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Offline Naches Sportsman

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Illegal shed hunters on wdfw land
« on: March 31, 2016, 05:20:40 PM »
To the illegal shed hunters,

Post your illegal sheds here!! Some of you are keeping the wdfw and it's eyes in the woods volunteers pretty busy this spring trying to catch you!! Why can't you people play by the rules? Pretty soon, shed hunting will be banned because of people like you who have to go into the seasonally closed areas and illegally shed hunt.

Just had to rant about the idiots that can't play fair. Only 1 more month to go for the responsible shed hunters that hit the feeding stations on may 1.
« Last Edit: March 31, 2016, 09:41:17 PM by Naches Sportsman »
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2016, 05:27:27 PM »
Naches, our next Governor! :tup:
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2016, 05:49:38 PM »
Naches, our next Governor! :tup:

Eyes in the woods volunteers? Sounds like people have to much time on their hands and should be out patrolling streets where people are getting robbed. Not a handful of guys stealing sheds. Woohoo...

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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2016, 06:57:09 PM »
 :dunno:
Just tend your own and live.

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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2016, 07:04:19 PM »
Lmao :chuckle:
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2016, 07:08:07 PM »
Naches, our next Governor! :tup:

Eyes in the woods volunteers? Sounds like people have to much time on their hands and should be out patrolling streets where people are getting robbed. Not a handful of guys stealing sheds. Woohoo...

Eyes in the Woods is a WDFW volunteer program.
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2016, 07:10:57 PM »
I hear all about eyes in the woods but are they actually catching and prosecuting anyone or just picking up illegal sheds themselves
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2016, 07:18:12 PM »
I hear all about eyes in the woods but are they actually catching and prosecuting anyone or just picking up illegal sheds themselves
They don't catch and prosecute.

They observe and report.

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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2016, 07:21:17 PM »
Which should lead to what....
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2016, 07:24:19 PM »
Tattletales.  Jeez.  Anyone should report serious crimes like poaching and such but when fellow hunters become so petty as to report for too little hunter orange or something I will know hunting is over..
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2016, 07:45:54 PM »
Those antler poachers are big time desperados!!
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2016, 07:59:58 PM »
Since when has picking up naturally shed antlers become illegal?? Crap ola, I done get how wdfw can make something like that illegal??? And I cant imagine the sort that would RAT someone out for picking up a damn shed.. I am betting its people who are pissed off cause they didn't get their lazy asses there first... RAT...
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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2016, 08:10:06 PM »
This thread is all over the place. The issue here is near the feeding stations where there is a law not allowing horn hunters in until May. This is a good common sense law that stops the people from pushing the elk all over for the greed of bone. I will bet anything this thread has nothing to do with "jealousy", but more or less to make law abiding people aware of what a select few of the law-breakers have been up to with their greed. I find it pathetic of them and if I caught them on closed ground would happily turn them in. :twocents:

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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2016, 08:11:43 PM »
I got this from the WDFW website.

Category Possession, Transport, Selling of Animal Parts rss button
There were 6 questions found in this category:

    Can I pick up, offer for sale, sell, purchase, or barter naturally shed antlers?

    Yes, if they are antlers of deer, elk, moose, or caribou. See WAC 232-12-071(1)(c).

    Can I pick up and keep deer or elk skulls with antlers still attached that I find in the woods?
    No. You may not possess wildlife that you did not legally harvest, and only naturally shed antlers can be collected.

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Re: Illegal shed hunters
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2016, 08:14:00 PM »
Since when has picking up naturally shed antlers become illegal?? Crap ola, I done get how wdfw can make something like that illegal??? And I cant imagine the sort that would RAT someone out for picking up a damn shed.. I am betting its people who are pissed off cause they didn't get their lazy asses there first... RAT...

It's been illegal for awhile on seasonally closed wdfw lands. Apparently people don't care or don't read the "this areas is closed March-April" sign.

It's amazing what people will do for a shed antler. People have even been caught jumping the fence at the feed lot this year in broad daylight when the wdfw were still feeding the elk.
« Last Edit: March 31, 2016, 08:35:54 PM by Naches Sportsman »
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WA:2 grouse

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