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Killed a bear today...*pics added* **GRAPHIC**

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by StoneWallFarmer, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Jan 9, 2013
    bonbean01

    bonbean01 Herd Master

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    Coco...you are right...and I really should be able to shoot a rifle should I need to protect my critters...guess it scares me not know how far it would travel and I fear hitting a person who may be out walking in trees...hubby says if I practice, that won't be a concern...am not bad with the shotgun, but it is limited.

    And Stonewall...I'm glad you shared that with us...may get more of us to learn to use rifles...many coyotes and nasty dogs around here...and fox after the chickens.
     
  2. Jan 9, 2013
    Lupa Duende

    Lupa Duende Chillin' with the herd

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    i have never seen a black bear look that horrid.

    is mange a problem for other wildlife down there too?

    how does your pyr react to bears? i heard they were fantastic as they alert by barking but are not aggressive.
    am i right?
     
  3. Jan 10, 2013
    StoneWallFarmer

    StoneWallFarmer Chillin' with the herd

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    My Pyr HATES bears! He does not hesitate on being aggressive with them and I've seen him lay into one the size of a Volkswagen! But, we also have a large population of black bears and they are regularly in HIS terriority, so I think that fuels his fire.

    Luckily he's never met with one that hasn't retreated from him.( and the Volkswagen moved on out pretty darn fast for his size!) He will not give up though. Before we tightened up our "Pyr jail" we had a 4am phone call from the state police informing us that he was chasing a bear through town! And that is why he is "infamous"! Lol.

    I do know that he has killed a range of smallerish animals, possum, groundhogs, porcupine! THAT one was fun :he

    Gentle as a tit mouse with HIS animals, but otherwise watch out!
     
  4. Jan 10, 2013
    The Grim Raker

    The Grim Raker New Member

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    From one killer to another - well done Stone wall - good job done
     
  5. Jan 11, 2013
    Eric

    Eric Exploring the pasture

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    wow! No doubt good decision shooting the bear within rights or not. I hope that mange doesn't run it's way up here in maine. We do have lots of bears here but I didn't know that they could get mange like that. I totally agree, just do what you need to do to protect yourself and animals.
     
  6. Jan 13, 2013
    treeclimber233

    treeclimber233 Loving the herd life

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    Riffle: shallow, fast running water.:lol: (Sorry. Could not resist. Thread seemed to be getting....um....a little hot.):hide
     
  7. Jan 13, 2013
    elevan

    elevan Critter Addict ♥ Moderator Moderator

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    What a sad looking bear.

    Remember folks, every area has it's own laws and you should know them before you shoot in your area.
     
  8. Jan 14, 2013
    CrazyFlocksters

    CrazyFlocksters Chillin' with the herd

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    I shot this coyote about 3 weeks ago
     
  9. Jan 14, 2013
    bonbean01

    bonbean01 Herd Master

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    Way to go Flock! In my opinion, this is the only way I want to see a coyote...dead!
     
  10. Jan 14, 2013
    CrazyFlocksters

    CrazyFlocksters Chillin' with the herd

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    This was the first one I shot with mange.