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Sherman spring bear
« on: March 19, 2018, 11:05:31 AM »
So I drew the Sherman spring bear tag. I have a few friends I will be getting info from but figured I'd throw a post out and see if I can get more info. I figured the more info I have the better! The biggest thing I'm looking for is guys that have had the tag in the past and what they learned as far as timing with snow levels and all that. I have connections and places to stay from both the republic side and the kettle side of the unit. So I can work the unit from pretty much any angle I need too. I'm hoping with the info I get from the friends in the area will be enough but figured if I can can more from you guys why not!! Looking at probably trying for late April to early May for my first hunt due to what I've read about snow levels and bear movement. Thanks in advance for any info and hopefully I can post a pic of a big bear here in a few months!!!
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2018, 11:12:53 AM »
I had a permit last year and didn't hunt until Memorial Day weekend. My friends in the area didn't see much bear activity until mid May.
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2018, 11:17:44 AM »
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Looking at probably trying for late April to early May

You will probably have to hunt low elevation if you go that early, still lots of snow up high.
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2018, 11:20:14 AM »
Yea that's kind of my thought also is have them tell me when the activity picks up. But really don't think I'll be able to keep from going just wanting to get out into the woods. I've never hunted bear due to other big game hunting so I'm kind of over the top excited!!!
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2018, 11:34:13 AM »
I allotted five days last year. It took me five minutes to fill the tag. Kind of spoiled my fun.  :chuckle:
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2018, 11:49:11 AM »
June means bear rut!!!

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2018, 11:54:43 AM »
I allotted five days last year. It took me five minutes to fill the tag. Kind of spoiled my fun.  :chuckle:

If you don't mind me asking when were you hunting?
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2018, 12:06:57 PM »
I allotted five days last year. It took me five minutes to fill the tag. Kind of spoiled my fun.  :chuckle:

If you don't mind me asking when were you hunting?

I had a permit last year and didn't hunt until Memorial Day weekend. My friends in the area didn't see much bear activity until mid May.
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2018, 12:07:06 PM »
I allotted five days last year. It took me five minutes to fill the tag. Kind of spoiled my fun.  :chuckle:

If you don't mind me asking when were you hunting?

I would guess Memorial Day weekend based on his previous post.

I will be hunting over there as well and probably won’t head out to hunt until the last part of May. Send me a PM when you head out and we can compare notes. Good luck!


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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2018, 12:23:28 PM »
Oh hey I see it now  :bash: :tup: thanks again guys!!
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2018, 12:33:21 PM »
Oh hey I see it now  :bash: :tup: thanks again guys!!

Hahahaha, you are just too excited.


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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2018, 12:51:29 PM »
May/June is the best time.  I really like the areas that burned in 2015 from Stickpin to the Canadian Border.  There is all sorts of great open bear country .
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2018, 01:16:43 PM »
Growing up (in Republic) I saw more bear south of hwy 20. Here's one from a couple years back.

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2018, 08:06:35 PM »
Growing up (in Republic) I saw more bear south of hwy 20. Here's one from a couple years back.

Nice photo name, seems accurate for that bear lol


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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2018, 08:21:09 PM »
Yea that one looks like he'd fill that tag nicely  :chuckle: thanks guys for all the info!!!
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