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Hunt descriptions with [MAP] following the description, maps can be found on our website at myodfw.com/big-game-hunting/areas.

HUNT 100M: N Muzzleloader – 40% public lands. Units 15, and 19: All of Unit 14 except Cascade Head – Lincoln City Area see Regulations for Wildlife Areas, Refuges & Special Areas under Unit 14); That part of Unit 21 in the Willamette Rvr drainage north of the following line: beginning along the eastern edge of the Indigo Unit at the Pacific Crest Trail, south on the Pacific Crest Trail to Trail 3641, westerly on Trails 3641, 3643 and 1407 to FS Rd 770, westerly on FRs 770, 2154, 236, 436 to FR 3810, northwest on 3810 to junction of FR 3810 and 5851, north on 5851 to trail 1407, north on 1407 to FR 5850, north and west on 5850 to 745; westerly along FRs 745, 2213, 767, 2212 (Champion Saddle) and county Rd 2460 (Sharps Cr Rd) to BLM Rd 23-1-12; southwest on BLM Rds 23-1-12 and 23-1-13 to BLM Rd 23-3-5.4 (Big River Rd); northwest on BLM Rd 23-3-5.4 to the unit boundary at London Rd [Maps: USFS Umpqua NF, Willamette NF, Umpqua NF –Diamond Lake Ranger District].

HUNT 119A: W High Cascade – 100% public lands. Approximately 1,900 sq mi. Parts of units 16, 19, 21, 22, 30, 31 and 77 as follows: Within wilderness boundaries of Rogue-Umpqua Divide and Sky Lks Wilderness areas and beginning at Detroit; northeast on Breitenbush Rd 46 to FR 4660; east on 4660 to FR 4661; north and east on 4661 to FR 5732; north on 5732 to FR 5730; northwest on 5730 to FR 57; east on 57 to FR 58; north on 58 to FR 5850; north on 5850 to Linney Cr; north on Linney Cr to Salmon Rvr; northwest on Salmon Rvr to FR 2618; north on 2618 to Hwy 26; east and south on Hwy 26 to north boundary at Warm Springs Reservation; northwest on north reservation boundary through Bear Springs to Clear Lk Butte; west and south on the west boundary of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation (CTWSRO) to the summit of Mt Jefferson; south along the west CTWSRO boundary and the Cascade crest (Jefferson/Linn Co. line) to the junction of the “crest of the Cascades” with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) in T11S R8E Sec 17; then south on the PCT to Hwy 20/126 at Santiam Pass; south on Pacific Crest Trail to Southern Pacific Railroad track north of Diamond Peak; southeast on Southern Pacific Railroad track to FR 60; southwest on 60 to Pacific Crest Trail at Windigo Pass; south on Pacific Crest Trail to the boundary of Mt Thielsen Wilderness near Tolo Mt; east and south on eastern wilderness boundary to Pacific Crest Trail near Summit Rock in S36, T28S, R5-1/2E; south on Pacific Crest Trail to Hwy 138; west and north on Hwy 138 to FR 60; northeast on 60 to FR 700; northwest on 700 to FR 770; north on 770 to FR 2154; east on 2154 to FR 362; north on 362 approximately 3/4 mi to FR 2153; north on 2153 to FR 21; west and north on 21 to FR 23; northwest on 23 to FR 5875; north on 5875 to Hwy 58; west on Hwy 58 to FR 5871; north on 5871 to FR 2408; northwest on 2408 to FR 24; east on 24 to FR 1934; north on 1934 to FR 19; east and north on 19 to FR 410; south on 410 to FR 2639; east on 2639 to FR 2638; north on 2638 to Hwy 126; east on Hwy 126 to FR 2654; north on 2654 to FR 15; north on 15 to Hwy 20; west on Hwy 20 to Sheep Cr Rd (FR 2047); north and east on 2047 to FR 2266; east on 2266 to Hwy 22; north and west on Hwy 22 to Detroit, the point of beginning. [MAP]

