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Contributors to this thread:
TSI 01-Jun-17
GhostBird 01-Jun-17
TSI 01-Jun-17
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Buffalo1 01-Jun-17
deerslayer 01-Jun-17
midwest 01-Jun-17
Kevin Speicher 01-Jun-17
carcus 01-Jun-17
drycreek 01-Jun-17
TSI 02-Jun-17
HUNT MAN 02-Jun-17
Mcadam 02-Jun-17
Bou'bound 02-Jun-17
Zebrakiller 02-Jun-17
TSI 02-Jun-17
TSI 02-Jun-17
TSI 02-Jun-17
Bou'bound 02-Jun-17
TSI 02-Jun-17
Alexis Desjardins 02-Jun-17
160andup 02-Jun-17
Ibow 02-Jun-17
TSI 03-Jun-17
Lady Bowhunter 05-Jun-17
Paul@thefort 05-Jun-17
keith 05-Jun-17
mgmicky 05-Jun-17
shooter 05-Jun-17
Mcadam 05-Jun-17
Sean D. 05-Jun-17
mgmicky 05-Jun-17
TREESTANDWOLF 05-Jun-17
Mcadam 05-Jun-17
Mcadam 05-Jun-17
Buffalo1 05-Jun-17
BIG BEAR 05-Jun-17
TSI 05-Jun-17
TSI 05-Jun-17
jmail20 06-Jun-17
TSI 06-Jun-17
BIG BEAR 06-Jun-17
TSI 06-Jun-17
TSI 06-Jun-17
willliamtell 06-Jun-17
sticksender 06-Jun-17
Buffalo1 06-Jun-17
TSI 06-Jun-17
Bou'bound 06-Jun-17
milnrick 06-Jun-17
elmer@laptop 06-Jun-17
SBH 06-Jun-17
spike buck 06-Jun-17
TSI 17-Jun-17
TSI 17-Jun-17
TSI 17-Jun-17
spike buck 17-Jun-17
TSI 17-Jun-17
Bou'bound 18-Jun-17
TSI 19-Jun-17
Bou'bound 19-Jun-17
milnrick 19-Jun-17
tundrajumper 19-Jun-17
TSI 21-Jun-17
TSI 22-Jun-17
Bou'bound 22-Jun-17
shooter 26-Jun-17
Sean D. 26-Jun-17
Mcadam 27-Jun-17
TSI 27-Jun-17
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From: TSI
01-Jun-17

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From: GhostBird
01-Jun-17
WOW... Awesome, looks like a Griz.

Look forward to updates.

Congratulations to you & the lucky hunter.

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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It's as big as a grizz

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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Two big 20 plus bow kills from 2016

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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01-Jun-17

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From: Buffalo1
01-Jun-17
What a bear !! CONGRATS !!!! How far apart were its ears? With the condition of its teeth, could it survived another year in nature?

From: deerslayer
01-Jun-17
Wowser.. Next year for sure I hope to get in on that action! Great bears Dave!

From: midwest
01-Jun-17
Good Lord!

01-Jun-17
That's a great bear Dave! Thanks again for a great hunt. Anybody looking for a great bear hunt at an affordable price, look no further than TSI...we will be back again next year

From: carcus
01-Jun-17
Gummy bear! Huge!

From: drycreek
01-Jun-17
He looked to be in good shape considering his teeth. Great bears !

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From: TSI
02-Jun-17

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From: HUNT MAN
02-Jun-17
BBB WTOAMINBC!!!!

From: Mcadam
02-Jun-17
Great bears! Can't wait till the 18th

From: Bou'bound
02-Jun-17
you guys are getting it done once again. congrats to all

From: Zebrakiller
02-Jun-17
Congrats, nice!!!!!!!!

From: TSI
02-Jun-17

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02-Jun-17

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02-Jun-17

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From: Bou'bound
02-Jun-17
Beasts in the east. Who says you have to go west????

From: TSI
02-Jun-17
Big bears are where you find them

02-Jun-17
Congratulations!

02-Jun-17
Great job Dave and your hunters that one with the teeth wore out that awesome never had one like that yet, good luck and stay safe the rest of the season. Blessings

From: 160andup
02-Jun-17

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Thanks again for the great hunt, Dave. Sure is an awesome bear, glad I was lucky enough to put an arrow in him. Can't wait to see what it will score when all said and done, and we are already looking forward to next year. Amazing what caliber bear you put guys on.

From: Ibow
02-Jun-17
That's a whale of a bear. Congrats!

From: TSI
03-Jun-17

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Thanks Alexis.Stranger still the big boar taken with long bow also was very old and had only two teeth left.

05-Jun-17
Dave, can you save me one big bear for next years hunt?

From: Paul@thefort
05-Jun-17
I thought for a second the four guys standing around the bear were midgets. Guess not!

From: keith
05-Jun-17
Did you get a weight on them?

From: mgmicky
05-Jun-17
Keith, I shot the longbow bear (it's the photo of 4 of us standing, also me holding the head, and behind bear, and truck skinning). He was 400lbs. I don't think we got a weight on Paul's bear but it was much bigger than mine! Dave knows where the big boys are!

Thanks again for a great hunt Dave!

From: shooter
05-Jun-17
THE BAR LOOKS LIKE A MOUNTAIN TOP, BUT WE WILL ENJOY THE CHASE ON THE 18TH AS WELL, CONGRATS TO THE LUCKY HUNTERS. CAN NOT WAIT!!

From: Mcadam
05-Jun-17
Mgmicky how was the rutting activity for you guys? Can't wait till the 18th

From: Sean D.
05-Jun-17
Save some for me Dave!

