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Old 09-13-2017, 02:05 PM
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Hello everybody
I would like to ask if anybody would help me with a black bear hunt.
I primary hunt 308 and 402 which are closed now. I have my good friend from overseas for a hosted hunt until September 21st. I was confident that I can put him on one in the mentioned areas but now I'm stressing out. We spent last 3 days driving dirt roads and walking the hills in 406, 316 and 314 and saw 0
I found one a week ago scouting in 406 before my friend arrived but couldn't locate him again.
I know I might be asking much, I would never ask for myself cause I do understand it takes effort time and $ in the process. I'm willing do drive fair amount of km (I'm in Calgary) if there is a good chance for one and I do understand some of you might have expenses into baiting and such. Please don't be offended by my request it is just a desperate call.
If any of you could help please pm me.

Thank you
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Mike
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:16 PM
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Go to rocky 326 and 324 not hard to find bears there not much further then 316
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:27 PM
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Thank you, any advice truly appreciated!
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:30 PM
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Want a good shot at a bear, on short notice ? Better go North at least 100 miles past Edmonton.

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Old 09-13-2017, 02:35 PM
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Tons around Slave Lake
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:54 PM
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Want a good shot at a bear, on short notice ? Better go North at least 100 miles past Edmonton.

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Go to Cantera road on the way between Kearl lake oil sands and Husky oil sands you'll find lots there. I used to work up there seen 7 with an hour just be careful where you shoot and be safe. It's also good to pay attention on sign with no hunting. But if you go on a lease road you'll find them. Goodluck.
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:56 PM
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Some excellent advice in this thread. I would follow it. North and west. North and west.
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Old 09-13-2017, 03:00 PM
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324 is a huge zone if go west of Caroline lots of bear and deer go to the swan lake road piles and piles up cut blocks always had good luck seeing both species there 326 opens for rifle on 17th 324 opens nov.1
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Old 09-13-2017, 03:06 PM
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I really appreciate all replies, thank you. Ill sure return the favor!
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Old 09-13-2017, 03:10 PM
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Last year I mentioned it to a fellow AO about the place. He went and he shot the biggest old black bear he ever shot. Its a long drive but its worth a try. there are a lot of berry patch on that area. I'm sure the local oil sands company wouldn't mind because they are becoming a pest and danger to the workers.
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