At Keystone Ranch, the deer season hunt is pre-rut. Mitchell, Oregon 97750 - Wheeler County. report. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Unit 37 is closed to all archery deer hunting unless the hunter has Ochoco Unit controlled archery elk tag (used or unused). The odds of drawing the mule deer permit ranges from 12-60 percent depending on the unit. Oregon Guided Mule Deer Hunts Keystone Ranch offers Oregon Mule Deer hunting in the Ochoco Mountains. Oregonmuley. Campfire Regular. The Stott Mt – North Alsea Travel Management area provides some walk-in hunting opportunities. The local office of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that the South Fossil Hunting Unit’s Rocky Mountain elk herd is a 425% of management objective with a bull to cow ratio of 25 to 100, the highest in Oregon. Bowhunter4life, I am in a party of hunters that have drawn for the first time for Ochoco archery season. 17 comments. New Mexico Mule Deer Hunting. New private-land hunts in the Ochoco Unit, Jackle added, are intended to increase elk numbers in the national forest and prevent elk from staying on private land throughout the hunting seasons. Hunters are able to pursue species such as caribou, moose, dall sheep, and brown bears in Alaskan forests and mountains. Brand new to the forum. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Mule deer hunts can happen on snowy mountains and in arid deserts, so it pays to do some research on when and where you want to engage in your search for that trophy “muley.” Before choosing when and where to hunt, determine if … The historic Ranch is located in Central Oregon's Ochoco Mountains, 12 miles east of Prineville, Oregon where we have 12,000 acres of prime big game hunting ground surrounded by private land. 3 - 6 Days. New Mexico Mule Deer Hunting. Trophy Rocky Mtn. User account menu. Campfire Regular. Property ID 4251532. … based on deer surveys are reported for each Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) in the region. roadless hunting opportunities. save. Salem, OR 97302 Posts: 806. Trophy Hunting In Oregon. The Maury and Ochoco units are recommended because of their greater amounts of public lands and better accessibility. You will stay in the historic burnt View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Mule Deer this fall! Hopefully I can get enough time off for at least a 5 day hunt. Posts: 1,344. If you pass up a spike or forked horn there’s a good chance you’ll go home with nothing now days. That Beautiful Lake Cabin for hunting and spending time with friends and family. I used to hunt that unit every year. Four distinct hunting seasons define New Mexico mule deer hunting. I am in a party of hunters that have drawn for the first time for Ochoco archery season. Apr 2, 2019 #12 wllm1313 Well-known member. that really put a damper on locating animals. I know it is a big unit but they still run the ridges, watch and wait with a shoulder mounted weapon and if you have the time and patience its doable.They just hunt the travel routes and bang away. (Maps: Ochoco NF, Prineville BLM). Free Shipping On Orders $50+ Ochocos Outdoors. Joined: May 2010. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Quick Links: NatureServe. Trophy Rocky Mtn. Ochoco Unit (437) Sub-unit hunts. Hunting related news and personal stories. hide. Hunting related news and personal stories. Next Last. From September through December, this unit receives an average of 4.32 inches of precipitation a month and the heaviest rainfall is in December. Seas Type Zone Unit Name Season/Tag/Hunt Total Hunters Antlerless Total BucksSpikeForked Horn 3 Point 4 PointHarvest TotalSuccess % Controlled Northwest McKenzie 119A High Cascade 295 0 13 0 7 4 2 13 4% Santiam 119A High Cascade 708 3 70 0 19 24 … I think he was laughing at me. Posts: 4,782. jennings lodge, oregon. CP. Trophy Oregon Elk Hunts CP. OP. Hopefully my girls get into hunting. Ochoco unit in Oregon. The Ochoco National Forest is located in the Ochoco Mountains in Central Oregon in the United States, north and east of the city of Prineville, location of the national forest headquarters.It encompasses 850,000 acres (3,440 km 2) of rimrock, canyons, geologic oddities, dense pine forests, and high desert terrain, as well as the headwaters of the North Fork Crooked River. The Ochoco Mountains are located at the western end of the Blue Mountain ecosystem and has been regarded as one of Oregon’s premier big game hunting units. Eastern Oregon. Grizzly Unit Private Land This ranch is located in central Oregon right on the banks of the John Day River. Recreational Property, Lakefront Property. 