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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2017, 08:57:26 PM »
Yea that was the only one I've heard of too but was curious if anyone was having any other bear sightings or Has it been just the one.

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2017, 09:24:07 AM »
Hopefully I'll be up a bunch this weekend.

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2017, 09:29:11 AM »
Congratz to her and nice shot!! :tup:
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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2017, 10:36:29 AM »
I ran into Cylde last night when I was headed in.   He said there have been 5 harvest cards filled out so far.   

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #19 on: May 20, 2017, 11:23:25 AM »
That's great to hear. I've found an area filled with scat and peels. I hope to go sit on it this evening and get lucky. Good luck to everyone

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #20 on: May 20, 2017, 05:23:58 PM »
5 bears as of Saturday afternoon has been taken out of Hancock so far.

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #21 on: May 29, 2017, 10:11:39 PM »
5 is one more than last year reported.So.... a good year for there, right?  :dunno:

seems way low for 150 tags tho.. IMHO  :dunno:

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #22 on: May 29, 2017, 10:15:41 PM »
I would like that tag if I could hunt the bridge gate side

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #23 on: May 30, 2017, 05:44:54 AM »
I would like that tag if I could hunt the bridge gate side
you can only hunt south side. But I've seen equal amount of bears on both

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #24 on: May 30, 2017, 07:07:08 AM »
Great story and a great hunt.
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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #25 on: May 30, 2017, 02:00:54 PM »
I agree it would be nice to hunt the bridge gate. I'm hunting my butt off and haven't seen a bear yet. But it's not over yet.

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #26 on: May 30, 2017, 02:03:33 PM »
I agree it would be nice to hunt the bridge gate. I'm hunting my butt off and haven't seen a bear yet. But it's not over yet.

My buddy was walking super grassy roads on the bridge gate side finding tons of peels ran into two one morning, find the fresh peels. He doesn't have a tag which is why he was on the bridge side

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #27 on: May 30, 2017, 02:42:29 PM »
find the steep ridges with water below,look for all the things you hate, devils clubs,salmon berries..and skeeters..one thing I have found taking guys up there is a greater percentage of them are afraid of bears and the areas they will hang in..The ridges will get used often...The south side is loaded with bears

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #28 on: May 30, 2017, 04:00:59 PM »
You think their still hanging low or moving up higher now? Haven't found good peels in awhile.

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Re: Kapowsin Spring Tag
« Reply #29 on: May 30, 2017, 04:18:37 PM »
Only have been able to get over twice this season, the only bear ive seen was in thick stuff and higher.

 

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