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Old 08-27-2017, 03:05 AM
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Default Too Dry, Too much smoke, No Bears; No Elk sightings around.

Been out down south on Hwy 22 area and its been pretty smokey and no access do to dry conditios. I never seen and bears or elk or moose.... just a **** load of dam cattle!. I was chatting with a couple while out yesterday and they never seen anything and the F&W also have not sighted anything to. Where have the wildlife gone to? Saskatchewan! Or making there way up north... i seen 3 herds of elk 3 weeks ago now there is none around.... is it possible hunting season may be on hold for some WMU zones due to dry and smokey conditions.
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Old 08-27-2017, 07:20 AM
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They're around.....too hot during the day so staying in shade near water sources.
Crispy out there!
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Old 08-27-2017, 07:27 AM
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I've been seeing elk and moose have not seen a deer since Thursday though that weirds me out. So if no access to private go to crown bam easy
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You do realize without all the "dam cattle" there would be a lot less wildlife.
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Old 08-27-2017, 11:48 AM
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That comment will get you access to the ranch lands in the South country.
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Old 08-27-2017, 01:22 PM
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You do realize without all the "dam cattle" there would be a lot less wildlife.
And more Wildfires.

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Old 08-27-2017, 01:30 PM
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You boys stay outta my elk patch!
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Old 08-27-2017, 02:46 PM
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Think it's a time of day thing, bin seein lots of everything, was payin respects to at the family grave over lookin the homestead, in the hay 1/4, from about 8-9:00pm the other night, saw 23 grouse, 27 witetail, then right about 9:00 the elk come in from the neighbours 100+, that was just one night, one hour, 1-1/4. Bin cruisin the back roads, I bin seein lots of critters.
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Old 08-27-2017, 03:04 PM
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They're around.....too hot during the day so staying in shade near water sources.
Crispy out there!
Spent 4 days in WMU 400. Open hillsides so dry and crispy not much reason to look for feed in the open. A fair bit of lush green grass in the trees for the most part.
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Old 08-28-2017, 01:09 AM
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I've been seeing elk and moose have not seen a deer since Thursday though that weirds me out. So if no access to private go to crown bam easy
Seen a old one with big long tines on it!..it was a mule....he was way up there... he never seen me just the other one with little tines... took him 2 min to finely see us the he snarled and took off.
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Old 08-28-2017, 01:17 AM
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They're around.....too hot during the day so staying in shade near water sources.
Crispy out there!
I found 3 water sources... one in different location. 2 on a route way up on trail hill. It was a well and another one 2min walk from it that could be used as a wallow iy was bye tree stand. And a good sighn of messed up trees... one was a pine and the other was a spurce.... tjat bark was just peeled off on one side.
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