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2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« on: October 28, 2017, 07:46:32 PM »
I've only been able to get out a few times so far but it's been dismal for me. Anyone else seeing anything or connected yet?

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2017, 08:26:03 PM »
Same story for me. Been tough.

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2017, 08:28:55 PM »
Seen one spike and one two point been hard to even find deer!!

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2017, 08:30:48 PM »
Ya all the places I usually find doe at least I haven't seen much. Maybe nest couple of days it will get better?

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2017, 09:58:06 PM »
Worst year i have ever seen in there

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2017, 10:25:58 PM »
You will be hard pressed to find a buck in there until the rut kicks in.  Ive been out 4 or 5 times, seen 20 does and not one buck. 

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2017, 10:25:59 PM »
I was wondering the same thing but leaning more towards Eatonville Hancock. Anyone know if the roads are ok for a car or do you need a truck for sure? Any Blacktail spotted?

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2017, 07:46:26 AM »
A couple does for me. Mainly been last 2 hours of light after work last week and spent sunday out there.

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2017, 07:51:05 AM »
Been in there quite a bit, saw 1 spike and a 2 point on the road out last night, was kind of sketchy as far as shooting light goes, so I didn't shoot him. Seen very few does, weather has been bright and sunny, haven't even really had a good frost yet
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2017, 11:05:58 AM »
Same here..  I wouldn't buy a pass, no animals and I heard Vail and Capitol Forest is where to go.  I'd go there.

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2017, 08:26:37 PM »
I think they really screwed up changing that unit 654 from 2 pt or better to any buck.
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2017, 09:57:47 PM »
Same here..  I wouldn't buy a pass, no animals and I heard Vail and Capitol Forest is where to go.  I'd go there.

Vail sells out permits in minutes from the research I did

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2017, 10:06:41 PM »
Spent all day on the king creek side today, didn’t see a deer.  Going to try the other side tomorrow.  With my dad so mostly road hunting.   jackmaster has been in there for the past 2 days, zero deer seen!
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2017, 11:06:11 PM »
Spent all day on the king creek side today, didn’t see a deer.  Going to try the other side tomorrow.  With my dad so mostly road hunting.   jackmaster has been in there for the past 2 days, zero deer seen!

I'm just getting off work. Was planning on mountain biking in tomorrow but these reports are making me want to sleep in!

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2017, 07:32:38 AM »
Finally some action last night!

Gut pile on the side of the road...drag marks from the middle of the road to the side to gut it out.

Everyone in hancock is looking in the timber and clear cuts but apparently they are standing in the middle of the road ;)

Season isnt over yet

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #15 on: October 31, 2017, 08:30:06 AM »
Well, they got to be somewhere in there. Hoping it just means late buck will be good........
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #16 on: October 31, 2017, 09:09:15 PM »
That place is dead! 2 full days, 153 miles w my dad and we finally saw 3 does today.  Also saw a bobcat, I also think the rut in Hancock is not on.
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #17 on: October 31, 2017, 09:40:59 PM »
Well, they got to be somewhere in there. Hoping it just means late buck will be good........
Off the road  :chuckle: lots of deer in there. Seen 6 the last trip up.

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2017, 12:36:45 AM »
anyone know if I'll be ok without a car in there on the roads?

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #19 on: November 01, 2017, 05:46:06 AM »
Lucked out with this buck couple weekends ago!  3x3
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2017, 06:19:40 AM »
nice deer, you shot the last one! :chuckle:
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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2017, 06:30:14 AM »
Lucked out with this buck!  3x3

Congrats dude! I was up yesterday saw one doe that's it though

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2017, 07:39:42 AM »
Jumped a good buck opening morning but he was just too fast and the cover was thick. Seen a spike and about 8-10 does, jumped a few more that was never able to see. Those were probably the monsters haha


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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #23 on: November 01, 2017, 07:50:15 AM »
Lucked out with this buck!  3x3

Right on! Congrats, that is a great looking blackie.

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Re: 2017 hancock kapowsin luck?
« Reply #24 on: November 01, 2017, 09:48:42 AM »
Nice deer tracker96!!