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Title: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Tommy Leach on August 26, 2013, 08:57:00 PM
This Bear was taken with an Osage Selfbow and stone point. 12 yard shot, 192 lbs.
Thanks for looking,
Tommy

  (http://i720.photobucket.com/albums/ww201/stillwaterselfbows/6960c19c-701b-485a-8bdb-844ba138450b_zpsd65b53b7.jpg) (http://s720.photobucket.com/user/stillwaterselfbows/media/6960c19c-701b-485a-8bdb-844ba138450b_zpsd65b53b7.jpg.html)
  (http://i720.photobucket.com/albums/ww201/stillwaterselfbows/ea0a78ca-e710-44ff-8ef3-3f2a24a53edf_zpsb4b84244.jpg) (http://s720.photobucket.com/user/stillwaterselfbows/media/ea0a78ca-e710-44ff-8ef3-3f2a24a53edf_zpsb4b84244.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: SKITCH on August 26, 2013, 09:03:00 PM
Hello Tommy.......... from Tulsa.

Beautiful bear!  Where was the hunt?

Nice equipment too!!  Congrats!!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Tommy Leach on August 26, 2013, 09:06:00 PM
Tony - Ontario. It was my third trip and second bear. Great hunt!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Chumster on August 26, 2013, 09:13:00 PM
Very nice, thanks for posting Tommy!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: zipper bowss on August 26, 2013, 09:24:00 PM
:clapper:  Congrats Tommy!
Did you make your equipment?
Bill
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Josh Perdue on August 26, 2013, 10:03:00 PM
Good job, what an accomplishment. The stone point and self bow are icing on the cake.
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Bisch on August 26, 2013, 10:48:00 PM
:clapper:     :clapper:    :clapper:    :clapper:    

Bisch
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Tommy Leach on August 26, 2013, 11:07:00 PM
Bill, I did make the bow. It is water seasoned Osage that turned olive green. It is a takedown with flipped tips. The arrow was cedar shaft with water buffalo self nock insert. The point is a head I knapped from Pedernales flint. Thanks everyone, Tommy
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: slivrslingr on August 27, 2013, 12:58:00 AM
That's awesome, congrats!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Joeabowhunter on August 27, 2013, 09:55:00 AM
Fantastic.   :thumbsup:
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Post by: Shedrock on August 27, 2013, 01:58:00 PM
:thumbsup:  Sweet!
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Post by: KentuckyTJ on August 27, 2013, 02:33:00 PM
Very nice!
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Post by: Longbow1953 on August 27, 2013, 03:33:00 PM
:thumbsup:     :archer2:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: JMSmithy on August 27, 2013, 07:08:00 PM
Congrats!!!!!

   :campfire:    :archer2:
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Post by: joe ashton on August 27, 2013, 08:43:00 PM
congrats!!!
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Post by: KyRidgeRunner on August 28, 2013, 01:37:00 AM
Congrats!     :clapper:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Tater on August 30, 2013, 11:57:00 PM
Nice Bear..... getting it done with a selfbow and stone point..  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: twitchstick on August 31, 2013, 09:51:00 AM
:thumbsup:    :thumbsup:    :notworthy:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: gregg dudley on August 31, 2013, 12:14:00 PM
That's outstanding!  Congratulations!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: chall on August 31, 2013, 12:33:00 PM
Congrats !
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: ermont on August 31, 2013, 08:05:00 PM
WOW. Self bow AND stone points. Congratulations for sure!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: varmint101 on August 31, 2013, 09:16:00 PM
Awesome!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: BuckeyeGuy on September 01, 2013, 06:33:00 AM
Wow, that's amazing taking with a stone point congratulations !!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Terry Lightle on September 01, 2013, 08:32:00 PM
Tommy.you done real good
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Post by: Arwin on September 01, 2013, 08:47:00 PM
:clapper:    :clapper:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Carcajou on September 02, 2013, 08:28:00 AM
thats testament to primitive self-made equipment. Way To Go!   :shaka:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: razorsharptokill on September 02, 2013, 08:02:00 PM
How awesome is that! I got my first primitive animal last year and it is a great feeling! I'm sure Tommy is a "few" animals ahead of me though! LOL
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Hummer3T on September 03, 2013, 12:42:00 PM
Very cool, now that is traditional.
congrats
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Post by: swp on September 03, 2013, 03:53:00 PM
Congrats!!!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: ron w on September 03, 2013, 03:57:00 PM
:thumbsup:    :notworthy:    :notworthy:    :clapper:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: ron w on September 03, 2013, 03:57:00 PM
:thumbsup:    :notworthy:    :notworthy:    :clapper:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: sheephunter on September 03, 2013, 08:40:00 PM
Too cool!
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Post by: Cyclic-Rivers on September 04, 2013, 10:21:00 PM
Great Bear, even more special with equipment used!
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Post by: Anointed Archer on September 05, 2013, 11:18:00 AM
EXCELLENT   :clapper:
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: britt on September 12, 2013, 10:45:00 AM
Wow, very nice.
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: ozy clint on September 13, 2013, 07:41:00 AM
:notworthy:  
fantastic! congrats.
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: one more bow on September 13, 2013, 08:58:00 PM
great looking point. never saw osage turn colors like that before either. cool, nice bear too.
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: BrushWolf on September 14, 2013, 09:51:00 PM
:thumbsup:    :thumbsup:   Congrats!!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: cacciatore on September 14, 2013, 11:38:00 PM
The most traditional of the equipment,congrats.
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: BradLantz on September 16, 2013, 01:15:00 AM
too cool  congrats
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: straitera on September 16, 2013, 07:57:00 PM
Just about as cool as it gets! Outstanding effort & bear! Thanks
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Post by: Jayrod on September 17, 2013, 05:46:00 AM
congrats nicework!
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Post by: Bowhunter4life on September 17, 2013, 03:59:00 PM
Congrats!
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Post by: djohnson on September 18, 2013, 07:34:00 AM
Cool! Congratulations.

Darren
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: nontypical on September 18, 2013, 04:21:00 PM
Awesome..Congratilations!!
Title: Re: Stoned Black Bear
Post by: Kris on September 20, 2013, 07:21:00 PM
So cool...done right!  Nice accomplishment.

Congrats!

Kris