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Location: N. Minnesota
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bait station stopped

We bait for other people. We have four stations. All were being hit on a regular basis. They came up and they stopped for three days. We also had 85 degree weather move in plus some rain storms. Could it have been the scent of the new people or the warm weather that stopped them from coming.

Also having a hard time getting meat scraps, is it important to have them.

Our location is Northern Minnesota on Canadian border.

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bait station stopped

That sounds familar The bears in my area hit the first week and then stopped .The first week I used meat that was freezer burned ate it all. then changed to donuts, frosting, molassas candy corn, and grease haven't had a hit in two weeks.But today I scored big one of the guys that works for me has a friend that owns a butcher shop he has 75# of meat scraps ready to go fri. I also think that the bears in MN are still eating natural foods.I'm being patient with this I have been hunting bear for 4 years now and still haven't seen one!
(but honestley I think they'er over at supersider's)

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I hunt MN to & I think the weather had a lot to do with it last weekend.
Our baits didn't shut down, but the bear started coming in late. This weekend looks to be cooler & better weather.

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Funny Million.LOL In the spring the bears come and go. They still like there berries and grasses. But they do come back to the bait sites. Weather probably has something to do with it as these others said theres stopped also. I just know what happens out here in Idaho on my site's.

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don't know whats going on there the bears started and havent stopped here

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I just got back from hunting not a thing came in the whole woods was dead not even a tree rat was moving . I threw the meat scraps on and some raspberry jello sat in stand all day sat till dark half day on sun. nothin' came close. so I rearranged the bait put the old in one pile fresh in another to see if the bear preferred one over the other and got pic from cam 2 bears on it at midnite they were there before I came up looks like they didn't like the grease , donuts and frosting but really liked the candy corn,thats all they ate didn't even move a log off pile.

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Everything came late for us again this weekend in MN. Timers are saying 11:00 to 1:00. Sunday weather was getting hot again.

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we'll thats way to late they'll come give em a day ill bet all those meat scraps are gone tommorrow

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can any body ttell if these two are cubs?

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Its a younger bear. Not for sure. Next time you go in put a stick on the top of your cam so it points down more. Good luck.

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It is pointing down and it's only 4' up on tree I ve been baiting with the candy corn throwing it around so they have to look for it they havent touched the rest of bait donuts and frosting and grease On fri I started with meat and raspberry jello nothing hit but the candy corn was gone every time I have a pic of the larger bear from early in season and that one tore up the logs and made a mess.

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