Have you checked with the game wardens on Pendleton itself about hunting there? They have very good deer hunting, and I have seen plenty of coyotes there. Just not sure if they allow you to shoot the yotes too.
Also, look out for the buffalo, and don't even think about shooting one. Fun to watch though.
If you cannot find a place on base, get a map of the Cleveland National Forest. Closest access for you would probably be out Route 76 to Palomar mountain. It's probably a 45-60 minute drive until you hit public land there.
Let me know if you have any other qeustions. I know a couple of the base wardens, so I could try to find out about yotes on base.
We all think about getting in shape for that up coming big game hunt but what about your truck or suv? Just how much thought goes through your mind on getting it ready for that out of the way hunt that you are heading out on?
The first thing that I usually do is check the tires. If they need replacement think what would happen if you get 50 miles from nowhere and not one but two of them go flat or blow out on you. What are you going to do? When my tires usually get...