First Bear - Virginia

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First Bear - Virginia

Post by 8ptbuk » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:14 pm

Thought I would post a few pictures of my bear I killed on Halloween night on my farm. Shot him at 32 yds with my 380 and slick trick heads. I have several pictures of him on my deer cam through out the summer, He actually broke my apples tree's up pretty bad climbing after the apples ! On the evening of 10-31 about 5:30 I seen him cross the upper end of the soybean field I was hunting, As soon as he disappeared I reached over and got my predator call ( Fawn Distress ) and blew it 6/8 times and instantly He came back into the field looking down my way. After 10/15 seconds he started my direction. At 64 yds He stood up on his back legs trying to see better, I was ranging him as he closed the distance, At 32 yds he stopped still looking around for the fawn he had heard. I shot him center of the chest and watched him lumber off as fast as he cold. After a short tracking job I found him. I Was and still am extremely happy to kill my first bear and do it with my Excalibur. Sorry for the long post ! Don't forget to carry a predator call in your back pack ! You never know !!!

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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by gerald strine » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:19 pm

Great bear congrats!
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Post by janesy » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:49 pm

Bring on the long posts Mike, we love a good story!
Congrats on the Bear!
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Post by 8ptbuk » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:55 pm

Thanks guys !
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Post by longbow joe » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:00 pm

Wow 8 point that's an awesome hunt for sure ....congrats
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Post by xcaliber » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:08 pm

Congrats Mike, nice bear! Sounds like a great hunt.
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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by new xbow hunter » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:16 pm

Congrats on the nice bear!

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Post by catclr » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:23 pm

Good job on taking your Bear with your crossbow :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by paulaboutform » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:38 pm

Congratulations on a very nice mature bear! :thumbup:

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Post by mr meat » Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:34 am

Congrats on the bear
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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by SALTYDOG » Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:19 am

Nice Bear!Congrats :thumbup:

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Post by georgiaboy » Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:12 am

Congrats sir...nice bear :thumbup:
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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by Normous » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:20 am

Your smile says it all.
Cheers and congrats on a good bear, especially off your own farm.
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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by gunboy203 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:39 am

Great story.... Congrats on shooting your first bear....

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Re: First Bear - Virginia

Post by papabear1 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:45 am

WOW !!!! great story and hunt, congrats on your first bear :thumbup:

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