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Old 10-26-2011, 09:59 PM   #1
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Was watching something on vs. about hunting in wy or montana and they took out a grizzly. Was wondering if people eat bear?

I don't hunt, just target shoot. Not against it, but just feel you should be doing it not for sport. Not saying I am right, just my opinion. Understand deer, turkey, etc. But I have never seen anyone in my area serve bear. So was wondering if I just haven't been exposed to it. I figure a grizzly has a few hundred lbs of meat on it, it would feed lots for a long time...

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Yes, some people eat bear. I haven't had the chance to try any, but would like to. It's not very common.

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Was watching something on vs. about hunting in wy or montana and they took out a grizzly. Was wondering if people eat bear?

I don't hunt, just target shoot. Not against it, but just feel you should be doing it not for sport. Not saying I am right, just my opinion. Understand deer, turkey, etc. But I have never seen anyone in my area serve bear. So was wondering if I just haven't been exposed to it. I figure a grizzly has a few hundred lbs of meat on it, it would feed lots for a long time...
yes we do and its damn tasty, by itself bear is very lean and you need to add fat (pork) to it but yes it is very tasty. my inlaws have a yearly hunt and put on a bear burger cook-out.
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Make sure it is thoroughly cooked. Use the same temperature guide lines as pork. Bear meat can be infected with Trichina same as pork especially wild pig.

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My friends dad many years ago mixed about 50 % bear with 50% pig and made breakfast sausage. Best sausage I remember eating.

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My friends dad many years ago mixed about 50 % bear with 50% pig and made breakfast sausage. Best sausage I remember eating.
Manbearpig sausage huh? Sounds like a conspiracy.
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my uncle and aunt both have shot a black bear. i was young but remember liking the meat. cant really describe the taste tho

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Manbearpig sausage huh? Sounds like a conspiracy.
Only if it was 50% bear, 50% pig, 50% man.
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Black bear stew in heavy gravy.......mmmmmmmmm....and if no one told you it was bear, you'd swear it was an outstanding pot roast!

It's that good! I bet orangello would love it!!!

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Yes, exactly, just like pot roast but it has to be cooked right.

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