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Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby Octang » Sat May 13, 2017 2:14 pm

I am hoping to go up to Minn Boundary Waters black bear hunting this fall. They don't allow the use of traditional baiting up there, which I am cool with because I would rather turn myself into bear bait and use a predator call anyhow. However I can use scents (like burning bacon grease, honey, anise, etc...), which seems to be the preferred method most guys use up there.

Do you think it is beneficial to use a predator call in conjunction with a scent attractant? This could potentially titillate their sense of smell, and hearing, instead of just one or the other. Or would it be best I just stick to one or the other at a time?

Thanks for your thoughts.


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Re: Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby dan » Sat May 13, 2017 11:00 pm

Personally, I would do one or the other... You could do both on a trip, but I wouldn't do it at the same time.... I don't think the smell of donuts goes with the sound of a crying fawn.
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Re: Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby Octang » Sun May 14, 2017 3:28 am

Thanks, I was kinda thinking the same thing.
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Re: Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby Jim Wallner » Sun May 14, 2017 2:59 pm

Do yourself a favor and call the forest circus and see where they are having bear problems near camping areas.
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Re: Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby Octang » Mon May 15, 2017 6:28 am

Jim Wallner wrote:Do yourself a favor and call the forest circus and see where they are having bear problems near camping areas.


Thanks for the suggestion. That was on my to-do list!
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Re: Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby Bearpawon » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:14 am

What do you guys think about a bear cub in distress call at a bait?
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Re: Predator Calling vs Bait

Postby Mike Foss » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:25 am

Bearpawon wrote:What do you guys think about a bear cub in distress call at a bait?


Be awesome to try and see what happens :think:

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