Author Topic: Olympic 621  (Read 1928 times)

Offline bbalkid3

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2020
  • Posts: 3
Re: Olympic 621
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2020, 05:41:57 PM »
I was in the area today. Spooked one up while walking a small road but didn't get to see it. Any tips on how to hunt the area (or more broadly, west side)? New to hunting over here and had a hard time figuring out how to hike/pursue animals in the WALL of brush. Thanks!

Offline fishnfur

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2014
  • Posts: 3624
  • Location: longview
Re: Olympic 621
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2020, 06:00:49 PM »
Too much to type out.  Better to read old threads I think.

Just below your avatar in the upper L. corner of this page, there is a search option available.  Click on that, type in Blacktail Tips and/or blacktail help or Blacktail tactics.  There are 3 pages of threads for Blacktail Tips.  Grab a beer and read everything you can find.  Skip the stuff that doesn't seem to apply.  You'll quickly get a feel for the job at hand. 

Good luck!

ďWhen I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.Ē  - Will Rogers

Online JimmyHoffa

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 12493
  • Location: 150 Years Too Late
Re: Olympic 621
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2020, 06:26:12 PM »
When dealing with the overgrown, unmanaged jungle, I would look for the areas they like to feed and travel through.  Then just move slowly or wait quietly.  There are spots near roads, especially with a fork or spur road, with lots of shrubs and heavy low growth.  The long straight sections, tend to have less of the shrubs and more of the overplanted conifers.  Seems like they like to hang back in the overgrown timber where they have some sight distance and then sneak into the little feeding areas.  Also, if possible on you walks, look for alders with ferns that might be off to the side of the roads you're stalking.

Online Axle

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2009
  • Posts: 1987
  • Location: Issaquah
Re: Olympic 621
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2020, 08:54:52 PM »
Grab a beer and read everything you can find.

What kind of beer would you recommend?  :dunno:
I am the man what runs with the football: Jerry Clower

Offline Aginor

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Mar 2020
  • Posts: 66
  • Location: Kitsap County
Re: Olympic 621
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2020, 11:23:19 AM »
Iím confused - Iíve hiked several hundred miles in The Buckhorn and even considered hunting the north side of Baldy (summitting and bushwacking down to the Gray Wolf), but i donít know of any trail that goes from the Slab Creek side up to Baldy. Does anyone have a map of the trail?

Offline Aginor

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Mar 2020
  • Posts: 66
  • Location: Kitsap County
Re: Olympic 621
« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2020, 11:26:38 AM »
To expand: Iíve also attempted to bushwack the Divide Creek valley, but that area is nasty. Iíve never tried climbing the ridge to Peak 4335 yet, but thatís probably the easiest way to get up from that side. Still though, Iíve never seen a designated trail over there up to Baldy

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

WTB semi auto 12 gauge by JJB11B
[Today at 09:01:31 AM]

Rifle Choice SE Alaska Brown Bear by jstone
[Today at 09:00:18 AM]

Giant bull by pygmy1985
[Today at 08:57:57 AM]

Affordable work boots options and opinions by Norman89
[Today at 08:54:11 AM]

Sous Vide anyone? by Angry Perch
[Today at 08:44:41 AM]

DNR dispersed camping near Spokane? (Not right now obvsly) by Moose Master
[Today at 08:38:44 AM]

Alta Late muzzleloader by X-Force
[Today at 08:34:39 AM]

Wtb or trade for Rifle scopes by HighRoad
[Today at 08:25:57 AM]

WTB Boyd Iverson Blacktail Trophy Tactics 2 by b0bbyg
[Today at 08:17:59 AM]

FS..Nikon Riflescope BDC 3-9◊40 with box by putemdownhard
[Today at 08:16:26 AM]

Rebarrel a Ruger M77? by h20hunter
[Today at 08:04:31 AM]

2020 HuntWA Christmas Gift Exchange by tritt007
[Today at 08:00:47 AM]

Muzzleloader late buck permit by Brushbuster
[Today at 07:56:40 AM]

Turkey Day Trapping by Sandberm
[Today at 07:54:14 AM]

Edge Rods by huntmando
[Today at 06:47:23 AM]

Colorado Deer Hunt by blackveltbowhunter
[Today at 06:12:09 AM]

How do I measure this antler by boneaddict
[Today at 05:36:55 AM]

Stupidity of WDFW biologist by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:19:11 AM]

Generators by steelhead4life
[Today at 04:36:20 AM]

I want a hobby grade fleshing tool. Recommendations? by rasbo
[Today at 03:28:41 AM]