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Weyerhaeuser game cam
« on: August 07, 2017, 03:51:07 PM »
Who has game cams set up in the weyerhaeuser land near Granite Falls? I was out yesterday checking mine and found someone's about 400 yards away from mine.
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2017, 03:57:28 PM »
I had a bushnell stolen at the bottom of a cut near olo mnt  last year......didnt plan on one stolen up there.
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2017, 04:04:17 PM »
I had a bushnell stolen at the bottom of a cut near olo mnt  last year......didnt plan on one stolen up there.

Oh wow, yeah that is strange that it was stolen out there. You see any good sign near olo? I'm set up more west of it.
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2017, 04:17:06 PM »
They just closed granite falls gate today due to "forestry activity" until further notice


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2017, 04:30:51 PM »
They just closed granite falls gate today due to "forestry activity" until further notice


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Yeah I saw that, I got all my cameras out yesterday not knowing that they were going to close it. Hopefully they aren't messing with my area...
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2017, 04:41:31 PM »
Not as much sign as i hoped for,but I also wasnt able to see pics due to stolen cam,wonder how long it will be shut down??  they have been actively logging the unit non stop for years, wonder why the vehicle closer now???
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2017, 05:04:08 PM »
Talked to a guy yesterday that called Weyerhaeuser on Wednesday to ask questions and confirm info and he was told that there was a "near miss" with a log truck and a recreation user(dumb---) from Tuesday up there and said there probably gonna close it for awhile they are always logging and working up there just happens this way I guess they did this 3 years ago I think and didn't let u in tel first of October when they slowed down a little but we all need to email and call to try and have it open on the weekends


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2017, 05:16:13 PM »
Not as much sign as i hoped for,but I also wasnt able to see pics due to stolen cam,wonder how long it will be shut down??  they have been actively logging the unit non stop for years, wonder why the vehicle closer now???

Dang, I had that area marked as a place to check out. Still looking though...
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2017, 06:16:35 PM »
Yeah,  I have some cams up there. Emailed them today they said it would probably be shut down for two months. I told them I appreciated the advanced warning... (sarcasm)

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2017, 05:57:12 AM »
Not happy with the closure as I live a few minutes away from the granite falls site and that was mostly the reason I purchased the pass. 1 week in to bear season, sorry! Closed!. Fml. I emailed them, they expect it to be closed for approx 2 months.  :bash:

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #10 on: August 08, 2017, 07:09:52 AM »
Happy I didn't buy a permit this year.  Sorry for those that did.  Not sure what exactly they expected to happen when they gave out 600 permits.  I wasn't happy when they sold out last year and then sold 200 more then this year 200 more and the price went up another $50.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #11 on: August 08, 2017, 08:15:18 AM »
Who has game cams set up in the weyerhaeuser land near Granite Falls? I was out yesterday checking mine and found someone's about 400 yards away from mine.

I have 3 cams in there right now. I have had 2 cameras stolen out of there as well.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2017, 08:21:50 AM »
Do u have lock cables on your cams or just straps sorry for loss I would think for sure that in there people would be stand up normal Americans after paying for access


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2017, 08:37:20 AM »
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2017, 04:32:56 PM »
Anyone who bought the permit I strongly suggest calling the admin or at least emailing her and voicing an opinion. I suggested, as well as a couple of friends are going to do, to close the east side of the permit area since that is where the logging is taking place and leaving the west side open for us to use. This should not be an issue as the road splits just inside the gate. She is going to bring it up to the manager and see if there is a way to compromise and allow us to at least get a little bit out of our permit this year.   I don't see why the guys permit wasn't revoked and that be the end of it, but they do need to look out for their contractors, themselves, as well as us permit holders.


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #15 on: August 08, 2017, 04:57:25 PM »
The guys that are working up there haul some arse on those roads. We are required to go 20mph with lights on and these contractors are doing 50 around blind corners in their pickups.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2017, 05:26:01 PM »
Anyone who bought the permit I strongly suggest calling the admin or at least emailing her and voicing an opinion. I suggested, as well as a couple of friends are going to do, to close the east side of the permit area since that is where the logging is taking place and leaving the west side open for us to use. This should not be an issue as the road splits just inside the gate. She is going to bring it up to the manager and see if there is a way to compromise and allow us to at least get a little bit out of our permit this year.   I don't see why the guys permit wasn't revoked and that be the end of it, but they do need to look out for their contractors, themselves, as well as us permit holders.


