I vaguely recalled an episode of Bowhunter TV from a few years back that featured veteran bowhunter Larry D: Jones using apples as an attractant for blacktail
deer in western Oregon ("An Apple a Day," Season 2).
buck hunting is usually best late in the season, after leaf drop has occurred and the rut has started.
Too, I've taken a pair of Northern California Columbia blacktail
bucks with compounds before and judge traditional gear a logical progression.
FOR ANYONE CHASING the deer slam, the blacktail
might seem like the most obscure of the five deer categories.
There will be a 180-foot casting pool, a shooting gallery, and exhibits such as the world-record Columbia Blacktail
of the Northwest, and the sixth annual Southern Oregon Head and Horns competition.
c, whitetail, Coues whitetail, mule deer, Columbia blacktail
, Sitka blacktail
Although we saw several Columbia blacktail
deer, hogs, and turkeys during our brief tour of a small portion of the ranch, we did not see any other large Tule bulls.
Mazama Sporting Goods will host a free "Late Blacktail
Deer" seminar Thursday in Eugene.
I would recommend looking for a darker set of antlers, possibly a good set of blacktail
horns or even a nice Texas whiteail rack.
Not more than a foot in front of me was a very docile Southern Blacktail
Now the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is trying to persuade blacktail
hunters to actually pull teeth from deer they harvest.
To my surprise I found myself within range of what was clearly a heavily antlered blacktail