Man fends off grizzly by shoving arm down its throat

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  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,231 Senior Member
    OUCH....bear spray? Screw that, thus another reason to have a back up gun, especially when bow hunting in bear country. Not sure if that would be legal where he was hunting or not??
  • Dr. dbDr. db Senior Member Posts: 1,541 Senior Member
    Owww
  • orchidmanorchidman Senior Member Posts: 7,698 Senior Member
    I think I would do the same thing...............as long as I was holding a 44magnum or bigger in the hand at the time............
    Still enjoying the trip of a lifetime and making the best of what I have.....
  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 21,802 Senior Member
    orchidman wrote: »
    I think I would do the same thing...............as long as I was holding a 44magnum or bigger in the hand at the time............

    Yeah, I probably would have stuck a 44 Mag down his throat and fired. But my luck it probably wouldn't have killed the bear straight out and the bear would have left with my gun and my arm, :jester:
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
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  • Farm Boy DeuceFarm Boy Deuce Senior Member Posts: 6,083 Senior Member
    Damn, that feller is TOUGH. Always carry a pistol, always. Screw what the possum police think.
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  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 8,525 Senior Member
    I remember, back a couple years when I was young, on Sundays there was a show on TV called the American Sportsman.
    It was hosted by Curt Gowdy. It was as close to hunting as I ever got as a kid, but I watched the show faithfully. Whenever the show was about a bow hunt, no matter what the prey was, there was always a back up hunter with a rifle. It was either the guide or just a guy in the background. Not being a bow hunter, I do not pay attention to the rules, but is it illegal to have a back up person with a rifle nearby when hunting bear or other dangerous game? A situation such as this proves that the major blaster .500sw that Jerm used to have makes sense.
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  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 21,802 Senior Member
    Diver43 wrote: »
    I remember, back a couple years when I was young, on Sundays there was a show on TV called the American Sportsman.
    It was hosted by Curt Gowdy. It was as close to hunting as I ever got as a kid, but I watched the show faithfully. Whenever the show was about a bow hunt, no matter what the prey was, there was always a back up hunter with a rifle. It was either the guide or just a guy in the background. Not being a bow hunter, I do not pay attention to the rules, but is it illegal to have a back up person with a rifle nearby when hunting bear or other dangerous game? A situation such as this proves that the major blaster .500sw that Jerm used to have makes sense.


    Yeah that would be my vote, especially in Grizzly country. I don't think here in gun friendly and hunting friendly Texas that there are any laws against having a firearm backup when bow hunting. Any game warden that can't look at a wound and tell if it was inflicted by an arrow or a gun has no business being a warden. So I don't see the problem of having a backup. However, here in Texas you are highly unlikely to run into a Grizzly, unless one escaped from a Zoo. Of course there are things like snakes and coyotes, even mountain lions. So I usually have a backup even though I don't bow hunt, if for no other reason I have more shots to deal with an unexpected threat without having to reload.
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
    Son that's somebody with nothing to do with his time but keep me in trouble with mom.
  • twatwa Senior Member Posts: 2,231 Senior Member
    snake284 wrote: »
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    Yeah that would be my vote, especially in Grizzly country. I don't think here in gun friendly and hunting friendly Texas that there are any laws against having a firearm backup when bow hunting. Any game warden that can't look at a wound and tell if it was inflicted by an arrow or a gun has no business being a warden. So I don't see the problem of having a backup. However, here in Texas you are highly unlikely to run into a Grizzly, unless one escaped from a Zoo. Of course there are things like snakes and coyotes, even mountain lions. So I usually have a backup even though I don't bow hunt, if for no other reason I have more shots to deal with an unexpected threat without having to reload.

    KS passed a law before the beginning of last years hunting season where you are allowed to conceal carry while bow hunting / gun hunting. You have to love living in a gun friendly state!
  • JerryBobCoJerryBobCo Senior Member Posts: 6,476 Senior Member
    Was he kicking off attacking wolves and shooting them with his .380 at the same time?
    Jerry

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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 19,072 Senior Member
    Oh my.

    That's one way!

    Wouldn't be my first choice...
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    "If you get it and didn't work for it, someone else worked for it and didn't get it..."
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