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Re: Bear shots
« Reply #60 on: February 19, 2019, 04:08:39 PM »
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Re: Bear shots
« Reply #61 on: February 21, 2019, 04:23:18 AM »
Bowguy Im not looking for a fight but i just feel like your renderings are incorrect.  Lots of bears are lost each year when guys think they made a perfect shot "just like on a deer"..  I have two bear targets,  one form thirty years ago and one from present times.  The old target has the vitals forward like a whitetail.  The new target has them similar to the pic I posted.  I think current knowledge says vitals are further back than we originally thought in regards to a bear.....  Good hunting boys.....
You don’t have to fight I’m just telling you aim for the center you gut shoot em. Now perhaps there’s some dif in center. I call center between the legs. To center this area you’re saying that’s center of the vitals alluding the lungs extend into the hips? Come one, where is the liver, kidneys, intestines, etc? Oh yea they’re built like Volkswagens, the goodies are backwards. Think bout what you’re saying
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Re: Bear shots
« Reply #62 on: February 21, 2019, 10:09:50 AM »
What I said in my first post was "a bit further back."  I never said the "goodies are backwards"  Guess I should have said stay away from shoulder and front leg. 

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Re: Bear shots
« Reply #63 on: February 21, 2019, 10:28:00 AM »
If Tim Finley explained where to shoot a bear, pay attention! 


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Re: Bear shots
« Reply #64 on: February 22, 2019, 01:57:42 PM »
Back when I lived in Wisconsin, we got a bear tag with our bow license.  I did not want to shoot a bear with bait so I tried stalking.  I tried all day until dark with one bear.  The only chances, 3, I had of getting a shot at that bear, all i saw was a big hairy rump going straight and getting smaller fast.  Bear are harder to stalk that one might think.  Pretty certain there is no rump shot on a bear that is worth the risk, but it may be better than an intentional gut shot, by shooting too high and too far back when broadside.   I insisted on waiting for a quartering away chance, I never got it with any bear that i stalked during those years.

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