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Offline muleracks

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High Hunt - Why Popular?
« on: September 24, 2017, 08:39:31 AM »
It is easy to see why the High Hunt appeals to a lot of mule deer hunters.  It's not just the bucks.

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2017, 08:51:52 AM »
Nice buck congrats
Looks like beautiful country to be hunting in
I'm your dam tour guide arty...
Take as many dam pictures as you want ....
Are there any dam questions ..

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2017, 08:58:24 AM »
The bigger bucks are higher up above you.   Next year!   :chuckle:


Gorgeous buck, and that picture is worth way more than a thousand words.  There is an entire well-told story going on in the background.  Thanks for posting.
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2017, 11:15:20 AM »
Congratulations!
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2017, 11:26:47 AM »
Great buck and pic!

One of your guys' satisfied customers?

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2017, 12:15:25 PM »
Higher up like here?  They went 4 for 4 tagged out on 2nd day.

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2017, 12:27:31 PM »
Big congrats to the 4-for-4 group that were in the <insert not-so-secret place here>, but I'm fairly certain the Second Rule of High Buck is to not post pictures with backgrounds in them, particularly when it's not at all hard to get in there.   :chuckle:
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2017, 12:56:26 PM »
Higher up like here?  They went 4 for 4 tagged out on 2nd day.

The big un is a beauty. Congrats to all.

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2017, 03:49:14 PM »
Higher up like here?  They went 4 for 4 tagged out on 2nd day.

Nah man, I wuz just kiddin'.   Gorgeous right where you were, and awesome bucks to boot.  Congrats on the kill.
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2017, 03:56:05 PM »
The background thing is probably true.  The Chiwaukum fire has recovered pretty well and the deer are loving it.  Not many people will make the effort to go into this spot.

I have found that there's always someone willing to go where you think no one ever will...

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2017, 04:45:28 PM »
Yeah, I struck out this final weekend of the high buck.  But the views were worth the hikes. 

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2017, 05:07:44 PM »
The background thing is probably true.  The Chiwaukum fire has recovered pretty well and the deer are loving it.  Not many people will make the effort to go into this spot.

Chiwaukum

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2017, 06:45:51 PM »
Nicely done muleracks,...all are dandy's...... . . . .the bucks and the scenery ;) :tup:
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2017, 07:28:35 PM »
That looks like a success! Nice bucks
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2017, 07:45:32 PM »
tagging

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2017, 09:03:43 PM »
Great bucks, but I'd go back and erase mention of the area in your previous post. You'd be surprised who will end up back in there next year with that info floating around...

Just sayin'

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2017, 12:12:38 AM »
Nice buck congrats
Looks like beautiful country to be hunting in
:yeah: :tup:
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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2017, 05:50:05 AM »
Great bucks, but I'd go back and erase mention of the area in your previous post. You'd be surprised who will end up back in there next year with that info floating around...

Just sayin'

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Problem is saying it is an area and it really being that area are 2 different things

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2017, 10:08:19 AM »
I agree with Skyvalhunter on this one...when someone say's it's somewhere that it is not but it could be, then both of the places will get hammered...after all, some of us can tell exactly where the photos were taken, others will take the word of the author and go to the other spot...either way, nice bucks, wish I had the time to go into that basin this year but I will be up there next year, thanks for the "scouting report"...and yes, I already planned on going in there next year, talked about it last week after our opening weekend High Hunt that was ruined by two hunters who, on consecutive days, decided it was "easier" to shoot 600 yards than to stalk the buck that we were stalking...

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2017, 10:39:08 AM »
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High Hunt that was ruined by two hunters who, on consecutive days, decided it was "easier" to shoot 600 yards than to stalk the buck that we were stalking...

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Same thing happened to us....only these idiots decided to hike 2 hours up the ridge and target shoot in the same basin we were hunting.  Must have rattled off 10+ shots in the morning over an hour timeframe while deer activity was still going on.  Public land I guess but have some respect.

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2017, 10:44:20 AM »
Something tells me these stories are going to become more and more common with all the long range stuff that is going on.  While I respect the time and effort it takes to become proficient at such long ranges, it takes some of the "hunting" out of it for me, maybe I'm just old school though.  I'm not one to try and divide hunters but it just doesn't sit right with me when I hear these stories or see it first hand.

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2017, 10:59:28 AM »
I agree with Skyvalhunter on this one...when someone say's it's somewhere that it is not but it could be, then both of the places will get hammered...after all, some of us can tell exactly where the photos were taken, others will take the word of the author and go to the other spot...either way, nice bucks, wish I had the time to go into that basin this year but I will be up there next year, thanks for the "scouting report"...and yes, I already planned on going in there next year, talked about it last week after our opening weekend High Hunt that was ruined by two hunters who, on consecutive days, decided it was "easier" to shoot 600 yards than to stalk the buck that we were stalking...

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sounds like you need to extend your range and you wont have that problem. depending on conditions there nothing easy about a 600 yard shot. hopefully those boys knew what they were doing and not just lobbing lead out there with there fancy new scopes that "do it all for you".

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #22 on: September 25, 2017, 11:03:12 AM »
Long range hunting is fair play to me.  Learning to get close and learning to shoot far are two different strategies towards the same goal; to each their own.

Target practice in an open rifle unit when there are obviously active hunters is just plain awful and ought to be illegal, IMO.

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2017, 11:42:59 AM »
Long range hunting is fair play to me.  Learning to get close and learning to shoot far are two different strategies towards the same goal; to each their own.

Target practice in an open rifle unit when there are obviously active hunters is just plain awful and ought to be illegal, IMO.

there's open hunts and active hunters from august to January for most big game and in some areas an open hunt year round for one thing or another. its called public land and its part of the deal. don't want to be interrupted get further back...

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Re: High Hunt - Why Popular?
« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2017, 12:13:13 PM »
Sure, but when they park right next to your vehicle and start target shooting while you're deeper in the woods, you gotta question their sensibility.
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