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Location: Central Wisconsin
Joined: 09/09/2005
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How Big Are these Bears?

I am somewhat new to bear hunting, and I have waited 8 years for a tag here in WI. Can anyone tell me how big they think these bears are?

Thanks,
dww

pictures

http://www.dwave.net/~botoo/ebay/sept%203%20bear.jpg

http://www.dwave.net/~botoo/ebay/DSC03545.JPG

http://www.dwave.net/~botoo/ebay/DSC03538.JPG

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Joined: 09/01/2005
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How Big Are these Bears?

I would say they are from 300-400 lbs
the third look like an OLD BEAR.

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Location: Central Wisconsin
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How Big Are these Bears?

I am not an expert, but I thought they were probably smaller than that. I hope you are right.

dww

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Location: northeast tn
Joined: 12/28/2004
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How Big Are these Bears?

hard to tell from those pics. but they are pretty good sized bear i'd say between 250 and 325. but like i said it's hard to tell from the pics

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Location: Pennsylvania
Joined: 10/28/2003
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How Big Are these Bears?

8 yrs? Have you been in the drawing or getting preference points every year? What zone? I have been applying for zone 1a and waiting.

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Location: Central Wisconsin
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How Big Are these Bears?

I am in unit B. Only 1 out of 3 hunters with 8 points got drawn this year. Next it sounds like it will be 9 points for everyone. I have applied to take my license and this is the first years. Zone B takes the longest. You can see the lottery results for WI here.

http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/hunt/bear/pntbyzon.htm

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Location: williamstown vt
Joined: 08/30/2003
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How Big Are these Bears?

would hate to guess, but they look good just the same. nice pics!

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Joined: 09/05/2005
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How Big Are these Bears?

I hunt bears here in utah quite a bit, and have never actually weighed one, but none of them are huge bears, the third photo is a shooter though, he looks old and his head looks pretty big. I like to look at their ears, the smaller they look, the bigger the bear, usually. Compare them to the size of the barrel or trough you are using. All of the bears look good. Happy Hunting

L.Sorenson

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Location: northeast tn
Joined: 12/28/2004
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How Big Are these Bears?

here's me and hunter777 with two that went around 400lbs each
http://www.huntingpictures.net/photo/002295
here's one that went 524 becide one that went 250+
http://www.huntingpictures.net/photo/002296

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Location: Central Wisconsin
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How Big Are these Bears?

Thanks for the pics. It helps some; however, it would be nice to have some pics with the bears alive standing and then dead to see.

Great though.

Dww

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Location: Central Wisconsin
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How Big Are these Bears?

What size do you consider a shooter????

I would like one 300 plus pounds if possible. I have some time though. Once it starts getting cold, I think the bears will start moving more. I have some pretty nice ones coming in.

I will post a couple more pics.

Thanks all.

dww

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