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.
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.
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
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...