Blacktail Deer Archive

  • For me, years of frustration and zero success on mature blacktails forced a change in mindset and approach. In recent years I’ve slowed down and taken deliberate steps to learn about blacktails year-round. No longer is my scouting limited to a few weeks prior to […]

    Blacktails – The Next Level

    For me, years of frustration and zero success on mature blacktails forced a change in mindset and approach. In recent years I’ve slowed down and taken deliberate steps to learn about blacktails year-round. No longer is my scouting limited to a few weeks prior to […]

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  • I rattled within 15 yards this blacktail deer here in Washington. I’ll be looking for this buck come the 2010 late season.

    Washington Blacktail Deer, Rattled Into 15 yards

    I rattled within 15 yards this blacktail deer here in Washington. I’ll be looking for this buck come the 2010 late season.

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  • I was scouting in the Coburg Mountains near Springfield today and came across a nice 4-point blacktail deer shed. It’s from the previous year, but was still a cool find. About 15 blacktail deer does were in the same area, although only one stayed still […]

    4-Point Shed Antler from the Coburg Mountains

    I was scouting in the Coburg Mountains near Springfield today and came across a nice 4-point blacktail deer shed. It’s from the previous year, but was still a cool find. About 15 blacktail deer does were in the same area, although only one stayed still […]

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  • Wow, what a season it has been. I entered the 2007 deer season with a distinct goal in mind. A goal that seemed hard to reach, yet not impossible. My goal was to harvest a very mature and good representative of a blacktail deer. If […]

    Blacktails at the Buzzer

    Wow, what a season it has been. I entered the 2007 deer season with a distinct goal in mind. A goal that seemed hard to reach, yet not impossible. My goal was to harvest a very mature and good representative of a blacktail deer. If […]

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  • Opening weekend of deer season I headed to one of my favorite spots near Elkhead, Oregon. I’ve been hunting this area for years with my dad and brother, and while I’ve taken several does over the years, I’ve have never been able to take a buck. That all changed […]

    2006 Blacktail Deer Season

    Opening weekend of deer season I headed to one of my favorite spots near Elkhead, Oregon. I’ve been hunting this area for years with my dad and brother, and while I’ve taken several does over the years, I’ve have never been able to take a buck. That all changed […]

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