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During deer season in November 1963, 16 year old Linda Lunsman of Danbury, shot a 7 foot, 3/4 inch black bear with a dressed out weight of 635 pounds. Because the bear was head shot, it could not be measured for Boone and Crockett records.
Milwaukee Sentinel November 26, 1963 article
Minneapolis Morning Tribune November 26, 1963 article (JPG)
The Milwaukee Journal September 23, 1969
Linda Lunsman with the bear she shot in November 1963
Linda Lunsman with the full body mount of the bear she shot in November 1963