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Big ol Bear
« on: August 09, 2017, 08:35:33 PM »
Pretty nice bear

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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2017, 08:36:32 PM »
Did you kill him?
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2017, 09:26:44 PM »
Ccol pic.   

Thanks for sharing.   

That doesn't look like classic bear country - to me.   
Have you seen bears out there before?
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2017, 09:47:49 PM »
Looks like a keeper :hunter:
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2017, 09:57:43 PM »
It is my understanding (I could be way off base here) that the deeper parts of the Yakama reservation are off limits to non-tribal members, and as such I have never been able to go there.  Basically, just to the NE of Mt. Adams, east of the divide, still high in elevation but still eastern Washington steppe country.  I am guessing this photo was taken in that area.  I would not be surprised to see a bear out there, especially if this is actually close to timber.

It is funny, there is a bear season described around the Tri-Cities, but there were never any bears around there when I was a kid (many moons ago).  I like this picture, it is really charming.  Yes, a nice looking bear, I would love to have a chance at one like that.  Thanks for the picture.
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2017, 07:33:03 AM »
i shot a 19" bear in country just like that.
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2017, 07:36:29 AM »
Plenty of bears in non-timbered areas. :tup:
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2017, 07:47:00 AM »
Nice one Time.  I filmed a good one "out there" about 2 years ago. I wonder if its the same ole bear.
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2017, 09:10:07 AM »
Very cool photo!
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2017, 03:49:51 PM »
A few Yakama's hunt them, but not many, I don't hunt them. This one had to be over the 300# easy, there was a horse hit and that is what he was eating on, this is above White Swan inside the closed area, there are alot of bears this size up in the closed area, last weekend up there we saw 5 bears total all close or right on the main roads.

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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2017, 04:02:11 PM »
I did a job for YN at Castile Falls a few years back.  We always saw a few bears in the closed areas, each trip in. :tup:
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2017, 04:18:20 PM »
Nice one Time.  I filmed a good one "out there" about 2 years ago. I wonder if its the same ole bear.
I rookied out an left my big camera, was having huckleberry fever cause we was on our way to the huck fields lol

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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2017, 04:23:28 PM »
Me thinks that bear better watch out for burning sage.

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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2017, 05:30:09 PM »
Nice one Time.  I filmed a good one "out there" about 2 years ago. I wonder if its the same ole bear.
I rookied out an left my big camera, was having huckleberry fever cause we was on our way to the huck fields lol
I always see more when I do,that. Lol. 
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2017, 09:05:10 AM »
Nice one Time.  I filmed a good one "out there" about 2 years ago. I wonder if its the same ole bear.
I rookied out an left my big camera, was having huckleberry fever cause we was on our way to the huck fields lol
I always see more when I do,that. Lol.
Yup, we saw 5 this day, even watched a mama bear stand up over her cubs in middle of the road, looked really cool

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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2017, 09:08:36 AM »
Awesome.   I should have went down to see what I could see this morning.   Clear fresh air, I might even have been able to take a decent photo. 

Those moms are cool like that...especially from the truck.   Not as relaxing then when you bump into them in the brush and they do that. Lol
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Re: Big ol Bear
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2017, 09:09:21 AM »
I imagine some smokes will be popping up down there today even with the rain we got
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