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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #60 on: April 13, 2018, 10:01:22 PM »
Haven't had a chance to get in there yet. Hopefully Sunday. Anyone know where the current snowline is at?

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #61 on: April 13, 2018, 10:15:46 PM »
Buddy won't give up his locals.. he has been trying to get one with his longbow for the past 4 years in there and hasn't been able to close the gap... so he doesn't want to give up the goods lol! Sorry man, I tried. I even offered some good bourbon!

Offer him some bad bourbon!

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #62 on: April 13, 2018, 10:34:51 PM »
Buddy won't give up his locals.. he has been trying to get one with his longbow for the past 4 years in there and hasn't been able to close the gap... so he doesn't want to give up the goods lol! Sorry man, I tried. I even offered some good bourbon!

Offer him some bad bourbon!

I need the 411
We don't do bad bourbon anymore lol. Our tastes have outgrown that stuff... we do drink a bottle of Jameson for good measure every now and then but that's about as cheap as we go lol. To be honest man. Like I said, best bet is to just hit the old grown in skidders. They use them as travel corridors and MOST of the people that will be in there looking for bears won't be hiking in anywhere.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #63 on: April 14, 2018, 03:26:16 PM »
Haven't had a chance to get in there yet. Hopefully Sunday. Anyone know where the current snowline is at?

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I have the tag and didn't even think about snow being an issue. I have about 20 places marked on maps I want to check out, but now I'm worried most will be to high! Better look at the map again and have lower elevation spots picked out as well. I noticed a lot of skunk cabbage when I went in to get my key.

Anyone ever have issues with trees blowing across the road? I normally bring my saw, but didn't know if they freak out if you have to cut a tree out of the road without letting them know.
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #64 on: April 20, 2018, 12:58:40 PM »
You have gotten lots of hints, however RASBO is right about getting in deep where it is dark and uncomfortable for you but not the bears. He and others on this site helped me a great deal hunting in there and I learned a great deal from him. Get away from everyone, explore and find the spots that are dark that may lead to clearings, good grass, or fresh peals and then use that awesome new call. I have had success there and other places using the techniques I learned from Him and others on this site. Besides getting close to your prey is a rush and a whole new experience if you have not had it yet with a bear.  The bologna bikini with a bacon belt for my side arm I think was the key lesson learned for me.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #65 on: April 20, 2018, 06:34:54 PM »
You have gotten lots of hints, however RASBO is right about getting in deep where it is dark and uncomfortable for you but not the bears. He and others on this site helped me a great deal hunting in there and I learned a great deal from him. Get away from everyone, explore and find the spots that are dark that may lead to clearings, good grass, or fresh peals and then use that awesome new call. I have had success there and other places using the techniques I learned from Him and others on this site. Besides getting close to your prey is a rush and a whole new experience if you have not had it yet with a bear.  The bologna bikini with a bacon belt for my side arm I think was the key lesson learned for me.
shoot them twice,lol.  Had some great times in there, should would have been nice to find the camera

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #66 on: April 23, 2018, 09:58:46 AM »
No doubt, would have been nice to see what bear porn was on that camera. You remember coming out of there and hearing that tree get nocked down behind us? Good times.....

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #67 on: April 23, 2018, 10:31:41 AM »
Seen lots of guys "hunting" in there this year. Sign should be easier to find mid May after the young trees start getting new growth.
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #68 on: April 23, 2018, 01:48:01 PM »
No doubt, would have been nice to see what bear porn was on that camera. You remember coming out of there and hearing that tree get nocked down behind us? Good times.....
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #69 on: April 24, 2018, 06:24:56 PM »
Nice.


I was there this morning, but only to buy my access permit.

Absolutely beautiful country......  Prettier than I remember.

I'm looking forward to exploring.
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #70 on: April 29, 2018, 05:46:17 PM »
I spent some time out there this week.

Didn't see any bears, so I'm assuming there are none......

I forgot how pretty that country is.  Glad I get to play around in there a little   
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I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #71 on: May 01, 2018, 10:40:59 PM »
First day in there today. 3 bears. Couldnt make it happen though, good luck to everyone


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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #72 on: May 03, 2018, 04:25:50 PM »
I got lucky enough to get drawn two years straight now but still haven't seen a bear. Not much sign yet but heard of some sightings

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #73 on: May 07, 2018, 07:54:40 PM »
First day in there today. 3 bears. Couldnt make it happen though, good luck to everyone


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Come on hunters, 3 bears in one outing, we need dead bear pictures!

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #74 on: May 10, 2018, 05:14:19 PM »
I had one try to eat my camera the other day.  :chuckle:


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