Nice bear and congrats to your brother, and like you said time is running out for you to get one. I can't believe that September is running out already.
I met up with another forum member WVARCHER today in their elk camp up in unit 444 and they said that they have seen more bears than they have elk. They had a couple come in this morning when the were trying to call in a bull, one of them was within 20 yards.
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...