Hunts take place in September, October, and November depending on the special permit you were drawn for or the general season unit. From the low lands in the farm fields and sagebrush to the high mountain peaks, anytime of year is a great time to chase Mule Deer and Whitetails with your weapon of choice.
Hunts takes place in September, October, and November depending on the special permit you were drawn for or the general season unit. You can find yourself chasing bulls in the rut to watching that special bull in their winter range or sitting in a tree stand during the general season waiting for the right opportunity to present itself.
There is nothing better than spot and stalking big color phase Black Bears in the spring after they have stepped out of their dens from a long winters nap. You can also choose to take advantage of the general fall season hunt. While sitting behind your optics looking for that special bear, you may just spot it while it over turns rocks on a steep hillside looking for foods before winter snow arrives.
If you are looking for the most sought after trophy in the country, the Bighorn Sheep, you could find yourself in September glassing a bachelor group of rams. From the steep canyons on the river breaks to hunting the cliffs on private farmland or even hiking the beautiful mountain terrain listening to horns crash together during the November rut.
These beautiful and majestic animals live in some of the most rugged but most gorgeous country the State of Washington has to offer. You can choose to pursue a giant Billy with a rifle or archery equipment in early September when Mother Nature may treat you a little better on your backcountry hunt. Late October or November are also good times to pursue your trophy Billy after he has started to migrate out of the backcountry due to the deep snow and has grown his thick coat for the harsh winter ahead.
Chasing these giant bulls during the month of October in the dense mountain terrain while the rut is in full swing can be very exciting. You can also choose to take advantage of the winter weather in November when all the leaves have fallen from the trees making it easier to locate your 50” trophy bull.