Great pics mossbuck35. I would have no problem shooting that bear. There are way to many bears out here in Colorado. They are a big problem when it comes to calf elk and fawn deer. They kill lots of them. So all you guys out there with Colorado bear tags good luck and I hope every one of you fill your tags.
It seems that a lot of hunters think of a bear hunt as an opportunity that they will only have once and want that perfect bear. If your comfortable taking this bear then make him yours, get another tag next year and wait for the big one. If your state is selling OTC bear tags then odds are you'll get another chance. I bought a bear tag 5 of 6 years that I hunted in Colorado. The one year I didn't have a tag on me is the year I could have had a really nice bear. I never went hunting without an OTC tag after that.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...