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Old 06-02-2012, 04:40 PM
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The dogs have been acting really squirrelly for about a week. Figured it was a lion or a bear. Then my neighbor said he saw a griz out his kitchen window. I put a cam up just in the timber off my orchard, about 80 yards from my house, on a trail the deer use. And bingo, just this a.m.

The elk and bear were two hours apart his a.m.

I have NEVER seen a fox, but I get them on cam around my house. Cool little buggers.

Hard to get a better pic, pretty cool.



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Old 06-02-2012, 04:56 PM
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Great picture of a pretty good bear and the picture of that fox as he is getting his summer coat shows how small their rib cage is.
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Old 06-02-2012, 04:58 PM
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That is a really cool picture! One of your best ever.
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:05 PM
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That bear is really coming at you.
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:27 PM
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Those are some great pictures. Nice!
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:40 PM
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How long did it take to train that bear to be so photogenic? Great pics, thanks for sharing!
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:49 PM
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The other pics after that weren't so good. He slimed the cam pretty bad.
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Old 06-02-2012, 06:00 PM
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Sweet pics. I like your neighbors.
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:33 PM
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What kind of trail cam?
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:45 PM
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:31 PM
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I saw the picture of the brown bear first, before reading the write-up, and I was thinking that condolences to Mrs Drahthaar might be in order, if you were actually behind the lens. The look of his face says "I'm the BOSS of these parts".
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:07 PM
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What a great picture
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:06 PM
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Awesome photo!
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:22 PM
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Not gonna lie, i hope that bear chokes on a wolf bone

Awesome pic man, would like to know a bit more about your camera setup sometime!
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:22 PM
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All the pics are good--we need more around here to speed the summer along--but that picture of the grizz is fantastic. And just the right difference away from me. I wish I didn't have to drive hours to get into territory like that.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:36 AM
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I don't blame the dogs for being a little jumpy lately. My wife would make me move if that was lurking around the house.Great photos!
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:29 AM
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Great shots. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:16 AM
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Its a beautiful day in the neighborhood !
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:26 AM
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Yeah, thanks for posting a great picture, just crapping myself now thinking about my trip later this year!
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:52 AM
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Not sure that would be my favorite neighbor .Pretty awesome trail cam picture though
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:16 AM
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Cool pics. Especially that griz!
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:33 AM
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Not gonna lie, i hope that bear chokes on a wolf bone
That's funny!

Great pics, thanks for sharing!!!
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Old 06-04-2012, 12:04 PM
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Great shots!
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Old 06-04-2012, 02:21 PM
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Great photos, cool pic of the griz, would like to see a pic of the camera after he got to it.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:45 PM
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Cam was fine. It's just liquid nail over a pelican case. I have had them break the lens glass, or punch out the fresnel lens over the motion sensor, but that is easily fixable.
The lock through the pvc, through the case keeps thieves out of the cam, and keeps bears from getting it off the tree. If a bear gets the cam off the tree, it's toast.

Its a bad pic, but you get the drift.

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