|Chuck Matter Shot his Big Grizzly Bear
May 24, 1974
On May 24, 1974, Charles Matter, of Lykens, shot a large Grizzly Bear in Alberta, Canada. The bear was eight feet nine inches tall and weighed 1,200 pounds. It had a waist measurement of 6? feet and skull measurement of 26-7/16 inches. He brought the bear back to Lykens, and took it to Jim Ender's Taxidermy shop to have it mounted. It was on display at Ender's shop for a time before Matter took it to his Market Street home.