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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2017, 05:55:55 PM »
The letter says that private timber is shutting down a major line and it will affect access to certain parts of the unit... they didn't say what road. But we will know on 4/8
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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2017, 06:12:02 PM »
I will make a WAG and say either the 300rd, or the 310 Rd gets axed.    I'm also curious to see what weyerhaeuser roads get added to the hunt.

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2017, 06:27:46 PM »
310 Rd being axed would cut a lot of damaged area out...
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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2017, 06:59:03 PM »
The Scott paper mainline is getting shut down for work soon.  Probably what they are referencing  in the letter. 

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2017, 07:01:14 PM »
Anybody know what road system they're shutting down? Ex. 100,200,300 line?
Also the 300 no longer is a thru road.  It blew out last year and is not likely to be rebuilt in the near future.

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2017, 07:03:35 PM »
I will make a WAG and say either the 300rd, or the 310 Rd gets axed.    I'm also curious to see what weyerhaeuser roads get added to the hunt.
Did it say they were adding Weyco roads?

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2017, 07:08:13 PM »
310 Rd being axed would cut a lot of damaged area out...

 :yeah: that's why I was curious if anyone knew.

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #22 on: March 23, 2017, 07:21:24 PM »
Where do you guys get maps with road numbers?

Where is mainline getting work done?
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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #23 on: March 23, 2017, 07:22:48 PM »
I will make a WAG and say either the 300rd, or the 310 Rd gets axed.    I'm also curious to see what weyerhaeuser roads get added to the hunt.
Did it say they were adding Weyco roads?


From the 2016 big game hunting regulations:

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #24 on: March 23, 2017, 07:27:03 PM »
Where do you guys get maps with road numbers?

Where is mainline getting work done?


WDFW will give you a map at the meeting, it isn't the best quality but it is navigable.   Or If you get one of these local boys to ride along with you they know the roads like the back of their hands.   

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #25 on: March 23, 2017, 07:27:32 PM »
Yeah I knew about the 300 Rd wash out. Not an easy fix on that one.
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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2017, 07:28:56 PM »

300 Rd Wash Out:



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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2017, 07:31:12 PM »
Geez X force, what are you new? You should know where you get the map from. :bash: :tup: :chuckle:
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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2017, 07:35:37 PM »

300 Rd Wash Out:



That washout looks mild in that pic.  Looking down makes you pucker!

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Re: 2017 Skagit spring bear thread
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2017, 07:45:26 PM »
I will make a WAG and say either the 300rd, or the 310 Rd gets axed.    I'm also curious to see what weyerhaeuser roads get added to the hunt.
Did it say they were adding Weyco roads?


From the 2016 big game hunting regulations:
It would make sense if they connected the two at the 151 and wickersham. There is a ton of peels on   both  tree farms in that area.
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