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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2017, 08:28:48 PM »
I'd like to hear their reason for no 113 Spring hunts.

It would be my number 1 choice every year if they did have it as an option.
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2017, 08:45:51 PM »
I'd like to hear their reason for no 113 Spring hunts.

It would be my number 1 choice every year if they did have it as an option.
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2017, 10:45:38 PM »
I'd like to hear their reason for no 113 Spring hunts.
grizzly encounters

Shooting grizzly in the spring would be fine with me.

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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2017, 05:52:51 AM »
I am surprised theres no back lash from this news story earlier in the summer
http://www.king5.com/article/tech/science/environment/bear-feeding-program-criticized-for-baiting/446384325

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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2017, 07:12:25 AM »
Besides eliminating Monroe, I don't see any changes, I thought they said there would be?  Am I missing something?
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2017, 07:38:45 AM »
Besides eliminating Monroe, I don't see any changes, I thought they said there would be?  Am I missing something?
They modified the end dates for some hunts so now they all run thru June 15th.
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2017, 07:44:09 AM »
Besides eliminating Monroe, I don't see any changes, I thought they said there would be?  Am I missing something?
They modified the end dates for some hunts so now they all run thru June 15th.

This.  This will help immensely in some of the units.
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2017, 08:10:39 AM »
Ahh missed that, thanks.
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2017, 08:38:44 AM »
Sorry Skagit hunters.....Im bringing my points and applying for up north.

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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2017, 12:04:20 PM »
New to bear hunting, does it take a lot of points to draw the spring tag?  I cant find that info anywhere online.

Thanks in advance

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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2017, 12:18:03 PM »
Odds depend on which unit you apply for. It can vary from about 1 in 4 to 1 in 100.

You can draw with only 1 point, or NOT draw even if you have several points.

This will give you a general idea of the odds:

http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/permits/results/results.php?Species=BLACK+BEAR

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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2017, 12:19:45 PM »
Sorry Skagit hunters.....Im bringing my points and applying for up north.

If you want you can share with me... Im a few points short this year
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2017, 12:33:14 PM »
Interesting data that even with the amount of folks applying seems like it's around half that pick up the tag and go.   :dunno:

 http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/harvest/2016/reports/bear_hunt_name.php

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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #28 on: December 07, 2017, 12:39:03 PM »
Interesting data that even with the amount of folks applying seems like it's around half that pick up the tag and go.   :dunno:

 http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/harvest/2016/reports/bear_hunt_name.php

Looking at those numbers,what a joke,maybe a negative point -1 for people who don't hunt it,or harvest,the next year ,so people will hunt it harder,or won't put in for draws that they don't intend to hunt.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: 2018 Spring Bear Info Up on WDFW Site
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2017, 12:41:23 PM »
Copalis dropped from 100 to 50 tags.

 

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