17 comments. As with most western hunting, quality optics, and even mounting binoculars on a tripod will help hunters locate hard-to-find deer. Get your hunt booked now! Campfire Regular. The ranch consists of approximately 2200 acres with some landlocked BLM ground. Stream Systems Technology Center . Plus you can go 'Premium' and get 5 year stats and access to premium content. I’ve talked to a couple people that have hunted the area and all … Hunt Unit: OR 37 OCHOCO, Hunting Unit Map: Map Size: 48" x 36" Price: $34.95: If you're looking for a more detailed map or aerial photo of a portion of this GMU you can also build a custom map for OR 37 OCHOCO. From: Turkey Hunter. Elk are bumped in and out of the private land all season. We hunt cow elk in the Ochoco unit outside of Rager every other year or so and always see BIG bucks. Contact ODFW's Public Service Representative at: odfw.info@state.or.us. The national forests and grasslands of the United States provide over 192 million acres of diverse wildlife habitat and excellent hunting opportunities. Please review the Big Game Regulations for sub-unit descriptions. We see the larger bucks just starting to get interested in the doe's, they're more active as the elk herds are moving out after their rut. Based out of Southern California. levergunfan OP. Go. You can build it right here. save. I have a little ground within … Archived. Posted by 1 year ago. We drew Grizzly tags for Buck deer this year, normally hunt up McKay creek. 1001 NW Deer St. Prineville, Oregon 97754 (541) 447-6449 bruceoid@crestviewcable.com ©2020 Ochoco Irrigation District . 900 series – Rocky Mountain goat. The Ochoco GMU contains 47% private lands and 53% public lands. Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) is the nearest commercial airport approximately 80 miles to the West. Ochoco Private (237A) Flat Cr Youth (246T2) - view map (pdf) John Day Valley (647A) Contact: Prineville office 541-447-5111. See Elk Seasons. Time after time, we've watched mule deer bucks resort to trickery to throw us off their tracks. My daughter’s first mule deer. Register Log In Home Forums Elk Hunting Ochoco Unit for Elk (Oregon) Forums User List Calendar Active Threads Forum Help: Previous Thread: Next Thread : Print Thread: Hop To : Ochoco Unit for Elk (Oregon) #5228676 05/11/11: Joined: May 2010. Shop all Hunting Equipment & Gear - Everything you need to start your next adventure - Best Prices, Fast Shipping, Expert Advice! Availability. All the major big and small game species are found on these lands. Deer damage to agricultural crops remains high throughout the northern portion of the unit. 286. Fortunately for you, New Mexico mule deer hunting benefits by the existence of two different sub species; the Rocky Mountain mule deer in the northern half of the state, and the desert mule deer in the southern half of the state. Controlled deer archery hunting only: Consult controlled hunt tables Both the Maury and Ochoco have sizeable areas of public lands that provide hunting opportunities. However, the majority of mule deer are harvested during rifle hunting seasons (late September-early October) when deer may still be located on summer or transition ranges in potentially different WMUs than the winter range units in which they were surveyed. Gallatin Co. Montana . 400 series – pronghorn Reactions: wllm1313. Gallatin Co. Montana . 600 series – antlerless deer Controlled deer archery hunting only: One buck with visible antler Unit Unit L for deer covers approximately 15,563,221 acres, and limited sections of this unit are comprised of public land. Joined Dec 9, 2015 Messages 8,952 Location Manetheren. Unit Unit A for deer covers approximately 2,287,500 acres, and limited sections of this unit are comprised of public land. Ya. July 19-20 we went on a scouting trip and covered lots of ground. We drew Grizzly tags for Buck deer this year, normally hunt up McKay creek. Log In Sign Up. Press J to jump to the feed. 1 (237X) Ochoco Unit No. We have learned that two hunters working in unison at a distance can be fatal for a trophy buck, which can easily evade a single hunter. Campfire Regular. These hunts take place in Late September/Early October and November during the third and fourth rifle seasons. zone, the Ochoco Game Management Unit (GMU). We are now booking for 2021 Mule deer hunts. Headed to Idaho next week to hunt unit 43 the last week of season. The closed road areas to the southeast of the Ranger station might be worth a shot (no pun intended). hide. Description. Elk in the 370+ are also killed in the Ochoco's every year. We used topo and forest maps to check out areas but nothing stood out because of FREE RANGE CATTLE. Hunting in the Ochoco's Oregon. Our guided hunting for Rocky Mountain Elk and Mule Deer takes place on private Oregon hunting ranches, however we have now increased our Oregon Elk Hunting and Mule Deer hunting area that covers parts of the Ochoco National Forest as well. Controlled deer archery hunting only: One buck with visible antler OP. Ochoco Private (237A) Flat Cr Youth (246T2) - view map (pdf) John Day Valley (647A) Contact: Prineville office 541-447-5111. Wapalo Creek Outfitters offer Whitetail Deer hunts for archery, shotgun, rifle and handgun. Mule Deer Hunting Location - Jackson County, CO - Units 6, 16, 17 & 171. 