Epic Brown Hunt With .375H&H Magnum – One and Done!

Footage from the annual Purple Heart Bear Hunt, in Alaska.

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on August 19, 2017

Footage from the annual Purple Heart Bear Hunt, in Alaska.

Back in 2010, Doug Giles joined Wayne Woods in the 4th Annual Purple Heart Hunt in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

It is in memory of his son Shane W. Woods, and invites wounded warriors into the wild, hunting bear.

You get to see photos of the black bear they all dropped before moving into the big show…

It then moves on to the featured footage of when Doug dropped a 10′ Brown Bear at 190 yards


One shot. Right in the heart.

He did a flip, thrashed for a moment, and then dropped.

Does this seem familiar at all?

It should.

Remember the story we ran about James Hetfield, frontman of Metallica?

Some greenie activist got his panties in a bunch over these photos, and (somehow) got Hetfield and Giles confused.

Hetfield’s a great guy and all, but really?

This is Hetfield:

This is Doug Giles:

Here’s another shot:

Would you get them mixed up?

Let us know in the comments.

Check out the interview with Hetfield, here.


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