Great bear and great story to go along with it. i don't blame you for backing out and coming back the next day. A wounded bear can be deadly.
Is that a pre-64 Winchester that you used? I have one that my dad gave me. I haven't used it in decades, but it is a cool gun. As thick as it looks from the pic, the open sight 30 30 seems like a good rifle choice.
Very cool story and a great display of hunting ethics by your buddy! There are a lot of guys that would have handled that situation much differently that he did! I bet he'll have a bear tag in his pocket in that area for future hunts.
Although I have never hunted bear, and don't see myself doing it, I always enjoy hearing stories from those of you that do.
Congrats on a beautiful bear! I like the way you posed it for the picture. It kind of looks like he was saying his last prayer!
To “GRUNT” or Not to “GRUNT” that is the question. Like all things pertaining to whitetail deer all hunters have their own way of hunting them. As a Call Maker of course I want everybody to own one and buy one from me, as a Guide I just want you to have one to up your chances of stopping that big old whitetail. I know that lots of you would think that this is a tool you wouldn’t even think about going into the woods without.One year at my lodge we had 12 hunters show up and I asked them if they...