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Bear Hunt

Postby dgm67@yahoo.com » Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:21 pm

Looking to do a bear hunt at Cooper Camp in north Quebec in the spring. This means a new bow. I like the suppressor but need some input. I have the Mocro 315 and love it. Any ideas?
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby Hunt it » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:01 am

Sounds like you need a 380 or 400BD.
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby bellerivercrossbowhunter » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:25 am

Save yourself some $$ and use the 315 like I did :)...
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby bob watkins » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:56 am

bear hunts are good reason to buy new things bows broadheads cameo clothes. lifes to short enjoy the day
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby Normous » Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:34 am

bellerivercrossbowhunter wrote:Save yourself some $$ and use the 315 like I did :)...
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I agree, that bear only went 20 feet and died after perfect shot placement.
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby Phillyarcher » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:38 am

I took my first Bear with a Vortex and stock arrows with NAP Spitfire Max 125 grain. I now shoot a Micro 335. The xbow you have should have no problem taking a Bear with it. It's all in placement of the shot and nerves. Good luck
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby Square_hammer » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:16 am

bellerivercrossbowhunter wrote:Save yourself some $$ and use the 315 like I did :)...
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Nice bear man. Where did you go for that hunt?
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby racking up points » Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:10 pm

He looks lonely bellied up to the bar by himself...

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No question a Micro will get the job done on a black bear if you do your part.
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby 8ball » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:36 pm

racking up points wrote:He looks lonely bellied up to the bar by himself...

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No question a Micro will get the job done on a black bear if you do your part.

Racking up points-is that the micro custom you have 4 sale in the pic with the bears?
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby racking up points » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:03 am

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Racking up points-is that the micro custom you have 4 sale in the pic with the bears?[/quote]

Yup, but I have since updated the riser with a Gen 2 that isn't camo-dipped.
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby dgm67@yahoo.com » Sat Dec 24, 2016 11:23 pm

bob watkins got it right.[quote][bear hunts are good reason to buy new things bows broadheads cameo clothes. lifes to short enjoy the day/quote
One is never enough and 3 are too many. I am thinking of just building a micro 355 to what i like or take the suppressor, I'll keep the 315 but want another one.
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby Pinpoint » Sat Dec 24, 2016 11:41 pm

dgm67@yahoo.com wrote:bob watkins got it right.
[bear hunts are good reason to buy new things bows broadheads cameo clothes. lifes to short enjoy the day/quote
One is never enough and 3 are too many. I am thinking of just building a micro 355 to what i like or take the suppressor, I'll keep the 315 but want another one.


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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby sproulman » Sun Dec 25, 2016 2:04 pm

31 bears in 2 groups driving with 5 micro 335 bows in groups and no lost bears this season using g5 montecs,spitfires,slick tricks were points ...Many more bears also with crossbows by other hunters but I do not have count some were also in gun season which you can use bow or gun.
not sure of total count for 1 week or so on bear count bow/gun I think it was over 230 bears in my area ..

3 bears were 400/475 lbs on scale last year 1 was 585 lbs in my area ..

we were down this season on bear totals last year over 250 bears for bear week ..

You bow should be fine heck my buddies use compound bows on bears also ....
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby Micro.slayer » Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:49 pm

Sproulman How far is Driftwood from were you hunt up by a he Dam?
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Re: Bear Hunt

Postby dgm67@yahoo.com » Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:02 pm

The short story longer is I finally bought a suppressor. I loved the Raid but figured my 315 was as deadly. A friend is getting into crossbow and I have been lecturing him on the benefits of the Excalibur. We went to Woody's in Robesonia PA and both walked out with Suppressors. They had the Raid and Matrix Bulldog there so we could compare. I braved the cold and did a few shots with the Suppressor today and what a thrill. Quiet and fast but the trigger sux. I may have to upgrade that.Woodys gave us a good price and I highly recommend them
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