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St. Paul Bar Roasting Bear For Packers-Bears Game

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A sports bar owner in St. Paul is showing his support for the Green Bay Packers in this weekend’s game against the Chicago Bears in a very literal way — by roasting a bear.

Blake Montpetit, the co-owner of Tiffany Sports Lounge in St. Paul, says he plans to cook a 180-pound black bear in a pig-roaster over hickory and charcoal on Sunday. He says his cousin shot it in northern Wisconsin during bear hunting season, which runs in September and October, and then froze it.

Montpetit says he planned to serve the meat to customers, but the state health department rejected the plan because the meat is unprocessed. Instead, customers can take photos with the roasting bear.

After the game, the meat will go to his cousin’s party in Somerset, Wis.

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    1. divinem says:

      Should be renamed Green Bay PIGS.Absolutely disgusting!

      1. Marcia Brian Siehr says:

        It’s organic and free range; deal with it! Hunters that eat their kill should be respected, especially when they share with fortunte Packers fans!

      2. p johnson says:

        Eating wild game is healthy and the correct thing to do. Get over yourself. G-men mind your own business. PETA People Eating Tasty Animals

      3. Rob says:

        Not sure why this is Green Bay’s fault?

      4. RightUnite says:

        Do you eat meat?? Any king of meat?? You do? Then STFU.

      5. Sarah Chang says:

        Black bear is delicious! I hunt my limit every year!

      6. Billy Clinton says:

        Ok Marko,
        slowly put down the crack pipe and get back in your Pinto. Your wife Dennis is waiting at home with the kids!

    2. PeopleEatingTastyAnimals says:

      Gross? Not at all, excepting that “gross” describes the level of ignorance of you all who object. Bear meat is delicious. There are plenty of them out there to harvest. There is nothing wrong with hunting them and serving them up as food – excellent food, BTW.

      If you all want to get worked up about something get upset about chitterlings. If any of you whiners were to have them it would probably be classified as cannibalism.

      1. Darrell says:

        Bear has been a delicacy for years in Minnesota. A bar in New Ulm, Minnesota back in the 60’s would serve bear to their patrons each year as a thank you for your business. Bear is actually quite tasty! You might want to try some before anyone condemns it as bad! This is the problem with a great deal of American citizens today….they want to express their ‘opinion’ in most cases without ever either checking out what someone else is saying about the subject or they are generally just too lazy to expend the energy to check out some facts before making an “opinion” or making a decision about a subjectj.

      2. John LeVasseur says:

        Bear meat is a delicacy? I guess there are those who can get out of toilet.
        Morons!!

      3. Marko says:

        Ok, BillyBob, slowly put down the Copenhagen can and get back in your Pick’em Up truck. Your cousin is waiting at home with the kids!

      4. blackHat says:

        Agreed! If more people hunted their own meat, factory farming wouldn’t exist, and nor would its environmentally disastrous effects. If people want to point to something disgusting, there they have it.

        Also, where i’m from in California, there’s been an unsettling increase in the number of bears making their way into human-inhabited areas to forage through trash. Many bears are becoming too reliant upon human food, and unable to survive in the wild. Often these encounters with humans wind up with the bear being killed by authorities. i posit that hunting would go a long way toward re-instilling bears’ fear of humans, and that’s a good thing–for the bears.

      5. Beez says:

        It’s not as good as kangaroo meat, however…yummy!

      6. Crackles McFarly says:

        IF the only criteria is ‘the good vs bad taste of the meat’ then what are the written accounts of human meat? I’d say if it ‘tastes good’ then we should serve it, right?

      7. dphilips says:

        Harvest? Just a politically correct word for MURDER!

      8. Robert Frost says:

        DPHILLIPS–hunting and eating bear is not murder. Abortion is, something your mom and dad should have done long ago.

      9. PeopleEatingTastyAnimals says:

        LOL – When I wrote:

        “If you all want to get worked up about something get upset about chitterlings. If any of you whiners were to have them it would probably be classified as cannibalism.”

        I had NO idea how readily it would prove to be true. Have a look at the posts from:

        John LeVasseline – there is help for dyslexia, John!
        Marko – hurry home Marko your husband is waiting.
        Crackles McFairy – head for the clue store, crackles – take money.
        d-head-philips – actually thinks hunting and killing an animal is MURDER! No quips needed here – that statement stands laughably on its own.

        I rest my case.

        Thanks so much for the laugh. I would call you chitterlings, but truthfully, you are a bit lower than that.

