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From: spike buck
17-Jun-23

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Sun is setting on the last day of Spring 2023.... Fall Bear hunt begins in 58 days!!

From: spike buck
18-Jun-23

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2023 was an interesting and challenging year. Went from Winter straight into 85 to 95 F temperatures with little to no rain. High temps stayed for 3 weeks. Along with a forest fire cutting off one of our Bear Management Areas that had baits active and ready to hunt. Bears were hitting baits but many were morning Bears.

Another interesting thing was the number of Bears that had tags in their ears. This Bear traveled over 85 KM's from where he was released, to get to our bait site. Was tagged in September 2021. Up till this year, we had never taken a tagged bear before.

From: spike buck
18-Jun-23

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Kirk Gifford... June
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Kirk Gifford... June
Kirk Gifford...

From: spike buck
18-Jun-23

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Ken Gifford...
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Ken Gifford...

From: Highlife
18-Jun-23

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18-Jun-23

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This pics for you Highlife!!

From: spike buck
18-Jun-23

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Bears were active on baits during morning hours, before the Mid 90'sF kicked in later in the day. Check out the time stamp on Pic. Was testing the hunters being on stand dripping sweat on afternoon sits.

From: spike buck
18-Jun-23

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This Bear was hitting just before noon...

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18-Jun-23

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Chuck Davis...
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Chuck Davis...
On the last day of his hunt Chuck got this Boar off the stand his Grandson took his Sow Bear off. Was a last minute decision on where he should sit.

From: spike buck
18-Jun-23

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After 5:00 AM
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After 5:00 AM
Lucky 7 Bear Bait...

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18-Jun-23

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This young hunter from Michigan got it done...
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This young hunter from Michigan got it done...

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19-Jun-23

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Teaching to hunt with a bow...
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Teaching to hunt with a bow...

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19-Jun-23

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Daniel of Wisconsin...
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Daniel of Wisconsin...

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19-Jun-23

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Charles of W Virginia...
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Charles of W Virginia...

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20-Jun-23

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JEFREY ROBINSON...
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JEFREY ROBINSON...

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20-Jun-23

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Casey Steele family... young lady bottom right took this Bear...
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Casey Steele family... young lady bottom right took this Bear...

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20-Jun-23

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Brian Asher...
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Brian Asher...

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20-Jun-23

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Scott gets his limit... from shore
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Scott gets his limit... from shore

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23

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We know where some wolves are for this Fall.
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We know where some wolves are for this Fall.
Wolf Season Sept 17 to December 5th. No Winter hunts this Winter.

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23

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Scott...
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Scott...

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21-Jun-23

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Chris Dixon...
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Chris Dixon...
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21-Jun-23

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Matt...
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21-Jun-23

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Steve...
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When you carry your own bear out by atv, got to watch the nose.

From: t-roy
21-Jun-23
Do you guys ever get a normal year, Chris?? ;-)

Had record flooding last year, went straight from winter to mid summer, this year. Looks like you guys still got it done, though!

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23

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Sam...
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Sam...

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23
Troy... it was a challenge with all that went on. 95F, Forest workers shutting down 2 BMAs right when we were ready to use the baits within them. Had to move hunters same day we set them up. Had to reuse an area for a second week, but it still worked. I will never skip using popcorn again. Popcorn works in high temps. We start popping corn for the fall next week. A few hunters had to gut and retrieve on their own because of the heat. Hunters were helping each other, thats what semi guided is all about.

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23

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Sams Bear...
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There is a story to this bear. Another hunter sat on this bait the day before Sam took this bear. Other hunter, Sams buddy, saw 2 sets of Sow and cubs, one with this years cubs, other with last years. Also saw 2 bears ranging in the 200 pound range. I moved the other hunter to another site at his request, Sam sat the stand that was just vacated by hunter. The sow with last years came in with a big boar behind her. She apparently was in heat. Sam took, what we are sure is going to be a P and Y bear early in the afternoon.

Tracked the bear, scaring a couple of bears off the bait as they were going in to track. 3 guys could not get it out. Sam stayed with the bear till 3 in the morning till we went back to camp for recruits. Hunters got bear out as sun was coming up.

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23

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Kraig...
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Kraig...

