collapse
Guided Moose And Black Bear Hunts Advertise on Hunting-Washington

Author Topic: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt  (Read 5169 times)

Offline Todd_ID

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 2912
  • Location: Clarkston
  • Hunt Hard!
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #50 on: June 09, 2017, 12:46:24 PM »
I'll be interested to see how it goes. I've never had much luck in June and July with baits. I figure once the elk calves start dropping the first week of June is when the bait is done.
Bring a GPS!  It's awkward to have to eat your buddies!

Online Machias

  • Trapper
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 14936
  • Location: Cheney, WA
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #51 on: June 09, 2017, 01:25:30 PM »
I still have them hammering my baits, my problem is none have any decent hair left.  I'm hoping for him down in that unit the hides are still good.
Fred Moyer


History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.

Offline n_mathews13

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 750
  • Location: E. WA
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #52 on: June 19, 2017, 06:22:38 AM »
Well, no bear got brought home.
Dads bait did good, until they shot a chocolate color bear off it and we couldn't find it. Hate that. Even has another forum member bring in hounds, but by then scent was to warm. Unfortunately that's the way it goes sometimes.
My bait had bears, but there was never a pattern. Pics were are over, from 2:am to 9:am , 1: and 5:. And anywhere from 5:30-10:pm. The one I wanted came in at 8:47pm, that was within hours but just to dark for me to take the shot.
Uncles bait did ok. Had a pair coming in but then started coming in at night , then not at all.  He had a little guy a few evenings the last couple of nights.

Saw cool country, enjoyed the time spent just learning. It was my second year baiting, so lots of " will do this next year" of " won't do that again". Saw deer fawns and elk. Moose and turkey. Can't wait till next year. Enjoyed my kids being there.   Now back to work

Offline n_mathews13

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 750
  • Location: E. WA
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #53 on: June 19, 2017, 06:25:37 AM »
.

Offline n_mathews13

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 750
  • Location: E. WA
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #54 on: June 19, 2017, 06:34:30 AM »
What it's all about

Online Machias

  • Trapper
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 14936
  • Location: Cheney, WA
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #55 on: June 19, 2017, 09:31:13 AM »
Awesome photos!  Same as me this year.  I ended up passing on 3 medium sized bears.  Lots of fun!!
Fred Moyer


History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.

Offline bearmanric

  • RIP Colockumelk
  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 3935
  • Location: Tenino Wa
  • Tenino Wa
    • Rick Robbins
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #56 on: June 19, 2017, 01:02:19 PM »
thanks for the pictures miss my baiting days. Good luck. Rick
RIP Colockumelk
http://rrcalls.com/

Offline n_mathews13

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 750
  • Location: E. WA
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #57 on: June 19, 2017, 05:13:54 PM »
.

Offline tgomez

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2014
  • Posts: 1216
  • Location: Spokane, Washington
  • Because limits, like fears, are often an illusion!
  • Groups: evergreen archery club, spokane rifle club, NRA member
Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #58 on: June 19, 2017, 05:17:55 PM »
Matthew this is a fantastic thread from beginning to end! You put in a lot of work into this hunt and I love you got the family involved. Great photos and lifetime memories. Way to pass it down bro! Hope you get a BIG bear in the fall, best of luck.
THE BLACK MAMBA "Deadliest on the planet!"🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍

 

* Recent Topics

New to WA by Birdguy
[Today at 10:12:52 PM]


6.5 Grendel to 1050 yards by Biggerhammer
[Today at 10:10:27 PM]


WTS Carbide dies 9mm 41mag 357mag 454 casull by Reidus
[Today at 10:05:11 PM]


Dog torn ACL's by Happy Gilmore
[Today at 10:03:43 PM]


I donít know why I am surprised by JimmyHoffa
[Today at 09:53:34 PM]


2005 cummins, what to look for by spoonman
[Today at 09:53:33 PM]


COYOTE MADNESS 10 SIGN-UPS..... by Emptyhanded
[Today at 09:22:16 PM]


2018 Youth Hunt Dates??? by bobcat
[Today at 09:21:03 PM]


AR15 Accessories by 300winmag
[Today at 09:07:42 PM]


Your favorite go too weapon for coyote hunting by 257WTBY
[Today at 09:05:13 PM]


Any feed back on leupold vx-3i lrp 8.5-25x50mm? by tecwoody
[Today at 09:02:27 PM]


Keegan wilder benefit 3d shoot. by buglebuster
[Today at 08:58:12 PM]


Happy Valentines Day by Turdle
[Today at 08:37:38 PM]


Let's see your custom handguns! by yorketransport
[Today at 08:35:22 PM]


Books by Hot Lunch
[Today at 08:30:15 PM]


Fish and Game hat by Turdle
[Today at 08:28:32 PM]


.204 or 22-250? by CAMPMEAT
[Today at 08:22:00 PM]


Blacktail archery ? by JasonG
[Today at 08:20:30 PM]


2 swim through traps $150 by klikboom
[Today at 08:17:03 PM]


Rayonier permits? by Wetwoodshunter
[Today at 08:11:52 PM]