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Offline acspah33

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2022, 12:46:43 AM »
A couple of bears Iíve gotten on cam down low in the last month

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2022, 05:45:04 AM »
Love that area saw some shredded trees out there a month or so ago

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2022, 06:18:42 AM »
Iíll be between 2kand4k opener.  Ne
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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2022, 03:49:06 PM »
Berries are definitely behind schedule!

They sure are. But if we continue to get some moisture, it could be a bumper crop. At least for the west side blackberries.

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2022, 09:21:04 PM »
Iíll be hanging around 3000í come opener weekend.

Are you on the East or West side?

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2022, 10:12:34 PM »
Berries are definitely behind schedule!
I did find some hucks getting dark at 2400í today

They sure are. But if we continue to get some moisture, it could be a bumper crop. At least for the west side blackberries.
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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #21 on: July 09, 2022, 03:23:50 PM »
Idk about everyone elseís areas but where I live we have bears all year from 350í to 4í000 or more. They donít migrate they live at all elevations.  There has been a crazy amount of plant growth this spring

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2022, 04:45:30 PM »
I was out doing some pre season scouting and turned this guy up yesterday, digging stumps.


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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #23 on: July 09, 2022, 04:50:01 PM »
I was out doing some pre season scouting and turned this guy up yesterday, digging stumps.


He doesn't like the way you smell.


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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #24 on: July 09, 2022, 04:54:37 PM »
I was out doing some pre season scouting and turned this guy up yesterday, digging stumps.


He doesn't like the way you smell.


Thatís actually the same facial expression my wife gets when I come home from hiking 10+ miles looking for bears in mid July. 


 

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #25 on: July 09, 2022, 09:26:42 PM »
Iíd say theyíve been eating good. Pulled these cards today, not even bear cameras.

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #26 on: July 11, 2022, 10:25:53 AM »
Ran into some bear sign at 7000+ on the east side this weekend. 5-6 piles. Some a week or so old, and some "yesterday" fresh. Was a little surprised to see bear sign so high up already...

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #27 on: July 11, 2022, 10:33:07 AM »
Ran into some bear sign at 7000+ on the east side this weekend. 5-6 piles. Some a week or so old, and some "yesterday" fresh. Was a little surprised to see bear sign so high up already...

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #28 on: July 11, 2022, 11:31:07 AM »
Saw one up off the PCT on Saturday, 5000 feet, S facing slope, snacking on glacier lillies.  He'll probably have moved on in 3 weeks, but cool to see one there.

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Re: Preparing for the opener
« Reply #29 on: July 11, 2022, 11:37:50 AM »
Iíll be at 5200.. not for the opener but the following week.


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