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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2013, 03:16:21 PM »
Lots of very slow, methodical glassing, watching, waiting, move, repeat.   

And sometimes just plain old blind, dumb luck....
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2013, 03:24:32 PM »
Buy a sack of corn,crate of apples and a salt lick and start dumping now,everyone else is doing it. Draws all the deer in the area like a magnet.  :rolleyes:

Don't even bother.  27 people baiting on the westside have domesticated all the deer using wet cob.  Especially that one guy with 5 acres.

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #17 on: September 19, 2013, 05:17:49 PM »
are you guys spotting and stalking? still hunting? hunting treestands? hunting over bait? Thanks for the advice on looking for small spots on the deer i have been doing that but will start looking extra hard for a line out of a place or twitch

All the above except tree stands and bait.  It just takes time, my friend.  And most of the time is very discouraging. 

I've been in the woods a lot this summer and I have seen only TWO deer, and both were does that ran out in front of my truck in the road. 

Hunting is better the closer it gets to winter time, with the rut and the need to move for feed.  Then usually you can see more game.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2013, 05:55:35 PM »
Here is a good example of a Cowlitz Co buck I found last year and what to look for:
Yeah ,,, that's what I am talking about ...rainy and cold and then its time to hunt some Blacktail ...when its warm I prefer hunting whitetail  :dunno:Do you know what I mean :dunno: :chuckle: 8)

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2013, 05:57:15 PM »
Even bull elk can hide in the westside brush.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #20 on: September 19, 2013, 06:48:31 PM »
Thanks for posting the example pictures everyone. I always knew to look for something small but did not realize how hard you have to actually look :yike: Im just gonna keep enjoying my time in the woods and hopefully these tips and everything else i have been doing will bring success  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #21 on: September 19, 2013, 06:54:51 PM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2013, 06:16:05 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #23 on: September 20, 2013, 07:40:49 AM »
Another piece of advice....don't pass on an animal you would shoot on the last day if your just looking for meat
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #24 on: September 20, 2013, 07:45:15 AM »
Another piece of advice....don't pass on an animal you would shoot on the last day if your just looking for meat
Got that right! It may be the only one you see all season.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2013, 07:46:42 AM »
I live in the 550 and there have been a lot of deer around lately.
I suppose that archery hunters could be pushing them out of the woods and into view.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2013, 11:38:30 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2013, 11:41:47 AM »
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2013, 11:43:30 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
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Who is Boyd Iverson and should I know him?  :o  :dunno:
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2013, 11:44:46 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
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Who is Boyd Iverson and should I know him?  :o  :dunno:

This should help answer your question:

http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/

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