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Colfax Moose
« on: January 27, 2017, 09:31:45 PM »
Saw this big critter outside Colfax today...
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 09:35:55 PM »
I wonder if followed the Palouse River.
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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2017, 09:41:20 PM »
Nice :tup:
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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2017, 09:58:56 PM »
Every moose I've ever seen has been exciting, even in areas that have a bunch. I'm guessing one around Colfax is a real 'wow' event?
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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2017, 06:30:52 PM »
Cool  :tup:

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2017, 06:42:47 PM »
There was a small bull and a cow hanging out just north of town a few years ago.  I saw them 3 years in a row.  Definitely neat to see. 

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2017, 06:58:38 PM »
We were on our way to hockey in Lewiston. Wife and kids saw it as well...it was very exciting!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2017, 07:23:13 PM »
We had one come through  years ago when we lived in Green Hollow just out of Colfax.

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2017, 09:52:55 AM »
I saw a cow and calf one time behind the house on the west side of the road at the top of the hill headed towards spokane, just before Arrow/Pape' Machine.  I thought their horses had gotten out, but when i looked closer, it was a big cow and a small calf.  must have been 10-11 years ago.

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2017, 09:56:16 AM »
I have seen a cow and a decent bull on Kamiak Butte east of Colfax (separate days). Also saw a guy packing some sheds out by Albion. They are all over Moscow so its not hard to believe they are in the Colfax/Pullman area.

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2017, 10:21:04 AM »
We have a moose or two swing through Union Flat every winter.  Several years ago, a cow spent most of her winter down there.

You will also see them south of Pullman near Bald Butte, or up by Kamiak Butte (as KP-Skagit pointed out), especially in the winter. 

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2017, 10:31:50 AM »
I used to see them 20 years ago while bird hunting in some random draw west of Colfax  :tup:
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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2017, 10:41:44 AM »
I probably saw them between 5 and 10 times during my time at WSU.  It seemed that they would stay in one location for a decent amount of time and I'd see them repeatedly in the same spot.

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Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2017, 06:44:14 AM »
I see them along the Palouse all the time . 2 years ago we saw 3 cows 4 calfs and 2 small bulls in one day !

 

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