collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Buck to doe ratio  (Read 1323 times)

Offline hunter399

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2014
  • Posts: 2095
  • Location: In your hunting spot
  • Groups: NRA RMEF
Re: Buck to doe ratio
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2019, 04:51:03 PM »
I agree with almost the posts on this topic.
The deer counts are a joke .what about deer/public land ratio which at a big zero for some areas.NE wa is all screwed up I do agree on that.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
Wrote by hunter399

Offline buckfvr

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2010
  • Posts: 3120
  • Location: PREDATOR PIT UNIT 121
Re: Buck to doe ratio
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2019, 04:57:52 PM »
That would be my move, and eliminate all the special doe permits.  All of them! Even the feel good ones.
. I agree.  I know many wouldn't like it, but I also think it might be time to eliminate the late hunt for a while also. The bucks did show up late in that hunt this year, but there was also a ton of hunters out chasing them.  (Around my place there were a lot more hunters than there were for the early hunt). Also found two more small mule deer bucks near the road that had been shot and left. Wardens at the Miles/Creston checking station said they had reports of several more mule deer shot and left.  I enjoy the late hunt, but not sure it's in the best interest for the either of the herds

Just by nature of the 4pt minimum for n.e. whitetails, not only would hunter numbers decline for the late hunt, but also the general season.  No one seems to think they can find a 4pt.   :dunno: :chuckle: :yike:

Offline Bango skank

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2014
  • Posts: 4450
  • Location: colville
Re: Buck to doe ratio
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2019, 03:58:04 AM »

There were a couple guys at the meeting in chewelah and they were talking about how they didn't care we got the 2 bear limit changed. they had never shot a bear and didn't have any desire to. they were worried about the deer and the elk though. Maybe these guys don't realize how hard bears are on fawns and calves but if you care about the herds buy a bear tag and shoot one!

 :bash:

This attitude drives me crazy.  People who bitch about deer numbers, but refuse to make any attempt to kill their predators.  If you wont even buy bear and lion tags i dont think you really have any right complaining about the lack of deer.

Hell, the way things are going, hunting bear in august is about the best big game opportunity we have now anyway.  Easier to find a bear in august than it is to find a buck in november imo.  If nothing else its a way to get some meat in the freezer incase you get skunked when deer season comes around.

Online HillHound

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Apr 2019
  • Posts: 330
  • Location: Central Washington
  • Groups: NRA, RMEF
Re: Buck to doe ratio
« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2019, 04:22:08 AM »
Me too! I donít get it. Same with the guys who say they never would because they wouldnít eat it. Give it to someone if you donít want it. Iím sure they didnít bbq every mouse they caught in their wall tent or garage this year. But maybe they are using mini havaHart traps and just release them back into the wild  :chuckle:

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

WTB: T/C G2 Contender by bustedoldman
[Today at 09:30:20 AM]


Autobody repair Spokane by Mossy
[Today at 09:30:09 AM]


Corona Virus and out of state plans by Ellensburg
[Today at 09:28:33 AM]


Calling Cougars? by Bango skank
[Today at 09:25:54 AM]


Feds: Gun stores are essential by swanny
[Today at 09:22:24 AM]


Spring Bear Closed by greenhead_killer
[Today at 09:01:15 AM]


350 legend by konradcountry
[Today at 08:59:38 AM]


SICK ELK by hal
[Today at 08:41:19 AM]


Rifles for Sale by Goose Noose
[Today at 08:12:49 AM]


What's in your Caribou pack by fishngamereaper
[Today at 08:12:38 AM]


Pay it Forward by Ghost Hunter
[Today at 07:43:10 AM]


100 dead coyotes! by nwwanderer
[Today at 07:38:22 AM]


Guess the score by Buckhunter24
[Today at 07:06:49 AM]


All NF trailhead & campgrounds in Wa and OR closed by Russ McDonald
[Today at 05:42:01 AM]


WTS: New GMC Sierra 2500HD Floor Mats by zugbug
[Today at 02:51:40 AM]


Know someone that wants to get away from crowds? Learn how to be self-sufficient by Kit Carson
[Today at 12:15:07 AM]


Sticky AR bolt.... by dreadi
[Yesterday at 11:38:35 PM]


Because someone knows everything......an AR exercise.... by dreadi
[Yesterday at 11:34:02 PM]


Free Hound pup by AL WORRELLS KID
[Yesterday at 11:08:32 PM]


Wolf Rifle... by Yondering
[Yesterday at 10:29:05 PM]