collapse
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GPS MAP Advertise on Hunting-Washington

Author Topic: New spring bear guidelines in 2018?  (Read 3637 times)

Online ctwiggs1

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 1834
Re: New spring bear guidelines in 2018?
« Reply #50 on: June 06, 2017, 07:29:40 AM »
I would like to see lots of spring permits in most GMU's, but not so many that it's no longer a quality hunt. The exceptions could be some of the GMU's in western Washington in which access is mostly controlled by Weyerhaeuser, Rayonier, or some other timber company. For those units, go ahead and make it an OTC spring bear hunt. The number of hunters are already being limited by the timber companies.

That makes sense.

Offline DIYARCHERYJUNKIE

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2011
  • Posts: 3077
  • Location: hoodcanal
Re: New spring bear guidelines in 2018?
« Reply #51 on: June 06, 2017, 07:58:05 AM »
With the amount of logging going on in the spring good luck with any timber farms.  Way too much logging traffic to even access the la d.

Offline DaveMonti

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 1059
  • Location: Snohomish County
Re: New spring bear guidelines in 2018?
« Reply #52 on: June 06, 2017, 10:49:08 AM »
jkThomps did some research on the Monroe Unit spring bear for next year.  Here is the discussion in another thread.  If anything, there will be a move for less spring bear hunting. 

http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,210639.msg2830546.html#msg2830546


 

* Recent Topics

Let's talk about this weather system (high buck) by Bill W
[Today at 10:53:48 AM]


Moms First Deer. by Timberstalker
[Today at 10:53:26 AM]


Hunting research based on online forums.... by Special T
[Today at 10:46:36 AM]


Idaho unit 16 combo hunt by Ellensburg
[Today at 10:44:45 AM]


Recipies for people that dont care for venison? by JohnVH
[Today at 10:43:38 AM]


alaska drop camp moose hunts by Karl Blanchard
[Today at 10:37:24 AM]


Popular place by Milkman
[Today at 10:33:06 AM]


Eastern Oregon Success 2017 by vandeman17
[Today at 10:32:10 AM]


Too many berries by Angry Perch
[Today at 10:32:01 AM]


MA10 coho by CP
[Today at 10:25:16 AM]


Next three year season setting process, we need a change. by Antlershed
[Today at 10:23:30 AM]


340 Elk? by Griz231
[Today at 10:22:45 AM]


2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats) by big wood
[Today at 10:22:31 AM]


Now booking caribou and moose drop camps for 2018 and 2019 by Bearhunter
[Today at 10:18:43 AM]


Colville late season bucks pics by vandeman17
[Today at 10:16:18 AM]


is this an illegal treestand? by Tinmaniac
[Today at 10:09:51 AM]


Ouch! by 7mmfan
[Today at 10:03:06 AM]


Hunting rig help by N7XW
[Today at 10:00:37 AM]


Zeiss conquest 5-25x50 rifle scope by robertsjd
[Today at 09:48:48 AM]


Tent wood stove with built in oven $170 by losdaddy7
[Today at 09:48:23 AM]