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Author Topic: New Blacktail restrictions coming for Minot Peak GMU 660  (Read 2721 times)

Offline N7XW

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Re: New Blacktail restrictions coming for Minot Peak GMU 660
« Reply #50 on: October 03, 2017, 04:25:41 PM »
Anyone make the meeting last night?
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We need info on what went down!

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Re: New Blacktail restrictions coming for Minot Peak GMU 660
« Reply #51 on: October 03, 2017, 06:03:02 PM »
1.  Black tail deer escapement for mature bucks is fairly high due to terrain.
2.  2/3 or more of the 660 unit is Weyerhaeuser fee access limited to permits thus limiting the number of hunters and further increasing escapement.
4.  Like others have said, black tailed deer are not all going to be 4 point bucks just because they get a little older.  Yes age has something to do with antler development, but so does genetics.

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Why recommend further restrictions on one westside GMU that is primarily restricted access and has higher than average escapement already?

Just seems like a strange recommendation.  Maybe I am missing something though.   :dunno:

Maybe what you are missing is that if this could be advertised as a "Quality BT unit" WEYCO could raise their prices to the moon, freeze most hunters out and still fill their pockets.
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Re: New Blacktail restrictions coming for Minot Peak GMU 660
« Reply #52 on: October 03, 2017, 10:26:39 PM »
No, we didn't miss that one.  It was more of a general consensus.
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Re: New Blacktail restrictions coming for Minot Peak GMU 660
« Reply #53 on: October 08, 2017, 12:04:50 PM »
i bet it's an idea floated by timber interests to increase permit sales, if i'm not mistaken that area is almost entirely locked up in the weyco twin harbors south unit?

Bet before long they will give the tags to the landowners, and let the bidding begin!! Thanks guys that support the permit system!! :bash:
It all started with the trespass law, that's what gave timber companies teeth to keep the public out. :bash:
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