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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #75 on: May 10, 2018, 06:08:28 PM »
Dang.

If I see him, I'll try to get some revenge for ya.
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #76 on: May 11, 2018, 03:04:50 PM »
Went out this morning found some fresh peels and acouple piles of poop two different roads. But still no sightings yet

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #77 on: May 12, 2018, 05:32:03 PM »
Anybody else with some new news?

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #78 on: May 12, 2018, 07:51:46 PM »
Too bad you guys canít kill this bear around our house, he actually tried to get my Neihbors chickens today in the daylight. I chased him away, donít mind him being around but donít f with my egg supply!!  Good luck in Hancock and keep at it!
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #79 on: May 12, 2018, 08:09:55 PM »
They all have heard the Purina bear chow, is free and plentyful,  across the north of the river.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #80 on: May 12, 2018, 08:13:14 PM »
Iíve seen a truck with bait barrels two Fridayís in a row headed out to the tree farm  :sry:
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #81 on: May 12, 2018, 08:18:46 PM »
Iíve seen a truck with bait barrels two Fridayís in a row headed out to the tree farm  :sry:

Donít be sorry, your not the one feeding them.
I feel sorry for the lucky hunters than drew a spring bear take though.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #82 on: May 12, 2018, 09:30:25 PM »
Theyíve been putting out baits for a long time already. I know of a few Iíve found. All on the bridge gate side that you canít hunt anyways.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #83 on: May 13, 2018, 07:16:01 AM »
Thereís way more bears in the bridge gate than on the south side of the river and way more bear damage north of the river. Just goes to show that spring bear hunting reduces tree damage.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #84 on: May 13, 2018, 07:32:00 PM »
Thereís way more bears in the bridge gate than on the south side of the river and way more bear damage north of the river. Just goes to show that spring bear hunting reduces tree damage.
Not to derails Dan-o's thread to far but we get just as many bears on camera on the Kapowsin side as the Bridge side. The big problem with that tag is that 150 permits for that small of an area is just to many tags plus they open the escapement gates. All those rigs driving around puts the bears off and they go deep and ugly or cross the river.  We see more spring bear hunters in there than we do fall bear hunters and that's OTC.  If they would dropped the number to say 30 permits on each side and keep the escapement gates closed for those of us that don't mind walking they would get just as many bears shot, maybe more, and it would be a much more enjoyable hunt.

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #85 on: May 13, 2018, 07:41:32 PM »
If both sides were open I would still hunt kapowsin

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #86 on: May 13, 2018, 10:23:21 PM »
If both sides were open I would still hunt kapowsin

Rasbo is that because you see more bears on the Kapowsin side?

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #87 on: May 14, 2018, 04:29:15 AM »
Yes and I've killed several bears there,and so have friends.there are areas nobody even gets into.. k

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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #88 on: May 15, 2018, 08:32:17 AM »
School me up on Kapowsin Spring bear habits...(new to me).  I finally located and walked a nice road yesterday with scat ranging from one week to what I would say was yesterday morning or late the evening before. I have found last years peals in the area, but none from this year yet. He is in a nice basin with water, and not really much pressure above or below. Will he stay in that area for the rest of the season or do they cruise around a lot? Im pretty much limited to hunting Mondays until I get eyes on, and can/will drop leave to spend some more time with him. Would calling say, 100 yards above and below the road I see his sign on be advised? Or just walk the road at morning and evening with good wind? Yesterday was so hot, even in the mountains it was low 80's, and I didn't expect to see much out and about. Did see a coyote between two sets of bear scat, but didn't want to drop him and fear pushing the bear. Any tips in this situation? Current plan is to walk the road morning and evening, and continue to scout new country during the day looking for sign.
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Re: I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help?
« Reply #89 on: May 23, 2018, 01:23:32 PM »
What's the word fellas still no bear sightings?

 

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