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Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« on: May 07, 2017, 12:23:36 AM »
Just starting thread
This year it will be me,the wife,dad,and uncle. Kids will come up later in week,hopping 5yr old will be with me while in blind.
Spent last weekend with kids getting barrels ready. Handed them a spray can and let them go at it.

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2017, 12:26:53 AM »
wont let me load pics 
sorry

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2017, 10:46:34 PM »
Good luck!!!!
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2017, 06:02:19 AM »
Anybody have any idea why it won't let me load pics?
Tried in phone and laptop, says it's loading and then nothing

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 06:04:18 AM »
Probably to big.  Try resizing them.
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2017, 06:18:55 AM »
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2017, 06:24:19 AM »
Thanks, that worked

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2017, 08:11:46 AM »
AWESOME!!!
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2017, 10:07:48 PM »
Tried out barrel tonight

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2017, 10:13:22 PM »
 :) :) :) :) :)
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2017, 10:44:06 PM »
What's you all's opinion on this shaker barrel? Hoppen to reduce the crows intake.

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2017, 04:54:55 AM »
The kid in the bear bait barrel lol.  :chuckle:  way to pass on the lifestyle  :tup:

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2017, 11:44:34 AM »
I like it!!  I have one bait right now getting hit by 12 to 15 crows a day, but they are only picking up the scrapes the bears are leaving behind, they are not going into the barrel.
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2017, 12:11:09 PM »
Love the pics...

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2017, 07:06:05 AM »
Half way to camp where we will start setting baits. Stopped  for breakfast . Ready for a long weekend

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2017, 10:31:24 AM »
Get er done!   :tup:

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2017, 03:57:52 PM »
That's awesome! Good luck man   :tup:

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2017, 06:18:19 PM »
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2017, 12:23:52 AM »
Almost home, I'll post pics in morning

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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2017, 09:13:25 AM »
Well, was a long weekend but mostly successful

Friday we set my uncles bait, wasn't bad cause it was my spot from last year.  Meet up with another forum member and talked, he brought me some gas. After that went to see how far up Mt we could get. Not close enough, snow stopped us. That sucked.

Saturday I went for a early walk from camp and walked up behind a wolf. That was cool but also not what a bear hunter wants to see
Spent day looking for a spot for dad. Found a killer spot, but turned out it had a tree stand close by. Looked like it was a few years old. We left that spot alone. Think we found a good spot for him.

Sunday I knew where we were going, but it was .6 miles from trail head. Long day, but think I found a good spot.  We will find out in 2 weeks
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2017, 09:15:09 AM »
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
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Re: Mathews 2017 ID bear hunt
« Reply #23 on: May 22, 2017, 09:51:14 AM »
Good stuff n_mathews.  I can't wait to see what you drum up.

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