From: spike buck
21-Jun-23
Week of May 21 we had 2 guys nestled in their stand. They were seeing Bears but were not able to close the deal. On Tuesday, about 6:00 pm they heard what sounded like voices coming towards the Bait. Then all of a sudden there was a lady walking about 20 yards from the bait going towards the road. Hunter filmed what he thought was a true case of hunter harrassement. She proceeded to the road. Met a couple of others and walked East talking the whole way. As she walked by bait she was yelling Hayo over and over again. Hunter phoned me and we drove to see who it was.

Turned out it was Geologist's geoligizing for Lithium. She was yelling as she was afraid of bears.

Phoned the CO and he arrived and looked at video. Turns out the group had no idea we were there till they arrived at the bait from the thick of it. CO's went and talked to the group and all was fine then after. I also had a meeting withe the head geologist and went over maps so it would not happen again. They found nothing hopefull in way of Lithium.

Hunters stayed on bait for 2 more days. Saw bears but I moved them the last day.

We also, in April asked all hunters to bring their own sleeping bags since after Lotties Heart issues, beds were the hardest about cleaning cabins. So yes lots of challenges that our hunters, Saxon, Trenton, Lottie and I had to deal with.

From: spike buck
22-Jun-23

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Indy Bowhunter
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Indy Bowhunter

From: spike buck
24-Jun-23

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Was out checking a Bear Area for this Falls hunts. Found this camera on a bait not used since 2022 Spring. Bears were coming into the bait site with no bait since a year ago.

From: spike buck
24-Jun-23

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From: spike buck
25-Jun-23

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Vast new road system all within an area we were only able to access by ATVs.
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Vast new road system all within an area we were only able to access by ATVs.
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Back in 1974 this area was just freshly logged over. Roads were in great shape. Was a great area actually to hound hunt the Bears. So many roads to cut of the bears as the hounds chased them across the roads. I seen this area when there was no trees back then. Watched the area grow back in the 50 years of Bear hunting. I will be able to see the trees cut and watch the new growth come bac. I'm still young enough to enjoy another 20 years of fine Bear hunting here.

This area was always a great area for Fall Bear hunting. All gravel and sand. Blueberries brought Bears from a hundred kms away to fill their stomachs. Spent the last 2 days checking potential sites and current baits for Fall 2023. Farthest Bait site was just measured at 51 KMs or 31 Miles from camp.

From: spike buck
25-Jun-23

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Black Bluff Lake...
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Black Bluff Lake...
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The cracks in the mud says we need more rain!!
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The cracks in the mud says we need more rain!!

From: spike buck
04-Jul-23

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From: spike buck
07-Jul-23

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Fall Bear
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Fall Bear
We have just a few spots available for Fall 2024. Price for Fall 2024 is $1650.00. Call 1-807-221-9793 for info.

We start baiting in 10 days for this Fall. Got a load coming from Lucky Seven Bear Bait next Tuesday along with our popcorn recipe. I will post the Fall hunt on this thread.

11-Jul-23
Hope you have a great fall hunt! I have been trying to get information regarding the use of a leashed tracking dog for recovery. Finally was able to learn the regulations, and that you can only track during legal hunting hours. Have a number of people telling me that this is true for any tracking...it has to be during legal hunting hours which makes no sense at all. (This is an Ontario blood tracking dog group) Unless it's known to be a marginal hit we have always tracked and recovered that night. Can you confirm one way or the other? Thanks!

From: spike buck
11-Jul-23

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Each Dog used for hunting have to be individually licensed to be able to be used for hunting in Ontario. Deer or Bear. We do not have night hunting for any species such as coon. Having a licensed hunting dog on a Bear or Deer, live or eventually found dead, would be considered hunting. With or without guns. What if you came up to the wounded animal in the dark of night. Might be the fact that they are worried a hunter with hounds might be out trying to tree bears at night in order to shoot the bear at sun up..

We track our Bears at night for many reason. Like keeping predatory animals from feeding on the Bear and deer or because of the heat might render meat no good. But when tracking at night, even with hounds no weapons allowed. I will ask a CO what the answer is and let you know his answer to my question.

11-Jul-23
Thanks! This is tracking with a leashed recovery dog. No weapons. I get that they say you can't do this at night for the reasons you stated. It is being told that it is not legal to track at night even without a dog that I am not believing. That is what the blood tracking group is stating.

From: spike buck
11-Jul-23
Anyone can say what they believe. Truth is you can track at night 'without' a bow or rifle or hound on a leash. If you cannot find a bear at night dead without dogs, a dog would just push the bear. Also, if bear is slightly wounded your technically hunting. They can twist the wording all they want but in the end its the Conservation Officer who decides at the moment.

