Finding moose

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Finding moose

Post by Breezypointer » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:42 pm

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

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Re: Finding moose

Post by Base654 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:07 am

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

Post by johnhens » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:23 am

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

Post by Breezypointer » Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:57 pm

Thanks guys. I’ll be on the lookout!!

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Re: Finding moose

Post by thesneakymonkey » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:06 pm

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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Re: Finding moose

Post by thesneakymonkey » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:39 am

Washington Creek was a prime spot: Image


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Re: Finding moose

Post by jerry » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:46 am

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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