    3. Ylem says:

      I grew up on a farm where what we ate what we raised, like chicken, beef and pork. I respect and love animals because I helped to raise and care for them. We didn’t waste food, like I see so many people do today who buy their food in a supermarket. Most hunters I know do not kill an animal to get a trophy. They use the meat to feed their family. The same people who hate guns also hate hunters because they don’t understand — they have a political agenda.

      1. Rick A Hyatt says:

        They believe in “Worldwide Communism.” That is to say, if you give ALL your money to them, then there will be “World Peace! Free Love! Lots of drugs.”
        Me, I’ll keep shooting the wildlife.

    4. Really? says:

      It’s as bad as eating roast fudge packer! All packer men are named Tiffany!!

    5. Ray Shulley says:

      as i under stand it dog is a fine meal also and great patriot at valley forge etc survived on it

  1. insignificant says:

    actually,roast bear is most dilicious! upsetting to the stomach,though,is a state health department not allowing them to serve up some healthy wild game…apparently they would rather you eat chemicle laiden processed junk meat…Gov. wants to control everything,eh?

    1. SmartyPants says:

      I hear ya. They worry about bear, but our beef still has e-coli and the possibility of BSE (mad cow).

      1. kingdoms says:

        Actually the chance of ‘mad cow’ disease fromm cattle in the USA is very very small. I spent 30 years in livestock feed manufactury and I know what goes into a cow pretty well. The reason the USA feed manufacturers are not allowed to put “Meat and Bone Meal ” or another product called ‘tankage’ into ruminant animal feed is that these two products could have ‘brain/spinal cord’ parts ground up and cooked with the feed product WHICH could possibly contain the entity that can cause ‘mad cow disease’. Great Britain has a great deal of sheep and they allowed ‘meat and bone meal’ produced somewhat from rendering sheep that got it started in Europe. Sheep/Deer, etc. are carriers of the ‘mad cow disease’ harmful entity.
        Just to enlighten bloggers on here regarding ‘bear’ and other problems with meat in this USA.

    2. dphilips says:

      Spelling really shows your intelligence!

      1. Archie says:

        Actually, that’s not true. There are many very intelligent people who are terrible at spelling, but you would know that if you were intelligent.

  2. Katie says:

    Gross again, AMEN! GOOOOO BEARS!!! iI was actually undecided before this; thank you for giving me an awesome team to root for today!

    1. Joe says:

      HA HA haha haha ha haha Go Pack!

    2. Earl says:

      Blow me katie. Bears suck!

      1. Rick A Hyatt says:

        Yes, they will, but please watch for the teeth…You could lose something there, small as it might be…

  3. Free Range, All natural! says:

    If you were to call it organic or “free range”, people might think it is a good idea and even open up to the idea of trying it. Marissa… enjoy your vegan diet or enjoy diging into the artificial hormones and antibiotics!

  4. Shane G says:

    So you shoot a Bear from Wisconsin, home of the Green Bay Packers? Aren’t you suppose to shoot Bears from Illinois? You are contradicting your purpose/statement.

    1. 30ptbuck says:

      Heck no You should shoot a bear in Wisconsin they shouldn’t be here in the first place

      1. Skeezer says:

        Are you serious ?? No bears in WI ?? You must be one of those people who condemn animals pooping in the woods because of the bacteria…

      2. Beez says:

        Skeezer has apparently missed the whole “football – Bears” connection.

  5. SmartyPants says:

    You can’t live without the 4 B’s (bear, buffalo, beef, and beer) I’ve ate bear, buffalo, and beef… and it’s all good with a little pepper! Gross you say? Have you folks even tried it?

  6. Barb says:

    the owners of this place are sick! ‘have ur picture with the roasting bear’, how stupid1

  7. revert says:

    That’s bummer people can’t taste it, NSF kitchen laws I guess. I bet it’s going to be awesome though. To all those who are saying “Gross”, keep eating your factory processed foods that will one day give you cancer and diabetes.

  8. Bear Lover says:

    Well, I would NEVER GO TO THIS BAR AGAIN!

    1. Mary says:

      I doubt they will miss you

    2. Bear MEAT lover says:

      Good. Then we won’t have to listen to your whiny arse.

  9. WI Animal Lover says:

    A bear was killed, then roasted…and now the meat can not be used.

    What a waste of a life! Shame on the so-called hunter, the bar owner and all the fools who want their photos taken with the body.

    A true hunter would never allowed an animal’s life to be taken for nothing. It’s a shame that this bear had to give it’s life to entertain ignorant humans.

