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dustytrail
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01/20/2022 09:42AM  
Does anyone know if the more restrictive food, bait etc rules of last year are still in affect this year. I use garcial barrels for my food but wondering if I need to plan on hanging other stuff.
 
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schweady
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01/20/2022 10:21AM  
If, by "other stuff," you mean "a soft-sided food container not designed to eliminate odors nor able to stand up to a bear's ability to rip it open," you hang it. No need to wait for any Forest ruling or lack thereof on that one.
straighthairedcurly
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01/20/2022 12:17PM  
The rules from last year still stand at this point in time.
dustytrail
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01/20/2022 02:14PM  
schweady: "If, by "other stuff," you mean "a soft-sided food container not designed to eliminate odors nor able to stand up to a bear's ability to rip it open," you hang it. No need to wait for any Forest ruling or lack thereof on that one.
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Nope not what I mean. Like I said I use Garcia bear barrels. Last year the forest service ruled that bait and such has to be hung. Thats what I mean as I do have scented lures.
Michwall2
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01/20/2022 02:56PM  
dustytrail: "schweady: "If, by "other stuff," you mean "a soft-sided food container not designed to eliminate odors nor able to stand up to a bear's ability to rip it open," you hang it. No need to wait for any Forest ruling or lack thereof on that one.
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Nope not what I mean. Like I said I use Garcia bear barrels. Last year the forest service ruled that bait and such has to be hung. Thats what I mean as I do have scented lures."


Yup. That goes in a bear resistant container or hung, too. Personal toiletries with scents, medicines with food like scents (tums, cough medicine, etc.). Basically anything a bear can smell and take (or mistake) for food.
 
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