I live in Coeur d'Alene and see more deer in town than in the woods! Im used to hunting areas where you can sit and glass. I like to see farther than 40 yards. I am new here but I focus on timberlands that are open to public, clear cuts, and last year I spent some time on the reservation. If you know somebody that hunts the reservation you would be in good shape.
Sounds familiar. I spent days hunting in November only to come home to a 10 pt buck chasing a doe in my front yard. Here is the guy I’m after this year.40 yards seems like a long shot at times! The deer on public lands are definitely like ghosts at times. Don't leave much sign due to dry summers but they are out there. These CDA bucks liked tomatoes apparently. Damn neighbors making some problem deer. Saw a big 150+ whitetail <1 mile from my house while driving out to to hunt some public lands and not seeing anything all day last fall.
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