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Blacktail Deer.....Tips and Tactics Thread

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 08 08, 2018 •  [Post 1]

Well, who targets these grey ghosts? Share a tip on hunting these nocturnal beasts, or, ask a question.
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Re: Blacktail Deer.....Tips and Tactics Thread

Postby Swede » 08 09, 2018 •  [Post 2]

After reading an article in Outdoor Life many years ago, I have had some success in rifle season zigzaging back and forth, walking up or down slope, on the top of ridges, and looking down slope for the critters. I killed a big four point (western count) that way. Often the bucks are standing in the timber and seem to look down hill. That looking downslope may be an observation based on coincidence.
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Re: Blacktail Deer.....Tips and Tactics Thread

Postby Lefty » 08 09, 2018 •  [Post 3]

While living in Washington I killed an old huge bodied buck still huntingI I passed on bunches of bucks and became obsessed with one buck the last few years
My Success was hunting places other hunters avoided. Thick and nasty, deep and steep. My style.
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