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Another Grizz attack in MT
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Contributors to this thread:
Inshart 13-Nov-18
Yellowjacket 13-Nov-18
LINK 13-Nov-18
Whocares 13-Nov-18
Zbone 14-Nov-18
BigOzzie 14-Nov-18
Zbone 14-Nov-18
From: Inshart
13-Nov-18
I don't know much of anything about it, all I've heard is it sounds like a couple hunters startled a griz and one of them got bit up on both arms and leg. If anyone knows more can you post it?

From: Yellowjacket
13-Nov-18

Yellowjacket's Link
What you heard sounds about right.

From: LINK
13-Nov-18
Sounds like Montana should take notes from Wyoming. I think Wyoming has taken the stance that any trouble bear is getting killed if the feds are going to tell us our business.

From: Whocares
13-Nov-18
Damn! That Todd Orr one tough dude! Congrats on him keeping his wits!

From: Zbone
14-Nov-18
Figured they'd be in hibernation by now...

From: BigOzzie
14-Nov-18
Not yet Zbone, they are very active, right now, on the hunt for calories.

Now that there are more griz I have been able to pattern them for a few years. According to officials (people smarter than me) Griz prefer to den at close to 5,000 ft. elevation. In the spring when they emerge from their dens, they migrate down to the valley floor, 3000 ft, to spend their summer. Then again in the fall they migrate back up to 5000 ft to den up.

In the process of migrating, nothing is safe. Just sayin

oz

From: Zbone
14-Nov-18
Thanks for the info oz...

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