Opportunities for hunting game animals include mule deer, white-tailed deer,
quail, ruffed grouse, blue grouse, black bear, cougar, and bobcat. Hunting seasons
vary depending on species and weapon choice, consult Washington Department of
Fish and Wildlife hunting regulations for seasons and dates.
There are no fish bearing waterways on Pogue Mountain. Fishing opportunities
with in driving distance-offering fishing include, Blue Lake (Limebelt), Green
Lake and Little Green Lake.
|Blue Lake - Limebelt
||Car top launch only
|Little Green Lake
Additional fishing opportunities can be found on the Sinlahekin
Wildlife Area to the north and both upper and lower Conconully reservoirs.
Consult Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Fishing Regulations for further
information on seasons and the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area Homepage.
The Pogue Mountain unit offers pack-in style camping. Firewood can be gathered
from downed dead wood only and must remain on the wildlife area. Campfire restrictions
are governed by the Washington Department of Natural Resources and Okanogan
County. Consult WDNR website for up to date fire restrictions. Length of stay
is limited to 14 days. Additional developed camping opportunities can be found
at Blue Lake (Limebelt), Green Lake and Little Green Lake Access Areas, Conconully
State Park, and the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.
Hiking, biking and horseback riding. Non-motorized recreational activities are
allowed, however currently there are no developed trail systems on the Pogue
Mountain unit. Numerous logging roads traverse this unit and can be used as
trail systems, however currently there are no parking areas or off-loading facilities
available. Permission from private landowners on the north, east and south boundaries
of this unit must be obtained to avoid trespass complaints.
Wildlife Observations and Photography
Wildlife viewing and photography encompasses a vast number of wildlife species.
During the winter, deer can be viewed roaming the hills with eagles and hawks
soaring high above in the sky. In the spring numerous songbirds can be heard