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We were in the San Bernardino National Forest on the first day of hunting season, which had many of the trails busy with local hunters in 4x4s heading deeper in to the woods as they tracked game. On our way down the hill we came across this guy who had a legal bear tag and had tracked this 250-pound Brown Bear on foot for weeks. He downed it earlier in the day and hauled it about three miles out of the woods on a wheeled cart across steep slopes. We found him along the highway trying to load the bear in to the back of his truck. My buddy Melvin hopped out to assist while I snapped a picture.