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spring bear
« on: February 14, 2009, 09:21:14 PM »
are the odds for spring bear hunting in the blue mountains any better than in the fall

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Re: spring bear
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2009, 09:47:10 PM »
I have 5 points for spring bear. Just waiting to find the time to go. I know 3 different guys that have hunted the blues in the spring. They are easier to find in the spring because they have to feed on green grass to get there digestive system jump started after hybernation. Fall bears are eating anything and everything.
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Re: spring bear
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2009, 12:10:26 PM »
I think I'm up to 6pts for the blues tags, hopefully this is the year. They can be easier to find in the spring....IF you're in the right area. if you find the right area in the fall it can be great. The snow pack will determine spring success rates.

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Re: spring bear
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2009, 12:12:55 PM »
I have 6pts this year......Im in for the blues as well.  Im guessing i'll draw but you never know :dunno:

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Re: spring bear
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2009, 09:32:53 AM »
5 points for me Kapowsin put in today

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Re: spring bear
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2009, 05:05:16 PM »
0 points for me so I applied for a point. No unit this year.




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Spring Bear
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2009, 08:47:48 PM »
Well made the jump and did my spring bear app tonight. It gives me 2 points now  :IBCOOL:  :chuckle:

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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2009, 05:02:13 AM »
good luck cat where did ya put in

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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2009, 07:44:16 AM »
Here's hoping you get drawn instead of me :dunno:  I need to ration my vacation time since the multiseason draw :bash:
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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2009, 09:15:07 AM »
Would like to drop my first bear this spring. As far as vacation time I have about 140hrs built up so I need to take some time off and what a great way to take it.

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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2009, 10:29:51 AM »
I am applying for CF (close to home) with 5 points, but because it is last year for CF and next year 501 will be added (where I live) I hope I dont get drawn.
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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2009, 11:12:33 AM »
Would like to drop my first bear this spring. As far as vacation time I have about 140hrs built up so I need to take some time off and what a great way to take it.

140...not bad. You are catching up with me. Since I put in for points I may be able to lend a hand depeding on what you get drawn for.




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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2009, 04:29:50 PM »
Sounds good BTKR. With only 2 points I dont think I will draw but have high hopes for getting on this general season.

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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2009, 04:55:30 PM »
Did I miss spring bear apps,when are or where they due?
If you shoot the first one you will never get that true trophy.

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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2009, 05:01:08 PM »
Did I miss spring bear apps,when are or where they due?
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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2009, 09:33:01 PM »
Looks like I better get off my back end and buy my tags, just got to take a second mortgage out on the house that I don't even have to afford to pay for the tags.  :chuckle:
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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #16 on: March 20, 2009, 05:47:26 PM »
I got North Skagit
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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #17 on: March 20, 2009, 05:48:38 PM »
congrats Al, thats a good tag.

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Re: spring bear
« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2009, 05:49:12 PM »
I got North Skagit
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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2009, 05:49:51 PM »
Monroe for me, I 'll take it. Not as familiar as I am with Skagit...but its closer to the house..so it works out.  ;)
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Spring bear
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2009, 05:50:45 PM »
Think I'll start another one just for kicks

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Re: Spring bear
« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2009, 05:51:11 PM »
I got monroe... :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Spring bear
« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2009, 05:54:44 PM »
this is funny Hey I got kapowsin :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: Spring bear
« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2009, 05:58:37 PM »
 :chuckle: :o :chuckle:

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Re: Spring Bear
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2009, 05:59:26 PM »
Deja vu thread :chuckle:

 

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