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Location: Western, WA
Joined: 10/01/2007
Posts: 69
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Anyone in Western Washington getting ready for the August 1st black bear opener. I am, and i can't wait!!! Thumbs up

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Location: leftern washington
Joined: 04/27/2008
Posts: 83
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im taking the day off and intend to spend the whole weekend in the woods, and if that doesnt work ( ive been scouting for the last 5 months so it should) where i hunt is on the way home so ill be hitting the woods after work too.....yah you could say im exited Big smile

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Location: Yakima
Joined: 10/25/2007
Posts: 81
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how do you hunt black bear? is there some type of calls or techniques?

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Location: Eatonville, Wa
Joined: 08/26/2007
Posts: 610
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I mainly do spot and stalk and may use a predator call intermittently but mainly just doing a whole lot of pre season spotting and being familiar with where they are at.

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Location: YAKIMA WASHINGTON
Joined: 03/25/2008
Posts: 17
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i got the 300 mag cleaned up and ready to go cant wait

Location: Western, WA
Joined: 10/01/2007
Posts: 69
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hey littlebuf what unitl # do you hunt?

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Location: leftern washington
Joined: 04/27/2008
Posts: 83
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653, and ive found alot of good berry patches Thumbs up

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Location: Yakima
Joined: 10/25/2007
Posts: 81
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csumerall wrote:
I mainly do spot and stalk and may use a predator call intermittently but mainly just doing a whole lot of pre season spotting and being familiar with where they are at.

what type of predator calls would you use? like a dying rabbit or something simular?

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Location: Eatonville, Wa
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Usually a rabbit or fawn in distress

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Joined: 06/01/2008
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Good luck guys. I lucked out and drew a spring tag and tagged out in May. Wish we could shoot two on the east side or I'd be out again! Never seem to do very well but I love chasing bears in the fall. Gonna go out with a friend of mine and try to get one for him.

Good luck. Only 2 weeks to go.

Location: Western, WA
Joined: 10/01/2007
Posts: 69
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Congrats on getting your spring bear. I cant wait for august 1st. Yes Thumbs up I can wait also just saw a cougar in the area where I plan on hunting so that would be a plus too!

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