The Blues are a wonderfull place. I spent my youth hitting the hills and fly fishing the Tucannon and Touchet rivers. The recent fires up near dayton ahad done a number on the good elk and bear areas. Not to mention the big one last year or the year before in the Tucannon river valley. Had to eliminate alota elk trapped in by the fire. I seen more deer, turkey, elk and big horn sheep in the Tucannon valley over the year than I can begin count.
Bullbuster we have one of the better black bear guides in Maine if your wanting a quality bear hunt spring or fall. Here's a link to the Maine bear hunt we offer. http://www.sportsmansjunction.com/maine_black_bear_hunts.htm
The last hunter we sent there shot his bear the very first night. While your at our website you can browse through all of the bear hunts we offer in the many different states and provinces. Spot and stalk, over bait or dogs we offer all of them.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...