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Huntster
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2 hours ago, Franco said:

..........I havent seen or heard anything out there. but the locals say they are there. But that area is very heavily traveled. Which tends me to believe it is a Migration area east and maybe north of shasta. Plenty of big game in there so food isnt a problem...........

 

That's very, very perceptive of you. I have high confidence that you are spot on. The Shasta area is the moutainous link between the Sierra Nevada mountains to the southeast and the Cascade Range to the northwest over the northern limit of the Sacramento Valley. The Shasta area mountains keep the Sierra Nevadas from being isolated by major valleys filled with people. There are similar possible migration routes between the Cascades and Coast Range to the north, especially in British Columbia. Ditto mountainous routes to the Rockies in BC.

 

The forested area of Hwy 299 between Redding and Hwy 89 (and between the two volcanoes, Shasta and Lassen) appears to be a north/south crossing route. The area of I-5 in the mountains (and around the lake) between Redding and the Oregon border appears to be the east/west crossing.

 

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Franco
2 hours ago, Huntster said:

 

That's very, very perceptive of you. I have high confidence that you are spot on. The Shasta area is the moutainous link between the Sierra Nevada mountains to the southeast and the Cascade Range to the northwest over the northern limit of the Sacramento Valley. The Shasta area mountains keep the Sierra Nevadas from being isolated by major valleys filled with people. There are similar possible migration routes between the Cascades and Coast Range to the north, especially in British Columbia. Ditto mountainous routes to the Rockies in BC.

 

The forested area of Hwy 299 between Redding and Hwy 89 (and between the two volcanoes, Shasta and Lassen) appears to be a north/south crossing route. The area of I-5 in the mountains (and around the lake) between Redding and the Oregon border appears to be the east/west crossing.

 

Thank sir!!!!! familar  with all the place you have mention... and I agree

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xspider1
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^^  Looks like a great place to launch some drones!  😏

 

 

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Huntster
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Both reports of sasquatches crossing Hwy 299 were in the fall. The report of the Hwy 44 crossing was mid-winter.

 

It's interesting that there are not more I-5 crossing reports. There is clearly more traffic on I-5.

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Franco

Such a beautiful area. BF’s have good taste. Lol

looking into buying a drone.  But the ones that stay up and have flir. Are expensive. 

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Huntster
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I'm also wanting to buy a drone, but I want one for fishing, not bigfoot hunting. A good, used Phantom III would be perfect. I just need it to carry my line out beyond the surf. But since I really don't have time to go fishing, I guess I really don't need it. 😪

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Franco
1 hour ago, Huntster said:

I'm also wanting to buy a drone, but I want one for fishing, not bigfoot hunting. A good, used Phantom III would be perfect. I just need it to carry my line out beyond the surf. But since I really don't have time to go fishing, I guess I really don't need it. 😪

I can never find time... I keep buying gear with plans on going.. Then Life takes over... So I fell your pain

 

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SWWASAS
3 hours ago, Huntster said:

I'm also wanting to buy a drone, but I want one for fishing, not bigfoot hunting. A good, used Phantom III would be perfect. I just need it to carry my line out beyond the surf. But since I really don't have time to go fishing, I guess I really don't need it. 😪

The way things work if you buy a drone for fishing you will find a bigfoot accidently when you use it.  It seems at times that bigfoot understands our intent.  Fishing would interest them.    

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Huntster
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LOL........you may be right. I might see a sasquatch diving for shellfish. 

 

The use of drones for hunting in Alaska is STRICTLY forbidden, and the a$$****** around here would love to take the law (as they interpret it) into their own hands and shoot a drone down, so I doubt I'd fly one around over forests. But for carrying a line out a few hundred yards offshore, I would really like to have one. I've seen them used on video in both California and Texas to excellent effect.

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hiflier
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12 hours ago, Huntster said:

Both reports of sasquatches crossing Hwy 299 were in the fall. The report of the Hwy 44 crossing was mid-winter.

 

It's interesting that there are not more I-5 crossing reports. There is clearly more traffic on I-5.

 

Had discussion a while back about the use of culverts and bridges with natural habitat underpasses under I-5. The discussion revolved around a potential pinch point South of Toledo and a discussion about an East/West seasonal passage involving the Toutle River watershed and it's route under I-5. The WADOT website has some images from cameras they placed to watch animal migrations under some of the larger bridges. No Sasquatches of course but then timing is everything right? ;) 

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Huntster
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4 minutes ago, hiflier said:

 

Had discussion a while back about the use of culverts and bridges with natural habitat underpasses under I-5. The discussion revolved around a potential pinch point South of Toledo and a discussion about an East/West seasonal passage involving the Toutle River watershed and it's route under I-5...........

 

Excellent point. There are several wonderful such bridges that could be used to cross without detection.

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SWWASAS
41 minutes ago, Huntster said:

LOL........you may be right. I might see a sasquatch diving for shellfish. 

 

The use of drones for hunting in Alaska is STRICTLY forbidden, and the a$$****** around here would love to take the law (as they interpret it) into their own hands and shoot a drone down, so I doubt I'd fly one around over forests. But for carrying a line out a few hundred yards offshore, I would really like to have one. I've seen them used on video in both California and Texas to excellent effect.

Some of the sighting reports in the Washington Ocean Shores area are of BF collecting shell fish at the coast.    Maybe they don't need a shovel but just push their arms down into the sand and grab the razor clams.   

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Huntster
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34 minutes ago, SWWASAS said:

Some of the sighting reports in the Washington Ocean Shores area are of BF collecting shell fish at the coast........

 

The reports from Ocean Shore subdivision are incredible. The series of reports from 2009 seem to have died out after 2015, but I suspect ongoing research there and in the area just north of there that is not being publicized. 

 

...........Maybe they don't need a shovel but just push their arms down into the sand and grab the razor clams.

 

I don't use a shovel much when ai dig razor clams, but I do wear a neoprene glove or (more often) a filet glove to protect myself from their shells so I don't get cut up. I dig quickly with my hands like a dog and grab them. I'm pretty good at it. I found myself breaking too many when using a shovel, or digging off to the side, they simply bury themselves deeper too fast for me to catch them. The beaches of Clam Gulch on the Kenai Peninsula have been overwhelmed with people and the clams have been decimated. Flying or boating across Cook Inlet to Polly Creek still produces clamming like the early years on the east side, but clams just aren't worth the cost and effort to me. 

 

If sasquatches are still clamming the Greys Harbor area, I would think that footprints and lots of holes would be evident in the mornings.......unless rising tides cover them up.

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SWWASAS

BF likely clam at low tide and night or isolated coast,   so their footprints and holes would not last long in the rising tide.   Most of the more successful clamers in Seaside wade into the water and get them in the water at low tide.   .   The clams are shallower in the sand when the water covers them.    I think  BF are smart enough to know the relationship of the moon to the tides.     Probably more so than most humans do.  

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