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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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