Hunt/Fish- In Memoriam: Fred Bear Turns 111

Written by Doug Giles on March 6, 2013

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Bowhunting legend Fred Bear would have turned 111 today. The bowmaker and author, who was widely regarded as a leading pioneer for the bowhunting industry, passed away on April 27, 1988 at age 86.

“Go afield with a good attitude,” Bear once said, “with respect for the wildlife you hunt and for the forest and fields in which you walk. Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make you a better person.”

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