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4C Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Bear and deer within one hour James Wilson This little oak tree "I knew I only had one Sports Reporter was the only tree on the hill shot." moving, and it looked like it . Newton took the shot and was being hit by 80-mile-per- the bear feI1 out of the tree. The hunting gods were hour winds." "I was sitting with my back smiling on Quincy resident As Newton walked closer, against a tree when I made .Jason Newton as he shot both he saw a dark blab up in the the shot," recalled Newton. "I a bear and deer within antree. He kept walking and got heard the bear rolling hour in the woods outside of a clear glance, noting it was a around a bit and assumed he Quincy on Oct. 7. shooter bear. was dying. I started relaxing Newton said he supports By the time Newton made and celebrating in my mind," five children and groceryhis way to the tree, the bear All of a sudden the bear bills often get rather high. To was gone. He attempted topopped out of the bushes 10 Newton, hunting is more listen, but couldn't hear a yards away from Newton and than just a sport; it's a means sound, and assumed the bear started charging toward him. to survival, left. Newton jumped up and he- "Last season I was skunked Newton decided to check agan running away, periodi- and my family was hurtinglittle further up the hill. He cally turning back to take financially through the win- hiked 200 yards up the hill more shots. ter," said Newton. when he saw another oak "The bear got about 10 feet Newton started the day ofswaying back and forth. As out and then collapsed dead," hunting by driving out to one Newton approached the tree, said Newton. "Though I don't of his favorite spots andhe saw the bear pop up in the think I hit it with any of my walking around. After an tree. other shots." hour of walking without see- "Almost immediately the Immediately after the bear ing any game, Newton decid- bear ducked down and my went down, one of Plumas ed to drive to a new spot. visibility was lillillili~l,' al(1 (5OUlltyS game wardens While driving there, New-Newton. walked up to Newton. The ton saw an oak tree about 80 Newton rotated around thegame warden was able to in- yards up the hill that was tree to get a better shot. spect and validate the bear swaying back and forth. He suddenly found himselfon site, saving Newton a trip "I stopped the truck and in a clearing and had full vis- to the California Fish and looked up the hill and was ibility of the bear. Game Department. Jason Newton victoriously holds up the deer and bear he shot within an hour of each other Oct. 7. Newton had the good luck of coming across the game in one hunting trip. Photo submitted After the warden left, New- hill.: He made it about 20 meat for his family. ton loaded up his bear and yards when a buck bolted out "On the drive back I started to make his way right in front of him andjust kept thinking about down the road. He drove stopped, how I've spent so many about 300 yards whefi he Newton sprang to action hours walking around in the spotted a deer leg jumping and shot the buck, which woods without seeing a behind a tree about 100 yards dropped on site. thing," said Newton, "and up the hill. In just one hour and within then have this happen. Some- Newton got out of his truck 300 yards, Newton filled two one handed my family a gift. and started hiking ffp the tags and now has plenty of That's how I felt." SEWING & VACUUM Sewing Machine & Vacuum Cleaner Repair ADVERTISING Cleopatra (seated), and Abigale (on sewing table). We're celebrating our 35th Anniversary in business with 14 years in Quincy. 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