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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2017, 07:47:11 PM »
It was this last weekend between Buzzard Lake and the top of the hill.

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #26 on: September 04, 2017, 08:33:18 PM »
It was this last weekend between Buzzard Lake and the top of the hill.

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #27 on: September 04, 2017, 08:38:10 PM »
It was this last weekend between Buzzard Lake and the top of the hill.

Yikes! I was all up in that country Friday before last!
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2017, 06:57:23 AM »
Wow!  :yike:  We do a lot of camping and riding there, almost always see big black bears, but no Griz....yet!
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2017, 09:51:33 AM »
damn. I was up at buzzard lake looking all over for bear a week ago. Only saw a cub. Glad I didn't encounter these grizz.

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #30 on: September 05, 2017, 10:10:33 AM »
Kind of a strange area for those to be hagning out in. :o

Cool photo. :tup:
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #31 on: September 05, 2017, 10:19:15 AM »
Everyone who bear hunts any where remotely close to known grizzly areas should take the grizzly bear test until you pass with 100%...
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2017, 10:26:51 AM »
I've met and had a few beers with the OP. 100% not a guy to make this up for kicks and giggles.
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #33 on: September 05, 2017, 10:45:45 AM »
Wow
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #34 on: September 05, 2017, 10:55:30 AM »
Whoa - good picture also,

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2017, 11:06:06 AM »
:fire.:

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #36 on: September 05, 2017, 11:29:25 AM »
Whoa - good picture also,

 :yeah: It's an excellent photo!  :tup:
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #37 on: September 05, 2017, 12:09:25 PM »
So soft and cuddly, round fuzzy faces.  Can I pet them?  What could go wrong?
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #38 on: September 05, 2017, 12:43:32 PM »
Whoa - good picture also,

 :yeah: It's an excellent photo!  :tup:

I really like the cautous expression on mama and the "Can I fight it?!?" stance from the cub.  :tup:

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #39 on: September 05, 2017, 01:11:49 PM »
Looks pretty green


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Looks spring green.  Does the district biologist have this info?

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #40 on: September 05, 2017, 02:01:58 PM »
Looks pretty green


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Looks spring green.  Does the district biologist have this info?

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #41 on: September 05, 2017, 02:15:14 PM »
Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #42 on: September 06, 2017, 01:44:28 PM »
Looks pretty green


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Looks spring green.  Does the district biologist have this info?

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #43 on: September 06, 2017, 06:08:30 PM »
I've met and had a few beers with the OP. 100% not a guy to make this up for kicks and giggles.

 :chuckle: Okay everyone, it's all true then.
Case confirmed.



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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #44 on: September 06, 2017, 06:30:47 PM »
Maybe not. Our OP may have bad info. If so, I'll give him some good natured grief. I'd still stand up and say what I did.
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #45 on: September 06, 2017, 06:39:47 PM »
bad info or not, it's still a cool encounter someone had.   We don't need rude folks trashing a thread just because "last weekend" might have actually meant a couple months ago in June (or not)

Who cares.  I still thank the OP for sharing what he knows.

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #46 on: September 06, 2017, 06:41:23 PM »
bad info or not, it's still a cool encounter someone had.   We don't need rude folks trashing a thread just because "last weekend" might have actually meant a couple months ago in June (or not)

Who cares.  I still thank the OP for sharing what he knows.
:yeah:  Well said.

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #47 on: September 06, 2017, 07:38:07 PM »
I have hunted around Conconully, don't know a Buzzard Lake though, where is it?

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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #48 on: September 06, 2017, 07:40:17 PM »
I have hunted around Conconully, don't know a Buzzard Lake though, where is it?

It's actually north west of Okanagan the town, which is closer than Conconuly.
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Re: Spotted over the weekend Near Conconully...
« Reply #49 on: September 06, 2017, 07:45:01 PM »
Buzzard Lake is off the east side of Loop Loop I think.
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