Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 19

Thread: Arctic Grizzly

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    682
    Thanks
    424
    Thanked 283 Times in 162 Posts
    Congratulations
    157
    Congratulated 7 Times in 5 Posts

    Arctic Grizzly




    I thought I'd add a photo of an Arctic Grizzly, since bear season is fast approaching! This guy is a big bear for that area! North slope area a couple years ago.

  2. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to AKaviator For This Useful Post:


  3. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    Eastern Nebraska
    Posts
    1,075
    Thanks
    755
    Thanked 364 Times in 262 Posts
    Congratulations
    160
    Congratulated 91 Times in 12 Posts
    Awesome photo! .....I have no desire to ever be that close to a bear like this!

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Hilltop For This Useful Post:


  5. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Dover, Tennessee
    Posts
    476
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 104 Times in 97 Posts
    Congratulations
    42
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Great picture ! Beautiful Creature one of the few I just don't have that strong of urge to Kill ! Maybe growing softer and older !

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to CrossCreeks For This Useful Post:


  7. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Colorado Mountains
    Posts
    705
    Thanks
    49
    Thanked 112 Times in 90 Posts
    Congratulations
    6
    Congratulated 12 Times in 4 Posts
    I'd love the opportunity to hunt one! Way out of my budget though...

  8. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    657
    Thanks
    181
    Thanked 109 Times in 101 Posts
    Congratulations
    3
    Congratulated 22 Times in 6 Posts
    Wow! Great picture, would love to have him in my cross hairs!!

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to mnhoundman For This Useful Post:


  10. #6
    Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Surprise Arizona
    Posts
    64
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 12 Times in 12 Posts
    Congratulations
    2
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Great picture. See the claws on that thing

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Mountain Matt For This Useful Post:


  12. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    682
    Thanks
    424
    Thanked 283 Times in 162 Posts
    Congratulations
    157
    Congratulated 7 Times in 5 Posts
    Thanks, this was during the spring and he was walking the perimeter of tundra ponds, eating goose eggs. I'm sure he was out looking for a girlfriend too. Really cool animals. I have taken a couple of them but none this good.

    I hope to take one off of Kodiak Island next spring. This guy would be on the small size over there however!

  13. #8
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    Clancy,MT
    Posts
    16
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Congratulations
    9
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    That looks a lot like one I saw on a caribou hunt about 20years ago. We didn't have bear tags. It is still the only Griz I have ever seen in the wild. He was very impressive, BUT I did not get much sleep that night.....

  14. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Oregon
    Posts
    413
    Thanks
    441
    Thanked 80 Times in 78 Posts
    Congratulations
    158
    Congratulated 53 Times in 8 Posts
    My brother-in-law took a nice one (not nearly as nice as the one pictured) on our first sheep/caribou hunt up on the North Slope. It was a great bonus, because we struck out on everything else. I made a rug out of it for him, it turned out sweet! We have seen a few on my return trips, but always something stopping me from having the opportunity ( no NR tags, inside the 5 mile corridor etc.) Hopefully if my goat hunt is successful I can really concentrate on a grizz or browny. I think these big bears are so impressive and would like to match wits with at least one!

  15. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Posts
    556
    Thanks
    91
    Thanked 135 Times in 102 Posts
    Congratulations
    13
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Nice! How close were you when you got the pic? If he's on the small size for Kodiak Island then I'll be just fine staying away from there! What a powerful and beautiful animal, thanks for sharing and good luck on your hunt.

  16. The Following User Says Thank You to Alabama For This Useful Post:


 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Grizzly Delisting
    By Murdy in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 10-28-2012, 06:30 AM
  2. Grizzly poll question??
    By HuskyMusky in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-19-2012, 01:01 PM
  3. Grizzly Season?
    By HuskyMusky in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-25-2012, 12:53 PM
  4. Grizzly killing in Idaho
    By xtreme in forum Back at the Tailgate
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-28-2011, 08:56 AM
  5. Grizzly Bears in MT
    By Bitterroot Bulls in forum Wildlife and Landscapes
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 08-30-2011, 09:51 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •