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Offline hamm0048

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Eastern Washington deer hunting
« on: May 09, 2011, 06:50:31 PM »
I am new to Eastern Washington and fairly new to deer hunting. Has anyone done much deer hunting in Eastern Washington and (without divulging any favorite locations:), where are some good areas with decent bucks? I hunted for 3 days last year around Colville but without much luck. Any advice people have would be much appreciated!!!

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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2011, 06:51:51 PM »
Should be plenty of deer in your back yard. All us wet siders come over there.
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2011, 11:57:26 AM »
My Uncle gets one every year out of that area.....

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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2011, 12:37:52 PM »
Most people are pretty tight lipped about any hot spots, especially when someone asks on their very first post about hunting spots. Just treat it as if you were hunting out of state and call your local biologist for info. Now is a good time to maybe start knocking on a few doors in the Chattaroy area offering some of your labor in exchange for hunting permission. :twocents: Good luck to you and welcome to the site.
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2011, 12:48:41 PM »
Colville is a good area but scouting is important. Spend some time looking at maps, talking to fish and wildlife and doing your research. Once you have some areas of interest, take a few weekend drives and burn some boot leather learning the region. Good luck.
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2011, 04:46:54 PM »
Gutsy move maynord! gutsy  ;) Look by the river  :twocents:
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2011, 05:04:27 PM »
the best way to get deer in eastern washington is from your truck.  have about 2-3 of your buddies in the back with a cooler of beer and some chips if you like.  make sure they have their camo clothes and face paint on their faces is a must. just drive around until a trophy pops out in front of you.  no really.  please just stay in your truck and one will most definatly pop up and all of you can take turns shooting at it from the back of the truck.   guaranteed!!.  make sure you tell all your buddies to participate.  so the next time i am cruising through the back roads and see this........i can keep laughing 
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2011, 10:09:47 PM »
dont forget the massive amount of orange they wear while driving :chuckle:

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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2011, 04:50:46 PM »
These bucks were taken not to far to the north and east of where you hunted last year.  You have to get out and put the miles in if you want to be successful.  There is tons and tons of land up there to hunt, you just have to put in the work.
« Last Edit: June 05, 2011, 11:09:42 AM by tsimp1211 »

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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2011, 04:57:50 PM »
the best way to get deer in eastern washington is from your truck.  have about 2-3 of your buddies in the back with a cooler of beer and some chips if you like.  make sure they have their camo clothes and face paint on their faces is a must. just drive around until a trophy pops out in front of you.  no really.  please just stay in your truck and one will most definatly pop up and all of you can take turns shooting at it from the back of the truck.   guaranteed!!.  make sure you tell all your buddies to participate.  so the next time i am cruising through the back roads and see this........i can keep laughing 
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2011, 05:38:19 PM »
miles has a new name  :chuckle:

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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2011, 11:03:27 AM »
Go buy a few maps for the state land area by were you live and scout it out. Talk to the hunting shops that are by you and talk to them the have the best idea in were to start. Talk to land owner, this is the best time of year to talk to land owners. You have some good hunting all around you just spend some time in the field

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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2011, 11:11:53 AM »
Instead of going north, go west on highway 2 to the town of Creston. Head south a few miles and there is 12,500 acres of DNR land called Swanson Lake. Sage brush and scab rock. There is deer out there. I shot a 116" three point out there. The only problem is there is a lot of preasure opening morning. Get there super early and get set and let everybody else move them around. Go scout it out now. Get to know the area. I even thought of using a tree stand on a power pole out there.
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2011, 10:56:19 PM »
There are a lot of giant bucks in the region you hunted last year. Put in the time scouting and it will pay off during the season.
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Re: Eastern Washington deer hunting
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2011, 11:05:30 PM »
+1 what DB said..lotta great area up where u were...get out and scout..talk to some farmers about hunting..find the state land and timber co lands and scout them. I know of several good places to hunt near colville that are state or timber co. Tons of natl forest up there too

 



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