    Shameful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. Jim Vertein says:

      Try reading the article again, the meat is being cooked then carved up and sent back to his brothers for a party, its not being wasted, talk about ignorance, its those like you that havent learned to read without pictures

    2. Vic the Texan says:

      WI Animal Lover,I believe you did NOT read the whole article.
      The meat will be consumed.That bear was not killed this week and roasted to “entertain” anybody.Food chain fool.Roll with it.

      1. mikie says:

        must be a liberal, doesn’t like facts. Wish I was at the party … Da Bear

    3. Sarah Chang says:

      You haven’t heard of vermin hunting have you? We shoot
      hundreds of coyotes every year for attacking our farm animals.
      The County even pays us a bounty for every coyote we shoot.

      1. Rick A Hyatt says:

        I’m so curious. Why doesn’t New York issue licences for the hunting of rats and vermin in the city? They do that in Red China, and it’s been proved so successful. Not only does it cut down on the numbers of vermin, and proivide LOTS of protein, but it increases the intellectual level of many voters.
        Is THAT why they prohibit such a practice, lest the people get wise and wiley?
        You ARE what you eat, you know, as can be seen from the CHICOM practice of the eating of monkey brains.

    4. PACkMan says:

      What would make you comment on a story you didn’t read…. and then call other people ignorant? It sounds to me like the pot and kettle are having a conversation, and the kettle is calling you an idiot.

    5. Flashman says:

      WI Animal Lover:

      did you not read the entire article? the meat is going to a private party after the game. the hunter WAS intending on eating his kill (or sharing it with others to eat). please READ the article before you comment.

    6. Brendan says:

      Apparently you didn’t read the whole article. While the meat could not be served at the bar, the meat did not go to waiste. It went to a private party afterwords

    7. Rick A Hyatt says:

      Uh, yeah, go get your groceries at CHICOM WALMART, while it still exists. Then you can stand in line for your ration cards when “Red Dawn” happens.
      Hope you don’t have to stand in line for the short-range pistol shooting contest, when that comes before the dumping ground.
      Then, again… Well, some of us have to go first.
      May it be you, then.

    8. adice says:

      It gave it’s life to be eaten. The govt wasted it

  10. Pennie says:

    I have had bear jerky and it was very, very good. I have to admit, at first I was a little skiddish at knowing it was bear. I will echo what others have posted before, don’t knock it before you try it.

  11. WI Animal Lover says:

    Shame on WCCO for promoting this hideous event.

    1. Keith says:

      Shame on you for being ignorant.

    2. insignificant says:

      hideous event is when wcco showed that pic of elton john ,his guy spouse and the poor little baby they just adopted …thats hideous,man!

    3. Rick A Hyatt says:

      Wait until 2012, and what NASA is calling a “Solar Storm,” i.e. you ain’t going to go to WALMART, any more. And, as a Liberal, you can’t hunt, nor fish, or fend for yourself at all.
      You will probably end up as “Soylent Green.”

  12. Pennie says:

    WI animal lover, the meat is not going to waste, if you would have read the article the meat is going back to his cousins house for a party. Roasting a bear is just like roasting a pig. I am appalled that you were so quick to judge this hunter and his ethics when you clearly didn’t understand what you read.

  13. Larry Killen says:

    Trust me, if the bear had killed the hunter, he would have eaten that stack of human protein without the least reservation.

    1. Rick A Hyatt says:

      Was his reservation at Motel 6, or the Intercontinental?
      Just joking.

  14. Jim Vertein says:

    What serve food? whats so disgusting about it? the food, or that you are seeing being roasted over a spit? we do this at work every summer with a pig. Having it this way is a lot healthier than the packaged stuff you get in the store

  15. Pit Boss says:

    Oooooo, ish, that’s gross, I’d never eat that, I’m never going to that bar,blah, blah, blah. Grow up you limp wristed weenies. You’d have eaten it had no one told you what it was. That’s if big bad government hadn’t stepped in and stopped them. Way to keep us safe.

    1. Rick A Hyatt says:

      There’s a roast carrot eatery down on Q street you should check out. They put LOTS of garlic butter on their sticks and you can consume them endlessly.
      No bear meat, I promise you.
      Contact me if you want a personal recipit.

  16. The General Consensus says:

    WI Animnal lover, thank God for your thought provoking genius because what would the rest of us do otherwise? I hope you felt like a real hero after chiming in with your blind ignornace, only to realizwe what an idiot you are. Go eat a carrot.

  17. Gina says:

    This will cause a Karma effect, and the Bears will win now, what a dumb ass…I wanted Green Packers to win, but there is no way in hell it will happen now.