HUNT 121M: S Indigo – 73% public lands. That part of Unit 21 south of the following line: beginning along the eastern edge of Unit 21 at the Pacific Crest Trail; south on the Pacific Crest Trail to Trail 3641; westerly on Trails 3641, 3643 and 1407 to FS Rd 770; westerly on FRs 770, 2154, 236, 436 to FR 3810; northwest on 3810 to junction of FR 3810 and 5851; north on 5851 to Trail 1407; north on 1407 to FR 5850; north and west on 5850 to 745; westerly along FRs 745, 2213, 767, 2212 (Champion Saddle) and County Rd 2460 (Sharps Creek Rd) to BLM Rd 23-1-12; southwest on BLM Rds 23-1-12 and 23-1-13 to BLM Rd 23-3-5.4 (Big River Rd); northwest on BLM Rd 23-3-5.4 to the unit boundary at London Rd. [Maps: USFS Umpqua NF, USFS-Umpqua NF Diamond Lake Ranger District [Map]

HUNT 123A and 123R1: Umpqua – 50% public lands. Unit 23 and those parts of units 21, 22 and 24 within Douglas Co (not including the BLM North Bank Habitat Mgt Area). Hunters with 123R1 tag may continue to hunt in Wetern Oregon late season archery hunts and must follow the Bag Limit as outlined on Buck Deer Seasons.

HUNT 123B, 123M2 and 123R2: N Bank Habitat – 100% public lands. No motorized vehicles allowed within the hunt area. N Bank Habitat Mgt Area (Dunning Ranch) – 6,500 acres located approximately 8 mi northeast of Roseburg. Open Area: BLM lands located in T25S, R5W, sections 35 and 36; T26S, R5W, sections 1, 2, 11-14; T25S, R4W, sections 31-33; T26S, R4W, sections 4-8, 18. Hunters with 123R2 unfilled tag after Sept. 25, may continue to hunt in Western Oregon late season archery hunts and must follow the Bag Limit as outlined on Buck Deer Seasons. [MAP]

HUNT 123M1: Melrose-N Sixes – 8% public lands. Unit 23 and that portion of Unit 25 north of the following line: From the mouth of Sixes Rvr upstream following Sixes Rvr and Middle Fork Sixes Rvr to NF boundary in Section 13, T32S, R13W; east and north along NF boundary to Salmon Cr; northeast on Salmon Cr to Powers Hwy.

Hunt 131R: Keno Unit Bow – 41% public lands. Unit 31. This tag is not valid for the General Deer Archery hunting Season. This would be your only archery season deer opportunity.

HUNT 141A: Hood-White Rvr – 100% public lands. Units 41 and 42 within the Mt Hood Forest Boundary.

HUNT 141M: Hood-N White River – 50% public lands. Unit 42 and that part of Unit 41 north of Dufur Mill Rd (FR44).

HUNT 141T: The Dalles Watershed – 100% public lands. That part of Unit 41 as follows: 22 sq mi in Unit 41 southwest of The Dalles within the boundaries of The Dalles Watershed. This area is closed to motor vehicles. Entry is allowed only by a valid City of The Dalles permit, only for the duration of the hunt. Any entry into watershed at other times or by persons other than tag holder and two accompaning adult is prohibited. The City of The Dalles entry permit will be limited to the youth with a valid ODFW controlled hunt tag and two adults, 21 years or older, who may not hunt. Early season snows may make this hunt challenging. [MAP]

HUNT 143A: E Biggs – 15% public lands. That part of Unit 43 east of John Day Rvr.

HUNT 143B: W Biggs – 15% public lands. That part of Unit 43 west of John Day Rvr.

HUNT 145M: Flatiron – 100% public lands. All public lands within Unit 45.

HUNT 148M: Ditch Cr – 100% public lands. All public lands within Unit 48.

HUNT 151M: Baker – 45% public lands. Units 51, 62, 63 and 64.

HUNT 152A: Starkey – 67% public lands. Unit 52 excluding the Starkey Experimental Forest and Range fenced enclosure and a 1/4-mi buffer outside the exterior 8-ft fence.

