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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #105 on: March 26, 2021, 08:50:21 AM »
Sorry.  I'm not shooting a sow so cubs suffer.  🙄
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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #106 on: March 26, 2021, 09:00:00 AM »
He said: "besides a sow with cubs"

If a sow is being closly followed by a boar, its a safe bet no cubs.

I'd still watch to make sure they're a mated pair, then I'd take the boar, but I can't fault his reasoning at all.

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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #107 on: March 26, 2021, 07:45:14 PM »
I don’t discriminate predator all go  there are more bears in wa then many other states if every member took a sow we wouldn’t even put a dent in our predator problems

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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #108 on: May 14, 2021, 06:56:39 AM »
Now that a bunch of bears have been inspected anyone with experience get any more info on whether there’s any concern about bringing out a partial pelt such as feet removed or more extra hide cut off. Or is it fine to just have proof of sex and hide on skull?
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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #109 on: May 14, 2021, 06:58:41 AM »
Now that a bunch of beers have been inspected anyone with experience get any more info on whether there’s any concern about bringing out a partial pelt such as feet removed or more extra hide cut off. Or is it fine to just have proof of sex and his on skull?
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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #110 on: May 14, 2021, 09:24:59 AM »
Well I guess I should’ve read this half an hour ago. I just got mine checked and I did not even think about asking that question. I had the entire hide with everything in tact. It didn’t even take 10 minutes and most of that was trying to get the tooth out. I shot an old dry Sow and the mammary glands I left on the inside of the hide were sufficient for proof of sex. Which is good since I spaced it and reamed out the whole back end with the gut pile like I always do.

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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #111 on: May 15, 2021, 12:11:34 PM »
Take a pictures of the junk or lack of junk in the field with your notched tag I’m sure will help them.
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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #112 on: May 17, 2021, 10:36:36 AM »
I will be getting mine checked wednesday. I would think the nipples would be evidence of sex
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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #113 on: May 17, 2021, 11:12:18 AM »
I will be getting mine checked wednesday. I would think the nipples would be evidence of sex
‘Complete’ pelt or partial?


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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #114 on: May 17, 2021, 11:15:05 AM »
I will be getting mine checked wednesday. I would think the nipples would be evidence of sex
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I have the entire pelt. The pack out was only like 150 yards and I hope to do a rug if we didn't mess the caping up too much  :chuckle:
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Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #115 on: May 17, 2021, 11:24:10 AM »
I will be getting mine checked wednesday. I would think the nipples would be evidence of sex
‘Complete’ pelt or partial?


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I have the entire pelt. The pack out was only like 150 yards and I hope to do a rug if we didn't mess the caping up too much  :chuckle:
Nice work! I don’t get them often, but a short pack is always a gift. Good luck with the pelt being GTG. Charlie has had my bear for like 8 years now and I have pretty much written it off. 🤦🏼‍♂️


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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #116 on: May 17, 2021, 11:26:02 AM »
I will be getting mine checked wednesday. I would think the nipples would be evidence of sex
‘Complete’ pelt or partial?


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I have the entire pelt. The pack out was only like 150 yards and I hope to do a rug if we didn't mess the caping up too much  :chuckle:
Nice work! I don’t get them often, but a short pack is always a gift. Good luck with the pelt being GTG. Charlie has had my bear for like 8 years now and I have pretty much written it off. 🤦🏼‍♂️


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Could have been an even shorter pack out if my shot was like an inch or two higher. First shot she was 20 yards from back of parked pickup  :o
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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #117 on: May 17, 2021, 11:42:36 AM »
I will be getting mine checked wednesday. I would think the nipples would be evidence of sex
‘Complete’ pelt or partial?


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I have the entire pelt. The pack out was only like 150 yards and I hope to do a rug if we didn't mess the caping up too much  :chuckle:
Nice work! I don’t get them often, but a short pack is always a gift. Good luck with the pelt being GTG. Charlie has had my bear for like 8 years now and I have pretty much written it off. 🤦🏼‍♂️


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Could have been an even shorter pack out if my shot was like an inch or two higher. First shot she was 20 yards from back of parked pickup  :o

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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #118 on: May 17, 2021, 01:15:26 PM »
I called today and they returned my call.  they were not able to meet me today which is somewhat irritating as I want to get the pelt to a taxidermist, but the Bio is meeting me tomorrow.

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Re: Spring Bear Pelt Submission
« Reply #119 on: May 17, 2021, 03:33:00 PM »
I had the same experience. Called the Spokane office on my way through and they said it could be a few hours or maybe not even that day. So they contacted my local office and they called me back. Still couldn’t do it that day but did meet me the next morning. Hopefully once these Covid restrictions are off it’s not such an issue. They told me it was because they were all still working from home or else they would have someone available at the office to do it

 


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