Mar 07,2008 00:00
Ochoco Wildlife District
Prineville Reservoir Wildlife Management Area
The area is open to non-motorized access only to protect wintering deer and elk and prevent soil damage. Walk-in hunters, anglers, and other outdoor enthusiasts are welcome.
Cougar – Deer, pronghorn, and elk remain on winter ranges and cougar can be expected to be nearby. Winter ranges include private lands where permission for access is needed.
Coyote - Look for concentrations of wintering deer and pronghorn, and coyotes are likely nearby. Wintering deer and pronghorn are concentrating at lower elevations, including BLM lands in both the Ochoco and Maury units. Coyote hunters should keep a watchful eye out for cougars which also respond to predator calls.
The Dalles Wildlife District
Hunters pursuing mountain lions will find the best opportunities at lower elevations, near wintering big game herds.