State record black bear tagged by Iraq War veteran, Matt Knox

699 lb black bear was harvested near Greenville, Maine on Sept 7

Bear Hunting Magazine
Image from Bangor Daily News

The states black bear record was broken last month by Matt Knox or North Carolina. The U.S. veteran had promised his guides at Grand Slam Guide Service he would tag the first bruin he saw, and he did. The bear just happened to be the state record holder!

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