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I was just looking at some other threads and see there are some pretty successful bear hunters here. So, how many bears have you guys taken? How long have you been hunting bears? 2012 was my 15th straight bear season and I was fortunate enough to take my 4th. 1998-285lbs, 2000-152, 2010-128, 2012-393
 

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I have been bear hunting for 12 years, I have killed one, and have little desire to kill another one.........

After I killed mine, I have finished several off, but let the original shooter take them...........

Most of my time now is spent driving, I just enjoy being out in the woods.....

Our crew has taken over 50 bears in the history of the crew, a lot before my time, but we have killed around 20 plus or minus a few since I have been hunting with them......
 

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I have been hunting bear for 25 years. Four years ago I killed my first and am currently on a streak with four in a row. Two with a rifle, one with a compound and one with a crossbow, all in PA. Smallest 100lb biggest 400lb. Alot more bears now than 25 years ago.
 

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If there all from PA bigbear that is very impressive. I think taking a PA bear is one of the greatest trophies in all of hunting. The only PA bear I ever had in the scope wasn't big enough to shoot. Seen some monsters while archery deer hunting though. I've taken 3 in Maine, one with hounds that went 400 pounds and two while hunting over bait. (225 & 250) I also took one in Newfoundland that went 150 pounds and completed my newfie slam. They are my favorite animal in the world to hunt. I'll soon be hunting the big boys of Kodiak as long as I stay disciplined and leave that savings account alone.
 

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2 Bears: 2010 - 130lbs, 2012 - 394lbs both PA bears. I should have a streak of Five in a row but just things happen. A fellow hunter (got bear fever) starts yelling here comes a bear as it is running straight for us, needless to say it turned and went another way, could go on with funny stories but that is for another thread. I have been hunting them for 20 years now and will continue to for as long as I can!!!
 

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14 years 0 bear taken. pass three cubs a few years a ago and seen one shooter but couldnt get a open spot to get a shot. I want a pa bear more than anything one of these years it will happen. I hope lol.
 
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