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    I wish Texas had bears instead of pigs

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    Marco, Nice story ! Makes me jealous also. I have taken a couple of spring bear back when Ontario, would allow spring baiting back in the 1980's. Mine were taken a close range with a bow and arrow from a tree stand over bait. Mine were really good eating and I use to cook bear burgers and friends would never now they weren't beef.
    I hope some day to visit AK and at least do some fishing but hunting would be even better.
    Must be great to be able to hunt with your son.

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    You could always come fishing with me Mr. jedman... all it takes is a plane ticket.. I would put you up...
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    Mark, Thanks so much for the generous offer, ( the second time ). I would love to come and could afford it but due to some health concerns don't see it happening. For more than any other reason I would like to see the different way of life you must have and love living on a small island in AK.
    I have a nephew that's in his 40's and him and a friend went sea duck hunting a few years ago in Alaska. Where they went to hunt was a small island off the mainland and it took a sea plane to get to. They both said it was a dream trip and the scenery and the remoteness was the greatest part.
    I am really close to my nephew because he had a insatiable desire to hunt and fish from A very young age and comes from a family that doesn't do either. He and I bonded when he was a young kid and did a lot together hunting and fishing and now he owns his own business and takes world class hunting and fishing trips yearly. He still invites me to go on some of his adventures but my old body just isn't what it once was and I have to decline but sure like to hear about them and see pics.

    Thanks Again ! Jedman

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    Fantastic story and a classic caliber. Look forward to hearing more about the bear processing

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    Surprised no one has asked to see what the "mystery bullet" is!
    More "This is what happened when I,,,,," and less "What would happen if I,,,,"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamish View Post
    Surprised no one has asked to see what the "mystery bullet" is!
    Me too, maybe something from the 8mm line up sized accordingly, maybe Marko will share a picture of the bullet, hope.
    Hell, I was there!

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    I been trying to get a hold of 6pt-Sika, but he must be out.. believe me, I would love to tell him thanks... and find out what mold it came from....


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    Any technology not understood, can seem like Magic!!!

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    Let us know. Was it a flat point design or round nosed?
    Hell, I was there!

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    This is where we are now with processing.. hide and such removed... claws removed, fangs removed for artsy stuff.. hanging by feet, will be boned out today, and ground up with some scrap bacon for fat. Only part I remove for other then grinding is backstrap...


    See above.... you asked as I was posting....
    Last edited by Markopolo; 05-16-2019 at 12:47 PM.
    Any technology not understood, can seem like Magic!!!

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    Kool, just may be the RCBS 32/170 mold or someones copy
    Hell, I was there!

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    Ok.. those that wanted a write up on processing, here you go....

    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/show...-Bacon-Burgers
    Any technology not understood, can seem like Magic!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Texas by God View Post
    I wish Texas had bears instead of pigs

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    Careful what you wish for. Think: feral pig that can climb trees.

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    Yea, no kidding.. just as fast, eats just as much or more, and might just be inclined to hunt you...
    Any technology not understood, can seem like Magic!!!

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    Good story and congratulations . And to think how many still think you need a "magnum" whatever to kill a black bear .
    If you find yourself in a fair fight, your tactics suck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Markopolo View Post
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    This is where we are now with processing.. hide and such removed... claws removed, fangs removed for artsy stuff.. hanging by feet, will be boned out today, and ground up with some scrap bacon for fat. Only part I remove for other then grinding is backstrap...


    See above.... you asked as I was posting....
    That's a picture of a bear? Looks like a nice deer!

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    Yep... it is what a bear looks like without clothes.
    Any technology not understood, can seem like Magic!!!

    I will love the Lord with all my heart, all my soul, and all my mind.

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    Congrats on the spring bear. I sure do miss Southeast Alaska.

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    Saw 5 different bears yesterday while steelheading.. all males and eaters.. 2-3 year olds. Looks like it is gunna be a short season for my family this year. These bears weren’t on the river, were all seen grazing on spring fresh grass on the sides of the trails and such
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    Any technology not understood, can seem like Magic!!!

    I will love the Lord with all my heart, all my soul, and all my mind.

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