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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2017, 11:43:27 AM »
I've seen a few cows in the hills around Sullivan Lake near Ione

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #16 on: December 25, 2017, 02:07:11 PM »
Elk are few and far between. You have a better chance at seeing moose in that area.

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #17 on: December 25, 2017, 02:13:31 PM »
I'd venture to guess that it's not even shared with family in some cases.  :chuckle:

I'd venture you're right!  :chuckle:
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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2018, 09:54:57 AM »
Well thanks to everyone and what they have to offer to this discussion post! I am moving there in the summer and plan on really putting in some effort! I love backpacking and going places no others like to go, so should be a great adventure! If anyone over there wants to get together to hunt and animals hit me up on Instagram or Facebook.

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Would love to connect with some people and do some filming and adventures while hunting His great Creation!

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2018, 10:07:35 AM »
Well I will tell you that elk hunting in the NE part of the state is a hush hush topic kind of like the high hunt

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2018, 01:19:33 PM »
What do you mean about the high hunt? The high hunt over there or in general? Feel like the high hunt is pretty well known about. So I am wondering what you mean?

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #21 on: January 04, 2018, 01:27:39 PM »
No in general the high hunt areas are tight lipped and the elk areas in NE WA are extremely tight lipped by the people that hunt them.

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2018, 02:26:44 PM »
My buddy and I sent 40 or so head running when I buzzed them a 50' in his Cessna 170 earlier this month in Stevens county.  They definitely are there.

Incredibly stupid thing to do this time of year IMO.   :sry:

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2018, 02:28:21 PM »
Well thanks to everyone and what they have to offer to this discussion post! I am moving there in the summer and plan on really putting in some effort! I love backpacking and going places no others like to go, so should be a great adventure! If anyone over there wants to get together to hunt and animals hit me up on Instagram or Facebook.

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Would love to connect with some people and do some filming and adventures while hunting His great Creation!

Send me a pm once you get moved.

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2018, 09:04:35 PM »
My buddy and I sent 40 or so head running when I buzzed them a 50' in his Cessna 170 earlier this month in Stevens county.  They definitely are there.

Incredibly stupid thing to do this time of year IMO.   :sry:

Would you prefer we land on them?  You've got to clear the runway somehow, hitting an elk with an airplane would be incredibly stupid anytime of year.

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #25 on: January 15, 2018, 09:20:27 PM »
Well that's an important tidbit of information, changes things considerably  :chuckle:

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2018, 09:06:06 AM »
 :o Wait for it.... :chuckle:
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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2018, 10:10:03 AM »
I've seen Elk all the time over the years behind my property and locked gates along with a lot of moose and mule deer. 2017 was a different story. It was a friggin ghost town. No fresh game trails, no scat etc. Once the weather hit with snow and muddy logging roads I saw numerous wolf tracks. The lower elevation whitetails remained the same. I'm sure the 2016 winter didn't help matters much either.

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2018, 02:39:22 PM »
My buddy and I sent 40 or so head running when I buzzed them a 50' in his Cessna 170 earlier this month in Stevens county.  They definitely are there.

Incredibly stupid thing to do this time of year IMO.   :sry:

Would you prefer we land on them?  You've got to clear the runway somehow, hitting an elk with an airplane would be incredibly stupid anytime of year.

Context is key.  That's a lot different than what I was referring to.   :tup:

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Re: Elk Hunting in Ferry, Stevens, or Pend Oreille Counties
« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2018, 09:01:26 AM »
My buddy and I sent 40 or so head running when I buzzed them a 50' in his Cessna 170 earlier this month in Stevens county.  They definitely are there.

Incredibly stupid thing to do this time of year IMO.   :sry:

Would you prefer we land on them?  You've got to clear the runway somehow, hitting an elk with an airplane would be incredibly stupid anytime of year.

Context is key.  That's a lot different than what I was referring to.   :tup:

I didn't want to give up too much info, now everyone is going to be looking up landing strips to find some elk!

 

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