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Old 01-18-2016, 09:22 AM   #1
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How common is this to see black on the trail Cams
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:24 AM   #2
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seems to be getting more and more common out west. DONT SHOOT IT.
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:26 AM   #3
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Must be Terrell County!
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:26 AM   #4
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Not very common, but I bet that feeder is not in good shape for very long!

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Old 01-18-2016, 09:27 AM   #5
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Cool pic......... Looks like he found himself a new play toy

Do not know about the bear down there, but we have them on the cameras about every time we check cards..... I like having them around
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:31 AM   #6
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Escaped Circus bear - obviously.
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:33 AM   #7
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that's pretty cool. Would love to catch a picture of a bear on my camera
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:33 AM   #8
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Escaped Circus bear - obviously.

He's on the "train" cam. What else would you expect?
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:36 AM   #9
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They must not be afraid of loud horns and bells!!!!!
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:38 AM   #10
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I've always said, it would be really cool to have a huntable population of bears but would be NO fun keeping a 150 pound "coon" off your feeder...

Cool pics, I feel bad for your feeder, it's been violated...
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:40 AM   #11
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Where was this?
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:46 AM   #12
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You need to have a really tall winch up feeder to keep the bear off of it!
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:51 AM   #13
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South of Sanderson
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:51 AM   #14
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We've had a few pics, and one dead bear found on the ranch (pretty close to one of my set ups)... The bear was killed in Mexico and dumped in the river where it floated up on our side... We didn't have any sightings this year, but in the past few years, we have 2 or 3 sightings... Long Term, that's BAD news for Texas Deer Hunters, that hunt over conventional feeders. Just imagine a big ol' boar hog with 3" claws that can climb... It's not a pretty sight.
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:55 AM   #15
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I've got SEVERAL on cam this year! Tearing everything up!
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:12 AM   #16
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Teximo Man, was this taken with your camera or have we seen these pics before? Seems like someone posted very similar pictures a year or so ago. But I could be wrong.
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:19 AM   #17
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I've got SEVERAL on cam this year! Tearing everything up!
Post some more pictures. I had no idea that bears were in south Texas. I know there were some in OK and north east Texas but not south.
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:40 AM   #18
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They were taken at a property we are looking a purchasing.
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:40 AM   #19
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I have to say the top one looks very fake. The black of the bear is too vivid, or 'bright' compared to everything else in the pic being kinda washed out or 'soft'. The bottom one not as much but I'm sure that's due to the fog.
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:44 AM   #20
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Post some more pictures. I had no idea that bears were in south Texas. I know there were some in OK and north east Texas but not south.
We're in Mexico let me see if I can dig some up
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:46 AM   #21
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This property is 70 miles from Big Bend. And you can see the Mexican mountain from the lodge.
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:46 AM   #22
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You need to have a really tall winch up feeder to keep the bear off of it!
That does not help. Trust me
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Old 01-18-2016, 10:57 AM   #23
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That does not help. Trust me
They seem to find a way to get to feed. We never really seriously put feeders out at our camp, but did experiment with them for a few years. It was always just a matter of time before they got taken out. We don't mess with them anymore but I do enjoy occasionally seeing bears lumbering through!
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:00 AM   #24
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I know a guy who has land in Sanderson. He claims to have seen one
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:03 AM   #25
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One is off another ranch
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:04 AM   #26
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I have to say the top one looks very fake. The black of the bear is too vivid, or 'bright' compared to everything else in the pic being kinda washed out or 'soft'. The bottom one not as much but I'm sure that's due to the fog.
Always has to be at least one
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:10 AM   #27
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I have to say the top one looks very fake. The black of the bear is too vivid, or 'bright' compared to everything else in the pic being kinda washed out or 'soft'. The bottom one not as much but I'm sure that's due to the fog.
It's not a fake pic. Don't be so quick to judge
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:12 AM   #28
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Fred can you shoot them at your place in Mexico?
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:13 AM   #29
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Fred can you shoot them at your place in Mexico?
No unfortunately
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:30 AM   #30
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We had pics of them a few times on our place in Terrell county as well....non of them seem to be very big that we could tell
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:36 AM   #31
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It's not a fake pic. Don't be so quick to judge
Mary likes bears!

