MDB my wife shot hers on the 18th and I didnt even gut it till the 19th at night and didnt skin it till 20th. It was cold though and the meat still tasted good. But I didnt want to get the bear smell all over me while I was elk hunting.
But I always skin them at home.
it's been petty warm here latley 50's for day time highs the lititure they give to us with our license says to have ice on hand, call the butcher,1/4 it, put pepper on it to keep flys off the dnr is probly more paranoid than I am
yea boys but you guys prolly have to walk your shit all in and out i drive my 4x right to my treestand when i shot the bear i just shot it in the box of my truck i backed right up to it tagged her shot here in the truck and was home in 25-30 mins not even when im haulin sometimes plus i live in canada northern canada where the weather can be hot one day and cold the next it was a nice cold day that day if it woulda been hot i mighta didi it there not to mention it was gettin dark the sun was going down i let her lay on the ground for about 10 mins then climbed outta the tree stand ive gutted a bear with truck lights on it for light before i dont like it that much heh.
I see all of these food plot mixes advertised - and I am sure that some of them are super - but why not experiment and come up with something that works great for your plots and your hunting land?
Here is what I did on a new place for this year - this 3. 3 acre plot started as a 10 year old abandoned field that I cleaned up - it had volunteer pines, blackberry bushes, some elm saplings, etc in it...
It was then planted in buckwheat - heavily - in early spring. I lightly fertilized it when the...