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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #25 on: October 11, 2011, 02:05:16 PM »
They forgot to mention the old way we learned to know for sure.  When encountering bears, if you climb a tree a hungry black bear will climb the tree after you.  A grizzly will push it over.   :chuckle:

Also you can tell from the droppings.  The Grizzly's crap smells like peperspray and is full of those bells they sell at REI. 

Seriously though, In North America virtually every case of black bears attaching humans has been determined to be predatory.  Meaning the bear was going to eat the person it attached.  The way to keep a black bear from attacking you is to either shoot it in the vitals or don't look like food (I like to yell "Hey Bear!" if it's not hunting season)

I'm not 100% sure on the statistic for Grizzly bear attacks but my understanding is that the vast majority of he attacks were territorial but not quite all.  This seems to suggest that to avoid Grizzly attacks one might leave the area and not confront the bear.  If the bear seems intent on attacking being aggressive and fighting back may be the wrong move.
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #26 on: October 11, 2011, 02:34:22 PM »
Got a 93%, darn that blonde phased bear
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #27 on: October 14, 2011, 09:04:09 PM »
100%.....cool test!

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #28 on: October 20, 2011, 12:13:10 PM »
100%!

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #29 on: October 24, 2011, 09:31:27 AM »
100%  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #30 on: November 01, 2011, 08:59:08 PM »
Good test. Got 100% first time. Guess I'm good to go.  :tup:
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #31 on: December 14, 2011, 11:37:15 AM »
Child's play; aced it first time.  The nose has a bad habit of giving the bear away.

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #32 on: April 07, 2012, 07:57:36 AM »
 
Got a 93%, darn that blonde phased bear

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #33 on: July 09, 2012, 08:08:48 PM »
Guess i'm not hunting bears for awhile. i got 80%. 
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2012, 05:42:15 PM »
Got 87%, first year hunting anything ever so I'd better get that nailed down!
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2012, 06:01:55 PM »
100%  :tup:

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #36 on: July 18, 2012, 06:49:22 PM »
Wife here,

100% first try.   :tup:

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #37 on: September 03, 2012, 03:01:47 PM »
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Do yourself a favor:
At least one grizzly bear has been confirmed by WDFW in the North Cascades and we have a couple dozen in Northeast Washington. Here is the Montana bear identification test, take it until you pass with 100% and you will be much safer of not accidentally shooting a grizzly bear in Washington.

http://fwpiis.mt.gov/bearid/test.htm


Thanks to WDFW, Washington now has online bear identification training and a test. I strongly urge all Washington bear hunters to take this training and test, it may save you from accidentally shooting the wrong bear. Just the other day I was shown a trail cam photo of a mother grizzly with cubs that was taken in NE Washington this year and there are numerous other grizzlies in Washington.

http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/bear_cougar/bear/index.html
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #38 on: October 30, 2012, 12:50:12 AM »
 :IBCOOL:
100% first attempt
has anyone that passed went on to the certifcate thing?
Thinking on completing the certificate, but can't hunt in Montana anyhows so wouldn't do much good except to have.
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #39 on: October 30, 2012, 01:10:09 AM »
good stuff to know

they need this same thing cept for wolves an yotes..

i remember a story my uncle told me of an old timer he met way back in the mtns who was huntn for "grizz" ...outside of packwood....in the early 90's

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #40 on: November 07, 2012, 07:54:18 PM »
I aced it...really not a very difficult test, for me anyways! But gotta remember when your in the woods and the heat is on and they are 50, 75, 100 yards away from can you make that quick assessment and make the right call?

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2013, 08:38:50 PM »
Got a 100% easily but I'm still trying to figure out why the heck we need grizzlies (and - thank you for posting this. it was fun and it will help many hunters). Makes about as much sense as adding wolves. We have too many predators already!
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2013, 08:57:00 PM »
Got a 100% easily but I'm still trying to figure out why the heck we need grizzlies (and - thank you for posting this. it was fun and it will help many hunters). Makes about as much sense as adding wolves. We have too many predators already!

We used to have the plague and smallpox too.  I don't see the knuckleheads lining up to bring those back.  I agree that we are getting too many predators.  There was enough population control due to hunting to keep deer, elk and others at reasonable levels.  Got 100% on Montana's test a few years back.  Those are fun things to do.  WDFW should have more interactive activities on their website.

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #43 on: May 28, 2013, 02:42:26 PM »
100 very cool
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #44 on: July 29, 2013, 02:36:21 PM »
You need predators in the wild to pick off the week and sick that's mother natures way of keeping bad genes,traits, and diseases from being passed on.

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #46 on: February 16, 2014, 11:35:56 AM »
Missed 3 on the first attempt took it again got 100%.  Never hunted bears before or been arond them for that matter here in Nevada.  This year will be my first time bear hunting and I am coming to Washington for the hunt.

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #47 on: February 16, 2014, 01:32:32 PM »
You need predators in the wild to pick off the week and sick that's mother natures way of keeping bad genes,traits, and diseases from being passed on.

You are right.  I spoke out of frustration about hunting managing the herds.  As hunters we rarely take the sick and injured.  So I feel some predation is necessary.  More than we used to have, but not as much as there is now.  And certainly not as much as the antis want.

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #48 on: February 16, 2014, 01:48:10 PM »
missed one 93% not bad test though

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Re: Take The Online Grizzly Bear Test
« Reply #49 on: February 16, 2014, 02:59:10 PM »
100 in Montana. 93% in wash. I believe wash. was more challenging, although you only need 80 to hunt in Montana.

 

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