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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2018, 11:53:09 PM »
Congrats on the draw! 2015 the bears were out and about in the end of April. Filled my tag the 18th of May.
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #16 on: March 20, 2018, 12:03:16 PM »
I also drew  the Sherman tag  for my first spring bear hunt,  l haven't spent anytime hunting for anything in the spring but the one thing l have heard is to watch out for ticks. So are the ticks going to be a problem? and if so what can be done to counter them?

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #17 on: March 20, 2018, 01:07:23 PM »
I also drew  the Sherman tag  for my first spring bear hunt,  l haven't spent anytime hunting for anything in the spring but the one thing l have heard is to watch out for ticks. So are the ticks going to be a problem? and if so what can be done to counter them?

boy are you in for a treat. yeah, the ticks are a problem...

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2018, 01:53:00 PM »
For ticks, buy some permithrin and apply it to all your clothes, socks, packs and hats.  The stuff works!
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2018, 03:23:44 PM »
For ticks, buy some permithrin and apply it to all your clothes, socks, packs and hats.  The stuff works!
:yeah: Works extremely well
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2018, 07:04:07 PM »
Permethrin will kill ticks after a few moments of contact. Use a spray with deet as a secondary defense and you will be good... just be certain to check yourself closely. Check up under your “sack” too... had a buddy get one there and didn’t find it for a while. His wife took heat and tweezers to try and get it, but was unsuccessful. Doctor was able to get it, and that sucker was the size of a pinky nail. So seriously, check all your body every time you are out. Even with these chemicals added.


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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2018, 08:21:36 PM »
Permethrin will kill ticks after a few moments of contact. Use a spray with deet as a secondary defense and you will be good... just be certain to check yourself closely. Check up under your “sack” too... had a buddy get one there and didn’t find it for a while. His wife took heat and tweezers to try and get it, but was unsuccessful. Doctor was able to get it, and that sucker was the size of a pinky nail. So seriously, check all your body every time you are out. Even with these chemicals added.


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I picked one up behind the ear and my wife went into a full blown panic attack! Needless to say she doesn’t run her fingers through my hair anymore  :chuckle:  I must have pulled a dozen ticks off my clothes definitely thick over there!
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #22 on: March 24, 2018, 06:25:07 PM »
I also got drawn for spring bear in the Sherman unit. Cant wait and hopefully we all can fill are tags!

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2018, 05:49:54 PM »
Anybody know how the snow levels are?????
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #24 on: April 04, 2018, 06:34:44 PM »
Economy failure = Too many people spending money they don't have on things they don't need to impress people they don't like.

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #25 on: April 04, 2018, 07:10:44 PM »
don't worry about the ticks you'll be fine without spraying all that crap on yourself.

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #26 on: April 06, 2018, 02:49:59 PM »
I also checked the Snotel website for Washington, and checked the sentinal butte station, when we had Sherman tags last year.  Its at 5,000 feet or so if I remember correctly.  That being said, we killed our bears down low, probably in the 2,800 foot range and never went real high.  We went for four days over Memorial weekend last year and the weather was in the 80's so we hunted low in timber and found bears.  You will have a good time!

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #27 on: April 06, 2018, 11:27:27 PM »
Hey thanks for the snow level info guys!!!! :tup: any of you guys know about the camel back area and quartz mountain area?
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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #28 on: April 07, 2018, 08:34:02 AM »
This morning.

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Re: Sherman spring bear
« Reply #29 on: April 07, 2018, 08:44:22 AM »
Looks like spring has finally hit!



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