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DRH1175

Carlos Avery WMA

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DRH1175

I have scouted early season. I was thinking of hunting this hard the next couple weeks and was wondering if anyone has killed a nice buck there. Was wondering if it is worth the effort or not? I found a spot that doesn't appear to be over hunted. Thanks

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tunrevir

There are some huge bucks in Carlos Avery and yes it is worth hunting if you can get off the beaten path a bit. My experience is the farther from the road the better. Most guys are woods shy and don't want to take the time or the effort to get in more then a couple hundred yards. I know a guy that has shot 5 P&Y deer out of there and his son has taken 2! Good luck!

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Harmonica Bear

There are some big bucks in CAWMA. I have found some very large sheds, so I know they are there. I can't tell you what the hunting is like though, or sometimes more importantly, the hunting experience. I have heard everything from good to horror.

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DRH1175

Thanks,

I have seen many does while scouting but no bucks yet. I hunted it Saturday but I arrived a little late and the spot I have scouted had another hunter that beat me to it on. How big the area is and how few hunters I have seen in the parts I have scouted I figured it could be good. Is there any parts that are better than others. I have been focusing more around Stacy and Wyoming.

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tunrevir

Get a plat map and look for those dead end roads in the lesser traveled areas, look for topo maps and ariel photoes to help with some of the ground work. Many of the swampy areas are dried up and can be traversed but wear hip boots just the same but these areas can get you back into the deep woods because most people aren't willing to go through the effort. If you are seeing does set up on the best travel corridor and sit all day, if there is dense brush or cattail thickets nearby all the better. Those big boys will start to prowl in the next week and a half. The more time you can spend on stand the better. Hope this helps!

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DRH1175

Thanks I do have my eye on a bit of those areas.There is a lot of untouched land I am sure and finding it is probably the key.

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tunrevir

Ariel photoes are nice because you can look for road access and draw a line at a 1/2 mile all the way around the property, then look for the funnels ect., note where the pressure is going to come from and you have a winning spot!

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ZDavidMiller

I have also scouted Carlos early season. I have not hunted the area yet. I saw one decent 5x6 in september. I accidentally bumped him out of his bed. The area that I have scouted is considerably less pressured than the rest of the WMA, I believe, for the lack of accessibility, or rather the knowlegde of an accessible route. I really have not hunted the area, I hunt elsewhere. If you would be interested I wouldn't mind going out there. My e-mail adress is Zachary_david_miller@yahoo.com . Send me a message.

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Eric Wettschreck

The land I grew up on borders Carlos Avery and yup, I have shot some jim dandy sized bruts outta there. However, ya gotta work for em. Get off the beaten path as they say.

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well i went scouting about a month ago and i saw a total of 3 does, 1 buck, 2 fawns and a turkey in a matter of about id say 3 hours or so. i almost stepped on the fawn and scared the living daylights out of me. it ran about 10 yards and stopped then i took a step and the other popped out POOOOP almost popped out of me tooo. he he he grin.gif

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