- Sep 7, 2013
Metro area black bear... Bait is getting hit but not regularly yet. Anyone care to guess the size? The barrels are 35 gal and the ground slopes down and away from them.
I would say he is probably an above average bear taken in MN; maybe approaching 5ft / 200lbs. He still looks fairly young with those ears. Maybe a 3-5 year old? I am not an expert, but that would be my guess.
Yup, and I would submit that 4 1/2ft and 150lbs is probably the average for the entire lower 48.
I'd be curious exactly how "metro" this spot is?
That nice belly sag may be due to a healthy supply of food. He;d got a good body on him, but he is a younger bear.
Since this is likely in the no-quota area, This is as nice a bear as you will likely find. A young boar who has staked out his own area.