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Offline BONE COLLECTOR

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8-1-08
« on: July 16, 2008, 02:44:07 PM »
 IS ANYONE GETTING EXCITED ABOUT BEAR SEASON YET?

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008, 02:45:01 PM »
You can beat Ill be out looking for the big boy.
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008, 02:54:42 PM »
It is all I think about!
I have two big bruins on our property just waiting for me.  One is a big Cinnamon, and the other is jet black with a large white blaze.  They were still in the same areas two weeks ago.  Hopefully my dad and I will connect!
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2008, 02:58:28 PM »
Just ticks me off I can't hunt my favorite spot until after Labor Day.  I used to love going into the NE corner of the state in Aug and hunting.  Looking forward to the opening though!!
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2008, 03:00:32 PM »
Ya, my trigger finger is itching...plus I need more pics/stories from fellow hunters on here to check out! Cant decide if i wanna head up to where I saw the bears by my car, last years opener, or my secret bear spot..(although the later isnt good until late august)...

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2008, 03:31:01 PM »
Can't wait!  I've seen 7 bear in the lowland of my secret spot already this year and with all this sunshine, hopefully they will be moving up into the higher country.  There is one little blueberry patch up there that tends to get ripe early, hopefully it will have some berries for bear to feed on.

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2008, 03:54:08 PM »
 :whoo: I'm already excited and can't wait for season to open.  That is one animal I would really like to put a tag on this year.

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2008, 04:02:03 PM »
Just ticks me off I can't hunt my favorite spot until after Labor Day.  I used to love going into the NE corner of the state in Aug and hunting.  Looking forward to the opening though!!

 That REALLY bummed me out when they changed the season, I had a spot that was AWESOME, saw 4 bears in one patch at one time, all adults! Now by Sept 1st the berries are gone  :cryriver:
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2008, 04:04:41 PM »
I'll be out there, gonna  try an get my 10 year old on one this year. we go the first 3 days of the season togther. gonna poke at few rounds at some paper this weeknd to make sure every thing is still were it needds to be.

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2008, 04:07:42 PM »
Kinda.. debating on taking the 1st off, but I am hoarder of annual leave. :chuckle:




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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2008, 04:17:00 PM »
I'll wait for a cold front to move in and take a day off if we get one nice cooler day or two, usually happens once a year in the higher elevations.  Good luck everyone, take plenty of photos to share and when you get one share all the little details so we can all enjoy it.
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2008, 04:22:24 PM »
So looking forward to the season!! Going to miss the first few days... Family's going to ocean shores... Didn't plan that one too well... Good luck to all!! Look forward to seeing pictures and hearing the stories!!
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2008, 04:29:43 PM »
So looking forward to the season!! Going to miss the first few days... Family's going to ocean shores... Didn't plan that one too well... Good luck to all!! Look forward to seeing pictures and hearing the stories!!

Uh,.. maybe you can work that one out. Sneak off for a couple hours North and East of Ocean Shores.




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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2008, 04:52:18 PM »
I stumbled across two areas a little closer to home this year...
both are going to require a fair amount of hiking, but I'm getting pretty amped up.

I'm only interested in taking a bear with my bow, though...so it's going to take some work.
I left it better than I found it...did you?
I hunt animals because veggies are too easy to stalk.

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2008, 06:27:04 PM »
Been thinking of that Billy... Can't hurt!!  ;)
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2008, 07:28:57 PM »
Kinda.. debating on taking the 1st off, but I am hoarder of annual leave. :chuckle:

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2008, 03:44:00 PM »
cant what frist time bear hunting in 12 years now i only got to find a bear

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #17 on: July 17, 2008, 07:05:02 PM »
try skokomish brown's creek tall bridge or spyder lake area's. lot's of cougar's up there. just past shelton is the exit.Rick
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2008, 07:27:04 PM »
 ;) Cant wait, We seen 7 Bears so far on our serect spot! Cant sleep!!!  :bash:

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2008, 09:44:19 PM »
 ;) just saw another black bear tonight on run.... 250-300lb

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cant sleep tonight...

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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2008, 09:47:45 PM »
Less than two weeks ladies and gents!
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2008, 01:29:10 PM »
Got my gear together last night.  Got a new vented hat with a mesh face shield, should help keep me cool.

Just cant wait for opening day, I got the itch bad
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2008, 02:47:06 PM »
still debating the coast or blewit pass or RimRock area. thought of having a bear camp. showing how to call and stuff. not sure what i'm doing yet. would be cool to hunt wide open country. like the Colockum or manistash. all area's ive called for cougar's. dang what to do. Rick
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2008, 03:17:45 PM »
Mt. Adams or Clearwater/Matheney. With my bow.  Hopefully.  :rolleyes:
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Re: 8-1-08
« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2008, 03:36:20 PM »
that's were i hunt on the coast lot's of bear's and Kittie's.i could see stalking a bear on Tacoma creek. Rick
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