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Hit a bear with the wife's car #6993317
09/17/20 10:07 PM
09/17/20 10:07 PM
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Northern Maine
Bruce T Offline OP
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Tonight coming home from picking her daughter up.Tryed to avoid it but hit it with front drivers side bumper and tire.Bear was hit hard but kept going.I feel bad.

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993318
09/17/20 10:08 PM
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Go track it in the morning.

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Boco] #6993323
09/17/20 10:10 PM
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Northern Maine
Bruce T Offline OP
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Originally Posted by Boco
Go track it in the morning.

Yep I'll be looking in the morning.

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993331
09/17/20 10:12 PM
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Take a gun and be careful.


Violator 7 smells like Heaven!
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6993344
09/17/20 10:20 PM
09/17/20 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by dirtydogtrapping
Take a gun and be careful.


Yeah, when ya tell the wife. eek

You can just 'rasstle' the bear down iffin it ain't already been kilt. whistle


Glad you and the young lady weren't injured. Prayers of thankfulness sent.



Charlie


Old age and treachery will always overcome youth and enthusiasm.

NRA Life Member ~ GOA Member ~ NFOA Member ~ UNMLA Member
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993362
09/17/20 10:27 PM
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What did your wife say?


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Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993373
09/17/20 10:34 PM
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Probably didn't get to far away, can you keep road kill.


Let me sugar coat this
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: beartooth trapr] #6993383
09/17/20 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by beartooth trapr
Probably didn't get to far away, can you keep road kill.

Yep

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: 330-Trapper] #6993385
09/17/20 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by 330-Trapper
What did your wife say?

Lol was not happy.

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993392
09/17/20 11:00 PM
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Hows the vehicle ...any pics !


It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Nessmuck] #6993393
09/17/20 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Nessmuck
Hows the vehicle ...any pics !

Take some in the morning.Front bumper is all loose.Hit it mostly with the front tire.

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993397
09/17/20 11:06 PM
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How big was the bear... or did it happen to fast to tell?

Garry-


“Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.”

Have been trapping 73 years … WILL be LAST one... or maybe NOT...
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993401
09/17/20 11:15 PM
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Bruce T Offline OP
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About 150 pounds

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993405
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Your steering wheel still straight. ...?


It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993428
09/17/20 11:48 PM
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Why did you not hit it with your truck instead ??


I do all my own stunts ..... but never intentionally
Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993444
09/18/20 12:58 AM
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I hit a bear once, and a bear hit me once. I coulda swore both were killed, but if they did, it was many miles away. They are one tough animal. A taxi friend of mine comments frequently on how many old bullets he finds in bears brought in.

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993454
09/18/20 02:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Bruce T
Tonight coming home from picking her daughter up.Tryed to avoid it but hit it with front drivers side bumper and tire.Bear was hit hard but kept going.I feel bad.

no fault. Bruce!!

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993476
09/18/20 05:53 AM
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a friend hit a bear one time big bear , the police came an have him accident report, both when an look at bear an try pulling it of road could not move it , then went to look at truck an wait for tow truck , when he got there he ask police what the guy hit ,police man said that big bear right there , turn an look it was gone , we never found that bear laugh

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993480
09/18/20 06:04 AM
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I hit one too on Tuesday with my 450 marlin. No tracking required lol

Re: Hit a bear with the wife's car [Re: Bruce T] #6993515
09/18/20 07:28 AM
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My guess, wont find it. Man, can they take a wallop and continue on.

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