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Offline trophyhunt

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Re: Applying for Tags/Permits
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2017, 12:56:38 PM »
Point creep is basically that the increase in overall points/apps being added to each permit pool is greater than the individual increase in the same pool. The odds go down faster than yours go up.
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Re: Applying for Tags/Permits
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2017, 01:12:40 PM »
Point creep is basically that the increase in overall points/apps being added to each permit pool is greater than the individual increase in the same pool. The odds go down faster than yours go up.
like I said, a lot smarter guys than me!  :chuckle: thanks van.  Now, if you want to know how the draw works, thatís another paragraph!

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Re: Applying for Tags/Permits
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2017, 01:43:56 PM »
I tend to apply for permits that don't get a lot of chatter. My quality mule deer tag I drew with 4 points, killed a nice buck and have literally never seen it mentioned on this forum again in 7 years since I drew it. My goat tag I drew in a unit that doesn't get talked about a lot. It doesn't have the biggest goats in the state and access, once the snow flies, can be sketchy. I didn't know that when I applied as much as I do now, but I knew it could at least be a factor. 
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Re: Applying for Tags/Permits
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2017, 02:26:39 PM »
Great advice, thanks.

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Re: Applying for Tags/Permits
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2017, 04:55:49 PM »
This is my 2cents.   Iíve been playing the permit game like most on here for over 22 years.  Iíve been applying for hard to draw tags, including all the oil tags (once in a lifetime), 22 years (points) for quality elk, bull elk, 13 for quality deer and 18 for oilís. There are a couple ways to play this game, apply for permits that are easier to draw or go for gold.  Going for those very tough draws could cost you your youth and years, decades, waiting, getting old in the process.  If you want to hunt your favorite animal every year, and it isnít part of your permit goal, as far as location or weapon, apply for ghost points and go hunt!  Always put in for oil tags, very tough to draw but get your permit in the hat!  Apply for multi season elk, when you draw this (average of every 5to 6 years), then put in for your coveted tags.  Multi elk allows you to put in for both sides of the state and for multiple weapons.  Of course if your yearly hunt is in the same area and same weapon, put in every year and donít ghost point. Hope this makes sense.  Donít get old waiting for that one permit like me, go hunt and enjoy every season, I regret waiting so long and now Iím pot committed.  Once I draw, Iím done playing the points game, hope I can still walk by then.

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