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    JimP, A couple more applicants with high pts is...

    JimP, A couple more applicants with high pts is a lot better draw odds than a snowball's chance in h$ll of drawing a random tag!
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    SilentStalker, Thanks for the link! That's...

    SilentStalker, Thanks for the link! That's exactly what I was looking for! It's definitely worth a try! If enough concerned nonres send emails hopefully it will get their attention. It wouldn't...
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    JimP, as you mentioned in your post Utah varies...

    JimP, as you mentioned in your post Utah varies nonres bonus pt tags and new seasons from 1 year to the next. Don't you think it makes sense for them to allow nonres to know exactly which units...
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    With the current application deadline it is...

    With the current application deadline it is totally a gamble from one year to the next knowing whether there will be 1 bonus pt pool nonres tag for units. These don't stay consistent from year to...
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    Utah draw deadline bummer!

    It stinks that the UT nonres application deadline is before the proposed numbers are available! From what I understand it is not possible to change unit choices after the deadline? It's a bummer to...
  6. Thread: Wyoming deer 87

    by jimss
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    There has been quite a bit of controversy...

    There has been quite a bit of controversy centered around 87. Depending upon who you talk to it likely gets different reviews.

    I've spent a great deal of time on one end of the unit and have...
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    I didn't wade through all the posts above but...

    I didn't wade through all the posts above but thought I would add additional comments. Muledeer prior to rut in Central Colo are generally scattered over miles upon miles of country. There are few...
  8. I like Utah and Nevada's draw systems. Everyone...

    I like Utah and Nevada's draw systems. Everyone has a chance to draw tags...not just those with highest pref pts. Those that have applied more years have something to show for the time and $ they...
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    In 2018 there were 33 max applicants for 2 tags...

    In 2018 there were 33 max applicants for 2 tags in the special draw and 30 applicants for 3 tags in the regular draw in 22. That means it could possibly take 10 to 16 years before all the max pt...
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    I would have to agree that there are definite...

    I would have to agree that there are definite advantages to having OTC elk tags but can the CPW properly manage a limited resource with unlimited tags? The fact that nonres bring so much $ to the...
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    I grew up in Wyo and have hunted antelope since I...

    I grew up in Wyo and have hunted antelope since I was a kid. Every unit is a little different. I've always been a fan of arriving early to scout and having several bucks lined up for opening...
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    Boy, that is sad news! Colo Cowboy, you ought to...

    Boy, that is sad news! Colo Cowboy, you ought to be complimented for your hard work and dedication. Hopefully not all of it is ignored! It sounds like hands are tied. Hopefully the CPW and...
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    I guess we can all just sit back and leave things...

    I guess we can all just sit back and leave things as they are?
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    I've been pushing hard in Colo to go to all...

    I've been pushing hard in Colo to go to all limited units for elk. When Colo switched over to all limited deer the muledeer quality plus quality experience dramatically improved. If you think about...
  15. I've been pushing hard in Colo to go to all...

    I've been pushing hard in Colo to go to all limited units for elk. When Colo switched over to all limited deer the muledeer quality plus quality experience dramatically improved. If you think about...
  16. What do you consider big?

    What do you consider big?
  17. I believe Wyo is in trouble if 87 is the best...

    I believe Wyo is in trouble if 87 is the best mule deer unit Wyo has to offer! I usually don't like to flair any feathers but strongly disagree with that statement! I agree that it would be a...
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    If you want the very best look at Kifaru or Stone...

    If you want the very best look at Kifaru or Stone Glacier. You likely won't ever need another pack. They both have sturdy frames capable of 100+ lb loads and are relatively light weight. I would...
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    Alaska and BC mtn goat hunts start at around $11k...

    Alaska and BC mtn goat hunts start at around $11k and go up (if you go guided). There are a number of Western States that offer super tough draw tags that likely take a lifetime to draw. There's a...
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    What an interesting post on this subject! I've...

    What an interesting post on this subject! I've been fortunate to draw great tags across the Western US plus Alaska over the years. I agree 100% that it's tough waiting a lifetime for a tag and have...
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    Hi Roger, I sent you a personal message.

    Hi Roger,
    I sent you a personal message.
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    Well I just ran into a new scenario hunting...

    Well I just ran into a new scenario hunting Nebraska whitetails a week ago. Most of the grass in the area I was hunting was 2 to 5' tall. A prone shot off a backpack was pretty much impossible. I...
  23. Thread: First Pack

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    I did a lot of research and ended up with...

    I did a lot of research and ended up with Kifaru….no regrets! My 2nd choice was Stone Glacier. The deal breaker for me was Stone Glacier didn't have camo patterns or the large selection of...
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    I have a neopreme cover that fits tight on my...

    I have a neopreme cover that fits tight on my scope. It protects well from rock, rain, snow, dust, etc. I often carry my spotter attached to my tripod which I constantly use while hunting. When...
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    I have used and abused my Kifaru for around 10...

    I have used and abused my Kifaru for around 10 years. Had great luck hauling hefty, bulky loads. It's also possible to cinch down smaller loads while day hunting and still have the ability to haul...
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