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Old 08-08-2010, 06:14 AM
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You cannot have a wheel in a wilderness area. Period. It is that way for the reason of keeping it wilderness. Some may turn a blind eye but it will catch up with you.
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Old 08-09-2010, 03:35 PM
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Yes. For the love of all things holy don't drag it out unless you are tired of having a properly working spine.

You got that right. I killed a bear last year on cohutta a 9:30 and it took us until 5:00 to get it out. We were 6 miles in and had to pole the bear out to keep the hide good. I knew it was legal but the game wardens dont like to see caped out bears that are under 150. I have heard that really give you crap for it unless its a huge bear. Wanted to cape it out but didnt want to have it confiscated for any reason. Yes i have scoliosis now.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:59 PM
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Good Stuff!!!

See you in the woods...

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Old 08-29-2010, 02:48 PM
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Hey, don't worry so much about trying to get a really big bear. Average bear on Cohutta is going to be about 160lbs and any legal bear is a good one. The 400 pounders you hear about either didn't really weigh that much or have been camped in someone's corn field.
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Old 08-29-2010, 04:30 PM
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Good info gents. I have used one of these before. beats the dragging... it's on sale at cabelas...
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Old 08-30-2010, 09:35 PM
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I have been hunting Cohutta for seven years now. I have spoken with the wardens on the mountain, and there is absolutely no use of anything with a wheel on the trails, unless they are marked bicycle trail.. Disapointing, but you wouldn't get the full experience without having to drag him out..
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Old 08-30-2010, 10:37 PM
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Dang man you just shattered my hopes...guess I better do some more scouting!
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I see these are older posts but wondering if anyone has any updated info on hunting this area. Is the WMA and wilderness area the same thing? Still a lot of bear/pig/deer in the area around the WMA? Thanks
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