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Re: Well, I don't fear them....

February 10, 2021 05:04PM
I follow those noise rules for bears. I’ve had many encounters that all ended very quickly and without incident. Although I have a friend who had to empty an entire can of bear spray to fend off a black bear in order to get back to his truck over a kilometre away. Some of the trails that I mountain bike have blind corners, so I tend to ramp up the volume in those spots. When my knees were better I used to run on trails quite regularly. It was normal to see bear scat on these runs. To be as conspicuous as possible I would yell and clap as I ran. One of the trails was along a lake popular with local anglers. There were a couple of times where I had men in their boats yelling at me to shut up because I was scaring the fish.


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  Trail Cam Action

canadaram77February 08, 2021 04:50PM

  Nice work, Canada....

JamesJM16February 08, 2021 05:08PM

  Wild pigs

canadaram19February 08, 2021 05:30PM

  Re: I forgot to mention

canadaram13February 08, 2021 05:38PM

  Seeing lions, other than on a trail cam, is rare....

JamesJM26February 08, 2021 07:02PM

  coyotes are about the only "wildlife" I encounter at my place

21Dog22February 09, 2021 05:41AM

  I miss pheasants...

JamesJM15February 09, 2021 07:06AM

  Re: I miss pheasants...

waterfield15February 09, 2021 08:36AM

  We used to allow hunters from the larger cities...

JamesJM17February 09, 2021 09:07AM

  Re: We used to allow hunters from the larger cities...

waterfield22February 09, 2021 12:30PM

  Mid 30's, and earlier, and later...

JamesJM16February 09, 2021 01:17PM

  Re: We used to allow hunters from the larger cities...

Arkansas Ram18February 11, 2021 06:54AM

  We call them "lake people"

Drew283923February 11, 2021 04:01PM

  If you don't mind me asking...

JamesJM18February 11, 2021 05:29PM

  I'll surprise you

Drew283916February 11, 2021 09:11PM

  Not surprised at all...

JamesJM24February 11, 2021 10:13PM


Drew28399February 12, 2021 08:34AM

  got a friend coming out this afternoon...

JamesJM10February 15, 2021 08:36AM

  Let me know about the PPQ

Drew28399February 15, 2021 09:50AM

  I'll do that...

JamesJM10February 15, 2021 09:54AM

  Interesting day...

JamesJM142February 15, 2021 04:22PM

  Oh, forgot to mention the PPQ

JamesJM8February 15, 2021 04:26PM

  Thanks for the review Jimmy

Drew28398February 15, 2021 05:15PM

  The grip...

JamesJM11February 15, 2021 06:55PM

  Gotcha. I heard that about the trigger, too.

Drew283911February 15, 2021 09:58PM

  We have coyotes roaming inside the city, now..

sstrams17February 09, 2021 08:48AM

  They are amazing animals...

JamesJM15February 09, 2021 09:29AM

  Re: Seeing lions, other than on a trail cam, is rare....

canadaram14February 09, 2021 12:09PM

  Lion Photos Attachments

JamesJM18February 15, 2021 08:51PM


canadaram12February 19, 2021 07:38PM

  Haven't found my trail cam photo of 4 lions yet... Attachments

JamesJM20February 10, 2021 11:05AM

  Thanks for sharing..

canadaram14February 10, 2021 01:14PM

  Well, I don't fear them....

JamesJM15February 10, 2021 01:35PM

  Re: Well, I don't fear them....

canadaram13February 10, 2021 05:04PM

  Watch the movie Backcountry...

sstrams19February 11, 2021 03:45AM

  I just watched the trailer on YouTube...

canadaram26February 11, 2021 03:20PM

  Dude, its brutal...

sstrams15February 11, 2021 06:24PM