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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #120 on: April 03, 2020, 11:59:31 AM »
Still plenty of time to open it (or keep it open for the blues) and hunt bears by May 4th. I bet they’ll close both areas down till then, but, no need to close the blues!  Nothing but wilderness. Only part that sucks is more people will be hunting in a shorter time frame, idiots just need to leave it all open!

They openly said they closed the NE units to limit the people who would have to travel there. I think they said 90% of the tag holders weren’t from NE WA. I hope you get to hunt, but don’t expect them to open the Blues because it’s “nothing but wilderness.”

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The blues are still open Josh, they never closed them.  I wish the title of this thread read, "NE spring bear closed". I keep thinking they updated it when I see this pop up.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #121 on: April 03, 2020, 12:59:47 PM »
Still plenty of time to open it (or keep it open for the blues) and hunt bears by May 4th. I bet they’ll close both areas down till then, but, no need to close the blues!  Nothing but wilderness. Only part that sucks is more people will be hunting in a shorter time frame, idiots just need to leave it all open!

They openly said they closed the NE units to limit the people who would have to travel there. I think they said 90% of the tag holders weren’t from NE WA. I hope you get to hunt, but don’t expect them to open the Blues because it’s “nothing but wilderness.”

:twocents:
The blues are still open Josh, they never closed them.  I wish the title of this thread read, "NE spring bear closed". I keep thinking they updated it when I see this pop up.

Maybe I should have said "don't expect them to keep the Blues units open because it's nothing but wilderness." Regardless of how you look at it, their end goal is to limit traveling and keep people home.


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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #122 on: April 03, 2020, 01:00:09 PM »
Still plenty of time to open it (or keep it open for the blues) and hunt bears by May 4th. I bet they’ll close both areas down till then, but, no need to close the blues!  Nothing but wilderness. Only part that sucks is more people will be hunting in a shorter time frame, idiots just need to leave it all open!

They openly said they closed the NE units to limit the people who would have to travel there. I think they said 90% of the tag holders weren’t from NE WA. I hope you get to hunt, but don’t expect them to open the Blues because it’s “nothing but wilderness.”

:twocents:
The blues are still open Josh, they never closed them.  I wish the title of this thread read, "NE spring bear closed". I keep thinking they updated it when I see this pop up.
WDFW will come out with any new decision to close units on Monday.
Yes as of right now only NE Washington units only units closed.
I would expect more units to close or be closed through may 4 .
Along with turkey/fishing to remain closed.
But until Monday nobody knows.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #123 on: April 03, 2020, 02:00:41 PM »
With the new stay home order in effect until May 4th, I guarantee they will close everything.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #124 on: April 03, 2020, 02:53:22 PM »
In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's extension of the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, all state lands will continue to be closed to the public through May 4.

WDFW Director Kelly Susewind said, "We know many Washingtonians find great solace in spending time on the water or in the wilderness, and we are taking these painful steps only because of the urgent need to protect the health and well-being of our neighbors and communities. We ask for your patience and compliance because there are lives at stake."

Please stay home and stay healthy. You have a role in saving lives in your community and statewide. We wish for you and your friends and family to stay healthy too, so that you can return to the waterways and lands we all value when it's safe to do so.

We anticipate sharing additional fishing and hunting season announcements on Monday, April 6.

More details on state lands extension: https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/state-lands-closure-extended-may-4.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #125 on: April 03, 2020, 03:53:48 PM »
BUT ITS OK TO GO STAND IN LINE AT THE STORE OR THE G DAMN POT SHOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  YES, I'M YELLING, THIS IS F'  N BULL....
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #126 on: April 03, 2020, 04:07:20 PM »
I agree. It's a bunch of b.s. Looks like their might be a little less shed hunters out there this year. I wonder what the ticket is and wonder if a warden or sheriff would actually write you up or look the other way.

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #127 on: April 03, 2020, 04:23:10 PM »
Send am email to WDFW .

https://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,248119.msg3338999/topicseen.html#new

It probably won't do any good but hay might as well right.
Heck ask for our points back plus permits if they open.
Ask for extended season.
Whatever you want never hurts to ask ,what's the worse they can say ,NO
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #128 on: April 03, 2020, 04:23:50 PM »
BUT ITS OK TO GO STAND IN LINE AT THE STORE OR THE G DAMN POT SHOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  YES, I'M YELLING, THIS IS F'  N BULL....
You could use a trip to the pot shop by the sound of it . Lol

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #129 on: April 03, 2020, 04:33:09 PM »
BUT ITS OK TO GO STAND IN LINE AT THE STORE OR THE G DAMN POT SHOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  YES, I'M YELLING, THIS IS F'  N BULL....
You could use a trip to the pot shop by the sound of it . Lol
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #130 on: April 03, 2020, 04:34:40 PM »
BUT ITS OK TO GO STAND IN LINE AT THE STORE OR THE G DAMN POT SHOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  YES, I'M YELLING, THIS IS F'  N BULL....

Maybe it isn't because of the people you are going to interact with while hunting but maybe the people you are interacting going to and from. Ok so maybe you won't interact with anyone going to or from but are you the rule or the exception. Or maybe you are the only person going bear hunting.
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #131 on: April 03, 2020, 04:48:11 PM »
I agree. It's a bunch of b.s. Looks like their might be a little less shed hunters out there this year. I wonder what the ticket is and wonder if a warden or sheriff would actually write you up or look the other way.

Wonder that myself . It's odd to not be out every weekend looking for sheds hiking, or fishing.  I got 1 shed this year well before closure and it pains me not to go but ill.listen for my families well being . But I know ma my aren't and there are people still o  social media having a  hay day still  shedding away

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #132 on: April 03, 2020, 07:56:35 PM »
In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's extension of the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, all state lands will continue to be closed to the public through May 4.

WDFW Director Kelly Susewind said, "We know many Washingtonians find great solace in spending time on the water or in the wilderness, and we are taking these painful steps only because of the urgent need to protect the health and well-being of our neighbors and communities. We ask for your patience and compliance because there are lives at stake."

Please stay home and stay healthy. You have a role in saving lives in your community and statewide. We wish for you and your friends and family to stay healthy too, so that you can return to the waterways and lands we all value when it's safe to do so.

We anticipate sharing additional fishing and hunting season announcements on Monday, April 6.

More details on state lands extension: https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/state-lands-closure-extended-may-4.

So they closed the state lands, but where did they say the seasons were closed?
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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #133 on: April 03, 2020, 08:05:35 PM »
In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's extension of the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, all state lands will continue to be closed to the public through May 4.

WDFW Director Kelly Susewind said, "We know many Washingtonians find great solace in spending time on the water or in the wilderness, and we are taking these painful steps only because of the urgent need to protect the health and well-being of our neighbors and communities. We ask for your patience and compliance because there are lives at stake."

Please stay home and stay healthy. You have a role in saving lives in your community and statewide. We wish for you and your friends and family to stay healthy too, so that you can return to the waterways and lands we all value when it's safe to do so.

We anticipate sharing additional fishing and hunting season announcements on Monday, April 6.

More details on state lands extension: https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/state-lands-closure-extended-may-4.

So they closed the state lands, but where did they say the seasons were closed?

Its not exactly hard to find.  Wdfw home page.  Big corona virus link at the top.  Click the link and read.

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Re: Spring Bear Closed
« Reply #134 on: April 03, 2020, 08:10:36 PM »
I only see where they have closed the NE bear hunts, youth season and all state lands. I thought I read guys were claiming that spring turkey season has been closed already. Maybe I misread it, but that's what I was referring to.
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