    1. kiel says:

      check the score.

    2. K-U J-Bird says:

      More likely Chicago lost due to Obama’s endorsement. It is a curse having him as a fan.

      1. Jimmy says:

        I actually believe patriotic karma stepped in and beat the Bears because of Chicago’s obnxious and rude disrespect during the National Anthem.

        That, and they are/were WAY over-rated.

    3. Sarah Chang says:

      Gina, put the crack pipe down.

  18. NYMike says:

    Humans use fire and eat animals, you whiners are ridiculous.

  19. chukgo says:

    This bear was raised near the Dells… It was fed tourists and Kids at the waterslide, its probab;y pretty tastee… not like the bears that eat just acorns.

  20. JJ says:

    Packers win. So much for Karma.

  21. Olrik says:

    Almost looks like long-pig…

    1. 30ptbuck says:

      I don’t think it looks like a human at all

  22. Tom says:

    what a dumb ass and that girl or what ever it is yuck I have seen better on a pig ranch

    1. Zarch says:

      I`m sure you`ve seen your share of farmanimals.

  23. Bearsrmean says:

    All the real guys love it, all the girls hate it. Nuff said.

  24. slobo says:

    Did you see the NFC Trophy? It looked like a chrome Jock Strap!

  25. Sharon Bowers says:

    Disgusting.

    1. KillItAndGrillIt says:

      Yes, your wussiness is truely disgusting!!!!

    1. slobo says:

      Got the “hicks”? Try putting a paper bag over your head and burping…

    2. Sarah Chang says:

      So you are a bigot.

      1. slobo says:

        Hhow do you figure that slant eyes?

  26. Chicago Al says:

    Minnesotans roasting a bear??? Shouldn’t they be roasting one of those sorry Vikings? Oh yes, they were roasted long ago. I am a Bear fan first but secondly a Packer backer. Congrats to the Pack. Go all the way!
    But, remember, without old man Halas and the Bears, there would be no Green Bay Packers. Halas had to go up to Green Bay to keep an NFL franchise there when the Packers organization sought greener pastures elsewhere.

  27. adm454 says:

    I wish I was there for the feast! It must have been heaven with every bite! I belong to P.E.T.A. (People Eating Tasty Animals).

  28. John LeVasseur says:

    Stupid.

  29. Pate says:

    That’s tacky! And the Highland Village has to continue to suffer the misfortune of being home to Tiffany’s.Go away.

  30. Captain Wizard says:

    Bear is good but nothing beats a couple baby loons.

  31. Sister Honky Tonk says:

    When bears see Sarah (blessed be her name) Palin coming, they gut and skin themselves.

    1. Buggs says:

      You da bestest Sis!

  32. Sean in Illinois says:

    I guess they could have roasted a pig, which was raised for the single purpose of being murdered and eaten, most likely having lived a life confined to a small area while being injected with Lord knows what.

    I couldn’t kill the bear or an animal, but I hold no malice toward those who hunt. Can you imagine how many people would be hurt if there was no deer season?

    That cooked bear actually got to live a life in his environment as nature intended – unlike the chicken, beef or pork YOU have eaten.

    1. insignificant says:

      @sean in illinois,,,yepperoo…more nears need to be harvested in Wisconsin than in earlier years too,as there are getting to be too many of them,and don’t be surprised in the coming years to see them down there in Illinois,as their range is expanding into southern Wisconsin…and a bear prepared like one would a pig,is tastes just like tender beef…very good

  33. Jack Lanahan says:

    It’s just a little barbaric. I get it, I think but that carcass looked like it had a charred head on it. It seems like people would be more up in arms if it were a Dolphin or Tiger or Bronco.
    This ass-clown wasn’t exercising anyone’s rights as a sportsman, he was mutilating an animal carcass for sensationalism and publicity.

    1. Sean in Illinois says:

      Yo, friend, every time you eat meat you are eating a mutilated animal carcass! Where the hell do you think you get your hamburgers, pork chops. chicken or bacon? Hell, if you eat eggs, those poor chickens live in an environment much worse than that bear.

      Go vegetarian if you are sad about these barbaric practices. Are you vegetarian? Didn’t think so.

      1. Squeaker says:

        It is all uncle George Montpetit`s fault.

