Thread: Estimating Bear Weight
10-24-2009, 12:47 PM #1
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Estimating Bear Weight
Does anyone know of a way to determine the live weight of a black bear based upon chest circumference?
10-25-2009, 06:58 PM #2
When you see a bear track, you measure that and that will give you the approx length of the bear. The longer the heavier.
Are you trying to figure the bears weight from a distance or when you've shot it?
The deeper the chest goes, shorter the legs look, ears look to small for the head, and round face, You probably have a 450+ lb bearAPA staff shooter, scott's strings staff shooter
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