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NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« on: September 23, 2020, 10:49:44 AM »
Here’s a look at how Washington blacktail, mule deer and whitetail hunters may fare during this fall’s general seasons.
By Andy Walgamott

https://nwsportsmanmag.com/washington-2020-buck-prospects/
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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2020, 12:35:29 PM »
Thanks for the link!  :tup:

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2020, 02:09:47 PM »
After spending the last 24 days in the field, I can tell you he is way off base in central WA.   :twocents:

I have never hunted so hard.....to see so few deer. 
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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2020, 02:19:24 PM »
So what I took from it is you need about 15 days or more to make a kill in a season only lasting 11 days.......

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2020, 02:29:44 PM »
So what I took from it is you need about 15 days or more to make a kill in a season only lasting 11 days.......

What i took from it was the whitetail harvest here was one for the books in 2015.  Wonder why that is?  Could there have possibly been something going on the previous, oh, maybe 4 years, in the 2 most hunted units that made for such excellent hunter success?  :rolleyes:

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2020, 03:09:03 PM »
Thank you for posting. I think they are right about western Okanogan whitetail being steady since 2016. 2013 was a huge year in that region for whitetail (at least in my haunts) then it was mediocre until 2016 and has been about the same ever since.

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2020, 03:17:49 PM »
After spending the last 24 days in the field, I can tell you he is way off base in central WA.   :twocents:

I have never hunted so hard.....to see so few deer.

 :yeah:..Chelan and Okanogan Co. I think they need money, got to get folks to buy tags.

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2020, 07:11:20 PM »
After spending the last 24 days in the field, I can tell you he is way off base in central WA.   :twocents:

I have never hunted so hard.....to see so few deer.

 :yeah:..Chelan and Okanogan Co. I think they need money, got to get folks to buy tags.


Some have suggested every other year Mule deer hunting. I was against it.   After my experiences this year........ I'm all on board, something needs to change.
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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2020, 07:21:36 PM »
After spending the last 24 days in the field, I can tell you he is way off base in central WA.   :twocents:

I have never hunted so hard.....to see so few deer.

 :yeah:..Chelan and Okanogan Co. I think they need money, got to get folks to buy tags.


Some have suggested every other year Mule deer hunting. I was against it.   After my experiences this year........ I'm all on board, something needs to change.

Yeah something needs to change.  But taking away otc hunting wont change it.  Thatll just make fatter wolves and cats that have bigger litters.  I believe its to the point that taking away all hunting wont help, it will just slightly delay the collapse while temporarily benefitting predators.  We need more predator control period.  Advocating for taking away your own hunting rights wont solve a damn thing.

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2020, 08:05:55 PM »
So what I took from it is you need about 15 days or more to make a kill in a season only lasting 11 days.......

What i took from it was the whitetail harvest here was one for the books in 2015.  Wonder why that is?  Could there have possibly been something going on the previous, oh, maybe 4 years, in the 2 most hunted units that made for such excellent hunter success?  :rolleyes:

EXACTLY!

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2020, 08:16:13 PM »
After spending the last 24 days in the field, I can tell you he is way off base in central WA.   :twocents:

I have never hunted so hard.....to see so few deer.

 :yeah:..Chelan and Okanogan Co. I think they need money, got to get folks to buy tags.


Some have suggested every other year Mule deer hunting. I was against it.   After my experiences this year........ I'm all on board, something needs to change.

Yeah something needs to change.  But taking away otc hunting wont change it.  Thatll just make fatter wolves and cats that have bigger litters.  I believe its to the point that taking away all hunting wont help, it will just slightly delay the collapse while temporarily benefitting predators.  We need more predator control period.  Advocating for taking away your own hunting rights wont solve a damn thing.

Well said Bango

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2020, 08:19:54 PM »
I'm 100% in agreement with Bango, these predators need to be controlled period. Bring back the hound hunting/baiting, incentives for black bear/cougar/coyote as well as a general Spring Bear Season. As far as I'm concerned there is no room for gray wolves in WA and heck no to more Grizzlies in the North Cascades. Culp 2020.

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2020, 07:32:39 PM »
The thought that baiting/hounds will come back is a huge pipe dream IMHO. 

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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2020, 05:18:48 AM »
The thought that baiting/hounds will come back is a huge pipe dream IMHO.

 :yeah:  Unfortunately I agree, too many liberal voters and too many liberal WDFW employees in WA for any meaningful management to ever happen.
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Re: NW Sportsman: Washington 2020 Buck Prospects
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2020, 05:47:45 AM »
Anytime an article has Scott Fitkin's name in it and him spouting his yearly buck to doe ratio in it I know that section is worthless!!

 


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