From: spike buck
14-Jul-23
Anyone bringing a boat into Canada must have all waters drained from live wells and in bottom of the boat. Boat has to be cleaned and free of any wet or dried aquatic plants. Also boat and trailers must be Zebra and Quagga mussel free, dead or alive.

They have been turning fishing boats away at the border after inspections where mud etc was found. Save yourselves a hassle at the border and clean your boat before arriving at the border.

From: spike buck
15-Jul-23

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Houston Valley Plotts and 4 Bears killed at Pine Acres Camp back in 78'.

From: spike buck
25-Jul-23

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This Baits been active all summer.... all baits are out with camera's watching over them. Season begins in 21 days. august 15th.

From: spike buck
30-Jul-23

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Pond Bait...
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Got over 40 baits out for the Fall hunt. 10 Large Bear Management Areas allow us to Spread the baits out and leave quite a few areas alone to rest.

From: spike buck
31-Jul-23

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Langton Lake Bait...

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31-Jul-23

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Whiskey Bait... First hit for this bait
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Whiskey Bait... First hit for this bait

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31-Jul-23

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Cobble Bait...
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Noon Bear
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Noon Bear
First hit of Fall 2023 season for this site.... Archery site. Season starts in 15 days.

From: spike buck
05-Aug-23

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Baits are doing good... even with lots of Blueberries and Mountain Ash.

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05-Aug-23

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Cedar Bait
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Cedar Bait

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05-Aug-23

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Kimber Bait
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Kimber Bait
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05-Aug-23

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Langton Lake Bait
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Langton Lake Bait
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05-Aug-23

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Drive By Shooting Bait...
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Drive By Shooting Bait...

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05-Aug-23

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Segise #4 Bait... Big Sow
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Segise #4 Bait... Big Sow

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05-Aug-23

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Whiskey Bait...
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06-Aug-23

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Gully Bait
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Gully Bait

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06-Aug-23

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Ross Bait...
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Ross Bait...

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06-Aug-23

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Crash Bait...
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Crash Bait...
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06-Aug-23

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Beaver Dam Bait...
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Beaver Dam Bait...

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06-Aug-23

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Abitibi Bait...
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06-Aug-23

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We are booked up for Spring and Fall Bear 2024, Our 50th Year of bear Hunting. We bought the camp March 25th 1974 and turned it into a Bear hunting camp. Still have prime spots for 2025 available. Call 1-807-221-9793. Can follow Pine Acres Bear Camp on facebook also.

From: spike buck
06-Aug-23

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Our deer hunt is booked for this November rut hunt. Season ends a month earlier this year for non residents, November 15th.

From: spike buck
06-Aug-23

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Our last Wolf Hunter will be first week of December. Retiring the wolf hunt for good. Trappers will take over the baited wolf sets after we are done.

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07-Aug-23

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11-Aug-23

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2022
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2023
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2023
Here she is in 2022.... hunters passed her as he wanted a bigger Black that was hitting the bait.

Here she is in the second picture in 2023. She has the same white patch as first picture.

***Highlife, you need to apply for your CITES permit. Contact me next week at 1-807-221-9793 for info to apply.

From: spike buck
13-Aug-23

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Gully Bait... chocolate Bear.
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Gully Bait... chocolate Bear.
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West Bear Area... towards Kenora.

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13-Aug-23

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Another chocolate Bear... Asher Bait... Deer Lake Area. Far North.
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Another chocolate Bear... Asher Bait... Deer Lake Area. Far North.
Bear season opens day after tomorrow... Baits are being wiped out. Have a lot of trail cam pics.

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13-Aug-23

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Meadow Bait...
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Meadow Bait...

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13-Aug-23

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Buller Bait... Northwest Area
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Buller Bait... Northwest Area
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Multiple Bears hitting each bait but I just focus on individual bears.

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13-Aug-23

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Long Walk Bait... Northeast Area
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Long Walk Bait... Northeast Area

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13-Aug-23

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Fitz Bait... Old Female... Northeast
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Fitz Bait... Old Female... Northeast
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13-Aug-23

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Langton Lake Bait...
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Langton Lake Bait...

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13-Aug-23

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Kimber Pond Bait...
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16-Aug-23

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Reece Pollock.... August 2023
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Reece Pollock.... August 2023

From: grape
17-Aug-23
Great pics Chris. Keep them coming.

