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    Spring Bear hunting

    Its been a long winter and I am looking for a spring get away. Was thinking about a Wyoming Bear hunt. Are there Ranchers who would allow Bear hunting for a tresspass fee? Cant afford the high prices the outfitters are asking. It would be great fun to bait or do a spot and stock hunt, and maybe even a little trout fishing.

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    You don't need private land. Head up to MT to hunt national forest land and get an OTC tag at least 5 days before you go. Do your research on the best areas and take a close look at the maps.

    What you are looking for are closed-off old logging roads with southern exposure that you can very quietly and observantly walk in the early morning and again after about 3 pm when bears feed on the new spring bunch-grass. In the mid-day you probably won't see bears but you can check out other roads for grass and piles of bear droppings. Roads where you see no droppings in the first mile are probably not worth walking any farther. Ask the local game warden and bear biologist about where to find those kinds of roads.

    What can be more enjoyable in May than walking sunny, abandoned roads littered with bear droppings and anticipating seeing a bruin around the next bend? I did that for a week last May and had a blast. The taxidermist called this week to let me know my bear rug was on the way.

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    Definitely lots of public land in ID and MT for spring bear. OR too but it's a draw and results are already out. I'm not sure about WY, but I bet there is public land options too!, they have great public options for everything else.
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    You can get otc reduced price tags in some of Idaho for about $35!

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    Wyoming is full of bears, like hoshour said, no need for private land! where you thinking aobut going?

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    Ditto what Hoshour said. Some of the old roads in Mt are overgrown with brush and some have griz so know what you are doing.

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    Heres one I got 2010!!!

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    holy buckets! that here in Wyoming???

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    Super that's the bear I have been looking for

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    Yes sir its a Wyoming bear, he was pretty big in body size hard for me and a buddy to move and ended up 1/2" off for all time B&C books.

 

 

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