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Offline Go Blue

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Is it common to see more then one
« on: May 14, 2017, 04:00:15 PM »
bear in the same clearing or on a hill side? I was up scouting yesterday and seen some beautiful country. As I'm looking though my glasses I started wondering whats the chance or odds of seeing two different bears on the same hill side.

Thanks for the advice

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2017, 04:10:10 PM »
i think it depends on the areas population  and if the food sources are concentrated or just in my opinion 

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2017, 04:40:52 PM »
Actually very good odds because there often will be a sow with a cub or two.

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2017, 04:48:33 PM »
Couple weeks ago we watch a boar follow a sow for a long ways.
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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2017, 04:52:30 PM »
It's that time of year that your more likely to see two bears together, saw 3 together 2 years ago at this time.  Seen multiple bears together a few times during spring bear hunts. 

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2017, 06:25:55 PM »
There are three adult bear in the second pic. One is just getting into the trees. The second one was chasing him. I took the pic with my hand held pocket camera.
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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2017, 07:38:14 PM »
I took a boar on a hill with another bear that I didn't get to determine sex on, but it too was a bigger bear. Beyond that every big boar I've seen is alone. I've seen well over 100 in the ne corner during my spring hunts.

I have seen bears in close proximity to each other but not typically within eyesight.....EXCLUDING when we could bait.

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2017, 08:09:57 PM »
Not uncommon. I've watched big boars run smaller boars out of quality feed areas. Just depends.




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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2017, 09:25:50 PM »
Last week i was hunting black bear in Montana and saw 3 HUGE Grizlies together.Never seen that before.Thank God we were in the truck at that moment.

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2017, 09:27:59 AM »
When there is a high quality, concentrated food resource, it is not uncommon to see multiple bears.
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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2017, 05:52:10 AM »
Last year I killed a boar with a sow and the year before I saw a sow with 3 cubs. 7 years ago I was watching a huge huckleberry covered hillside. I saw 3 bears working it early then shot the 4th bear I saw. It happens under the right conditions. agood luck to you.
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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2017, 06:49:38 AM »
You're in mating season right now.  Seeing a sow without a boar would be like seeing a cow without a bull during the elk rut.

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2017, 07:48:54 AM »
Saturday we saw a boar and sow together, and another smaller bore about 300 yards up the hill.

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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2017, 08:36:41 AM »
One of my fondest memories in the woods was about this time of year, I was probably doing some late shed hunting.  I stumbled across an open hillside with 5 bear feeding on it.  All five were a different color.   It was amazing.  I sat and watched them for a good hour.  All they were interested in was filling their bellys
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Re: Is it common to see more then one
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2017, 09:17:25 AM »
I saw that once we were drifting the Smith river and three bears on a gravel bar. One black one white and one red.

 

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