From: spike buck
17-Aug-23
Thx Greg

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17-Aug-23

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Kimber Pond Baits...
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Kimber Pond Baits...
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Morning and evening Bear....

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17-Aug-23

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18-Aug-23

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Whiskey Bait...Cinnamon Bear
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Whiskey Bait...Cinnamon Bear

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18-Aug-23

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Long Walk Bait...
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18-Aug-23

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Running Fawn Bait... Old Bear.
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Running Fawn Bait... Old Bear.

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18-Aug-23

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Lake View Bait...
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Lake View Bait...
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18-Aug-23

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Meadow Bait...
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Meadow Bait...

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18-Aug-23

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Bear Factory... Big cinnamon Bear a couple of Blackies and a smaller cinnamon.
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Bear Factory... Big cinnamon Bear a couple of Blackies and a smaller cinnamon.
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Smaller Cinnamon
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Smaller Cinnamon
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Smaller Cinnamon
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Smaller Cinnamon
First 2 pics of larger Cinnamon

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28-Aug-23

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August 2023...
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August 2023...

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03-Sep-23

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Had a busy camp first week... then a week off of hunters, now 2 hunters arriving today. All baits are ready to go for September.

From: spike buck
03-Sep-23

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Jack Nichols of Oklahoma
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Jack Nichols of Oklahoma

From: spike buck
03-Sep-23

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Kef and his bear....
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Kef and his bear....
Kef phoned Saxon and I while we were at Tim Hortons. Said hit a Bear. We jumped in the truck and were on our way in minutes. Little did we know the the issues we were about to encounter with Kef and his Bear. Involved Police, Ambulance an Axe and Game Wardens.

From: grape
03-Sep-23
Great pics Chris. My wife and I hunted a week near Upsala. We both killed bears. She left for home and I traveled to Manitoba. I went through Vermillion Bay. I thought of you as I passed. You do such a good job for bear hunters. Lots of us that chase bears thank you for your efforts. I whitetail hunted with you many years ago. Ryan Thomson brought me along twice. Had a great time both times.

From: spike buck
03-Sep-23

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Ryan Thomson...
Thanks Greg....

From: t-roy
04-Sep-23
C’mon Chris! You can’t leave us hangin!

Looks like a great start to the fall season for you, as well.

From: spike buck
04-Sep-23
Here's the story... there are 2 parts of this story.

We had just finished showing a group of hunters their baits. Bee lined it to Tim Hortons for supper. Got a call from Kef saying he shot at a Bear. Said will be right there. When we got to the trail head. Kef was waiting for us. Was dark by then. Gun unloaded and in a case as law requires when dark. Saxon and I start walking the trail to the bait which was a 300 yard trek down hill. We carried the Army gurney with us to get the Bear back to the truck.

We waited at the bait but no Kef... he was right behind us to start. Waiting a few more minute and here he came. Asked him what was taking him and he told us as he threw his leg over a downed tree, his leg was thrust into the tree and a branch size of my thumb tore a gash into the meaty part of his leg. His pant leg and boot was filled with blood. Then he said he's on blood thinners.

As soon as he said blood thinners I sat him down. Told him to calm down and raised his legs higher than his torso to slow pressure to his leg. I took off his Hunter Orange vest. Pulled up his pant leg and blood was gushing out. There was a fair sized gash. We took the hunter orange vest, wrapped around leg above wound and stuck sturdy stick in and twisted for a tourniquet. We twisted hard enough to slow the bleeding down. Then as we got pressure the way we needed it, Saxon ran to the truck and got what cloth clothing he had in his truck and put a packing on the wound, along with tourniquet.

As blood slowed right down I ran to the truck drove farther North to other truck and hunters. They were just getting ready to go in and track a bear when they saw me pull up. I grabbed my phone and dialed 911. No service. I went and climbed up a hill where I finally got a bar on my phone. It worked!! There's more but got to go and mix bait...

From: spike buck
04-Sep-23
Bowsite can be a handy resource...I also read the Thread "Quick Clot" a few times when it first emerged. It helped in my response in the emergency.

