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.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...