Or at least let us up there on the weekends, could you post a link to whoever you are emailing as I will do the same.
I agree with steeleywhopper that the worst drivers are the loggers doing 45 mph coming out of there (not the log trucks).


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2017, 07:41:22 PM »
Not happy with the closure as I live a few minutes away from the granite falls site and that was mostly the reason I purchased the pass. 1 week in to bear season, sorry! Closed!. Fml. I emailed them, they expect it to be closed for approx 2 months.  :bash:
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #18 on: August 08, 2017, 08:08:44 PM »
Not happy with the closure as I live a few minutes away from the granite falls site and that was mostly the reason I purchased the pass. 1 week in to bear season, sorry! Closed!. Fml. I emailed them, they expect it to be closed for approx 2 months.  :bash:
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #19 on: August 08, 2017, 08:57:29 PM »
I just responded to the email I got which is directly to the admin of the nw region for recreational permits.


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2017, 05:28:45 AM »
I just responded to the email I got which is directly to the admin of the nw region for recreational permits.


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We expect the area to be closed around 2 months.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but we do the closures for safety reasons when we have heavy traffic on roads.  We state in our permit that areas may be closed due to forestry operations.  The North Cascades Chelan permit area is 94,440 acres.  There are other areas you can still go that are not affected by a closure.   

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #21 on: August 09, 2017, 06:17:53 AM »
I just responded to the email I got which is directly to the admin of the nw region for recreational permits.


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We expect the area to be closed around 2 months.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but we do the closures for safety reasons when we have heavy traffic on roads.  We state in our permit that areas may be closed due to forestry operations.  The North Cascades Chelan permit area is 94,440 acres.  There are other areas you can still go that are not affected by a closure.   
This is the exact response I got. Cut and paste... They obviously are not hunters.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #22 on: August 09, 2017, 07:16:49 AM »
That was her first response to me when I called. After I had given her a couple of suggestions about possibly allowing us to use the half that they are not logging, and did more than just complain, her tone changed to where she started asking questions and became a little more open about it all. This is the primary reason I wanted to call as well instead of only emailing.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #23 on: August 16, 2017, 08:10:05 AM »
While it's not great news, it sounds like a little bit of good news could come out later this week for us vehicle permit holders

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #24 on: August 16, 2017, 08:22:11 AM »
Sounds like its going in the right direction. I hope it works out as I will be hitting all you fellow permit holders up for places, honey holes, etc.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #25 on: August 16, 2017, 09:15:37 AM »
While it's not great news, it sounds like a little bit of good news could come out later this week for us vehicle permit holders
What's the news?

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #26 on: August 16, 2017, 10:15:08 AM »
While it's not great news, it sounds like a little bit of good news could come out later this week for us vehicle permit holders
What's the news?

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #27 on: August 16, 2017, 11:11:27 AM »
I have been working with Weyerhaeuser on this since they sent the first email. There are a few small logistics we are ironing out, then they will send out the email. As it looks right now, we should have access this weekend, and for the next 2 months or so we will have access friday night, through sunday night, as long as no one screws this up like they did in the first place.  :tup:

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #28 on: August 17, 2017, 12:14:43 PM »
Why don't they just kick out the guy that had the near miss with the logging truck? No reason to penalize the rest of the you guys??!!
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #29 on: August 17, 2017, 01:46:35 PM »
That was one of the things I was wondering, but I believe it is probably more of a liability thing, they just didn't want to chance it happening again. There will be an email sent out today with the temporary schedule for weekends. I believe it will be Friday at 4:00 PM through Sunday at dusk, locks will be changed for the weekdays. It will be on a "trial" basis, if all goes well we will continue to have access for the next 2 months until the logging companies are done for the season.  :tup:

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #30 on: August 17, 2017, 08:26:55 PM »
Looks like it's official jbrower. I'm glad weyerhaeuser is working with hunters and making things work. And I commend you for working with them and figuring it out.
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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #31 on: August 17, 2017, 09:16:46 PM »
Glad enough people complained and submitted the weekend idea to them


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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #32 on: August 18, 2017, 07:37:00 AM »
Looks like it's official jbrower. I'm glad weyerhaeuser is working with hunters and making things work. And I commend you for working with them and figuring it out.

Thank you. I was thrilled when they told me they were considering it! Being constructive goes a lot further than complaining, even with giant corps apparently.

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Re: Weyerhaeuser game cam
« Reply #33 on: August 18, 2017, 08:01:56 AM »
Looks like it's official jbrower. I'm glad weyerhaeuser is working with hunters and making things work. And I commend you for working with them and figuring it out.
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