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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2017, 07:17:05 PM »
Wow, she sure was eating well. I've never seen a bear with that much fat on them. Did they have a scale to weigh her? She must be over 300 lbs, easily.
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2017, 09:15:05 PM »
Wow Congratulations Roger. That bear is caked in Fat. You will have a liftime supply of bear grease.
Realy nice Bear very happy for you. I know you were planning this for a long time. Did you use the double barrel 45-70 ?
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2017, 09:47:46 PM »
Maybe Harvey helped you out making you hunt a bit later. :-\

Turned out you got a nice bear. :)
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2017, 04:07:47 AM »
Great bear Roger!
Sure gets the heart pumping when they come into the bait doesn't it


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« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2017, 07:37:58 AM »
Congratulations on taking a great bear Roger. That sow was definitely getting ready for hibernation, and that 45/70 plowed her under. Nice shot placement, and no tracking necessary. Great pictures of the bear and you. Glad your hunt was successful. 
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2017, 10:09:42 AM »
I am going to do a shoulder mount with an open mouth.Having a guy in Minnesota do it.The rifle used was a Ruger No 1.Field dressed weight was 248.One friend got one also and we deboned both last nite and they left to drive back with the meat at 4AM.I am at the airport waiting to start back now.
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2017, 01:00:23 PM »
I had my first bear done shoulder mounted and am getting this one done the same, you will love it Roger

I will send you a picture of mine as a reference


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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2017, 01:46:08 PM »
Nice bear . The fat can be used for many things should you choose to save it.
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« Reply #23 on: September 13, 2017, 02:55:25 PM »
Nice bear . The fat can be used for many things should you choose to save it.
I was just talking to someone about that.
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #24 on: September 13, 2017, 04:17:03 PM »
Nice bear . The fat can be used for many things should you choose to save it.

Thanks for the heads up truck driver 2.....can you share what the fat is used for


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« Reply #25 on: September 13, 2017, 04:37:19 PM »
Well done Roger, very nice bear!!!

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« Reply #26 on: September 13, 2017, 04:55:11 PM »
Nice bear . The fat can be used for many things should you choose to save it.

Thanks for the heads up truck driver 2.....can you share what the fat is used for


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http://www.bear-hunting.com/2014/5/bear-grease-101?sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjevejKrKPWAhVr8IMKHQjBCUcQ9QEIDjAA

I have not saved any of the fat from the Bears I have harvested, but I know a couple guys who swear it's the best for making pie crusts and pastries.
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #27 on: September 13, 2017, 05:11:46 PM »
Blackbear, thank you sir for that interesting article.  I had no idea bear fat was so useful.  Thanks!!!

Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2017, 11:07:54 AM »
Great read Doug.
I made it back and picked up my ole dog Ruger at my friends about 11:45 pm last nite. I would highly recommend the guide we went with.Great group of guides,skinner and all the other hunters were super nice also.Most were repeat customers and pitched in and helped with everything.The owners wife and daughter had a big meal cooked for everyone when we came in from the hunt every nite.Me and all the guides stayed up till 12 one nite watching the football game b'sing, and drinking beer at the headquarter building.http://www.mnbearguidesassoc.com/lindleysbearguide/
This will be my last hunt with the Ruger No 1.It is a beauty stainless with a green and black laminated stock.My nephew feel in love with it the first time I took it to Arkansas several years ago. I told him I would give it to him after I killed a bear with it.Mistake.LOL. As Mark asked, I do have a double rifle in 45-70 I can switch to.
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Roger
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Re: Huntn Bear in Minnesota
« Reply #29 on: September 14, 2017, 02:09:42 PM »
Kudos to you Roger for giving such a fine rifle away but nice to hear it is staying in the family


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