General deer hunting season gears up


Dave Bozeman of Okanogan bagged this 4x4 mule deer Sept. 16 using a Mathews bow from about 36 yards in North Pine Creek. Bozeman had been hunting about seven hours since sunup when he got the deer, which dressed out at 225-plus pounds. The plan, he said, was to make the meat into steaks, summer sausage and maybe some jerky.


Trampas Stucker of Tonasket posted at Facebook on Sept. 21 that he finally got a deer in the early season bow hunting season. “What a buck,” he said.

OKANOGAN — Hunters are wrapping up early deer hunts and preparing for the start of the general season.

The state reminds hunters that they are conducting controlled burns in Okanogan, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Kittitas and Yakima counties to reduce wildfire risks and enhance wildlife habitat...

Get full access to The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle!

  • • For less than 11 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video from Okanogan Country's primary news source.
  • • Read on your computer, tablet or smart phone.
  • • You can subscribe by week, month or year.
  • Note: If you are already a print subscriber, call our office at 509-826-1110 or 800-572-3446.

To subscribe and read the full version of this story please click here.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment