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Offline callthewild

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GMU 638 Quinault Ridge
« on: June 29, 2007, 02:42:07 PM »
Has anyone ever hunted this unit for Elk?
i am heading up in 2 weeks to do some scouting and any info would be appreicated.

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Re: GMU 638 Quinault Ridge
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2007, 05:11:18 PM »
What kind of info? My family has hunted that unit for over 30 years. Now we only hunt every other year or so.
Are you AHE? The unit is large, the locals spotlight and the natives over harvest. Everyone camps along the QRidge road. There are elk in there, ya just have to tough out the people.




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Re: GMU 638 Quinault Ridge
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2007, 10:07:25 PM »
What season are you going to hunt?
Rain
Early season archery is much different than late.
Rain
general Rifle much different than special permit rifle
Rain
Crapload of elk, lots of hunters in the modern season.
Rain
Did I mention that it rained a lot in this unit?
in 1998 (or so) my buddy and I estimated that it rained at least 20 inches in the week we were there.
Introduce someone new to hunting this year.

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Re: GMU 638 Quinault Ridge
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2007, 08:23:00 AM »
LOL.... Yes, I forgot to mention rain. (I guess I figured most would already know) We camp on the river and have had to canoe into camp in the past. The rain up there is like no where else.




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Re: GMU 638 Quinault Ridge
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2007, 11:07:27 AM »
thanks for the info guys. yes i am AHE and i am looking at trying this unit early achery. i am heading up next weekend to scout and see what this unit holds for numbers of elk. i have never hunted the oly pen, i usually hunt the St. Helens area.

 

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