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Old 06-21-2019, 08:17 PM
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Old 06-21-2019, 08:33 PM
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In Calgary lot's of Cougars but no Wolverines Sorry just had to
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Old 06-21-2019, 10:32 PM
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7 in one day about 15 years ago. I was north of Lac De Gras NT headed to the Lupin gold mine on Contowyto lake NU. Out there on the barrens living off of ptarmigan hares and foxes.

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Old 06-21-2019, 10:43 PM
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Do we have them in Alberta or do they stay further north?
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Old 06-21-2019, 10:56 PM
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Cool video. The only thing that would have made it better is if they opened the door and kicked Sparkle Socks out into the middle of them....
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Old 06-21-2019, 10:58 PM
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Do we have them in Alberta or do they stay further north?
There’s a lots of them in northern Alberta.
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Old 06-21-2019, 11:23 PM
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Do we have them in Alberta or do they stay further north?
Yup we do, I seen one in southern Alberta.
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Old 06-21-2019, 11:33 PM
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I have only seen one in my life. It was on a Caribou hunt in the NWT.
He actually ended up being the 6th largest ever shot.
He now resides in my Dads basement.
There was and is a slight discussion about who shot him. 2 holes in that beast.
I let Dad pay for the Taxi and he gets to stop him for me. LOLOL

God I liked that trip. Not the outfitter but I liked that trip. Someday, I will go again. I am afraid Dad is not up for such a adventure again and I am so grateful that we had the chance to do that together.
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Crazy...! I counted 17, maybe 18 of them come tearing out of there !

In Russia, too...
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Old 06-22-2019, 05:14 AM
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I saw one crossing the road at Devon just outside Conklin about halfway between J1 & J2 about 5:30 in the AM.

Saw him from quite a ways back and couldn't figure out his shape in the dark but when I got fairly close there was no mistaking it.

Only one I ever saw.
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Old 06-22-2019, 09:29 AM
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Had a wolverine going through our pasture near Wabamun lake couple years back.
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Old 06-22-2019, 10:31 AM
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Saw one years ago in Wind Valley just 5 minutes east of Canmore. Only one I've ever seen.
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Old 06-22-2019, 01:59 PM
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Saw one crossing the road going up to sunshine village at banff.
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Old 06-22-2019, 04:27 PM
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A few, but nothing like that video.



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Old 06-22-2019, 09:35 PM
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A few, but nothing like that video.



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Nice colored diamond in that one.
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My cousins boyfriend was doing a study on wolverines in Northern Alberta near Rainbow Lake with the University of Alberta.

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Old 06-23-2019, 04:33 PM
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Saw three one day east of Stony Lake NE of Quesnel. All three together. I think it was a mother and her two nearly adult offspring.
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Old 06-24-2019, 09:07 AM
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Many Alberta studies being done on wolverine, trappers have been involved with most of them. Large numbers of wolverine being found in Western foothills and Northern Boreal forests.
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Old 06-24-2019, 02:28 PM
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Many years ago I ran over one on the old Berland River road - 3 times ! When I left the scene he was still standing in the middle of the road daring me to try yet again. An incredible beast.
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Old 06-24-2019, 04:19 PM
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Ive only seen 2 in Alberta in my life
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Old 06-24-2019, 05:28 PM
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Seen what I presume were the same pair on three or four occasions in the same area while scouting/sheep hunting. Had the supreme pleasure of watching one of them chase down and kill a marmot on a perfectly calm morning. You could hear the last couple squeals of the marmot clearly from 3/4 mile away as the wolverine dispatched it.

While flying in Northern B.C. we watched one from the helicopter drag a large beaver out of the top of it's lodge. The chopper didn't seem to deter it much.

I used to get a B.C. tag and try and kill one every year but it was just never meant to be I guess. Usually had at least a sighting or two per year but just couldn't get it together on them.

When I was a kid my best friends dad killed one on his place S.E. of Three Hills. I think that one made the paper if I recall.
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Old 06-25-2019, 03:50 PM
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Nice colored diamond in that one.
Yep. Biggest I wandered across in the Western Arctic. A mean amount of loft and hair length to boot. My Inuit buddies always bugged me for "wasting it" by getting it mounted rather than lining my parka hood... LOL.

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