2011 Huckleberry Crop Rated ‘C-‘ by Spokesman Review


Moderate huckleberry crop could help bear hunters

The Spokesman Review

HUNTING — A poor huckleberry year generally translates into good hunting for black bears that expose themselves more as they search lower and farther for food to fatten for winter.

Jim Hayden, Idaho Fish and Game regional wildlife manager in Coeur d’Alene, recently did an informal survey of hunters asking them to evealuate the huckleberry crop. The verdict was that this year’s crop generally gets a C- grade — not great, but not terrible…



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