HUNT 152B: Starkey Exp. Forest – 100% public lands. That part of Unit 52 as follows: approximately 30 sq mi of Starkey Experimental Forest and Range enclosure located within Unit 52. A 1/4-mi buffer along all 8-ft high fences, the 900-acre feed area, 1,500-acre Campbell Flat and 3,600-acre intensive timber management area are closed to all hunting, except as permitted by ODFW research personnel prior to any hunt. Hunters shall agree to participate in research Collections and activities, which will include a general questionnaire about the hunting experience. This tag is valid in the Starkey Unit, outside the Experimental Forest and Range enclosure from Oct. 3-9. See hunt description for 152A for boundary. [MAP]

HUNT 153M: Union Co – 50% public lands. Unit 52, and those parts of units 53, 54, 56 and 57 within Union Co, excluding Starkey Experimental Forest and Range fenced enclosure and a 1/4-mi buffer outside the exterior 8-ft fence.

HUNT 154A: E Mt Emily – 41% public lands. That part of Unit 54 south and east of FR 31 (Summit Rd).

HUNT 154B: W Mt Emily – 40% public lands. That part of Unit 54 north and west of FR 31 (Summit Rd).

HUNT 155A: Walla Walla Unit – 39% public lands. Unit 55 except for the Mill Cr Watershed. See 255A for Mill Cr. Watershed hunt description.

HUNT 156M: N Wenaha – E Sled Springs – 50% public lands. That part of Unit 56 beginning at Troy; southwest on Grande Ronde Rvr to Alder Cr; northwest on Alder Cr to FR 62; north on 62 to FR 6413; west on 6413 to FR 64; north on FR 64 to Oregon-Washington state line; east on state line to Grande Ronde Rvr; southwest on Grande Ronde Rvr to Troy; and that portion of the Unit 57 east of the Wallowa Rvr from the Minam bridge to Rondowa and east and south of Unit 57 boundary downstream along the Grande Ronde Rvr to the Oregon-Washington state line.

HUNT 156R2: N Wenaha Bow – 90% public lands. That part of Unit 56 beginning at Troy; southwest on Grande Ronde Rvr to Alder Cr; northwest on Alder Cr to FR 62; north on 62 to FR 6413; west on 6413 to FR 64; north on FR 64 to Oregon-Washington state line; east on state line to Grande Ronde Rvr; southwest on Grande Ronde Rvr to Troy, point of beginning.

HUNT 157A: Lower Wallowa Valley – 0% public land. Beginning at Enterprise, north on Hwy 3 to Leap Lane; northwest on Leap Lane to south fork of Whiskey Cr; west on south fork of Whiskey Cr to Whiskey Cr Rd; west on Whiskey Cr Rd to Troy Rd; north on Troy Rd to Dry Cr; southwest on Dry Cr to Rock Cr; south on Rock Cr to Wallowa River and Union Pacific Railroad; southeast on Union Pacific Railroad to Chamberlin Ditch; southeast on Chamberlin Ditch to Bear Cr; south on Bear Cr to south boundary of section 22; east on south boundary section 22 to Sasser Landing Strip Rd; east on Sasser Landing Strip Rd to PPL powerline; east on PPL powerline to Sunrise Rd; north on Sunrise Rd to Hwy 82; east on Hwy 82 to Enterprise, point of beginning.

HUNT 165A: SE Beulah – 35% public lands. That part of Unit 65 east and south of the following line: Beginning at junction of Hwy 20 and Harper-Bonita Rd; north on Bonita Rd to Hwy 26; east and south on Hwy 26 to Indian Gulch Rd near Cow Valley Butte; northeast on Indian Gulch Rd to Willow Creek Rd; east on Willow Creek Rd to Huntington Junction; east on Huntington Rd/Malheur Line Rd to I-84; southeast on I-84 to Birch Cr near Farewell Bend; east on Birch Cr to Snake Rvr.

HUNT 166M: N Malheur – 80% public lands. That part of Unit 66 north of US Hwy 20.

