Finding moose

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Finding moose

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Is there a particular area of the island that is much more likely to spot moose?

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Re: Finding moose

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The best places and times are dawn and dusk around water with weeds growing (aka food). Moose tend to move towards the cooler areas and chill out during the day. I have found it is more about being quiet and observant, they are all over the place.

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Re: Finding moose

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Washington Harbor/Windigo CG seems to be a regular place to see moose feeding either in the creek or the mouth of the creek where it empties into Washington Harbor.

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Re: Finding moose

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Thanks guys. I’ll be on the lookout!!

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Last year we were hard pressed to see one in 6 days. This year we saw a TON in 10days. The difference is we woke up earlier (6:00am) and hiked further away from crowds (aka daisy). The most we saw were in Windigo area.
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Washington Creek was a prime spot: Image
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Re: Finding moose

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Between midnight and sun up at Washington Creek, when you have a clear evening with a full moon or lots of stars. A bull was following a cow up and down the Creek after Labor Day (2016) each evening. I was in a shelter for 4 evenings. The bull walked through my/our camp site every night on its way to the Creek.

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