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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2010, 12:31:13 AM »
Was his name Rocky?
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2010, 12:34:30 AM »
Was his name Rocky?



That would explain the moose.
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2010, 08:56:36 AM »
Ive seen quit a few Moose Knuckles on the West Side, there running around all over Thurston County, big ones & little ones..  I just seen one about 10 minutes ago..  :llam:
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2010, 08:57:55 AM »
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Was his name Rocky?


Not sure he was flying around pretty quick, he did point out the part of the Park where the good mushrooms grew.. :rolleyes:

and oh yeah, they were googles, looked like they might be prescription too, made his eyes look really, really big.. :chuckle:

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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #29 on: May 27, 2010, 09:11:51 AM »
Just head to Wal*Mart and you will see plenty of "moose".
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2010, 09:13:44 AM »
Mmmmm, Moose Crunch...........yum
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2010, 02:13:00 PM »
I heard talk of a moose sighting in North Bend a while back.
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #32 on: June 01, 2010, 08:18:04 PM »
My Grandpa told me he was bear hunting in an old apple orchard when a cow moose walk in on him but that was 60 years ago he said

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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #33 on: June 02, 2010, 11:46:01 AM »
Never seen any moose on the wet side...nor the east side for that matter...so I guess I am not that much help.
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #34 on: June 02, 2010, 11:53:59 AM »
Just head to Wal*Mart and you will see plenty of "moose".

walmart the place for viewing big game eh  :dunno:
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #35 on: June 04, 2010, 04:39:54 PM »
There was reports of a moose seen swimming in Silver Lake, Cowlitz count, about 10 years ago.  There was a picture in the Longview news paper. It was a poor picture as I remember, could have been a photo shop type.

I see at least 1 a year north of Spokane just while doing my normal activity, not out lookin for them.

One of my neighbors called two days ago and said her husband was chopping hay for silage and suddenly he had a cow moose running along side his tractor. She said, he said, the chopper would eat up a deer, but that moose would shut him down.  They were concerned about their 9 year old son and friends playing out in the field. I wouldn't be surprised if she didn't have a calf in the area.

Mt sister and or her husband, have seen several this spring on their property near Sacheen Lake.

They are steadily moving towards the west and south. They will end up in western Washington in time.

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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #36 on: June 08, 2010, 01:52:55 PM »
Yes, though I've not personally seen one.  A bull crossed I-5 near the Peace Arch border crossing back when I was in college (late 80's)...it was in the paper.  I knew a woman near Nugents Corner (Mt. Baker hwy) who had a cow and calf wintering in and around her place.  The North Cascades region also holds grizzlies and wolves, and has for many years.  Just not large numbers.  I attended several symposiums on these topics back then but for the life of me I can't remember any of the presenters.
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #37 on: June 08, 2010, 02:41:10 PM »
Seems to me there is always one hanging around Safeco Field as well  :chuckle:
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #38 on: June 08, 2010, 03:16:25 PM »
West klickitat had a cow moose a few years back.  Most of the locals kept it hush, hush including the wildlife people who watched it for about a week in the refuge.

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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #39 on: June 08, 2010, 03:20:03 PM »
Yes, though I've not personally seen one.  A bull crossed I-5 near the Peace Arch border crossing back when I was in college (late 80's)...it was in the paper.  I knew a woman near Nugents Corner (Mt. Baker hwy) who had a cow and calf wintering in and around her place.  The North Cascades region also holds grizzlies and wolves, and has for many years.  Just not large numbers.  I attended several symposiums on these topics back then but for the life of me I can't remember any of the presenters.

Yes, the one by the Peace Arch was in the local paper years ago.  I am sure they wander into Whatcom county on occasion, and there are spot in eastern Whatcom county where they could live and never be seen, so I would not be surprised in the least.
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #40 on: June 10, 2010, 09:15:46 AM »
 I remember that one as well. In the 90's if I remember right  (no guarantees there)
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #41 on: June 10, 2010, 09:27:56 AM »
Granted this is not the west side but a friend of my dads back in the early 90's was deer hunting up towards Hart's Pass and in 3 days he had a cow and calf moose and a grizz walk through the saddle he was sitting in.
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Re: Anyone ever seen a moose in western WA?
« Reply #42 on: June 15, 2010, 12:49:45 AM »
A guy at works swears that he saw one this weekend up at Crystal Mountain.  I thought that he had seen an elk until he described it and knowing this guy, he ain't making it up.
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