i tried to put a fifth option of mostly beers but i couldnt get it on there, by the way me and dad went out again today and i shot a 280# 4x4 black tail that was just a pig! ill try and post some pics if i can figure it out. that makes two deer trhis year for us a 4x3 and a4x4 what a great year
I hunted every day from the 11th to the 21st. I saw a spike and a forkey I passed on. The only bucks I saw. Full moon and clear nights made it hard hunting. I ended up shooting a spike to fill my tag. ,)
saw three decent 4pt bucks opening weekend ,let my hunting buddy (wife) take the big one , well i had him in the scope and sqeezing on the trigger when she droped him. so i had to do a quick swing to the other buck and get a bullet flying before he ran that last ten yards to the timber .
Wife took hers at 170 yards and mine at 180 both at a full run.
then kicked up five bucks last weekend for my son couple nice 4pts , but he couldnt get a good safe shot , then couldnt get on them again, but still have a youth hunt for my daughter for the rut.
I hunted from oct 1st - nov 7th (modern firearm) in oregon.
I saw 2 forked horns 1 hour before light on the road, next to someone house of course. Other than that i killed alot of beers and pipes in the process.
I dont think there is a late buck season in oregon, so looks like next year will be the next opportunity. I hunted all over from the santiam unit to the saddle mtn unit.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...