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A few fun bear pics

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The first round of trail cam pics are in and we are seeing lots of bear, and lots of raccons trying to break into the baits (300+ pictures worth of racoons). Seeing some nice bear hitting the baits such as the one below but I like the fun/odd pictures more, like a bear that sleeps in the bait all night.

Fatty has already had enough candy...those are very long logs in the background to cover the big hole this guy digs.


Nice Star chest


Little Boo Boo bear noticed the "no flash" camera. Those are two seperate shots spaced thirty seconds apart. confused



This one looks good


Sleepy bear, this guy liked the bait so much he came in about 8pm had a bite to eat and just went to sleep on the bait logs until 7:30 in the am before streching then moving on. sleep



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I like the shots from a little farther back where you can see the bait along with the brush wall in back of it.

I have learned alot about baiting and bait sights from this site over the years but I only baited/hunted bears 1 season. I enjoyed the anticipation / sits on stand immensly. Logistics are the only thing holding me back from giving it another shot.

Your bait locations and setups look ideal for archery.

Keep The Bear Pics Coming


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I started baiting at 12:01 AM the 15th, as soon as we can start in MN. We have trouble with a group trying to jump our baits so I just get out of bed a little earlier thats all.

As for the statement about archery set-ups most of our baits are archery set-ups since that is the majority of our clients. Each bait has a tree for archery and a second for gun hunters. All it takes is a quick move and the stand is ready for either.

As for cameras we are using the Moultre(s/p?) cameras with great luck.

I have a bunch of pictures from this morning I will post this evening.

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Wow nice pics jonny P. I wish I could call them mine, I went in today an nadda, I really plugged up the crib an coon proof it. Hop things pick up soon or I,m gonna pull out till cooler temps. Boar

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As promised

Looks like lots of tree climbing going on.

Kelly has this one with a bit of a chocolate stripe and a tree climbing ability.




Some just sat around.



a few just had to scratch


and some have just about had it with the raccoons


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