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Discuss Tim's Polar Bear Hunt part 2
OK that will keep us all up to date faster with a new thread. JJ
Come on BPM!!
Good luck, Robb
Good Luck Tim. I think luck is on your side this time
Awesome!...good luck Tim!
Didn't see from before, did he get a return trip offered by the same outfitter?
This is great to follow, look forward to all the details. Good luck on round 2!
Yes the outfitter offered Tim a pretty good return deal, so he jumped at it. He basically came home for 5 days and turned around and went right back.
Good luck! Thanks again for taking us along on the adventure!
Great job Tim!! Way to stick with it
Wohooooooooo! Just listened to the most recent sat phone update! Congrats Tim on a great bear and adventure! Way to stick with it and persevere! Look forward to all the details!
Congrats on a super bear Tim! What a hunt! JJ
Awesome!! Can't wait for pictures.
YESSSSSS! He closed the deal! Congrats Tim!
way to go Tim, congratulations! You earned it.
The "pressure" is now off, my friend. Congratulations on your bear! Looking forward to the photos...
Enjoy your last few days with the Inuits of the arctic, as you may never be back there again. Take enough photos to last a lifetime....as they just may have to do that!!
Excellent Tim!!!! Congrats buddy and cant wait for pics!
What a emotional ride for you Tim, looking forward to the photos!
Wow BPM outstanding! Your voice exudes gratitude and that is real nice to hear. All the best in your return trip home.
Great job! I can hear a lot of conflict in your voice. Happiness, relief and maybe just a little sorrow that it is over, even a little anger that it will have to stay north of the border. Anyway, congratulations!
Simply amazing, I am not sure if I could handle those swings of emotion. A week ago coming home from one of the most expensive hunts out there knowing some things didnt work out the way you had planned then a week later you are standing over the trophy of a lifetime. Outstanding, great job and many congrats Tim. I am so happy for you.
Cant wait to see the pictures!
All I can say Tim is awesome job. Can't wait to see the photos and read the write up.
Excellent! An amazing story or persistence and determination. Now about that "albino black bear" you want to import....Just a thought.
congratulations that is so well deserved! the pictures will be awesome. nice work tim.
Very Cool! I like Tim's perspective on things. He gets it!
Congratulations! What a difference a couple weeks and change of weather can make. Enjoy the whole experience, this is probably the only chance you will have to get in on a whale hunt. Can't wait to see the pictures, thanks for taking us along!
Congrats Tim! We await the pics! Mike
Very nice Tim! Can't wait to hear the stories and see the pics....CONGRATS!
OUTSTANDING! Congratulations Tim, way to persevere.
COngrats BPM!!!!!! Your persistence is beyond compare!!!!
SO what grain broadhead do they recommend for WHALE???!!! ;-)
Owl, that's funny, I was thinking he same thing! HA!
Congrats. As others have said you could hear it in your voice the changing of emotions over the whole experience. Enjoy the rest of your time in the arctic and cant wait to see the pictures.
Wow!...congrats Tim. What an accomplishment. Way to stick it out and keep positive.
Congrats! Happy for you. You definitely earned it!!
Congrats Tim! So glad you stuck with it and made this opportunity happen!
Great job and thanks (again) for takin' us along. funny, sitting here it all seemed to go so fast and easy this time..... LOL!
sucks that you can't bring him home. hopefully that can be fixed in the future. whoever you give him to, make sure they understand it's temporary custody.... =D
Tim, Way to go!!! You stuck with it and now look. Awesome job and keep your bear in a freezer up there, they will be a time you'll be able to get him home. D-
Congrats Tim. What a journey!
Right on! Happy for you Tim!
Very happp for you Tim......thanx for taking us along on it!!!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats Tim!! Thanks for all the updates, sounds like a fantastic adventure!
Amazing, simply amazing. Tim you are one amazing hunter. Congrats!
Congrat's BPM A well deserved trophy!
I would rather be discussing Tm & Kelly Ohio hunt but he went crawfish on me!!!!! LOL Just kidding enjoying busting your chops,,,,,,Tim I hope you bust a world record
A great, memorable day and experience for you. Congrats
Congratulations. Can't wait to see the pictures.
Congratulations. You deserve it!
Awsome!!! Congrats Man! That's a hunt of a lifetime! I'm hopeful that the Polar bear import regs will change soon. Congrats again!
Awesome hunt Tim. Just got back from putting out baits here and this was the first thing I checked. Didn't expect it to be over so quick. Now what do I have to look for each evening. congrats. Can't wait to see the pictures.
Congrats Tim was fun to follow your hunt daily! Cant wait to see the pictures. safe travels home.
Good luck, Robb
Awesome job Tim! So happy for you that you were able to close the deal! Looking forward to the pics! Congrats!
Congratulations Tim. You are the picture of determination. Not many would turn around, Go back in less than a week and make the best of the opportunity you had. Hopefully the Govt. will see how foolish this is and change the regs someday. Even if they don't you had the opportunity of of a lifetime.
BPM, you are the man! I will admit, I got a little teary eyed, I could hear the emotion in your voice. What an awesome accomplishment!
Absolutely awesome Tim!!! Thanks for sharing your hunt with us. Can't wait to see the pictures!
Congratulations BPM!! Looking forward to the pics.
Heck ;you hardly got into the third quarter. Way to go Tim, I am anxious to see your photos. It's amazing how fast things can turn around if one stays with it! I am sure we are all proud of you for your tenacity and excellent shot.
I am glad you had a great bow hunt. BB
Congrats Tim!!! Job well done. The arctic is a special place for sure.
Tim, Huge smiles for the TN mountains. I am very happy for you and thanks for sharing the hunt. Awesome. Alan
What is done with the hide. Just leave with taxiidermist so maybe one day it can be brought back?
Bou--Yes, it can be left with a taxidermist there, left with a friend there, it can be sold there and recover some of your expenses or wait it out for laws to change-- BPM is trying to arrange a new flight schedule to return home--so far that's not going very well--nothing definite yet--he may just have to buy someones ticket at the airport if he wants to get home early--????
I bet the story about the difficulty in returning home is a just cover up for the fact he has a contracted a severe case of HSAD.
better know as Hide Separation Anxiety Disorder.
it is fairly common amoung successful polar bear hunters but only seems to afflict those who are US residents.
Tim, Thanks for sharing your adventure(s) up North. Congratulations on your bear. Hopefully someday you can get him to south LA. Good luck changing your flights!
BPM: Love it when dreams are realized. Congrats! C
Congrats on a job well done!
Man, I couldn;t imagine having to fly home after a successful once(or twice in this case ;-)in a lifetime hunt withOUT your trophy!!!!!!!!!! :(
Congrats BPM and thank you for taking us along. One of these days I hope you get that beast home.
Congratulations - Cant wait to see the pictures!
Way to stick to it!
Wonderful news Tim, persistence pays off again. Congrats
Congrats Tim!! Way to get it done!
CONGRATULATIONS Tim!!! Way to stick with it and get it done! Can't wait to see the pics and read more.
Congrats to a hard earned trophy!
If only it was the Mexican border..... I used to know a couple guys that could have had it in Ba Ton Rouge by next week.......
Congratulations ! Pictures please !!
In Houston airport, back tonight! Post some pics tonight! Thanks for all the GREAT comments and support!!