score for the Average joe.. Except for a ground hog, But the score on their head and Squaring them are a bit tough
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KUDOS on a AWSOME bear once again brother !!! I have been giggleing all week rememberng that story. One for the Books for sure !!!!
 

ELKCHSR

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Nice pics Bill....
Thanks for helping me get my puter working better so that I could see them....
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