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    A friend and I are trying to line up a black bear hunt for early June or mid September , We have a pilot that will drop us off, he was talking about taking us to trading bay. I would appreciate any information I can get on this area for a 7- 10 day drop off hunt . Would either of these times of year be a good time to hunt black bears in this area?

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    They are in there but it will be hard to see them due to all of the vegetation. Try and get dropped off on the East side of the bay and hunt any trails you can find. I think June would be better than September, come September they might be up in the hills looking for berries.

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    I have hunted that area and have friends that have also hunted it both spring and fall. IMHO, spring would be the best and early June the best when they are on the grass that grows near creeks and rivers. When I hunted the fall we saw only one bear in a week and it is thick. thick, thick, Oh did I mention it is thick.

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    Steve,

    How thick is it?

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    It is thick enough that when a brown bear charges you in some spots all you see and hear is alders moving and breaking but no bear to shoot. Then again there are some small clearings that make things a little intense and cause some hunting partners to call the end of the bear hunt.

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