From: mgmicky
05-Jun-17
Mcadam- my bear was actually chasing a sow around the bait barrel when I shot him, but she definitely didn't seem interested. We didn't see much rutting activity other than that. I would think the next 2 weeks should be perfect. Good luck!

05-Jun-17
For all the effort and quality Bears... Dave does prove he has the bears and the experience.

What's more perpelexing is I have been hunting with Dave for 5 years and I leave this Saturday for year 6 and have been so, so very close to shooting one of his giants.

I wholefully accept every single experience as hunting and I can honestly say, the reason I keep going back is witnessing the monsteous effort he takes on each and every year to get guys on bears. he just plain busts his butt.

Maybe this year, maybe not... but bear camp at TSI is a blast.

Congrats to all the hunters as let's see what's to come!

From: Mcadam
05-Jun-17
Mgmickey thanks congrats again

From: Mcadam
05-Jun-17
Mgmickey thanks congrats again

From: Buffalo1
05-Jun-17
Has anyone even rough scored this head yet? Hard to believe that measuring devices are not around somewhere.

From: BIG BEAR
05-Jun-17
That skull looks huge but it looks like it needs to have meat cleaned off it to get a rough score... 2 wood blocks and a tape measure all that's needed for a measurement... 21 inches plus for all time B&C.... I'm not sure what the P&Y record is..... It will be interesting to see where it ends up.... 23 inches plus and you start looking at world record stuff. Nonetheless it's HUGE !!!!

From: TSI
05-Jun-17

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Tonight's latest giant

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05-Jun-17

From: jmail20
06-Jun-17
Dave, I really enjoy following your thread but I'm getting a pretty sore neck from turning sideways to see the pictures. When you post a pic a button should show up on the top that says image tools. You can click on that and rotate the picture. I love looking at all the pictures you post. You guys definitely shoot some big ones.

From: TSI
06-Jun-17
I got a tip to turn the phone etc but there is no image tool option from here on my iPhone

From: BIG BEAR
06-Jun-17
Cool !! What's the Province record ?? That skull looks like a pumpkin.....

From: TSI
06-Jun-17

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06-Jun-17

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Last nights big one greens 21 3/16 left skull is 19 7/16

From: willliamtell
06-Jun-17
Not fair! You guys are harvesting black color-phase grizzlies! Seriously though, it's great to see these massive old-timers play out their string and make several hunters very happy.

From: sticksender
06-Jun-17
TSI.....about the image tools.....I know when I'm browsing with an iPhone using Safari browser, I have to rotate the phone sideways to see the "IMAGE TOOLS" button on the picture in question. Same is true for the dates on postings, have to turn the phone sideways to see those. I don't know whether this is a flaw in the web page coding on bowsite, or intentional, but it has been that way since the last big update. Great bears by the way!

From: Buffalo1
06-Jun-17
You are taking some super bears. Congrats

From: TSI
06-Jun-17

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From: Bou'bound
06-Jun-17
Go east young man

From: milnrick
06-Jun-17
Bou

We'll be heading East again in 18 and won't head West again.

Good luck next week

From: elmer@laptop
06-Jun-17
Holy big heads batman! Awesome!

From: SBH
06-Jun-17
da da da deeeyammm!!!!! GIANTS! That is awesome.

From: spike buck
06-Jun-17
Awesome hunt your having!!

From: TSI
17-Jun-17

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17-Jun-17

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17-Jun-17

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From: spike buck
17-Jun-17
Awesome bears, Congrats!!

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17-Jun-17

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From: Bou'bound
18-Jun-17
Dave won't give away his big bear secrets but the pictures give it away. The terrain he hunts them on in nearly vertical and no other hunters can get there. Heck it is almost straight up and down.

From: TSI
19-Jun-17

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Last week and bar is high looking for 50% min big boys.Signs are very good and round two for the boars is under way!

From: Bou'bound
19-Jun-17
If this week starts like last week ended it's going to be a real rodeo out there. Good luck to all.

From: milnrick
19-Jun-17
Dave

Is that the Bear Bite Tree Bait? I know the chew and scratch marks looked great last year, this are more impressive. Hope it goes well.

From: tundrajumper
19-Jun-17

From: TSI
21-Jun-17

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first bear 19 8/16

From: TSI
22-Jun-17

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Another big bruin down

From: Bou'bound
22-Jun-17
still taking them on those steep hillsides!

From: shooter
26-Jun-17
GREAT WEEK AT TSI AGAIN THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO DAVE, I WILL NEVER FORGET THIS HUNT, PRICELESS. EVEN GOT A CHANCE TO MEET SOME NEW ROAD WARRIORS, UNTIL NEXT TIME.

From: Sean D.
26-Jun-17
Thanks again Dave! Ky is now hooked on bear hunting and already talking about next year. He had a blast.

From: Mcadam
27-Jun-17

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Not bow but nice bear I thought I'd share
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Not bow but nice bear I thought I'd share
Great job ky and jay on 2 more awesome p and Y bears. Was a fun week for sure.

From: TSI
27-Jun-17
Thankyou very much to all our 2017 guests and congrats to the many successful hunters.2017 was a stellar year with a few of the biggest skulls ever taken in NB history and a record number of 18 plus inch boars for our camp in a season.TSI would not exist without you and for that reason alone we all are very grateful.Dave Cole Trophy Safaris NB

From: TSI
27-Jun-17

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2017 best bear congrats from TSI contender for new Bow Record and largest bear likely ever taken on film in New Brunswick history.very exciting stuff.

From: TSI
27-Jun-17

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2017 second best bear over 21 inches squared 7ft 6 well over 400lbs on scale!!Congrats from TSI

From: TSI
27-Jun-17
Next up Fall 2017

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