The spring bear season was winding down. In fact, it was the last week to hunt this unit and the last day I had to fill my own tag. This season had been an absolute blast thus far. I had gotten to spend a fair amount of time in the mountains and was blessed to see numerous bears. Mr. Big had yet to show himself.
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This spring I was blessed to get into the bear woods with a lot of great action. Ultimately, my season ended in a filled tag, but that is a story for another day! Today, one hunt lingers in my thoughts. It was a beauty of a day and I covered 14 miles in stunning country, got a fantastic workout, and didn't see any big game. Yes, I did not see any game but had a blast. I learned about the hunting area and how I can better attack it next time. I left refreshed and more knowledgeable.
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