I'm thinking of heading out to a few areas. Shoot me an email or something and let me know if you want to go hunt em. I've concentrated on the areas south of I90 west of Ellensburg for a few years but the game department odds are starting to make me wonder if I shouldn't be down around St. Helens.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...