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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #50 on: May 27, 2017, 04:07:17 PM »
What elevation are you at?
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #51 on: May 27, 2017, 04:10:26 PM »
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #52 on: May 27, 2017, 04:11:04 PM »
Onions still going strong?
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #53 on: May 27, 2017, 04:16:04 PM »
That chocolate bear in the picture was digging something up on thAt hill, to be honest I'm not exactly sure what the look like ? 

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #54 on: May 27, 2017, 04:27:34 PM »
You're in prime time right now Trophy. I see more bears from 10-4 than any other time in the spring.

Really!? This is borderline crazy talk 😂😂😂😂

We've seen a few around 1. But 90% of our bears are between 5-8pm


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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #55 on: May 27, 2017, 04:27:43 PM »
Go to love technology , just YouTubed what a wild onion looks like.  I'll check in later, phone is dying and need to save batteries for pics hopefully !

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #56 on: May 27, 2017, 05:14:13 PM »
Bear we were watching was rolling rocks over on a wide open hillside not sure what she was looking for though

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #57 on: May 27, 2017, 05:56:59 PM »
Trophy, they look just like this. Hell, you'll probably smell them before you see them.
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #58 on: May 27, 2017, 06:07:01 PM »
You're in prime time right now Trophy. I see more bears from 10-4 than any other time in the spring.


I'd agree. I've seen and shot more bear from 1:pm-5: then any other time

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #59 on: May 27, 2017, 06:34:58 PM »
Just let that brown bear live, had cross hairs on him at 200 yards, hoping he walks to my dad .  Damn cool!! 

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #60 on: May 27, 2017, 06:42:33 PM »
Hey Trophy yea thats us. Just coming outa 9 mile hike into the creek canyon. Glad I'm notbpackin bear. Its one long hot hike today. Nothing showed.   Counted 26 bulls yday evening on state land. I hear a whickey calling legs are barking!

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #61 on: May 27, 2017, 07:58:34 PM »
Lol, same here!  Hot as crap today, that bear at the end was sweet, it never went to my dad. He's heading your way!

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #62 on: May 27, 2017, 10:20:44 PM »
We kept smelling onion, never found any though. There is another small succulent up there that smells exactly like onion too. We kept stepping on it and looking for onion until we pulled some and got the smell.

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #63 on: May 28, 2017, 11:57:56 AM »
Well that chocolate bear didn't cross my dads path, I still don't regret passing it up.  I'm not here for just any bear but just any bear would be great for my dad since he's never shot one. We have today and tomorrow to try and fill his tag, having a great time but it is hot as heck. I'm hitting the timbered canyons today hoping to chase something out for pops. Thanks for the words and info!  :tup:

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #64 on: May 28, 2017, 04:13:06 PM »
Called some turkeys in but too hot for bear.

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #65 on: May 28, 2017, 04:29:18 PM »
No I can't prove it, but I had a wolf pup 30 yards from me today.  Tried to get my phone out for a pic but he saw me and ran away.  Seemed lost, was calling in a different canyon then came over to the canyon I was in.  Have to say even though I hate wolves, that thing was cute as hell. No bears so far, again it's hot as heck

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #66 on: May 28, 2017, 07:28:15 PM »
First day of our hunt that we didn't see a bear, been a blast but really slow today.  Might leave Tuesday.  One hour left of today.

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #67 on: May 28, 2017, 07:39:09 PM »
You'll find them Trophy!  I'd be glassing the edges of thick timbered draws. They may only be out for a bit; but one thing is for sure; they have to eat!
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #68 on: May 28, 2017, 08:23:12 PM »
10-4, I found a draw that looks perfect, except it's going to be a real pain if I get one in it.  Now way to get my dad there, might stay till Wednesday.

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #69 on: May 28, 2017, 08:34:32 PM »
Awesome. Good luck! :tup:
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #70 on: May 29, 2017, 11:09:50 AM »
Looking good so far. Keep at it. 
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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #71 on: May 29, 2017, 11:37:32 AM »
Good Luck Trophy, we had to leave yesterday but did get to chase some turkeys around.  Wow was it hot out.  Hope action picks up when it cools for you.  Tried to go out Pomeroy road but hit snow in a hurry.  Should be one up that road you camped on at dusk if days cool off.

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #72 on: May 29, 2017, 11:54:53 AM »
Good Luck Trophy, we had to leave yesterday but did get to chase some turkeys around.  Wow was it hot out.  Hope action picks up when it cools for you.  Tried to go out Pomeroy road but hit snow in a hurry.  Should be one up that road you camped on at dusk if days cool off.
thanks a bunch, yeah that snow is always blocking there, It's pretty nice up that rd, especially since it looks like no one has been there. I'm in a hell of a spot today, but it's going to kill me getting one out.

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #73 on: May 29, 2017, 05:40:54 PM »
Good Luck Trophy, we had to leave yesterday but did get to chase some turkeys around.  Wow was it hot out.  Hope action picks up when it cools for you.  Tried to go out Pomeroy road but hit snow in a hurry.  Should be one up that road you camped on at dusk if days cool off.
thanks a bunch, yeah that snow is always blocking there, It's pretty nice up that rd, especially since it looks like no one has been there. I'm in a hell of a spot today, but it's going to kill me getting one out.
I have been there on a snowmobile the snow ruined my plans on thid hunt but will be in there next weekend

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Re: Our 2017 spring bear hunt.
« Reply #74 on: May 29, 2017, 09:05:49 PM »
Good Luck Trophy, we had to leave yesterday but did get to chase some turkeys around.  Wow was it hot out.  Hope action picks up when it cools for you.  Tried to go out Pomeroy road but hit snow in a hurry.  Should be one up that road you camped on at dusk if days cool off.

How far could you get up the road, to Low Saddle Trail yet?  There was some sign down the road ten days ago but couldn't drive 100 yards past the Saddle Butte road. Easy hike though.

 

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