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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2018, 11:21:52 AM »
Several western states could really use a mild winter, lets hope so

Absolutely!  I am hoping to see a bit of recovery in our local whitetail herds here in Whitman County.  Two years of bluetongue and a hard winter were not kind to deer numbers. 

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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2018, 12:02:46 PM »
The usual crowd at Joe Watt


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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #17 on: February 20, 2018, 05:50:58 PM »
 swung thru joe watt sunday afternoon around 3pm, not an elk to be found. That little group must have been just out of sight!
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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #18 on: March 06, 2018, 05:19:17 PM »
Stopped at Oak Creek Sunday on the way back from Yakima. No elk....Didn't see any in Packwood either.
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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2018, 09:04:57 PM »
Saw maybe a dozen or so the other night at oak creek but not the usual amount


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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #20 on: March 19, 2018, 04:58:26 PM »
They've still been hanging out in the area all winter though.  I've only seen a handful from the road, but gain any elevation (hiking Royal Columns is always fun) and you'll find them.  Went up last Thursday and the ridgelines were crawling.  Had to have been 1k or so of them on the hills above the feeding station.

Watching them from 10 yards is one of my favorite things to do in the winter, but it's hard not to be happy for them with the season we've had.  Cheers to fat cows and healthy calves! 

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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #21 on: March 19, 2018, 05:03:20 PM »
They've still been hanging out in the area all winter though.  I've only seen a handful from the road, but gain any elevation (hiking Royal Columns is always fun) and you'll find them.  Went up last Thursday and the ridgelines were crawling.  Had to have been 1k or so of them on the hills above the feeding station.

Watching them from 10 yards is one of my favorite things to do in the winter, but it's hard not to be happy for them with the season we've had.  Cheers to fat cows and healthy calves!
I wonder how many illegal shed hunters will be where you just mentioned this coming weekend??
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Re: Found a Surprise at Oak Creek Feeding Station
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2018, 05:14:20 PM »
They've still been hanging out in the area all winter though.  I've only seen a handful from the road, but gain any elevation (hiking Royal Columns is always fun) and you'll find them.  Went up last Thursday and the ridgelines were crawling.  Had to have been 1k or so of them on the hills above the feeding station.

Watching them from 10 yards is one of my favorite things to do in the winter, but it's hard not to be happy for them with the season we've had.  Cheers to fat cows and healthy calves!
I wonder how many illegal shed hunters will be where you just mentioned this coming weekend??

Only an idiot would shed hunt there before opener.  WDFW has cameras all over the place there. 

 

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