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olympic high buck hunt
« on: July 16, 2007, 08:53:44 PM »
well gang, As soon as I get my 30" muley(LOL) outa my system I wanta do the high buck hunt up in the Olympic national Park for a stud Blacktail!!!

Was wondering if any of you guys have done this or know anything about it.  I've seen pics of the olympics and did some work on a casino outa Hoods portand have seen them from a distance!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm addicted to backpack huntin.  My favorite!!

Any hep or advice would be great!!

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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2007, 06:20:06 AM »
If you have gravity boots and can avoid devils club, and have a good rain jacket, probably a heck of a hunt.
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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2007, 07:24:33 PM »
Creeping Death,
I've spent a lot of time in the Olympic high country.  You're really not gonna find too many stud blacktail.. The bruisers are in the Park or in the private lowlands.  The wilderness areas of the Olympics are not the best habitats for deer.  Mountain Goats, maybe, but not deer.
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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2007, 08:55:14 PM »
Park?
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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2007, 09:00:42 PM »
Olympic National Park...  Big area.. can't miss it.   ;)

http://www.nps.gov/olym/

Can't hunt the park, only the wilderness areas surrounding it.
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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2007, 08:01:57 PM »
I see said the blind man.
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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2007, 11:53:04 PM »
Creeping Death,
I've hunted just outside of some the wilderness areas years ago.  My dad has taken some good ones up on these high ridges during the October rifle seasons.  Have seen one real monster come out of a wilderness area close to where we hunted.  Need to find areas without trails.  If you are really interested PM me and I can give you a few places to start at least which wilderness areas to check out.

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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2007, 06:21:37 PM »
To all, My apologies...  I've seen a lot of goats, but only a few deer and nothing big.  The areas "off trail" will be difficult (steep) hunting.  I should probably pay more attention...
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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2007, 07:09:24 PM »
I have heard of only a handfull of truly large blacktails in the Olympic Wilderness. I am sure they are there though. I remember a story my father told me about a monster buck he saw in the Col. Bob area. Was the size of a good muley and acted like he had never seen a human before. Bummer that it was elk season and not deer.




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Re: olympic high buck hunt
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2007, 02:53:16 PM »
 The absolute widest blacktail I've ever seen -dead in the back of a pick up, came from that area. I would conservatively estimate the width at 26". This was about 1996, Satsop.