I'm originally from Kennewick. Head up north to the Okanogan highlands area and also try around Newport. Alota deer around the Dimond lake area. I was a camp counselor at Camp Cowles BSA in 97 seen more deer that summer than I ever have. Also got moose around there.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...