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hey on my maps i don't see the unit numbers expressed in three digits?
are you guys hunting the washington side or something?
(is it the controlled hunt #?)

Welcome to BGH

in me case...716A is the "Hunt#" that I drew. Is for the N. Cascade in Oregon. I dont think the 3 didgit number would be on any map, unless is maybe a speacial map from ODFW.

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hey whiskey, i was talking to a few buddies from work, one of them bear hunts and hesays down by detroit lake up off french creek rd, as well as bull of the wilderness area has good bear numbers and low preasure, he has gotting 3 bears in 4 years up there. just a friendly heads up. I'm gonna do some scouting up there and will let you know what i find

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hey cool, thanks bunches Numbnutz. I was gonna scout the "old santaim wagon road" area this coming week, when I get a few hours off. I'll report what I find too. Still waiting on them maps

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Don Fischer wrote:
Welcome to BGH Brok Lee. Sounds like you are a bear hunter!

heck i try to be a hunter when i get a few days off from work in a row,truth is i'm a better worker than hunter.

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WiskeyJaR wrote:
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hey on my maps i don't see the unit numbers expressed in three digits?
are you guys hunting the washington side or something?
(is it the controlled hunt #?)

Welcome to BGH

in me case...716A is the "Hunt#" that I drew. Is for the N. Cascade in Oregon. I dont think the 3 didgit number would be on any map, unless is maybe a speacial map from ODFW.

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WiskeyJaR

ah i follow you,i haven't hunted that area yet and it's practially in pdx too.

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brok,
are you hunting the sw oregon area? how are the bear numbnuers down there? I have heard good things. I'm hunting 716a which is the santiamand mckinzie units. I have seen some bears up there but havent gottin any yet, this will be my 1st year of focusing on bears, normally just get a tag a hope to see one while out deer/elk hunting.

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numbnutz wrote:
brok,
are you hunting the sw oregon area? how are the bear numbnuers down there? I have heard good things. I'm hunting 716a which is the santiamand mckinzie units. I have seen some bears up there but havent gottin any yet, this will be my 1st year of focusing on bears, normally just get a tag a hope to see one while out deer/elk hunting.

well i seem to keep finding them whether i look for them or not,i have just started putting in for tags this year so my mom can get one.she lives down in that area and sees them enough to want to hunt them.i started going last year just to track and pack but have come accross one i'm hoping to get before some other guy gets em.if i read the data right the majority of the state's population is in the area (same for cougar and turkey) with a high concentration towards the coast.i always have bears come into camp while deer or elk hunting and nuzzle the tent,they just love my friend ken's feet funk. i'd say the best bet is to take ken's socks or shoes and you're sure to see a few.

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hey whiskey, did you get your map yet, and if so what do you think?

Got 'em today, real nice detailed maps. Worth the 7;50 $ Just a little "too" detailed.....I wont be able to blame being "lost" when Im late from hunting again. lol

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I've ordered maps for all the units i hunt, and by far the santiam map is the hardest to read. but i still manage to find my way, i just bought a handheld gps the other day to makesure i dont get lost, still trying to figure that thing out Think

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I just took preference points this year. I was going to put in for NE OR but the snow is too deep. Fall would be better. Just be warned that there is still a lot of snow up high, you might have to hunt at pretty low elevations. Good Luck to ya.. Git a big'un!

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