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Fletch's Quest For A 600+ lb Jersey Bear...

Fletch

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Might as well make a journal for those of you that want to follow along...Bear permits went on sale today, so what better way to get the ball rolling than to go put some goodies and cameras out for Yogi and Boo Boo... On the way stopped at Wally World to get my tags... Was greeted with a sign in Sporting Goods that currently not selling license's... Same thing happened 2 years ago... WTF... Left there and headed to the spot where I shot one in 2018... Took in 150 lbs of corn and 50 lbs Oats along with a few packages of cookies... Set up 2 cams and dumped a bottle of anise... I expect bears tonight and probably Fury in the am for cookies... Will check maybe Fri. so check back in to see how things are shaping up.... Got a good feeling about this year....
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Awesome! I’m going to enjoy watching this play out. I hope this is the year you kill a giant!
Brock... Every year I think I get more enjoyment out of the prep work than I do out of the hunt itself... You know how cameras are, it's like Christmas every time you pull a card and can't wait to get home to see what came in... I still have to go put a cam out where I ended up hunting last year, gotta go pick up my permit to hunt there... That's an extremely vast amount of land that holds a ton of bears, some of which are giants... Yesterday I was heading out of the woods just before dark and decided to take a ride to check out a few fields for deer... No deer, but as I was crossing over a stream I saw about a 200 lb bear working his way up along it... I'll be curious to see if this bear shows up on cam where I was yesterday... Last year he came in several times, but always after dark... He should be 600ish this year...
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Gotta give Fury a pass until he hits 600 lbs LOL.
Would you have him mounted, or turn him into a rug?
Good luck, Rich!!!!
George ain’t a cull or nuisance one yet.... 😂
Dan... Fury would definately have to have a donut in his hand when mounted... A rug??? Maybe TOO much grey in his hide for that...

J.... Yeh George isn't a nuisance bear yet... So we may give him a break this year... And like Dan said: He needs a few more donuts to hit 600 lbs...
 

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Thanks guys for the Good Luck wishes... Like I've said In the past.... Anyone wanna chase bruins give me a shout... I'll do the leg work... Plenty of open areas to hunt... Nothing like seeing these ghosts in the woods... They slip in soooo quite...
 

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We'll went and checked cameras at my bear spot... All corn, oats and cookies gone. . About 225 lbs... Coons are a regular visitor along with a sow I had on cam last year with her three cubs... Last year she had mange bad, glad to see she made it through the winter... This year cubs are double their size.. Also had a very small sow there that has one cub from this year.. Also onesmall loner bear was there. That's about it... Still time for Big Daddy to show up... Here's a few pics...
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Hey..... Hey George, that last pic, you really gotta get a better bear suit if you wanna get my cookies... That head is way TOO big and don't match the rest of body.....
 

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Good luck Rich. Hope you catch a 600 pounder this year. 🤗👍🏻
Thanks Ric..... On a side note pics 2 & 3 it appears that bear is BIG..... Not really, that camera is only about 1 1/2 ft. off the ground, so bear is laying right in front of it... Very deceiving... Heres a pic of the Sow with mange and her 3 cub's born that Jan... First cub is telling the others: Come on guys Mom found some goodies... I'm sure they were eating all my corn last night... Thats ok... Nice knowing I'm giving them a full belly.... Now the coons... Pain in The Ass....
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As a side note check out this LARD ASS.... George that you????