I am looking into an Oregon Black Bear hunt in 2006. My interest is in the SW units (additional tags available). However, anywhere I can hunt with "local knowledge" is welcome.
I hunt deer in Kentucky. We have an excellent herd, with more B&C bucks taken every year. What do you think?
Possibly! Depends on the traveling expenses. I live in SW Oregon and hunt all over the SW corner of the state. We can definately get you a bear if your coming out this way. They outlawed baiting and hounds several years back, but spot and stalking during the first couple of weeks of the fall bear season is really productive. Have you been out this way before? What kind of airfare are we looking at?
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...