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Our families ID bear season
« on: April 14, 2018, 05:11:52 AM »
Well, machias started his and got me all excited!

We ( uncle, cousin and nephew, sister, mom and dad, the wife and I and kids of course) are getting ready for our Idaho hunt. A few of us hope to go in a couple weeks, but snow my hold us up. A couple spots are below snow level but a couple of main ones are still out of reach. Should be exciting this year, tags also came in the other day,

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2018, 06:53:19 AM »
So you make Carmel corn for them? :dunno:
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2018, 08:03:34 AM »
Pop corn is a cheap base for bait ( compared to dog food)and you can make a ton of it. You guys use a shaker barrel?

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2018, 08:27:12 AM »
I love to make cherry kool aid popcorn.  They love it!!  Good luck this year!!!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2018, 08:48:16 AM »
Truck and trailer loaded. Leave tomorrow.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2018, 09:08:34 AM »
Have a safe trip!!!!  Good luck this year!!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2018, 09:16:05 AM »
 :yeah: should be a bunch of fun.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2018, 09:55:40 AM »
still a little slow over here and there calling for rain this weekend. not sure how long your coming over for but hopefully it picks up for you.

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2018, 10:10:54 AM »
still a little slow over here and there calling for rain this weekend. not sure how long your coming over for but hopefully it picks up for you.

Just setting baits.
Hunt week is towards end of may

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2018, 10:18:14 AM »
Good luck!  Have fun.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2018, 12:18:59 PM »
still a little slow over here and there calling for rain this weekend. not sure how long your coming over for but hopefully it picks up for you.

Had any activity at your baits yet?
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2018, 01:12:01 PM »
still a little slow over here and there calling for rain this weekend. not sure how long your coming over for but hopefully it picks up for you.

Had any activity at your baits yet?

Not as of Sunday. Got some fresh grease and fryer oil on it Sunday afternoon and Iíll be going up tomorrow night to see. Weathers warm right now so itís been up there cooking

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2018, 02:40:32 PM »
still a little slow over here and there calling for rain this weekend. not sure how long your coming over for but hopefully it picks up for you.

Had any activity at your baits yet?

Not as of Sunday. Got some fresh grease and fryer oil on it Sunday afternoon and Iíll be going up tomorrow night to see. Weathers warm right now so itís been up there cooking

Good luck, I hope they have been hammering it!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2018, 02:58:03 PM »
They have to eat some time

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2018, 10:21:58 AM »
Headn out. 240 mile trip, one way.

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2018, 03:22:34 PM »
Good luck.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2018, 07:39:14 AM »
Go get em!!!

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2018, 05:48:02 AM »
Made it home.
Got a few baits set. Weather was great. Snow was a pain and fun. Kept us from getting to uncles spot. I'm excited  to go back in 2 weeks and see how they are doing.




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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2018, 08:39:10 AM »
Awesome.  Looks like a great time.

Looking forward to see what you come up with this season. :tup:
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #19 on: May 05, 2018, 06:37:16 AM »
Had 1/4 of a barrel worth of popcorn burn up . To much oil got dumped in with the popcorn. Could have been a big deal, used it as a visual for kids.

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #20 on: May 05, 2018, 06:46:06 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #21 on: May 05, 2018, 07:28:14 AM »
Awesome, looking forward to the updates!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #22 on: May 11, 2018, 05:11:15 PM »
Headn up to rebait

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #23 on: May 12, 2018, 09:07:05 AM »
Good luck!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #24 on: May 13, 2018, 09:08:50 AM »
Well, had a productive day. Have a couple bears. This guy is my target.  Heard turkies all day. BUT, got home at 2:am and when I turned on my street my truck steering and brakes started acting up. Not sure what I need to do. Leaven for the hunt week in 5 days .

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #25 on: May 13, 2018, 09:30:25 AM »
Sorry to hear about your truck.

Not sure if it matters, but that bear looks like a sow to me.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #26 on: May 13, 2018, 09:31:25 AM »
Regardless, itís a big bear!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #27 on: May 13, 2018, 09:37:28 AM »
Sorry to hear about your truck.

Not sure if it matters, but that bear looks like a sow to me.

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #28 on: May 13, 2018, 09:39:00 AM »
Seems irrelevant if she doesnít have cubs.

Good luck with your truck.  :tup:
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #29 on: May 13, 2018, 09:52:40 AM »
You see her eyes?
She looks either real old or has a white ish ring. I'd say she is cubless, had a few pics but just her

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #30 on: May 13, 2018, 09:54:09 AM »
Yeah. Really old looking face.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #31 on: May 17, 2018, 09:08:39 PM »
Well, think I may have fixed truck.  We are headn out in morn for a week. Hopefully we make it there. And hopefully we will have some bears hitting baits

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2018, 04:38:42 PM »
Best of luck. Hope youíre successful.  :tup:
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2018, 09:26:32 PM »
Sorry to hear about your truck.

Not sure if it matters, but that bear looks like a sow to me.


Why do you think itís a sow? I donít think it matters but nothing sticks out that says sow? Bear pictures are tough to decipher sometimes but just curious I donít see it

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #34 on: May 19, 2018, 09:37:12 PM »
Sorry to hear about your truck.

Not sure if it matters, but that bear looks like a sow to me.


Why do you think itís a sow? I donít think it matters but nothing sticks out that says sow? Bear pictures are tough to decipher sometimes but just curious I donít see it

Big ass and a narrow face.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #35 on: May 28, 2018, 08:03:20 AM »
Well. Made it home. Was a good tripe, full of ups and downs. It was one of those trips were you felt maybe this was a sign not to go, but full of those signs.  But, we had a good time and enjoyed being up there. Filled 3 tags out of our group. Did some hunting with another forum member. Big thanks to him for helpn us out.
Got to see a 5 or 6 bears, a moose, and a ton of turkey. Need to buy a tag for them next year. Uncle saw a cougar and black wolf.
This is a pic of my cousin and his first bear, his son also filled a tag

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #36 on: May 28, 2018, 03:11:05 PM »
What an awesome trip. Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #37 on: May 28, 2018, 03:32:14 PM »
What an awesome trip. Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #38 on: May 28, 2018, 05:22:10 PM »
Awesome job, congrats!!!!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #39 on: June 15, 2018, 04:46:54 PM »
Well, headn back to ID to fill a tag for dad

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #40 on: June 15, 2018, 05:01:16 PM »
Good Luck!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #41 on: June 18, 2018, 02:53:02 PM »
Dad filled tag
Had a good weekend

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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #42 on: June 18, 2018, 02:56:00 PM »
Man that looks awesome over there, I've got to get off my duff and hit ID for spring bear one of these years.

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« Reply #43 on: June 18, 2018, 04:28:59 PM »
Great job! I would really like to get over to Idaho and hunt bears.
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #44 on: June 19, 2018, 03:07:32 PM »
Dad filled tag
Had a good weekend

Awesome, congrats to both of you!!
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Re: Our families ID bear season
« Reply #45 on: June 19, 2018, 03:31:33 PM »
Awesome job. Nice bear. Good for your dad. :tup:
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« Reply #46 on: June 19, 2018, 03:34:39 PM »
Great share, thank you!
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