collapse

Author Topic: Yacolt Burn State Forest  (Read 4351 times)

Offline Bubba

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 19
  • Location: Everett, WA
Yacolt Burn State Forest
« on: August 02, 2009, 02:32:46 PM »
Has any one hunted this area for deer or elk in the past? This area looks like it might be a good one for the late hunt. Also any info on where to get a good map of this area.  Thanks.

Offline medic6

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: May 2009
  • Posts: 156
Re: Yacolt Burn State Forest
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2009, 10:30:57 PM »
The "Burn" is a great place to hunt deer.  It is heavily road hunted during modern,  and access to the westside during anytime other than modern is foot/bike traffic only.  Gates are usually closed and they monitor the roads/traffic.  That being said,  lots of 2x2 and spikes running around.  I have taken a 4x4,  which I have mounted on the wall.  Everyone in my family has taken several bucks out of this unit and we usually see 8-12 deer per day.  They have been logging it since the 70's,  so plenty of old and new clear cuts.  Lots of brush and lots of up hill walking. 

Unless you have a private land owner willing to give you a call when the elk are down,  or you have vast knowledge of the area,  elk will be very difficult to find.  Although there is a serious bear issue brewing in the burn. 

Everytime I bring someone new to hunting with me,  the first place I take them is the "burn".  Never an issue seeing deer, and it is "rookie hunter friendly".

Offline Kain

  • Scalpless
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 5719
  • Location: Vantucky, WA
  • VantuckyKain on PM
Re: Yacolt Burn State Forest
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2009, 11:39:12 AM »

 

* Recent Topics

9' x 12" Montana Canvas Wall Tent by huntingfool7
[Today at 09:22:27 PM]


What would you do? by MtnMuley
[Today at 09:22:16 PM]


Tent waterproofing help by ghosthunter
[Today at 09:20:14 PM]


Enclosed cargo trailer by Wingin it
[Today at 09:17:43 PM]


Light and QUIET backpack ideas? by MtnMuley
[Today at 09:15:06 PM]


FS: Pre-'64 Model 94 Winchester .30-30 (.30 WCF) by Cowboy15
[Today at 09:13:59 PM]


My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016 by coachcw
[Today at 09:13:34 PM]


Which tent stove by ghosthunter
[Today at 09:13:14 PM]


The great bear adventure...success last night...Pics added by saylean
[Today at 09:12:23 PM]


Trapper Training Fall Class, westside by Humptulips
[Today at 09:10:26 PM]


WDFW Licensing system hacked by bobcat
[Today at 09:10:21 PM]


elk messing with trail camera by Quackwhacker
[Today at 09:09:54 PM]


knife sharpeners by JLS
[Today at 09:07:44 PM]


Garage cleaning by Russ McDonald
[Today at 09:04:34 PM]


2016 Spring Bear Hunt - Video by h2ofowlr
[Today at 09:03:04 PM]


B and W turn over ball hitch by lhrbull
[Today at 09:00:09 PM]


WTS - Remington 788 .223 by kellama2001
[Today at 09:00:00 PM]


Updated 8/24 Moving Sale! Custom Dining Farm Style Table and Bench! by Griz231
[Today at 08:59:38 PM]


Need help with info on this ak by jay.sharkbait
[Today at 08:59:36 PM]


Lake Roosevelt by buckcanyonlodge
[Today at 08:58:19 PM]