He is still there, I saw him this weekend. What a cool thing to see, and he is right off the highway just west of Meeker. He stays on private land and is a pet for the entire town. The town marshal was pulled off looking at him when I drove by.
Nice buck.... As far as i know in washington at least. it is leagal to shoot an albino animal but frowned upon....for several reasons like they are so rare and possibley other bad genetic traits...but i am not sure.
There was an albino-ish deer in E. WA when I lived there that I wanted to bag. It seems at the time (word of mouth) that albino deer were protected. I think to get the last word you would need to call the local gammie - and even that might not be the last word.
Others have offered up a sighting of roughly 2 inches high at 100 yards as a good sighting scheme. In my own experience I have come to favor a sighting of 3.5 inches high at 100 yards. This allows for the individual to hold dead-on (directly in the middle of the top and bottom) the animal out to roughly 350 yards.
Magnum calibers such as the 7mm Remington and 300 Winchester will extend this slightly. At 400 yards I hold directly on the backbone of the animal. The drop at this range allows the...