collapse
Advertise on Hunting-Washington Experience A Successful Turkey Hunt With Bearpaw Outfitters

Author Topic: Weather  (Read 1090 times)

Offline Seatown5

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 277
  • Location: bothell, wa
Weather
« on: April 09, 2017, 03:30:45 AM »
Well as we all know this has been an absolutely miserable winter and now beginning  to our spring in regards to weather. I went and scouted near loon lake three weeks ago. There was still a lot of snow and there hasn't been much warmth since then. How are the forest roads looking? Where is the snow line over there currently? Have the birds finally started to retreat up the hills?
If it looks fishy, fish it. If it doesn't look fishy, fish it anyway!

Offline baldopepper

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 1110
Re: Weather
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2017, 08:51:08 AM »
Snow has melted considerably from 3 weeks ago but still deceptive higher up as shady areas still have significant drifts.  Not so much the snow as just the water runoff. Some smaller roads around have turned into streams and any low area is now a pond. Have to be carful even on some of the gravelled roads as the runoff has washed spots and turned them into slippery mud holes.  Went over Hunters Springdale road yesterday morning and it was only 27 degrees at the summit. I'm still seeing a lot of big flocks of birds but they are breaking up quickly and definitely in full mating mode. I haven't seen a lot of birds up higher yet but it's the time of year where that can change quickly. Better dress warm and be carful where you go

Offline Seatown5

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 277
  • Location: bothell, wa
Re: Weather
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2017, 10:16:24 AM »
Thanks, I'm not to worried about driving the roads because I will just walk most of them. Amazing how many guys drive right by birds. But yeah the amount of standing water when I was over there was ridiculous. The earth can't absorb another drop, yet it just keeps coming. Most everything I hunt is under 2700 feet, hopefully those birds are starting to trickle up the hills by saturday. Thanks for the update
If it looks fishy, fish it. If it doesn't look fishy, fish it anyway!

Offline baldopepper

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 1110
Re: Weather
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2017, 09:28:44 AM »
Geeze-snowing today. Not much but an inch or two and very wet.  This seems to be the unending winter.  Anyone heading to the NE this weekend better dress warm and expect wet, wet and more wet.  Roads certainly don't need any more moisture and forecast is for on and off rain/snow mix all week.

 

* Recent Topics

Google Earth GMU Overlays? by spin05
[Today at 12:31:16 AM]


2018, ELK, Post them here! by trophyhunt
[Today at 12:20:33 AM]


Sekiu Lings ? by hunthard
[Today at 12:00:40 AM]


Observatory quality Elk Success by Tschaefer72
[Yesterday at 11:57:33 PM]


Tire and front suspension experts out there I'm looking for input by follow maggie
[Yesterday at 11:52:29 PM]


Nate's 7x7 archery bull by elkoholic1
[Yesterday at 11:39:57 PM]


2018 Coho MA 8-10 by Happy Gilmore
[Yesterday at 11:33:21 PM]


336, 340 fires and kills? by TriggerMike
[Yesterday at 11:25:09 PM]


Idaho anti wolf group. by westernarcher
[Yesterday at 11:24:07 PM]


First time hunting in washington by Humptulips
[Yesterday at 11:18:47 PM]


Moose east of Ephrata by shootem
[Yesterday at 10:50:06 PM]


Getting high with my son by Jason
[Yesterday at 10:18:19 PM]


Peaches by shootem
[Yesterday at 10:06:40 PM]


WTB Ruger Single Six 22lr Cylinder by HighlandLofts
[Yesterday at 10:01:07 PM]


Puget sound gunsmith by actionshooter
[Yesterday at 09:44:48 PM]


Conflict Goat Tag by actionshooter
[Yesterday at 09:43:27 PM]


Snowberries? by n_mathews13
[Yesterday at 09:34:33 PM]


Pay it Forward by Minstrel
[Yesterday at 09:27:19 PM]


2018 Deer, post them here by yakimanoob
[Yesterday at 09:23:34 PM]


Our Fall bear season by n_mathews13
[Yesterday at 09:21:07 PM]