collapse
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GPS MAP Bearpaw Outfitters, Quality Hunts for over 30 Years

Author Topic: Colfax Moose  (Read 3504 times)

Offline C-Money

  • V10 Advocate
  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 8557
  • Location: Grant County
  • Let's Go Pens!
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!

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 9754
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 09:35:55 PM »
I wonder if followed the Palouse River.
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline bowhunterforever

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 7912
  • Location: Lincoln, Co
Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2017, 09:41:20 PM »
Nice :tup:
You sure you know how to skin griz pilgram

Offline hunting4sanity

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 878
  • Location: eastern WA
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?
If you've ever had a wild game roast in your airport carry-on, you might be a redneck.

Offline Mark251

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Jun 2015
  • Posts: 2597
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Colfax Moose
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2017, 06:30:52 PM »
Cool  :tup:

Offline buckmaster_wa

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 879
  • Location: Selah
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. 

Offline C-Money

  • V10 Advocate
  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 8557
  • Location: Grant County
  • Let's Go Pens!
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!

Offline Slenk

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 158
  • Location: Spokane Valley, Wa
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.

Offline 724wd

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2009
  • Posts: 3431
  • Location: Spokane
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.

Offline KP-Skagit

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2015
  • Posts: 36
  • Location: Skagit Valley
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.

Offline elkboy

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 899
  • Location: Whitman County
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. 

Offline Gringo31

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2009
  • Posts: 5327
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:
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
-Ronald Reagan

Offline WSU

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 3739
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.

Offline Euro mount

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: May 2013
  • Posts: 133
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 !

 

* Recent Topics

Sheep Tag, Yahoo by Vandal44
[Today at 04:16:30 PM]


Wts: timney rem 700 trigger. by hogslayer
[Today at 04:14:58 PM]


Rimrock by hogslayer
[Today at 04:12:42 PM]


Nooksack quality elk archery help. by BB11b
[Today at 04:12:39 PM]


WTB: 10/22 TRIGGER GOUP by marianigp
[Today at 04:06:03 PM]


Springer Spaniel by bb76
[Today at 03:52:23 PM]


WTS Fifaru Duplex Frame by Vandal44
[Today at 03:46:12 PM]


338 375 ruger build by jasnt
[Today at 03:46:03 PM]


Gunna make the .284(7mm) Hammer Hunter 177grains GO FAST! by jasnt
[Today at 03:45:04 PM]


My dad drew the little naches disabled tag! by thegeneral
[Today at 03:41:54 PM]


Bethel Muzzleloader Bull by thegeneral
[Today at 03:39:19 PM]


UPDATED: It's almost JULY...time to start watching for g-g-g-g-grouse broods! by Dave Workman
[Today at 03:27:57 PM]


Goose Prairie archery tag. Got drawn. by hogslayer
[Today at 03:23:29 PM]


November in the Desert by Badhabit
[Today at 03:09:05 PM]


Bearpaw Season - Spring 2018 by ctwiggs1
[Today at 03:01:12 PM]


Arrow testing - Pick the best by SureThing
[Today at 02:54:48 PM]


1969 308 ammo by philepe
[Today at 02:54:29 PM]


Hornady 6.5 PRC ammo, Leupold Rings by Camo
[Today at 02:52:33 PM]


WTS Stainless Luger Package by davef
[Today at 02:41:08 PM]


Sad by Born2late
[Today at 02:39:42 PM]