From: spike buck
04-Sep-23
The dispatcher can hear me and I tell him what's going on. I was starting to tell him where we were and he said he can see where we are within a couple of metres. They pinged my phone and he got info on the hunter and injuries etc. Then said police and ambulance was on the way. OPP then phoned me back and asked if we were able to get Kef to the road. We had the Army Gurney used for Bears so I said we could and did. About 45 minutes 2 cop cruisers and an ambulance showed up. The road was so rough it rattled teeth, so until they arrived I had my doubts they would find us. The emt's got Kef in ambulance and stablalized him for trip to Hospital 78 KM's away.

Now back to the Bear Kef hit...

From: Screwball
05-Sep-23
Uhmmm picture of Segise 1 from the other day????

From: spike buck
06-Sep-23
Yes Brian... we took a real nice Bear off on Sunday. The larger Bear in the picture is now in the walkin' cooler!! Pictures tomorrow.

From: spike buck
06-Sep-23
Saxon and I walk back to the bait to track Keff's bear. We had to decifer Feff's blood from the Bears. Start doing a grid search behind the bait, about 30 yards into the thick of it Saxon finds a spot of blood. Then we did another grid search at that point as blood was very spotty. After a bit Saxon says here's the Bear. As he cautiously walks up to the bedded Bear, the Bear raises his head. He has run into situations like this before so was not too excited. I walk up to the Bear and all the Bear seems to be able to do was lift his head and look at us.

We watched the Bear hoping he was going to take his last Breath, but wasn't happening. Saxon said he had an axe so we left the Bear and went back to the truck for the axe. Got back to Bear with the axe. I quietly snuck to within 8 inches of the Bears butt to take a swing at his head. Before I swung the axe we shut the lights off to calm the bear down. Few minutes later turned light on, lifted the axe high and swung hard using the blunt side of axe head. Smacked hard on the middle of the skull, bear came alive, pushed off a dead log with his back legs, and knocked me over backwards. OHHH $hit!!

From: spike buck
06-Sep-23
I jumped back up, caught our composure and ran after the bear with the axe... This is 12:30 in the morning. In the middle of gods country chasing a wounded bear with an axe. If someone said that it was a dumb move, I would have to agree with them! No guns or bows allowed 1/2 hour after sunset.

We chased after Bear swinging, hitting the bear a couple of times then we lost site of him. We listened and picked out where he was. I went a little farther and fell in a Beaver channel of a dry beaver dam. Then I realized bear was only a foot or so from me but facing away from me. Saxon stayed above bear and me out of the channel. He couldn't get a good swing at the head as alders were in the way. Bear was vocalizing while I reached forward, took my arm and swept the small alders out from above the bears head and the head was exposed. Saxon took a swing and finally killed the bear with the axe. Hunters were behind us a hundred yards or so so we called back and forth to get back to the bait. Chased bear over 200 yards with bear circling back to original spot once.

From: spike buck
08-Sep-23

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Frank of Michigan...
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Frank of Michigan...

From: spike buck
10-Sep-23

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Segise #1...
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Segise #1...
One hunter this week. The Bear in this post is the target.

From: spike buck
12-Sep-23

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From: spike buck
17-Sep-23

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Kevin Van Arsdale... Sept 17th, 2023.
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Kevin Van Arsdale... Sept 17th, 2023.

From: spike buck
25-Oct-23

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2023 trail cams...
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2023 trail cams...
First Whitetail hunters arrive Friday... snow on the ground. below 0 temps and rut about to begin.

From: spike buck
25-Oct-23

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"Petersons Bait"... Mutrie Outpost.
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"Petersons Bait"... Mutrie Outpost.
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"Petersons Bait".... Mutrie Outpost.
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"Petersons Bait".... Mutrie Outpost.
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This Buck is a regular at this site. Has a little kicker point on g2 which will help us decifer which Buck he is when checking trail cams on the property..

From: spike buck
25-Oct-23

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From: spike buck
25-Oct-23

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Upper Falls Property.... New set up. Changed location from last few years.
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Upper Falls Property.... New set up. Changed location from last few years.
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Upper Fall Property... Gated.

From: spike buck
25-Oct-23

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Quibell Lake Property... Gated.
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Quibell Lake Property... Gated.

From: spike buck
25-Oct-23

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Mutrie Private Land.... Gated.
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Mutrie Private Land.... Gated.
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26-Oct-23
Have a great year Chris! Hopefully you guys knock down some biggens

From: grape
26-Oct-23
Good luck Chris. Those pics look familiar.

26-Oct-23
Good luck young fellow.

From: spike buck
26-Oct-23
Thx guys

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