  34. Chicago Al says:

    I’m sure that in real life these fine folk aren’t the classless, ignorant bumpkins with all the intellectual sophistication of a stalk of celery that they appear to be in this pic. lol. WI wildlife does taste good.😉

  35. King Carnivore! says:

    Bears and pigs are actually in the same family. When skinned they look remarkably similar. I would like to make a pig/bear/deer/beef sandwich and smother it in gravy and eat it!!!

    1. Willie says:

      Southpark episode, I think it was man/bear/pig ?

  36. Aunt Bee says:

    What is a Packer and how do you roast one?

    Or is it a dessert served with fudge?

    http://911essentialsw.com

    1. Uncle Bat says:

      you had a typo there Grandma ..

      http://911essentials.com

    2. 30ptbuck says:

      Yes it is packed with Fudge
      Viking backers love it especially in 4 Superbowls and numerous NFC championship games
      And look they are saying please sir may I have another after they got it 2 times this year
      Are you going to miss BRENT?

  37. TYRONE says:

    THE HALF-WIT PHONY LIBS WHO COMPLAIN ABOUT THIS ARE HOME EATING BABY BACK RIBS AND STEAKS ON THE GRILLE WHAT A BUNCH OF SNIVELING HYPOCRITICAL LOSERS

  38. cyberdog says:

    As a Packers fan I salute the bar owners for their offering of roasted bear meat. After the Vikings move to California we might even allow you to become honorary Packer fans…or NOT.

  39. Wildlife photographer says:

    Sickening, to kill that beautiful wild animal over a sporting event. I’ll never go to this establishment–how barbaric!

    1. Jeff says:

      Are you intellectually challenged? The bear was shot in season and frozen. I think that perhaps you need a plexiglass bellybutton so that with your head so far up your a$$ you will at least have a porthole to see out of.

    2. 30ptbuck says:

      Moron it was taken legally during a sanctioned season.
      If God wouldn’t want us to eat animals he wouldn’t have made them out of meat

  40. kimotee says:

    C’mon you folks. Are all you anti-bear meat eatin’ people vegetarians? My guess is most of you don’t know where your food comes from except when it is in a cello pack at the supermarket. We need more hunters in the U.S., not fewer. The deer population in many areas is out of control, as are pigs in parts of the southeast and southwest. Problem is, fewer people hunt today than ever, although more own guns. Go figure!

  41. Ahimsa says:

    This is disgusting and cruel. And yes, I am a vegetarian.

    1. 30ptbuck says:

      Carrot juice constitutes murder !!!!!!!
      Everything kills to survive you hypocrite

  42. Jeff says:

    Bear meat tastes great!! To those of you who rely on genetically altered “meat” or tofu….. get over your indignation. If it was prepared and served to you without your knowledge of what it was, you would wonder what exotic seasoning someone was using.

  43. Barbara Burghardt says:

    Football fans should stick to watching the game, not killing an innocent animal.!!!!!!!
    green bay packers deserve to lose ,when they play the Pittsburgh Steelers!! The packer fans showed everyone, they were worried about losing to the Chicago Bears, and killing a bear only shows their insecurities! Next game they won’t be so lucky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. insignificant says:

      lol…Barbara,your comment shows YOUR insecurities…and missing a few cards upstairs as well..lol…

  44. 30ptbuck says:

    Yep root for a person who is an alleged rapist but he eats meat what are you going to do

    If you can’t laugh at this I bet you are just a little to friendly to carrots

  45. Sarah says:

    Hey, quit slamming on the vegetarians and girls!

    I’m a girl, and I’m vegetarian because I don’t like the taste of meat. Just a preference, not a political statement.

    As a female vegetarian I have NO problem with people hunting and eating wild game. I have NO problem raising a cow and having it slaughtered to feed my non-veggie family and friends. I raise chickens and help process them for dinner. I like leather shoes.

    Let’s target the real problems in these comments, people who are too squeamish for their own good. Things live, things die (sometimes with a bullet), wasting good meat is not something to be proud of. A bear or a cow, it’s all just meat at the dinner table.

    I hope everyone gets to stuff themselves at the private party.

  46. spatrick says:

    Miinnesotans — is there any other state in the country as goofy and idiotic? “Yaaaa, you betcha, we’re gonna eat a bear dere ’cause we ain’t got no life but hatin’ on da Packers . . . or Bears . . . or whoever ’cause dis is Minnnnasoootaaa and dere ain’t no better place . . . and we’re better dan New York and Cali-forniah ’cause, ya know, we’re like ice fishin’, snow people and da Vikings and dere just like us, tough because our relatives were strong enough to survive the first winter but too stupid to leave in the spring . . .

