Bear Chairs For New Jersey Hunters

Just yesterday I talked about the Grizzly Bear Chair which California hunter and trapper Seth Kinman presented to president Andrew Johnson back in 1865.. then today I see this:

TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey will hold its first bear hunt in five years this December to thin a growing black bear population that wildlife biologists say is increasingly coming into contact with suburban New Yorkers.

Wildlife officials will issue as many as 10,000 hunting permits, anticipating a kill of 500 to 750 black bears out of an estimated population of 3,400. A similar hunt in 2005 killed 297 black bears, down from 328 killed during a hunt in 2003.

Full Story – HERE

I know a good idea for an episode of Jersey Shore when I see one. Can you imagine arming all of them with rifles and telling them “Go shoot some bears”?

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El Duderino July 23, 2010 at 02:50 pm

Hmm an AR in .450 Bushmaster w/ hot pink handguard, pistol grip, and stock. Stock has a compartment for mascara and spray tan bottle.

Fuhgeddaboudit!

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Hawk July 25, 2010 at 12:07 am

Two words: Natural Selection.

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