Check out the latest edition of the "Record Book for Oregon" at your local sporting goods shop. They currently list 3 catagories for blacktail deer in Oregon. They are Columbian, Cascade, and Western. Shown in the text are the various boundarys for each and an extensive records listing for each in Rifle, Blackpowder and Archery...plus shed and velvet entrys...both typical and nontypical.
There are a lot of great stories and photos. The latest book out is the 3rd edition.
This tip is for anyone who does or does not use a rangefinder while bowhunting, here is a simple and easy way to judge the distance to your game. Whether you’re in a tree or on the ground you can use this method at any time. Marking the distance before a hunt from your stand is a helpful way to determine the distance. I use either colored pins and/or hunters tape to mark trees at 20, 30 and 40 yards in 3 different spots around my stand. With those 9 markers I have a good chance that...