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Offline jasonl84

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2015, 03:07:17 PM »
 :tup: Went for a drive today

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #26 on: March 24, 2015, 07:38:50 PM »
So I did not draw Lincoln but will be in the area a lot looking for sheds and scouting. I know the area like the back of my hand. If any of you fellas need a little help I would be more than happy to share what I see.  Or if you see me and the lab or English setter stop and say hello.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2015, 09:09:14 PM »
Would like know if you see any tree damage.

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2015, 09:19:20 PM »
I am gonna go get me one of them thar bars.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #29 on: March 25, 2015, 05:35:50 AM »
Are supposed to get maps in the mail from weyerhaeuser?

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #30 on: March 25, 2015, 09:58:43 AM »
Should have gotten a letter with a web address on it. The map is online

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #31 on: March 26, 2015, 10:44:44 AM »
Havent got anything except my card from wdfw.

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #32 on: March 26, 2015, 11:06:56 AM »
wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/bear_cougar/education/blackbear.php

I think that should work...
I was not drawn, but have spent a little time up there...
Was drawn a few years ago and got "played" by this one..  :bash:
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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #33 on: March 26, 2015, 11:44:21 AM »
i am new to the area. got drawn for a tag. will start scouting this weekend and ALL of the week April 6-10. is any area of the map better or worse for finding sign?  NW, NE, SW, SE area of the map?

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #34 on: March 26, 2015, 06:05:16 PM »
It won't let you look at the map if not selected. Is the map the same as years past.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #35 on: March 26, 2015, 06:10:20 PM »

i am new to the area. got drawn for a tag. will start scouting this weekend and ALL of the week April 6-10. is any area of the map better or worse for finding sign?  NW, NE, SW, SE area of the map?


I have seen bear in almost every part of this unit. I tend to hunt the swamps and old grassy roads in reprod the size they will be looking to peal In. There is also some good spots in the northwest and south west to glass clear-cuts.   I can't wait to get out and look around. The gates were locked up when I came home from work tonight.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #36 on: March 26, 2015, 06:20:42 PM »
Can I ride a mountain bike or a rokon behind a closed gate?


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #37 on: March 26, 2015, 06:22:09 PM »
You can ride a bike or walk yes.


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2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #38 on: April 01, 2015, 08:48:20 PM »
So. I don't think I can actually scout until April 15. Which means hunt. Is that correct no access until April 15?


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #39 on: April 02, 2015, 07:19:03 PM »
I was told that they would open the gates to the area that is open for bear about a week prior to the season for scouting.
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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #40 on: April 02, 2015, 07:58:23 PM »
Anyplace I can call to check or confirm. I have all week off next week.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #42 on: April 02, 2015, 08:13:24 PM »
That area is part of the Pe Ell tree farm and right now it's open for recreational access- no permit required. So you can scout next week. You will most likely have to park at a gate and walk in, but you can certainly scout!

From the Weyerhaeuser website:


"Washington: PeEll - Non-motorized access is allowed (no permit needed) from Feb. 1 to July 31, 2015. 2014 Permit Holders- No need to return your key, permit or hangtag. Please recycle or throw away.
Posted on: 2/5/2015 5:55:46 PM"

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #43 on: April 02, 2015, 08:16:59 PM »
Awesome. Thanks so much. Washington and private land is new to me. Use to national forests and wilderness areas. Hopefully I helped the thread by adding the map. It was a challenge but I got it converted. Any turkeys in the same area as the bear hunting.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #44 on: April 02, 2015, 08:26:30 PM »
Yes there are some turkeys in that area, at least there used to be. Probably not very likely that you'll see any though.

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #45 on: April 03, 2015, 05:00:23 AM »
I emailed weyerhaeuser.....the gates will be open for vehicle Use Using the regular green dot system. This will also be the last year for free access they will be going to a year round permit access starting august 1

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #46 on: April 03, 2015, 12:35:07 PM »
Yes there are some turkeys in that area, at least there used to be. Probably not very likely that you'll see any though.

I drew the tag last year and seen two turkeys.

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #47 on: April 06, 2015, 10:02:13 PM »
12 miles today. A Blacktail deer. A slug. And some trees peeled from years past.


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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #48 on: April 06, 2015, 10:20:37 PM »
Awesome. How was the view? Any cabbage in the higher elevation? :tup:

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Re: 2015 Lincoln Spring Bear
« Reply #49 on: April 07, 2015, 09:12:58 PM »
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