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Top-scoring bear from Michigan in 2023 aged at more than 20 years old

J.B. Martin shot the bear, which scored 21-8/16, on Sept. 11, 2023. (Photos provided)

J.B. Martin from Kimball, in St. Clair County, Mich., shot the highest-scoring black bear from 2023 that was entered in state records maintained by Commemorative Bucks of Michigan.

He killed the trophy bruin on Sept. 11 in the U.P.’s Ontonagon County while hunting over bait.

The skull from that bear scored 21-8/16, according to CBM. Bear skulls have to measure a minimum of 18 to qualify for state records.

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