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Pa bear ?

What is a legal bear in Pa ?

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Location: Pennsylvania
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The state dropped the size limit a few years ago because of the dificulty on judging the size of a live bear. People would shoot a bear and then leave it in the woods if they didn't think it was going to make the 100 pound mark.

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Location: northeast tn
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i don't have much trouble judgeing them.

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Location: Pennsylvania
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Most people haven't seen as many bears as you

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Location: northeast tn
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Big smile there is that to take into concideration. i've only looked at a couple of hundered

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Location: Middle Tennessee
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Thats it... Big smile Big smile Big smile

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Location: northeast tn
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well concidering i've been hunting them for almost 16 years and can remember a couple of years where i was under 30+ trees with bear in them.

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So if you see a bear in Pa you can shoot it
I don't think that is a good thing
I think someday that will hurt the bear hunting there

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Location: Pennsylvania
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They want to take more bears out and start to reduce the population. A lot of the prime bear habitat is being built up (doesn't that sound familiar?) and they are having more and more bear/human conflicts than ever.

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This is my first year bear hunting.I went to Wv saw 3 bear's and know just with
a quick look 2 were over 100 pound's 1 was just a litte one 70 to 100 pounds
So if I can tell a live bear is over 100 pounds you must be a dumb #$$ if you can't tell that dead is over 100 pound's

thank's

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Location: northeast tn
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if it looks like mickey mouse let it go cause it's a small bear . i like to get on the big mean ones, i'll leave the little guys that are close to 100lbs to hunt another day when they grow up.

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