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Old 09-18-2008, 10:12 PM
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WA "High Buck Season"

Just spent three days up in Washington's Cascades. Backpacked in for the "high buck" season, but alas, only found a doe mulie... Conditions were bad, unusually warm and dry and there was a big, nearly full, moon. No mulie for me, but I sure had fun packing in and giving it another try. Here's a few photos from the trip:

Camp at 7,000' on the ridgeline:


Views from camp:




A mountainside I spent hours glassing each day:


Seems the few deer in the area stayed holed up in the cooler, green forests instead of coming out and offering me a shot. I went in after them, but movement was noisy and I didn't even get a shot... Phooey.


Still, it was a great little three-day trip. Regards, Guy
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Old 09-18-2008, 10:57 PM
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Re: WA "High Buck Season"

Great looking pics. Been there, done that. Sometimes they are all over but sometimes you can't find anything and like you said, the weather can make or brake you. At least the country is pretty up there this time of year.

There will be another time and hopefully all your ducks get lined up in a row and you get to pack one out.;)
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Re: WA "High Buck Season"

Thanks for sharing the pictures. Some times that's all we bring back, but the walk, the memories, the country is to me worth it.
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Re: WA "High Buck Season"

Pasayten?

Edit: Great shots! Thanks for sharing. Is that in the Pasayten Wilderness? Jon
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Re: WA "High Buck Season"

nice area!! good to see some fellow Wa LRHers givin it hell!!

ps. if you are done mulie hunting for the year, can I barrow that swaro range finder
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Re: WA "High Buck Season"

Nice pics Guy! I really wanted to go out for the high buck hunt, but the weather has been so crappy (for hunting) and my knee is still bugging me. Oh well, I may have to try to sneak out this weekend anyway for a little horseback ride
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Re: WA "High Buck Season"

Beautiful country up there for sure ,and hard work getting to see it.

Give a run-down on your equipment and rifle when you get rested up.

Are mountain muley does pretty good table fare ?

What were the nightime temps ?

Thanks for the pictures !!!!!!!!
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