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Offline popeshawnpaul

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #45 on: July 21, 2016, 07:08:56 AM »
Might be the best of all the species to hunt that's so awesome.

"Might" be?  It's a no brainer!   :chuckle:

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #46 on: July 21, 2016, 07:53:54 AM »
Boy maybe I should scale it down next year smh

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #47 on: July 21, 2016, 07:59:20 AM »
Just got the call.....

Nice going, Gringo. Couldn't happen to a better guy.  :tup:
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #48 on: July 21, 2016, 08:02:03 AM »
Awesome news Gringo.  :tup: Give me hope for next year.

We will of course need lots of pics and stories on this one.

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #49 on: July 21, 2016, 08:02:18 AM »
That is awesome, congratulations.  That is going to be a great hunt.  My guess is it will be a very close second place to your kids moose hunt but what a fall season you guys are going to have. Really happy for you.  :tup:
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #50 on: July 21, 2016, 08:08:09 AM »
Thank you all for the kind words....  It's starting to sink in.  I think it's fair to say I've thought more about sheep in the last 20 hours than I have the rest of my life.  I've always loved big bulls, mules and would love to one day kill a good bull moose, but sheep seemed too far of a reach. 

I've never killed a big game animal in this state with a rifle and would like to keep that streak going.  It's a long season and while I would shoot one with a rifle, the days/harvest stats on prior hunts make me feel I'd like to up the challenge.

I'm sure there's a Montana or Texas joke in this but I got sheep on the brain!  My boys cow moose will take priority during his season....what a year, God is Good!
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #51 on: July 21, 2016, 08:10:00 AM »
I've been fortunate enough to get that same type of phone call and its pretty special!

Congrats and enjoy the ride!

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #52 on: July 21, 2016, 08:12:11 AM »

Congrats on a one in a million win, Gringo. I'm so happy that a long term Hunt-WA guy got a tag like this. Here's to an amazing fall for you.
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #53 on: July 21, 2016, 08:25:10 AM »

Congrats on a one in a million win, Gringo. I'm so happy that a long term Hunt-WA guy got a tag like this. Here's to an amazing fall for you.
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Looks like it was actually a 1 in 3,802 win. 

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #54 on: July 21, 2016, 09:32:38 AM »
Congrats!! and enjoy!!!

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #55 on: July 21, 2016, 09:40:07 AM »
Congratulations!! That is Great, well lets make it a little bit better! Your elk will be ready next week!
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #56 on: July 21, 2016, 12:10:49 PM »
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Congratulations!! That is Great, well lets make it a little bit better! Your elk will be ready next week!

 :yike:

Way Cool....  :tup:

Send me some pics when you get the chance.  :IBCOOL:
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #57 on: July 21, 2016, 12:46:21 PM »
How would a guy ever decide where to start with a opportunity like this raffle?
I'd be stressed and overwhelmed if it were me.  :chuckle:
Looking forward to pics

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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #58 on: July 21, 2016, 01:03:44 PM »
How would a guy ever decide where to start with a opportunity like this raffle?
I'd be stressed and overwhelmed if it were me.  :chuckle:
Looking forward to pics
  Did I or did I not tell you to be a champion today :nono:  you go where the genetics and age class are :iamwithstupid:

Congrats again Gringo :chuckle:
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Re: Best $11.50 ever spent
« Reply #59 on: July 21, 2016, 01:22:13 PM »
I would start with Chelan Butte if I had this tag

 

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