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Hunting near Bend, OR


Campaign Veteran
Jul 31, 2011
I don't know where else to ask this, so forgive this slightly off topic request. I do open carry, especially on my hunting trips, and that will include my errands in Bend, Oregon.

I will be hunting in Oregon for the first time. Nonresident tags are expensive at $375 for deer and $500 for elk. What are the approximate chances of finding them in the Bend hunting areas? No, I'm not asking you to guess how good I am at hunting, but maybe someone knows the percentage of hunters that fill their tags, or the animal density of the area?