Skip to comments.At 700 pounds, black bear killed in New Jersey sets world record, says national hunting group
Posted on 02/14/2020 2:20:08 PM PST by Kid Shelleen
A 700-pound black bear killed by bow on private land in Morris County, N.J., has set a world record for North American black bear, besting the mark set in 1993, according to a national organization.
The bears size didnt surprise at least one hunting advocate who said the high weight is the result of state restrictions on hunting that allow bears to multiply and get dangerously big. ---SNIP--- Melillo told Pope & Young that he had read an article in Outdoor Life magazine stating that a world record black bear would likely come some day from New Jersey.
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Wonder if the bear was Republican.
Was he near tony sopranos pool?
Sometimes, you get the bear. Sometimes, the bear gets you:
My 2nd cousin in NJ hunts big bucks on a small wooded parcel bounded by a K-Mart, industrial facilities, and an apartment complex. He parks behind the K-Mart in between the tractor trailer rigs.
Beau won the Black Bear/Big Bear for Wisconsin in 2016.
480#. I can hardly imagine the size of that 700# monster!
Guess who’ll be looking into getting a bear tag for NJ in the near future? LOL!
(I sent him the link.)
that allow bears to multiply and get dangerously big
This one was 700lbs.
But isn’t a 300lb bear dangerous too?:)
Black bears that weigh that much are killed every year some weigh more it is the scull measurement that make a record.
Does that even make sense? Deer in these places are small, ragged imitations of what you'd find in the wild.
Did it’s poop have little bells in it and smell like pepper spray?
Note that this is only the record for bow hunting. Someone got an 829 lb black bear in NJ a few years back:
Pardon me, it’s a “Bear of Color” and fat-shaming him over his weight is just beyond the pale! < /sarc >
I spent my childhood about 3 miles from where this was bagged
Well I suppose New Jersey has always been known for its garbage. I wonder if he was dining at Chez Dumpster.
I remember that. Why was the bear following the group? I thought they were shy and naturally afraid of humans?
Thats a huge black bear. Wow.
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