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bear time
« on: June 26, 2007, 10:45:58 PM »
i was told to start on my bear call's. yes i get excited this time of year taking my postmaster opening weekend. nice fellow. i take several a yea from the internet is alway's fun.  been buying stuff here in there. getting ready. Rick 
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Re: bear time
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2007, 11:34:41 PM »
This will be my first year trying to call bears...so it should be fun. I wont be in a stand..but will be finding a nice high stump to over look (i have one in mind for the bear spots that are close by my house). Should be exciting....i am wondering what else will come running... ;)
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Re: bear time
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2007, 05:55:35 AM »
This will be my first year trying to call bears...so it should be fun. .........Should be exciting....i am wondering what else will come running... ;)

When your senses are in overdrive and on edge even a small bobcat running through the brush will get your heart pumping....LOL




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Re: bear time
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2007, 09:28:07 AM »
I am getting amped up already.  Trail cam has been real slow on bear but i am seeing some sign.  We went up a few days ago and watched one for alittle bit. 

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Re: bear time
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2007, 10:52:46 AM »
Hey Billythekidrock~

Ya..I am sure I will by hyper sensitive when I call...I know black bears dont attack often, but I am still kind of paranoid about it...even if I am armed....should be a good time. ;)
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Re: bear time
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2007, 11:50:24 AM »
One thing, don't get discouraged too quickly.  Put a watch out in front of you so you can keep an eye on the time, 45 min to an hour is a LONG time and seems twice as long when your calling.  It is VERY exciting, but I find lots of guys who give up too quickly.  Hang in there and you will call in a bruin.
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Re: bear time
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2007, 01:02:23 PM »
Excellent advice Machias!

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Re: bear time
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2007, 02:09:21 PM »
Thanks for the advice....I remember the first time i called in a black tail....rattled for some time etc...nothing..I thought..well that was fun...I turn around and look up the hill...a buck and 2 does looking at me like im retarded. So, I throw an arrow at the buck (he was standing imbetween two trees, chest shot...all i could see was his base of horns going up, then they were blocked from the trees), hits a fallen tree infront of him (i was down hill...shot too low), he scampered off...but still a good time.
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Re: bear time
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2007, 06:34:27 PM »
One thing, don't get discouraged too quickly.  Put a watch out in front of you so you can keep an eye on the time, 45 min to an hour is a LONG time and seems twice as long when your calling.  It is VERY exciting, but I find lots of guys who give up too quickly.  Hang in there and you will call in a bruin.

I agree 100%!




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Re: bear time
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2007, 05:23:28 AM »
Billy use to have some cool story's he would come to camp. and would say the wife seen one standing up l;ooking.it remind's me year we had a sow and cub by us 75 yard's or so. and i was done calling. i new he seen one i guess it stood up he said it looked big. i didnt see it . but was thinking of the story's . yes it is getting close. i'm getting the fever. Rick
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Re: bear time
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2007, 06:30:15 AM »
Rick....stop with the stories...you are getting me excited...lol  Yep, the wife killed 3. One right behind our old camp.
I am trying not to get worked up for bears this year. Next thing ya know I will be archery elk hunting up there, but really looking for bears.....ha




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Re: bear time
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2007, 04:55:27 PM »



Went out last night to scout around.  Found one that was out and about.

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Re: bear time
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2007, 06:12:27 PM »
Great photos, thanks!!
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Re: bear time
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2007, 08:54:43 AM »
In August I almost always take a group of Boy Scouts backpacking for 5 - 7 days up in the Cascades. We generally run across at least a few bears... Had delusions about hauling the '06 along, and having the Scouts help haul out the hide, skull & meat, but somehow I just don't think that would work out real well....

When I go out looking for bear, rifle in hand and with the worst of intentions towards the bear... I seldom see one. I think the bears are outsmarting me so far...

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Re: bear time
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2007, 08:58:27 AM »
The joke would really be on you when you decided to shoot one of them about 7 miles in.  I swear I can't kill a bear unless its a whole day hike out.  Funny how that works.

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Re: bear time
« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2007, 12:33:57 PM »
I've got a decent spot off of I-90, but I worry about shooting one in the heat of early August.

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Re: bear time
« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2007, 02:14:26 PM »
I'm looking for bears this season. I have not seen any this year... but I have not been getting enough spare time to look much. If I'm lucky maybe I'll get one with a Yew Bow. Who knows?

I linked this thread to the Calendar as the Bear Season Opener.

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Re: bear time
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2007, 05:45:28 PM »
Opener is coming up fast. I don't have much time to scout right now, but I would really like to get one with my bow. It is just too brushy where I rifle hunt.




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Re: bear time
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2007, 07:15:52 AM »
Will it drive you nuts knowing that the opener is in about three weeks and you won't be here for about seven? LOL





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Re: bear time
« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2007, 09:32:36 PM »
Went out today to pull down my trail cam because it hasnt been taking pictures.  Checked a spot that i have seen some sign in and seen a sow and cub.  Went to get the trail cam and of course no pics.  We checked one more area and as we were heading back to the truck a 100 pounder popped out of the timber.  This spot produced 5 bears last year and is looking promising this year aswell.

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Re: bear time
« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2007, 11:49:56 PM »
My lil bro went up by Baker last weekend and saw 2 bears, one bout 40 yds and the other bout 200 yds...I ve never really hiked up there, but he does all the time..thinking I will join him soon...sounds pretty. Either way...bear season is fastly approaching...
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Re: bear time
« Reply #21 on: July 16, 2007, 03:15:49 PM »
I think they have all melted this week!!!!
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Re: bear time
« Reply #22 on: July 16, 2007, 06:02:14 PM »
i'm taking my postmaster opening week. might try the bow. i'll be calling for bear's and cougar. think i'm going up to bear camp or to stampede pass maybe. i hunt the same area as Billthekid. but opening weekend there is a crowd. cant wait this is what i live for calling bear's. Rick
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Re: bear time
« Reply #23 on: July 16, 2007, 08:26:53 PM »
This will be my first year for calling bears...just purchased a glock 30 (small .45) for a side arm...just in case...should be a blast! ;) Im stoked...and man..i sure hope to see a cougar, I would love to get one! I just hope i see him before he see's me. ;P
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Re: bear time
« Reply #24 on: July 21, 2007, 10:18:29 AM »
Just over a week left.  I am starting to lose sleep at night. 

 

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