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Finally Found The Bears
« on: April 25, 2017, 07:06:25 PM »
I recently activated my real estate license and was out today taking pictures of a 252 ac. property I am listing tomorrow. We went on the north side of a ridge on the property and started running in to bear crap ALL over the place. We went in the next drainage and came upon this bear. Notice the grass growing in this huge meadow. Bear heaven. Of course he does not allow hunting.  I need to win the lotto so I can buy it!!
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2017, 07:12:58 PM »
What's the listing price?

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2017, 07:20:09 PM »
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2017, 07:46:35 PM »
That's a good bear.
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2017, 07:55:27 PM »
What's the listing price?
There is a home and shop that goes with the 252 ac.. He may split off 80 ac. for $200K owner contract and the whole pkg. for $679K. I work with Westergard Real Estate in Kettle Falls. It's on For Sale By Owner right now ---listing number 20593354---lots of pics.
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2017, 08:10:30 PM »
Woohoooo!  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2017, 08:15:14 PM »
Jesus, I could sell my house, build another on the 80 acres and break even.  What am I doing on the west side??
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2017, 08:47:56 PM »
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2017, 09:24:14 PM »
Jesus, I could sell my house, build another on the 80 acres and break even.  What am I doing on the west side??

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2017, 10:37:00 PM »
Jesus, I could sell my house, build another on the 80 acres and break even.  What am I doing on the west side??

Better paying jobs
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2017, 10:55:02 PM »
That's awesome. :tup:
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2017, 05:22:53 AM »
I am sure glad you never stepped in that pile and slipped.

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2017, 05:45:29 AM »
Nice :tup:
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2017, 06:37:02 AM »
Jesus, I could sell my house, build another on the 80 acres and break even.  What am I doing on the west side??

Better paying jobs

Offset by higher cost of living.
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2017, 10:54:34 AM »
I am practicing my field judging.  Please help me out.

The bear appears fairly large.  Large poo, large neck, small ears, ears set apart, possible fold in the middle of the head.
Legs are a bit long, so not super fat.
The back hips seem wider than the front and that there is more weight in the rear.  Possibly female.


The bear seems like a shooter to me (after making sure that there are no cubs, of course).

Size-wise, I would have guessed male.  Hips and rear weight-wise, I guess female.

What are your thoughts? 



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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #15 on: April 26, 2017, 10:59:50 AM »
Nice size boar...Not a Monster but really nice. The poo in the pics might not be from this bear as the bear was over a ridge and in a canyon away from the poo.
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2017, 01:13:11 PM »
That looks like about a 300 pound boar, I'd have to pass and wait for a big Bear.  If the property held any big bears I'd buy it with cash money. I'm not impressed.

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2017, 01:19:20 PM »
Shooter all day long.
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2017, 02:05:22 PM »
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2017, 02:46:37 PM »
Nice bear!

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2017, 03:13:53 PM »
It's a shooter and the pistol is a 40 cal xd Springfield.

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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2017, 03:15:35 PM »
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2017, 05:19:43 PM »
That is the owner and I think he was carrying the 10mm that day. He's got a 9mm, .40 and a .45 also. Here is a picture of "Rudy"   He would come to butch's house and get in the bird feeder.. Also a few bucks from his feeder and elk in his field.
Gotta go buy a lotto ticket.
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #23 on: April 27, 2017, 05:33:23 PM »
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
« Reply #24 on: April 27, 2017, 05:40:06 PM »
Butch is a person and the property is by Gifford.
Providing a select few deer , bear , and turkey hunts  with meals and lodging provided.  Stevens County is right in the heart of the best hunting and fishing in the Northeast corner of the state . . Our Lodge is also a great place for your family reunion, summer vacation  509-722-3949  www.buckcanyon.net
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Re: Finally Found The Bears
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