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Offline BiggLuke

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2012, 08:51:47 AM »
The Mason Unit is not huge. The area on the Kitsap peninsula is even smaller....
For the most part, it is not worth your drive.
These guys hit it on the head, "Tons of trucks, and people".

So if you don't mind Mixing it up with 8 other trucks when you park at a gate in the morning, then by all means go ahead.

But if you want my opinion. Not that many deer.
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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2012, 09:05:49 AM »
pretty much what everyone else said. there is deer but lots of pressure and limited area

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2012, 01:44:50 PM »
Well it paid off got a nice 2x2.

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2012, 08:37:26 PM »

Nice way to go  :tup: I live in the mason unit and hunt deer just around my house we usually do good, and I see you did too. It was a great day to be out hunting with the heavy rain we had.  :hunter:
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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2012, 08:42:17 PM »
Yeah we had a good morning but man did we get soking wet. but hey it all pays off when you put in the time.

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #20 on: October 27, 2012, 08:43:31 PM »
Nice job I have property out that way, and I don't seen many deer after August they all seem to go nocturnal.

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #21 on: October 27, 2012, 08:46:39 PM »
Well like i said this guy was hot on a does tail or i probably would have never seen him. Ive been out to the area a few times before but at the orv park and never seen a deer out there in the middle of the day.

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #22 on: October 27, 2012, 08:50:54 PM »

The firearm restriction area isnt very big just a sliver of the unit, but I hunt muzzie in 633 so the restriction doesn't affect me for the late season. Very cool getting your first Wa deer with the 357.
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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #23 on: October 27, 2012, 09:00:57 PM »
Well i wasnt too sure what part was restricted an what wasnt so i played it safe and didnt really mind. Im pretty accurate with that gun and it was more of a challange.

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #24 on: October 27, 2012, 09:03:53 PM »

Yep for sure, play it safe when hunting in a new area.
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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #25 on: October 29, 2012, 11:17:11 AM »
Well right on man! Good shooting!
Yet another 2-point outta that area....
I often wonder if they get any bigger.... lol
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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2012, 08:42:48 PM »
opening day, Mason unit
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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #27 on: November 08, 2012, 02:57:04 PM »
I've killed a lot of deer out of the Mason unit... It's loaded with deer... Every year there's more and more traffic in a bunch of places there didn't use to be... For late season this year I'll be in the Skok...

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #28 on: November 08, 2012, 03:25:22 PM »
Stay away from these units  :bdid:  No deer and tons of hunters.   :sry: :sry:

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Re: Mason 633 Unit. Is it worth the time and drive?
« Reply #29 on: November 13, 2012, 02:51:45 PM »
Got tired of the road hunters in Mason and found a nice locked gate and put leather to dirt. Toward midday found a nice doe and followed her, when the buck finally made his appearance, it was brush pickers that came roaring around a road I couldn't see on the opposite side of the clearcut that blew me chance for me.....It's a good area, but tough to get away from everyone. I prefer solitude.
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