286. Joined Apr 18, 2020 Messages 27 Location Colorado. First, is the archery-only hunt in early September. Hunting related news and personal stories. She may have killed the big game today but you’re killing the dad game this whole season buddy. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. © Copyright 2016–2020 Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. Hard hunting in Ochoco . levergunfan. We offer Oregon Trophy Elk Hunts, and Trophy Mule Deer Hunts. 286. Ted and Aaron have multiple stalks on rutting bucks in one day! Can’t find what you need? Deer damage to agricultural crops remains high throughout the northern portion of the unit. Ochoco unit is fairly open , except wilderness and the steep stuff. Hunters have first priority. 100% Upvoted . Gallatin Co. Montana . Jun 3, 2020 #1 Matthunts7 Member. Joined: Jan 2008. Fish & Aquatic Ecology Unit. I didn’t get mine this year, and then of course I see a nice buck in my front yard last night just before dark. Keystone Ranch is a family owned ranch & business in the heart of Oregon that's been in operation for the past 20 years. Congratulations to the both of you! Prior to 1999, nonresidents weren't allowed to hunt in the state. I kept looking for the another buck and got one in my sights. Ochoco unit in Oregon. Ochoco unit in Oregon. Posts: 1,344. Hunts are for the 2020 season unless otherwise noted, 100 series – buck deer OP. Good food and fellowship ahead. The deer hunting there can be about as good as it gets. One deer: Unit 23: Aug. 28 – Sept. 26 & Nov. 20 – Dec. 12: One buck with visible antler: Units 10, 17, 18, 20: One deer: Units 15, 16, 19 and the northern portion of unit 21 (portion of unit 21 not included in South Indigo boundary description above) Eastern Oregon. Mule deer are arguably one of the most sought after species of the west. Check the contact page for our payment policy. share. Seeing the smile on her face made my whole trip so worth it. We go there every two years and it’s getting harder each time. Ochoco Hunting Unit (37) Topographic 11 x 17. I'm curious how things are going. I was just about to shoot when I see it starting to wobble. 11 x 17. Eastern Oregon. Close. Cougar are present throughout the Maury, Ochoco, and Grizzly units. 286. The ranch is located in the South Fossil Hunting Unit and adjacent to the Ochoco Hunting Unit. Planning on an OTC rifle mule deer hunt in Idaho this fall with my Army bro. Find A Photo. The Ochoco National Forest is located in the Ochoco Mountains in Central Oregon in the United States, north and east of the city of Prineville, location of the national forest headquarters.It encompasses 850,000 acres (3,440 km 2) of rimrock, canyons, geologic oddities, dense pine forests, and high desert terrain, as well as the headwaters of the North Fork Crooked River. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Second is the l ate October muzzleloader season. OCHOCO 53% public lands. C. Joined: Jan 2001. Contributors to this thread: Turkey Hunter 16-Sep-11. User account menu. Part 2 - YouTube Learn everything about hunting Colorado Mule Deer Unit 4. Please consult the Big Game Regulations before purchasing tags or planning your hunting excursions. I’ve yet to hunt a unit in CO that takes more than a point, … The national forests and grasslands of the United States provide over 192 million acres of diverse wildlife habitat and excellent hunting opportunities. Elk, Monster Mule Deer Hunting and Timber LandT Indiana produces some of the biggest bucks in the country. Register Log In Home Forums Elk Hunting Ochoco Elk: Forums User List Calendar Active Threads Forum Help: Previous Thread: Next Thread : Print Thread: Hop To : Ochoco Elk #4245441 07/15/10: Joined: Jan 2001. Contact: odfw.commission@state.or.us Close. I have a little ground within … Oregon Ochoco Archery Elk / Mule Deer Hunt!! The dominant land cover for Unit Unit A is deciduous forest. Beginning at Prineville; northeast on US Hwy 26 to Dayville; south on S Fork John Day Rvr to Pine Cr Rd; west on Pine Cr Rd to Suplee; west on Co Rd to Paulina; west on Beaver Cr, Crooked Rvr, and Prineville Reservoir to State Hwy 27 at Prineville Dam; northwest on Hwy 27 to Prineville, point of beginning. Thanks. We hunt cow elk in the Ochoco unit outside of Rager every other year or so and always see BIG bucks. The exciting part about mule deer hunting in Kansas is that it's relatively new and untapped for nonresidents. 500 series – bighorn sheep 700 series – spring black bear Best deer hunting farther east will be in Murderer's Creek and Heppner units and all of Union County, where fawn survival was better and more yearling bucks are in the mix. Hunters are reminded that land within this unit is primarily privately owned. Have not been there since 2011 though. The Forest Service Welcomes Hunters to the Nation's Forests and Grasslands. 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