I've been out 1 time just for bear, we saw 1 little cub, couldnt find mama. I'm gonna take a day later this week on my elk hunt to bear hunt, there are a ton of bear in ne oregon where I'll be. hopefully if things go right I'll get a bear, deer and elk in the 5 days I'm there.
It was a slow hunt. since the elk werent talking like I hoped i had to focus my efforts every day on elk. I did see a lot of bear sign but no bears wich is kinda weird, I usally jump 1 or 2 during my hikes in the woods. I have all of OCT and half of NOV to focus on bears. then NOV21 comes late season archery deer. then Bear season stops DEC31.
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...