    1. cosmicwxdude says:

      Hey spatrick, stay out of my town or I’ll sick my bear on you. And by the way….f off!

    2. Jack says:

      You must be a silly cheesehead. Go back to your barnyard friends will ya. it`s the only love you will find.

  47. Teresa Davis says:

    I THINK IT WOULD BE BETTER TO HAVE A NICE SALAD,OR SOME DOLPHIN SAFE TUNA.

    1. mark from mntaxwaste.com says:

      man up

  48. tom s says:

    I live just a few blocks from Tiffs….wish I would have been home today to see the spectacle…..
    I’d try bear.

  49. BuggsMalone says:

    That was the REAL Smoky Bear!

  50. TGC says:

    They are roasting the wrong bear…we know that bear was shot…if it were a Chicago Bear it would have CHOKED to death!

  51. Beez says:

    They should name that roasted bear “Jay Cutler”.

  52. welovetheUSA says:

    Yummmy……

  53. Marko says:

    Tastes like chicken, so I hear.

  54. Jason says:

    Can’t believe that the garbage that McDonald’s sells is considered “safe”, but yet this guy can’t sell wild game at his own restaurant. To quote Stelly Dan, “this life can be very strange”

  55. SKEPTICAL OBSERVER says:

    MUCH ADO ABOUT NOT MUCH!! AFTER ALL THE BEAR HAD A FIGHTIN’ CHANCE – NOT LIKE THOSE POOR VEGETABLES!

  56. dphilips says:

    HILLBLLY RUBES!

  57. steelers says:

    I can’t BEAR this discussion any more !!!

  58. Ryan says:

    This bar is getting some great marketing….awesome idea.

  59. William says:

    Nice to have a deversion but this is idiotic. We as a country are sinking with Socialism, a President who has lied within days out the gate. You enjoy your bear. I continue to shed a few tears as we lose our Lady. Get serious now before it is to late.

  60. vinny says:

    In Chicago they only eat Cubs! If people want to eat bear, they should be allowed to. Of course, if it’s very cold, they might want to put on some clothes! Is this REALLY newsworthy? Come on……..give these people a break! The bear was hunted legally and people do eat what they shoot. I’m sure the complainers were typing their garbage while eating a nice ham sandwich. People have to get a life.

  61. Jake the Snake says:

    Congratulations on the bear roast idea! Not only did it get your business a wealth of publicity, it also brought every kook out from under the woodwork! You guys did nothing wrong……….I’m sure Bears fans wouldn’t hesitate roasting a moose! Good luck Packers and good luck raking in the cash from all your new business! I’m a New Yorker, and a disappointed Giant fan, but I love what you guys did!

  62. meat eater says:

    I like African Lion

  63. Clint Liquor says:

    I like Yogi!

    1. Brad says:

      Ahhhh, another liberal without any balls.

  64. Clint Liquor says:

    Save a tree — Eat at the Y!

  65. Clint Liquor says:

    beevers taste the best!

  66. Mark Stockman says:

    Mmmmm. . . Roast bear. . . Never had it roasted. Had bear stew, bear chili, and a buddy smokes the hams whenever he gets a big bruin. I decided years ago if I couldn’t look my dinner in the eye and pull the trigger, I’d go veggie. That’s ethics.
    I wonder if my Lady Wife will fix some venison sauerbraten tonight?

  67. Katthy says:

    I wish it would have eaten all of you.

    1. Jeff in Wisconsin says:

      That is violent rhetoric and should be banned…… Heh Heh Heh Kathy must be a liberal!

    2. Brad says:

      Another liberal baby who needs to spend some time in the wilderness. She’d probably start feeding the bears, thinking she’s being a good liberal, because she doesn’t really respect them. Then the bears would end up killing Katthy because she’s so stupid.

  68. MNBobster says:

    Bear meet is good. Not disgusting at all. If you don’t like it, don’t eat it.

  69. mark from mntaxwaste.com says:

    there are lots of wimps on this site, man up!

  70. mark from mntaxwaste.com says:

    Maybe to all those who this scares or upsets. Lets take a walk to mamby pamby land and get some self esteem, cry babies

  71. beegee says:

    I’ve had Bear before and it’s good! I wouldn’t say it’s my favorite but it’s good. I figured if it walks the earth it’s worth eating. To those that are freaking out… get over yourselves. You’re not that important. Go choke down another Latte from Starbucks.

  72. Scott says:

    What a great idea! I personally don’t like bear or lion meat (or most any carnivore meat) as I don’t like the taste and I also don’t like eating animals that take so long to mature… But that’s just me. I personally would love to eat and harvest wild Bison and Elk all year long if I could.