HUNT 167A: NE Owyhee – 44% public lands. That portion of Unit 67 east and north of the following line: Beginning on Hwy 20 at Vines Hill (MP 231.5) south then east on BLM Rd. 7326-0-00 approximately 20 miles to Twins Springs Rd (BLM 7320-0-00). South on Twin Springs Rd. approximately 4 miles to the PP&L Transmission line at Sourdough Gulch (T22S R43E Sec 23) easterly on PP&L transmission line approximately 22 miles to the Oregon State Line near Graveyard Point (T23S R46E Sec 18). [MAP]

HUNT 168A: Trout Cr Mts – 95% public lands. That part of Unit 68 south of Whitehorse Ranch Rd; west of Hwy 95; and east of Fields-Denio Rd. [MAP]

HUNT 168B: E Whitehorse – 80% public lands. Unit 68 excluding that area described for Hunt 168A.

HUNT 168R1: Trout Cr Mts Traditional – 95% public lands. That part of Unit 68 south of Whitehorse Ranch Rd and west of US Hwy 95. Restricted to long bows and recurve bows only. Compound bows prohibited. [MAP]

HUNT 168M: NE Whitehorse – 95% public lands. That part of Unit 68 north and east of the mainstem Owyhee Rvr.

HUNT 168R2: SE Whitehorse – 95% public lands. That part of Unit 68 south of the mainstem of the Owyhee River and east of Hwy 95. This tag is not valid for the General Deer Archery Season. This would be your only archery season deer opportunity.

HUNT 169A: Steens Mt – 80% public lands. Unit 69 excluding Malheur NWR and a 40-acre BLM shooting closure adjacent to the community of Frenchglen.

HUNT 170A: Beatys Butte – 90% public lands. Unit 70 excluding Hart Mt NAR.

HUNTS 170M, 170R1, 170R2, and 170R3: Hart Mt – That part of units 70 and 71 within the boundaries of Hart Mt NAR. Within the refuge boundary are scattered private inholdings; landowner permission is required to hunt these private inholdings. Archery tags are not valid for the General Deer Archery Season. This would be your only archery season deer opportunity.

HUNT 171A: N Juniper – 45% public lands. That part of Unit 71 north of the following line: Beginning on US Hwy 395 near MP 17, east on Iron Mt Rd to Double O Rd; east on Double O Rd to State Hwy 205. Excluding Malheur NWR.

HUNT 171B: S Juniper – 96% public lands. That part of Unit 71 south of the following line: Beginning on US Hwy 395 near MP 17, east on Iron Mt Rd to Double O Rd; east on Double O Rd to State Hwy 205. Excluding Hart Mt NAR, that part of Malheur NWR north of Foster Flat Rd, the Oregon State Park adjacent to Frenchglen and a 120-acre BLM shooting closure surrounding the Frenchglen community.

HUNT 171M: Juniper – 90% public lands. That part of Unit 71 beginning at junction of State Hwy 205 and Rock Cr Ln – Co Rd #412 (Hart Mt Rd); west on Rock Cr Ln to Riecken Corner; north on the Rd from Riecken Corner to Foster Flat Rd; west on Foster Flat Rd to Muncy Lk Rd; north on Muncy Lk Rd to Buzzard Cr; down Buzzard Cr to Iron Mt Rd; east on Iron Mt Rd to Double O Rd; east on Double O Rd to State Hwy 205; south on Hwy 205 to point of beginning. Excluding Malheur NWR lands north of Foster Flat Rd, the Oregon State Park adjacent to Frenchglen and a 120-acre BLM shooting closure surrounding the Frenchglen community. [MAP]

HUNT 174A and 174R1: N Warner – 60% public lands. That part of Unit 74 north of State Hwy 140.

HUNT 174B and 174R2: S Warner – 35% public lands. That part of Unit 74 south of State Hwy 140.

HUNT 176M: Silver Lake – E Fort Rock – 66% public lands. Unit 76 and that part of Unit 77 east of US Hwy 97.