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Fire hall construction topic of special meeting • Late archery, special anterless seasons just ahead

  Fire hall construction topic of special meeting A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County Fire District No. 6 will be held on Monday, No. 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the District No. 6 training/conference room at the Twisp Fire Hall located at 434 W. 2nd Ave. in Twisp. The topic will...
Healthy buck harvest segues into expanded doe season

Healthy buck harvest segues into expanded doe season

By Mike Maltais
As harvest figures are analyzed and numbers crunched in the wake of this year’s nine-day modern firearm general deer season from Oct. 11-19, local hunters have shifted their focus toward an abundance of antlerless permits in the three game management units (GMUs) – Pearrygin, Chiliwist and Alta – most affected by...
Questionable deer opener provides early season answers

Questionable deer opener provides early season answers

By Mike Maltais
Nobody knew quite what to expect when the general modern firearms deer season opened in Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Game Management Units last Saturday. On the heels of the state’s worst wildfire – much of it concentrated in the greater Methow Valley …
Hunters: Watch overhead and underfoot this deer season

Hunters: Watch overhead and underfoot this deer season

By Mike Maltais

Hunters who target the greater Methow Valley during the modern firearm mule and white-tailed deer season from Saturday (Oct. 11) through Oct. 19 are cautioned to keep a careful eye overhead and underfoot in areas where recent wildfire or flooding have occurred, lest the nimrods be in …

Fires destroy winter grazing range for thousands of deer

Fires destroy winter grazing range for thousands of deer

By Ann McCreary The Carlton Complex Fire that charred more than one-quarter-million acres in the Methow Valley and surrounding areas destroyed thousands of acres of winter range essential to the survival of mule deer and white tail deer. “Range for about one-third of …
Special hunt permit deadline May 22

Special hunt permit deadline May 22

Nimrods hoping to draw special Washington state permits for the pursuit of fall elk, deer, mountain goat, goose, bighorn sheep, and turkey have until May 22 to get their applications in. Winners will be selected through a random drawing conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) in late June. The special permits...
Banquet benefits mule deer and habitat

Banquet benefits mule deer and habitat

Mule deer will take center stage at the annual Mule Deer Foundation banquet Saturday (May 17) at the Okanogan Eagles Lodge No. 3004 at 1820 Second Ave. in Okanogan. The event will run from 5:30 – 10 p.m. with proceeds benefiting mule deer, black-tailed deer and their habitats. Tickets for the banquet sponsored by the Okanogan Trails...
More older bucks highlight local deer season take

More older bucks highlight local deer season take

By Mike Maltais
If you were one of the fortunate nimrods who got a legal buck during the nine-day modern firearm deer season last week, then it was a successful season.
Upcoming deer season opener looks ‘very positive’

Upcoming deer season opener looks ‘very positive’

By Mike Maltais
Deer hunters who will turn out by the tens of thousands for Washington state’s most popular hunting season Oct. 12 can expect to find the conditions “very positive” according to information just released from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.