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Archery Bear in pa

Post by sproulman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:38 pm

We had real bad weather first 2 days of Bear ...Group saw at least 12 bear and got 2 ..Other gang saw 9 bear and got 2 ...Real bad year on numbers so far ....1 other member saw 9 bear for week and got none..

1 bear was 588 pds ..PGC told us that a few are 800 pds this year and many 700 pd bear....

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Post by Hillcountry » Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:18 pm

Man you got some fatties there! I assume these bears are killed over bait??
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Post by sproulman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:15 pm

Hillcountry wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:18 pm
Man you got some fatties there! I assume these bears are killed over bait??

No baiting is illegal in pa...Most are shot driving in crews of 25 hunters.1 crew got 25 last year and other 14..Yes some bigones killed as high as 800 pds average on big ones is 500 to 740..

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Post by catclr » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:16 pm

sproulman------I still have a hard time on driving bear in the archery season. Mean the watchers need to be at just the right place to get a shot with in 30 yds. of a moving bear? I know guys in our camp up their can't hit them standing still in gun season, and then still can't hit them running, and that with a gun.
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Post by IronNoggin » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:44 pm

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Re: Archery Bear in pa

Post by artifact » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:29 pm

sproulman wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:15 pm

No baiting is illegal in pa...Most are shot driving in crews of 25 hunters.1 crew got 25 last year and other 14..Yes some bigones killed as high as 800 pds average on big ones is 500 to 740..
WOW, that's amazing! I knew that that many deer could be shot by gangs, but never thought that was even possible with bear.

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Re: Archery Bear in pa

Post by wabi » Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:26 pm

Those are some BIG bears!
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Post by Hillcountry » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:25 pm

Yikes! I can’t even imagine “driving” bears...especially in huge groups like that.
Sounds like another world out there in PA... :shock:
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Re: Archery Bear in pa

Post by sproulman » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:41 pm

It is hard to believe isnt it but all true..Some of sidehills you have to hold onto tree with your left hand while holding onto bow with right hand....I do not think there is gang in usa that is as good as these 25 hunters on bear.10 of them work for DCNR ....

This year they did terrible they saw bear but weather was so bad they had hard time..1 driver saw 9 different bears and when he shot his a bigger one stood up ...I think 260 bears were killed last year just in our county 1 week [clinton]we came in second place [lycoming] was first ..

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Post by sproulman » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:44 pm

IronNoggin wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:44 pm
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I have some pics I can find from last season ..i will PM you..+

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Post by Micro.slayer » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:11 pm

Iron noggin the forum wont let us post pic’s. There’s to many on forum. Full someone needs to clean it up

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Post by ThackMan » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:57 am

Micro.slayer wrote:
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Iron noggin the forum wont let us post pic’s. There’s to many on forum. Full someone needs to clean it up
You gotta use a image hosting service. Ex. https://postimg.org
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