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Desert unit from a boat?
« on: June 23, 2021, 07:19:50 PM »
Anybody have any experience of accessing the desert unit from the potholes reservoir via boat?


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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2021, 07:24:46 PM »
I have not hunted it that way because i have never drawn the tag.. that said figuring out some high dunes could be helpful and i have chased deer with my boat in the summer.

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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2021, 07:38:11 PM »
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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2021, 08:41:47 PM »
The water is low in fall. Not easy to get back there.

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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2021, 10:45:08 PM »
Usually not enough water in the fall to make it worthwhile. I brought mine a couple years back and it was a lawn ornament at my campsite that I had to worry about while I was out hunting.

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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2021, 06:25:14 AM »
What tag? For late archery the duck hunters are pretty thick in the dunes. I did not see much for deer nearby the res when I had the late tag.
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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2021, 06:30:03 AM »
Seen a guy poaching, oops I mean coyote hunting from a boat during a deer season in there a few years ago while helping a buddy.  He said he was coyote hunting but looked nervous when he saw me standing there, lol.  The water looked fine at the time, actually thought it was a good idea, quiet.
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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2021, 06:01:51 PM »
What tag? For late archery the duck hunters are pretty thick in the dunes. I did not see much for deer nearby the res when I had the late tag.

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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2021, 07:01:36 PM »
I sent you a pm with my advice.  Can you pm a picture?

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Re: Desert unit from a boat?
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2021, 08:21:51 PM »
I had the same tag 3 or 4 years ago.  And been out there some dinking around  Not sure I would bother with a boat.  There are so many access points and it is easy to cover a lot of ground.  I dont profess to be an expert in the unit but pm me and ill tell you what I know.
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