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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #15 on: July 12, 2021, 07:18:26 PM »
Iíve got two bears on camera and one Iíve seen while driving up to my spot, tempted
To find a different place for the opener though. Donít want to ruin the elk hunting.
yeah but you may save a calf or two. Youíd be doing yourself a favor.
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2021, 08:24:13 PM »
Iíve got two bears on camera and one Iíve seen while driving up to my spot, tempted
To find a different place for the opener though. Donít want to ruin the elk hunting.
yeah but you may save a calf or two. Youíd be doing yourself a favor.

I thought of that too, just trying to get my first bear so looking for something a bit more open instead of walking through the thick stuff.

Plus first babyís due in October so Iíve got august and a week of elk in September to try and put an animal in the freezer haha

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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2021, 08:42:49 PM »
We'll be in 418, 437, or over in 133.

418 is crawling with bears... so it's probably where we'll start.

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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2021, 02:10:19 PM »
I don't hunt bears based on dates, but on weather patterns and berry crops. If the crop is in and weather is cooler (unlikely) in the Alpine by August 1st, I'll be there. Typically the spots I hunt come into shape the last week of August (6-8,000 ft).

I'm concerned about how dry it is already this year for sure, that heat wave was brutal on the remaining snowpack, will be interesting to see how foliage and critters are affected as we progress through July.

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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #19 on: July 14, 2021, 05:04:59 AM »
Crescent Bar for wifeís 50th. Anyone see bears in that area?
Maybe not so many bears, but lots of cougar in that area.

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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2021, 08:51:31 PM »
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #21 on: July 14, 2021, 10:08:32 PM »
I'll be celebrating my sons 4th birthday. But the next weekend...  :IBCOOL:
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #22 on: July 15, 2021, 06:52:51 AM »
Probably have a slight hangover, our daughter is getting married the 31st. 
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #23 on: July 16, 2021, 06:35:25 PM »
Curious if any takers yet? How do you determine who is trigger man and who is spotter? I would be down for a drink at a Seattle watering hole to meet and greet as well mastermind on logistics. Went out last year but got my ass kicked by the mountain and ate all the get outdoors tags.

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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #24 on: July 17, 2021, 05:24:40 PM »
Bear hunting for my annual vacation August 1st-11th. Looking to harvest my 5th black bear in the last 7 years.
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #25 on: July 17, 2021, 08:13:06 PM »
BEAR HUNTING!!!!!!
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #26 on: July 17, 2021, 10:42:04 PM »
Bear hunting 204, get our first look at the land, look for deer, and good glassing points.
My hunting partner drew a second deer tag for this area. Iíve never stepped foot anywhere in that GMU. Canít wait!
Proper preparation prevents piss poor performance, so we have two bear/ scout for his special permit scheduled for august. One at the beginning and one at the end of the month.
Wish us luck  8)
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2021, 12:15:26 AM »
Crescent Bar for wifeís 50th. Anyone see bears in that area?
A friend of mine shot a 400# +- boar up tarpiscan creek about 5 years ago. Him and my brother were staying at crescent bar and went in from the Columbia River. They were actually deer hunting when they got him.
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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2021, 09:46:25 AM »
Ill either be in GMU 642, 658, or 660. Depending on what I feel like doing.

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Re: August 1 Plans?
« Reply #29 on: July 18, 2021, 12:23:00 PM »
This will be my first year going full on for a bear. I am going to hunt and fish near Tonasket. What is the best way to cool your bear down the fastest way. I read about guys hiking miles in. Would one be concerned packing bear meat out that distance? I am continually being told how quickly it can spoil in the heat.

 


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