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Too many berries
« on: September 18, 2017, 09:05:07 PM »
 :chuckle: :chuckle: That's a size 13 boot.  :yike:

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 09:08:41 PM »
Ouch.

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 09:13:36 PM »
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 10:48:54 PM »
I took a pic of a pile next to my hand I thought was big. ....Nevermind

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2017, 10:32:01 AM »
Size 13 also.


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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2017, 02:52:51 PM »
I could be wrong , but I believe those come from a plant.
I always wondered what they were. Tracked a shot bear once and came across a small plant ( flower of some kind if I remember right)
Been wishing I had taken a pic of it ever since
We always call it fertilizer seeds

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2017, 02:59:47 PM »
They look like mountain ash...Those trees with the big orange clusters of 'berries'.
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2017, 07:03:53 AM »
Id say the first pile is kinnikinnick or more common name "Bear Berry". It's an edible low ground cover plant that likes drier forested areas with single red berries all over it.
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2017, 07:55:17 AM »
That first pic is definitely mountain ash. Matching pic on this page: http://www.paquettescamp.com/blackbearhuntingtips.htm

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2017, 08:37:57 AM »
The plant that i was thinkn of would fit the bear berry description

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2017, 10:05:40 AM »
That first pic is definitely mountain ash. Matching pic on this page: http://www.paquettescamp.com/blackbearhuntingtips.htm
Mountain Ash is not endemic to Washington, so if we're arguing about which red berry is in the poo, the nod goes to kinnikinnick/bearberry. 

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2017, 10:43:50 AM »
That first pic is definitely mountain ash. Matching pic on this page: http://www.paquettescamp.com/blackbearhuntingtips.htm
Mountain Ash is not endemic to Washington, so if we're arguing about which red berry is in the poo, the nod goes to kinnikinnick/bearberry.

Lots of mountain ash in the Cascades. Norm Trapp from up on Stevens pass provided a horse packing service and I had him pack me in 5 times to the Frosty Pass-Marys Pass area. He said that after the hucks were gone the bear would start feeding on the Mountain Ash which were plentiful in the area. ALL the drainages had mountain ash. I've seen them, saw mountain ash berries in the poo , and would glass clumps of mountain ash trees/bushes for bear. Not arguing just plain simple facts.
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2017, 10:53:51 AM »
Arguing over bear poo.  :chuckle: this is more exciting then the dumb Bennett thread. :tup:
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2017, 10:57:48 AM »
Arguing over bear poo.  :chuckle: this is more exciting then the dumb Bennett thread. :tup:

Bear poo and Bigfoot two top topics if you ask me.

The bears that keep leaving poo in the road have been chowing on apples and blackberries.  I do not know if bears poop in the woods but they sure as heck poop all over the roads.
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2017, 11:28:16 AM »
I'm not arguing, always wondered what pit/seeds they are

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« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2017, 12:39:16 PM »
That first pic is definitely mountain ash. Matching pic on this page: http://www.paquettescamp.com/blackbearhuntingtips.htm
Mountain Ash is not endemic to Washington, so if we're arguing about which red berry is in the poo, the nod goes to kinnikinnick/bearberry.

Lots of mountain ash in the Cascades. Norm Trapp from up on Stevens pass provided a horse packing service and I had him pack me in 5 times to the Frosty Pass-Marys Pass area. He said that after the hucks were gone the bear would start feeding on the Mountain Ash which were plentiful in the area. ALL the drainages had mountain ash. I've seen them, saw mountain ash berries in the poo , and would glass clumps of mountain ash trees/bushes for bear. Not arguing just plain simple facts.
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2017, 12:56:57 PM »
Lots of mountain ash in the Cascades. Norm Trapp from up on Stevens pass provided a horse packing service and I had him pack me in 5 times to the Frosty Pass-Marys Pass area. He said that after the hucks were gone the bear would start feeding on the Mountain Ash which were plentiful in the area. ALL the drainages had mountain ash. I've seen them, saw mountain ash berries in the poo , and would glass clumps of mountain ash trees/bushes for bear. Not arguing just plain simple facts.

Indeed, I stand corrected.  http://science.halleyhosting.com/nature/basin/5petal/rose/mtash/casmtash.htm

I was reading about mountain ash in a place that for some reason totally omitted that variety and said it was only Eastern North America and Eurasia.  That's what I get for trusting what I read online, I guess...

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2017, 12:58:04 PM »
But I mean come on.  We're TOTALLY arguing about bear poo.   :chuckle:

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« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2017, 01:54:26 PM »
But I mean come on.  We're TOTALLY arguing about bear poo.   :chuckle:

Not arguing just trying to educate you :hello:

Now....what caused this bear to BLOW OUT the gravel where the poo impact was on the gravel road??  As seen in Holy Bear Crap thread a couple years ago. Size 10 boot.
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2017, 02:16:39 PM »
But I mean come on.  We're TOTALLY arguing about bear poo.   :chuckle:

Not arguing just trying to educate you :hello:

Now....what caused this bear to BLOW OUT the gravel where the poo impact was on the gravel road??  As seen in Holy Bear Crap thread a couple years ago. Size 10 boot.

Man I've been looking for that picture!!

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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #20 on: September 27, 2017, 02:22:40 PM »
It's a poop fight. :chuckle:
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2017, 03:59:48 PM »
Probably eating cascara berries or elderberry especially causing the poo explosion
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« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2017, 05:09:40 PM »
Probably eating cascara berries or elderberry especially causing the poo explosion

Eating wild plums..Here is the tree limb the bear broke off while feeding and then took a dump. I drove past this spot an hour earlier going to a lease and on the way back the limb was broken off and the poo was in the road. You can see the shape of the bears butt where the poo splattered all around as it squatted. Can you just imagine the sound???
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Re: Too many berries
« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2017, 05:54:44 PM »
I'd probably do the same thing if I ate 25 pounds of plumbs. Well, maybe not in the road, but...

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Re: Too many berries
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That's what he gets for being greedy
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