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Help with hunting location

Discussion in 'Northwest Hunting' started by MarkSBG, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hey all,

    Many years ago, I rifle hunted for deer with my father around Oregon, but after he died, I switched to bow hunting since that is what the people I know were doing. This year I picked up a deer rifle tag and hunted on a friends property, but was unsuccessful.

    Here I have this tag and no good places to go. I would like to find a place where I could go for a single day and have a reasonable chance of seeing something. I don't have a 4x4 rig or anything like that, but I was hoping someone could point me towards some good places for deer hunting. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and I don't mind a good hike.

    Thanks!
     
  2. eldbillbo

    eldbillbo clackamas New world samurai and a redneck none the less Bronze Supporter

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    Hey Mark why not hunt where you were bow hunting ?
     
  3. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    No rifle hunting allowed where I have bow hunted in the past. No shotgun either...
     
  4. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    I am assuming you purchased a general season cascade buck tag? Or did you get a coastal?
     
  5. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I bought a "Western Deer Rifle Tag" that I thought was good for both the cascade and the coastal regions. Is that not right?

    Any help is appreciated...
     
  6. smithmax

    smithmax here Member

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    It should be good for both regions (although Cascade deer hunting is closed this week).
     
  7. smithmax

    smithmax here Member

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    Pg 47 of the big game reg's
     
  8. numbnutz

    numbnutz molalla Active Member

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    Hey mark- did you find a place to hunt? If not you might try the molalla river corridor or up sawtell road