North Carolina Black Bear

Bad To The Bone

Not old...Experienced
Mar 17, 2004
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I've been wanting to hunt black bear for a while but the opportunity never presented so I decided this was the year to get it done. My wife and I flew back to North Carolina for a week long vacation in the Smokey Mountains and I snuck in a bear hunt on opening day. Well, I can now check off another bucket list hunt and start planning Yukon Moose.
 

marlyn

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Dec 18, 2005
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mark
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21' skiff and 12' portabote recycled from milk jugs
Thats a nice bear!
 
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Bad To The Bone

Not old...Experienced
Mar 17, 2004
544
104
68
Escondido
Name
Gerry
Boat
Sold it!
Congrats. Lived in NC for 8 years and never seen a bear.
North Carolina has one of the largest black bear populations in the lower 48 and is known for having some of the largest bears in North America along it's coastal plain. Hell, even Jim Shockey went to NC for a black bear hunt. I was in a very good area with limited access because of private property boundaries. I also saw two sows with five cubs and two juevinal boars.
 
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