    Cheers to People Eating Tasty Animals!!! (PETA)

    1. Jeff in Wisconsin says:

      Black bears are mainly herbivores and are generally put down if they become carnivorous…….. like a grizz. I wonder what they would taste like? I just might have to apply for a permit if they are available.

  73. Dan says:

    Not my thing. But then I’m from Chicagoland and have a prejudice against Wisconsin. Now if Farve and the Vikes had the kind of season they did last year I might be up for a BBQ-bear sandwich.

  74. Dan says:

    mark from mntaxwaste.com AT 8:09AM —

    LOLOL!!!

  75. ken says:

    State Health Department wants the people to eat processed meat full of chemicals & preservatives instead of natural healthy meat. I’m going to Ted’s Montana Grill and have a Buffalo Steak & ponder over this dilemma !

  76. Harpotoo says:

    What makes BEAR so special they can’t be eaten?

    Tastes like chicken any damn way.

    1. Jeff in Wisconsin says:

      Nahhhh! It is a little sweeter than that

  77. nunya says:

    dphilips
    Harvest? Just a politically correct word for MURDER!

    Do you eat chicken? Beef? Pork? Those animals suffer much more than this bear did!

  78. Sarah Chang says:

    Hunting and eating black bear is an American tradition. Pure, delicious protein. Hundreds of black bears are hunted every year, for their meat and their skin
    on Americans’ living room floors.

    Let me guess: You think meat comes from cellophane-wrapped packages in the
    super-market, and that bear cubs pull their blankets up to their chins at night, after mama bear reads them a story. You voted for Barry.

    1. jb80538 says:

      You hit the nail on the head with a “BFH”

      I can’t stand anti hunters. or Obama voters.

  79. woodNfish says:

    Tell the state to go to hell and let your customers have some bear if they want it.

    1. Jeff in Wisconsin says:

      Problems would be that there are lawyers, and when you consider how many activist judges there are……….

  80. Keith says:

    Don’t have many bears in Texas so never had any but not against it. The meat was eaten so not killing just to kill. I personally like a good steak or rack of ribs or a little bbq chicken but exotic game is worth a go. I had moose in Canada and was well like beef. Rabbits however are good as well.

  81. Ylem says:

    Why is it disgusting? People eat snails, monkeys and frogs. Meat is meat.

    I’m guessing you live in the city and have no understanding of country living. What’s disgusting is how you judge others who you do not know.

  82. Stan_DC says:

    Animals were put on this earth to either amuse us or feed us, I guess unless that bear was riding a bike it’s time to pass the A1 sauce.

  83. WISCANSAN says:

    GB’S D LET THE BEARS 3RD STRING QB GET BY 14 POINTS. PATHETIC!!!
    AND THIS SPORTS BAR IS CALLED TIFFANYS, HAHA, FTW.

  84. tom says:

    It is even better to give a big fist to the mouth of the president along with the line “Shut up and do your job! “

  85. Squirrel with Big Nuts says:

    Disgusting people. I hope they get killed by a cougar. I am native American it is sacrilege to eat a bear. I hope they get parasites that eat their brains

    1. Tonto says:

      You are not american. Your people came here from Japan during the ice age.

  86. Mike says:

    The way I see it is if the Black Bears had a chance, they would eat every one of us. So I have no problem with this.

  87. Merlin Caine says:

    Now I want to know if they plan to roast a steelworker before the Super Bowl?

  88. GutShotDog says:

    We love Bear here in Texas, goes great with Spotted Owl and Jalapeno dip.

  89. Toba says:

    Would love to know what Grizzleman thinks of all this….oh wait….he was eaten…..by a grizzle..bahaha…now everyone stfu and lets eat some bear!

  90. Jon789 says:

    Gross!!!!!! Not the roast Bear but that their Packers fans.

  91. JRuley says:

    God on Judgment Day will hold human beings responsible tor the condition of the earth and for what they have done to the animals.

  92. Tenthname says:

    I think it’s the display of the roasted bear that is so disrespectful. I eat meat, however I would never have my picture taken next to something over a spit like they allowed them to do at the bar. There must be a better way to get the name of the bar out than this. I hope he really did take the meat to this “party” afterwards, as using this bear for publicity and then not eating it would be even more disgusting than the photos themselves.

    1. steve says:

      so what about hog roasts in Hawaii where everyone gathers at the luau ?

  93. havemoreteeththanu says:

    Yeah it’s going to his cousin’s brother’s sister in laws private party. These dummies think bear meat is good yet no one is eating it at the bar just posing with it.

