Un-bear-lievable! Pennsylvania hunter bags 600-pound black beast - one of the biggest killed during the state's hunting season

  • Bo Bowser, 25, killed one of the biggest bears during PA's hunting season ?
  • The seven-foot-tall bear weighed 600 pounds; the largest killed weighed 700lbs?
  • To get the bear home, Bowser said they floated it across a creek to their ATV

A Pennsylvania hunter killed a 600-pound black bear - one of the biggest bagged during the state's hunting season.

Bo Bowser, 25, who has been trying to kill a bear for 13 years, explained that the bear was 'down by a creek' when he snuck up on him.

'I would have taken a small one for my first one, but I can't complain about a 600-pounder,' Bowser told CBS Pittsburgh.?

Bo Bowser(left), 25, bagged one of the biggest bears killed during Pennsylvania's hunting season

Bo Bowser(left), 25, bagged one of the biggest bears killed during Pennsylvania's hunting season

Photos of the seven-foot-tall male black bear show it on its stomach as Bowser poses next to it
The bear weighed 600 pounds

Photos of the seven-foot-tall male black bear show it on its stomach as Bowser (left and right) poses next to it

Photos of the seven-foot-tall male black bear show it on its stomach as Bowser poses next to it.?

Bowser said it took four shots to take the bear down.'If we had shot him anywhere deep in the woods, we wouldn't have been able to get him out,' Bowser told the station.?

In order to get the bear home, Bowser said they floated the animal across the creek to the ATV and called his dad to help.??

Bowser said it took about 45 minutes for five men to drag it 15 yards.?

He said he gave the meat to some of his friends, but he's still contemplating about whether or not to get the bear mounted.?

The bear is currently at a taxidermist. If Bowser got it mounted, it could potentially cost around $3,000. ?

According to the Game Commission, the biggest bear killed this hunting season came out of Venango County at 700 pounds.

Bowser (pictured), who has been trying to kill a bear for 13 years, explained that the bear was 'down by a creek' when he snuck up on him
Bowser pictured after killing a buck

Bowser (left), who has been trying to kill a bear for 13 years, explained that the bear was 'down by a creek' when he snuck up on him. It took four shots to take the bear down. He's pictured right after killing a buck?

Bowser said it took about 45 minutes for five men to drag the bear 15 yards. He said he gave the meat to some of his friends, but he's still contemplating about whether or not to get the bear (pictured) mounted

Bowser said it took about 45 minutes for five men to drag the bear 15 yards. He said he gave the meat to some of his friends, but he's still contemplating about whether or not to get the bear (pictured) mounted

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