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Hunting methods for Bruins

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Who will be using gun verses bow for black bear?

Myself, I will be using a recurve with Zwickey broadheads

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I'll be bowhunting as usual. I've got a new toy this season. I'm hoping to blood my Hoyt Katera XL. I'm shooting Beman Carbon Metal Matrix arrows and 125 grain NAP Nitrons.

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Last year we used all Double Bull ground blinds on our hunts. That added an awesome new twist to the hunting and deffinitely makes the bears feel more at ease coming in - no clue the blind is there! Give it a try its a rush.

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I will be carrying my trusty 12 ga. It is just used for tracking bears that the hunters don't put down like we all hope to. My hunters are 1/2 bow and 1/2 gun this year.

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wanted to do bow, but have to go with a smoke pole again. Hey cory with a pop up do ya pop it up every time ya hunt or do ya leave up over time, I;ve left mine up for deer hunting an almos every time find it disabled by wind. Boar

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i will be using a bow again this year. last year was the first year with a bow and found out i was to close to my bait and shot the bear and i think i hit only one lung at a bad angle, it looked good on camera and when i shot, but never found it. this year i moved my bait back 7 yards and have a perfect shot. cant wait good luck everyone.

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You don't want to one lung a bear. It will kill them, but you'll be lucky if you find them. I like to keep a nice low angle so I can clip both lungs. I sit about 15 yards back and about 10 feet up.

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yea i learned my leason i got it moved this year so the bait is 17 yards from my stand with a nice flat shot.

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Hey Boar

I have left them up for a nite or two but I think your better off pulling them if your not gonna be hunting there for a while. I bring tent stakes with deer hunting in case the wind picks up.

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