  94. By hand or by proxy says:

    If you eat meat that you didn’t personally harvest, then you have by proxy allowed someone else to harvest the meat for you. If you think the distance between you and your proxy holders action provides you with moral high ground then you need to wake up and decrease the distance between you and your food supply to regain a healthy perspective about where meat comes from and what it takes to take it from the hoof to your plate.
    Visit any number of places where, through your proxy, the meet is raised, harvested and processed. I don’t think you will be happy with what you discover. You may even pass up on a few hamburgers or chicken sandwiches for a few months.
    A person that raises his/her own animals as a food supply, or legally harvests meat is closer to their food source both physically and spiritually. He or she understands that eating meat means something must be harvested in order to provide the meat. This type of person is responsible and is balanced; they know where the meat came from, know the cost to the animal.

  95. Lisa says:

    You’ve got to feel pity for the mindless fools. They have no respect for nature.

  96. dootsie says:

    when your prostate cancer or heart disease kicks in..please eat more meat..the more the merrier….UCSF study shows that risk for prostate cancer increases by 34% for meat eaters…maybe you can serve your prostate on a stick..yummy.

  97. Arminius says:

    Boring presictable liberals.

    The only limitation I mught approve of would be limiting the weapon to, at the most, iron sights or longbows. With a speed of 25-30 mph this wold make the hunt more sporting but I doubt would limit the number of hunters, just the number coming home.

    The lefties who recoil (pun intended) at hunting in general have never seen a brown bear or a polar bear, really scary and big, but beautiful, beasts.

    In any case I am sure th bear’s meat here will be eaten and enjoyed, honor to the bear.

  98. David says:

    So all you who are disgusted, where do you think McDonald’s gets its hamburger? THAT is disgusting and unhealthy. Visit a stockyard of cows braying in sheer terror before you feel sorry for an animal who was harvested with a clean bullet wound. Never knew what happened, but all the McDonald’s hamburgers knew exactly what was going to happen.

    1. Rick A Hyatt says:

      What were his recipites for the marinade, I wonder.
      Oh, that sounds like a delicious dish!
      Now, how about Nancy Pelosi on a spit, or Harry Reid with tar & feathers!?
      Oh, yum! (Well, you better use teriyaki instead of tar for Reid, unless you intend to run him out on a rail.)
      Bear is kind of fatty – Why didn’t he use a “Dog Adobo” recipet, like they do in the PI?
      Lots of shoyu, garlic & vinegar.
      Wish I could be there!
      Don’t you remember the scandal when McDonalds was using kagaroo meat? Just a little more chewy, that’s all. Ketchup solves everything.
      May I pick your minds, please?

  99. Sal says:

    Good thing the Broncos were’nt playing the Packers

  100. Savannah Guy says:

    What an interesting country to live in… and a sad one, too.

    The comments on this strain (and I read ALL of them) show several things happening. First, lots of folks enjoy being gross. One can only wonder why, it isn’t very funny. The bear deserved better, and so did the hunter.

    Then, there’s that annoying holier-than-thou strain of pseudo liberal who wants to run the Nanny State — let me tell you how to live, and don’t you DARE do something to show your independence, like hunt, shoot, and kill animals! Just go to Corporate Food Land like a good little automaton.

    These folks are SO eager to judge others, it must make them feel ever so superior. In reality, they merely show themselves to be wimpy limp wristed losers who couldn’t figure out how to survive for five minutes outside of their suburban cocoons. Pathetic —

    Worse, these people can vote.

    The last bunch of writers give us some hope. We’ve actually had a good discussion of the evils of Corporate Farming, how bad chemical laden meat is for our health, and some suggestions on how to forage and hunt for yourself. Well done! You guys are the real radicals — go, go, go!

    And as for the Super Bowl, well — pick your team and enjoy yourself. But remember, it’s just another game.

  101. patsy says:

    I don’t think Bear meat is kosher.

  102. Charles Austin Miller says:

    It’s related to pork, tastes like pork. Kinda gamey, but whaddaya expect? Westerners have been feeding at a trough all our lives, so we have a taste for process food. We’re eating Soylent, for godsake. When it comes to sampling the bounty of Nature — yes, eatin’ them bears and moose and what-have-you — Westerners recoil in horror. “Does it come in nuggets?” Yeah… Bear nuggets. LOLOLOL

  103. Sue says:

    I will bad mouth Tiffany’s Bar as often as I can! I don’t like what they are doing!

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