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Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 03 10, 2021 •  [Post 1]

Guess id better get to eating more bear meat to make room for more bear meat cause im goin bear hunting soon.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby 7mmfan » 03 10, 2021 •  [Post 2]

Awesome. Looking forward to the story and the results. Will you spend much time calling?
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 03 10, 2021 •  [Post 3]

7mmfan wrote:Awesome. Looking forward to the story and the results. Will you spend much time calling?



Thats all im gonna do. Not even going to bring binos or a rangefinder. SOP. hoping i can get er done with this bad mammajamma
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby 7mmfan » 03 10, 2021 •  [Post 4]

That doesn't even look fair.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 03 10, 2021 •  [Post 5]

Neither does this. Definitely taking a rifle to backup the .460. Not sure which one. Either the .444 marlin with a red dot, or the .450 bushmaster with a 1-8×28 scope. Kinda want to use the ar just for the novelty of it. I mean i bought the thing, and dont know what else id use it for. May as well kill one bear with it anyway.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby GoGriz1234 » 03 18, 2021 •  [Post 6]

Congrats! You have some sweet looking guns there - what model .460 is that? Are you loading for that thing?
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 03 18, 2021 •  [Post 7]

Its the standard .460 xvr, put some nill griffe grips on it and had it cerakoted. I dont roll my own, but i do save my brass, cause the way things are going i may need to. And factory rounds are really expensive
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 03 25, 2021 •  [Post 8]

3 more weeks. 3 more weeks..... getting bear fever here. My plan is to go out on the opener, way too early, burn myself out hunting before the hunting gets good, maybe get my truck stuck in the mud. You know, standard spring bear procedure.

In the meantime, think ill go try to call in a lion tomorrow if i can get up early enough. Got home from work in the wee hours of the morning and crashed all day so my sleep schedule is all screwy. Hoping i can get up and moving at 0400 for another lion calling failure
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby GoGriz1234 » 03 25, 2021 •  [Post 9]

Wawhitey - do you ever tan or do any taxidermy on the cats or bears you get?
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 03 25, 2021 •  [Post 10]

Yeah, i got some on my walls and some still in limbo that im hoping to get back sooner rather than later. Ill ditch a subprime yote fur without a second thought, but bears are different. Unless theyre really rubbed out or something it just seems wrong to leave them in the woods, figure a guy should at least have the fur tanned if nothing else. Maybe ill make a big patchwork bear fur quilt someday, or something along those lines.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby Tigger » 03 26, 2021 •  [Post 11]

GoGriz1234 wrote:Wawhitey - do you ever tan or do any taxidermy on the cats or bears you get?


He looks awfully white and pasty to have done much tanning. He could use a little spray on like Ross in that Cheers episode.....
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 04 21, 2021 •  [Post 12]

Getting back from alaska next week and ill be getting straight to bear hunting. One day to get stuff sorted out at home, hose my clothes with permethrin, and its game time. A bit early but thats okay.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby wawhitey » 05 06, 2021 •  [Post 13]

Spring bear season has not gone as planned. Left for alaska the day before the opener. Went out the next morning after i got back to start hunting. 3 hours later got called back for a 3 day canada run. Damn. Headed home and checked my back yard cam and a lion was there just an hour earlier, with 2 days left in the season. Got back from canada, drop my phone overboard getting off the boat. Head home. Get new phone. Wake up early, loading my truck up with hunting gear at 630am, phone rings. Work again. Need me to hustle to seattle immediately, head to alaska for about 3 weeks. So here i am (rock you like a hurricane) sailing north once again. 21 days into the season with 3 whole hours of hunting under my belt. When i get home around the 25th im turning my phone off for a couple weeks.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby Tigger » 05 06, 2021 •  [Post 14]

bummer. work safe.
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Re: Spring is right around the corner

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 05 06, 2021 •  [Post 15]

wawhitey wrote:Spring bear season has not gone as planned. Left for alaska the day before the opener. Went out the next morning after i got back to start hunting. 3 hours later got called back for a 3 day canada run. Damn. Headed home and checked my back yard cam and a lion was there just an hour earlier, with 2 days left in the season. Got back from canada, drop my phone overboard getting off the boat. Head home. Get new phone. Wake up early, loading my truck up with hunting gear at 630am, phone rings. Work again. Need me to hustle to seattle immediately, head to alaska for about 3 weeks. So here i am (rock you like a hurricane) sailing north once again. 21 days into the season with 3 whole hours of hunting under my belt. When i get home around the 25th im turning my phone off for a couple weeks.



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