I'd freak out with a bear on a train.


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Old 01-18-2016, 11:55 AM   #32
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Val Verde county - We get one now and then is the summertime.....
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:07 PM   #33
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A buddy of mine saw one on our lease in Hondo a few weeks ago. I haven't been back yet to check trail cams yet. He called TPWD and spoke to someone about the sighting. The guy said sightings are getting more common.
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:19 PM   #34
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I hunt in Terrell county, I haven't seen any, but the rancher said there are many reported sightings and some pretty close to our ranch.
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:41 PM   #35
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Very cool,
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:45 PM   #36
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It's not a fake pic. Don't be so quick to judge

Provides no factual information supporting authenticity but calls a guy out for sharing his opinion. Ok then.
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:50 PM   #37
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I know a guy hunts in Sanderson they have seen a couple bear on camera
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:52 PM   #38
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This should be good
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:59 PM   #39
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Provides no factual information supporting authenticity but calls a guy out for sharing his opinion. Ok then.
You may not have been around here long enough to remember this.

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...ad.php?t=16525
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Old 01-18-2016, 01:02 PM   #40
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I hunt Terrell county and on 3 different occasions this year the game warden asked how many pictures of Bear we had. I asked how close they are, "Very Close" is all he would say. I am 30 miles North of Dryden.

P.S. No pictures yet!
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Old 01-18-2016, 01:20 PM   #41
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You may not have been around here long enough to remember this.



http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...ad.php?t=16525

9 year old thread? Yeah, no. Thanks for linking it though. Context is everything.
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Old 01-18-2016, 01:24 PM   #42
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I have to say the top one looks very fake. The black of the bear is too vivid, or 'bright' compared to everything else in the pic being kinda washed out or 'soft'. The bottom one not as much but I'm sure that's due to the fog.
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This should be good
Yep, and I hope she sends a few more with him!
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Old 01-18-2016, 01:52 PM   #43
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Yep, and I hope she sends a few more with him!

Would be completely uncalled-for. That guy said he thought the pic looked funny and not real. What's wrong with that?
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Old 01-18-2016, 02:49 PM   #44
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Them little Mexican bears are moving el norte more and more. Have even had sightings as far north as Sterling Co. where I hunt.
We lived in Crane, Tx back in the early 60's and there were quiet a few around there and south toward McCamey. Most ranchers shot them on site. Said they killed baby lambs which I suppose was correct since lambs are such easy prey.
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Old 01-18-2016, 02:54 PM   #45
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Provides no factual information supporting authenticity but calls a guy out for sharing his opinion. Ok then.
Seriously, you made me laugh out loud! This coming from the politest poster on the site. LOL

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You may not have been around here long enough to remember this.

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...ad.php?t=16525
I don't need to give proof, but the above link is enough for you to realize I can tell what a bear looks like.
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9 year old thread? Yeah, no. Thanks for linking it though. Context is everything.
Exactly....you might want to take your own advice when posting...just saying
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Would be completely uncalled-for. That guy said he thought the pic looked funny and not real. What's wrong with that?
What is wrong with that? Why does every thread need someone questioning the authenticity? It gets quite old. And as a Moderator, it is my job to stop it. Don't like it? I'll show you where the back door to the site is.
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Old 01-18-2016, 02:56 PM   #46
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Sorry your thread was derailed Teximo Man...please carry on.
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Old 01-18-2016, 03:10 PM   #47
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Sorry your thread was derailed Teximo Man...please carry on.
"Derailed", "Train can", "escaped circus bear" - I get it Mary. That's hilarious!!!
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Old 01-18-2016, 03:14 PM   #48
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I hope I'm not out of line here...but I think someone owes Mary an apology.
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Old 01-18-2016, 03:36 PM   #49
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I hope I'm not out of line here...but I think someone owes Mary an apology.
Yep, y'all have her multi-quoting. That can't be good.
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Old 01-18-2016, 04:12 PM   #50
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Cool pics, thanks for sharing. Feeders will suffer from the bears but good to see them making a comeback.
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