What are your hunting plans?
Posted 12 June 2011 - 06:03 AM
Mine are the usual, going for mule and whitetail deer. I've secured access to private land that has both species. Scouting on that land starts next week and by the end of July my stands will be up. Having failed to bag a bear during the spring season I will try for them again in the fall. Time permitting I might go for a moose, elk and fall turkey as well. Of course no hunting season of mine would be complete without duck and geese hunting...so I try to squeeze that in too.
Posted 16 June 2011 - 07:16 PM
My son just did his CORE this spring so some Youth Season hunts are definitely in order this year!
Posted 27 June 2011 - 05:17 AM
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Posted 01 July 2011 - 11:08 AM
It's always good to have plan B. I've no luck whatsoever with LEH draws. In over 10 years of applying I got nothing. Been seriously considering to quit applying for LEH altogether. It's not that I need it really, not where I am living. BTW Tunkwa Lake area is only an hour drive from me and is known for some great hunting and big deer.
Posted 01 July 2011 - 11:40 AM
Posted 02 July 2011 - 11:59 AM
Doh! I hate bureaucracy
Posted 02 July 2011 - 06:21 PM
Doh! I hate bureaucracy
Welcome to the hunter fraternity.
They, the government, sure don't make it easy to become a hunter. My next "Last Light" column in the BC Outdoors - Fall Shooting & Hunting takes a humorous jab at the bureaucracy and paper trail of becoming a hunter.
Posted 02 July 2011 - 06:26 PM
Posted 02 July 2011 - 06:52 PM
Yes, I know the Tunkwa area intimately having lived at the resort for 9 years. I have a great muley spot and haven't seen another hunter there for 8 years since they logged it. The U-turn is well used but no one gets out and hunts. Before I moved away I could get a 4 point in early September before the hunter pressure increased. Went back for a visit last October and trees blown down in a big windstorm three weeks previous were still across the access road so that is where I left them. Only place I've ever seen a sow black bear with four yearling cubs!
Posted 02 July 2011 - 09:10 PM
I've a place like that in the Helmer Lake area. Well traveled logging road that ends in big u-turn. All the hunters turn around and drive back the same road they came on. Nobody ever gets out and walk just 500 yards over the ridge. Their loss my fortune. I heard a lot about Tunkwa Lake but actually never made it up there to hunt. One of these days I will have scout the area out a bit.
Posted 12 July 2011 - 05:15 PM
John are you talking about a spot in the 4100 area