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Crookston hunter takes new Minnesota bear record with muzzleloader

Ben Genereux, from Crookston, Minn., shot a 463-pound live weight bear in Polk County on Sept. 3, 2022. The bear has been recorded and confirmed as the Minnesota state bear record for muzzleloader. (Photo courtesy of Ben Genereux)
Ben Genereux never misses a goose hunt. Even if the day before this goose hunt keeps him up into the early-morning hours due to a bear hunt he’ll never forget.  On Sept. 3, 2022, Genereux killed the new Minnesota state record bear with a muzzleloader after shooting a 463-pound live weight bear in Polk County. The skull scored 21 9/16.
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