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Poached Goat
« on: December 09, 2017, 03:39:44 PM »
Does anyone know what excuse was given on why a goat was poached that far away from the open unit? You spend all those years waiting to draw and break the law? Glad he was dealt with.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2017, 03:41:59 PM »
I've not heard of this one. Is there a link to the story? Details to share?
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2017, 03:43:57 PM »
I've not heard of this one. Is there a link to the story? Details to share?

There was a goat poached in GMU 360 by someone who had a goat tag for another unit.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2017, 03:46:59 PM »
I've not heard of this one. Is there a link to the story? Details to share?

There was a goat poached in GMU 360 by someone who had a goat tag for another unit.

Thatís crazy, get an oil and poach it. :o :bash:
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2017, 03:53:05 PM »
Do you happen to have a source for this?
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2017, 03:59:38 PM »
Maybe the hunter called WDFW and got permission....



Seemed better than just saying "tag" to follow!!   :chuckle:
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2017, 04:21:30 PM »
Maybe the hunter called WDFW and got permission....



Seemed better than just saying "tag" to follow!!   :chuckle:

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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2017, 04:55:20 PM »
Maybe the hunter called WDFW and got permission....



Seemed better than just saying "tag" to follow!!   :chuckle:
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2017, 05:02:22 PM »
Info???
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2017, 05:02:59 PM »
Maybe the hunter called WDFW and got permission....



Seemed better than just saying "tag" to follow!!   :chuckle:

Get a good lawyer he might get the state to pay for a full body mount for as well. :chuckle:
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2017, 05:44:39 PM »
Wasnít me!!


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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2017, 05:55:29 PM »
Wasnít me!!


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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2017, 07:11:12 PM »
Iíd follow him a lot of places, but I knew the boundaries of my unit!


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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2017, 07:19:18 PM »
I hope this is just an ignorant/innocent mistake.  Fully agree it's not excuse, but I'd feel better if the guy was an idiot vs. did it on purpose.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2017, 08:27:11 AM »
I havent heard about this until now. But I do know where a couple real nice Billies hang out just across the line. I have asked the game department why the boundary's dont go farther down to include theses Goats. (with no response back) If it is one of those goats they are part of cash prairie heard. Sure would like to get more info on this. The one Billy I have watched up there is a 10"+ goat with real good mass. 
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2017, 10:21:42 AM »
We're all human.  It was an honest mistake, but ya, he clearly should have paid a little more attention to the unit boundaries.  He's a super guy and wouldn't even think of pushing the envelope on anything like that.  He called it in, lost his goat and is waiting for the court stuff.  Tough lump to take, but that's life sometimes.

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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #16 on: December 10, 2017, 10:28:55 AM »
We're all human.  It was an honest mistake, but ya, he clearly should have paid a little more attention to the unit boundaries.  He's a super guy and wouldn't even think of pushing the envelope on anything like that.  He called it in, lost his goat and is waiting for the court stuff.  Tough lump to take, but that's life sometimes.

Sounds like a standup guy if he called it in himself. Good to hear. That sucks and I'm sure he'll be kicking himself for that for a long time.

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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #17 on: December 10, 2017, 10:55:37 AM »
We're all human.  It was an honest mistake, but ya, he clearly should have paid a little more attention to the unit boundaries.  He's a super guy and wouldn't even think of pushing the envelope on anything like that.  He called it in, lost his goat and is waiting for the court stuff.  Tough lump to take, but that's life sometimes.

Sounds like a standup guy if he called it in himself. Good to hear. That sucks and I'm sure he'll be kicking himself for that for a long time.

 :yeah:  Lots of integrity being shown by him, best of luck that the courts will see that as well.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2017, 12:28:36 PM »
We're all human.  It was an honest mistake, but ya, he clearly should have paid a little more attention to the unit boundaries.  He's a super guy and wouldn't even think of pushing the envelope on anything like that.  He called it in, lost his goat and is waiting for the court stuff.  Tough lump to take, but that's life sometimes.

Sounds like a standup guy if he called it in himself. Good to hear. That sucks and I'm sure he'll be kicking himself for that for a long time.

Well...if there is any precedent set by the guys who poached all of those elk, deer, cougar, bear and bobcats in SW Wa, this guy will get a $5 fine, 2 hours community service and a high five as he leaves the courtroom...

 :yeah:  Lots of integrity being shown by him, best of luck that the courts will see that as well.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2017, 02:23:10 PM »
Dang. Good to know he did the right thing.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2017, 02:58:54 PM »
Unfortunate, indeed.
 
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2017, 03:49:33 PM »
Depending on his court outcome this sucks for an honest guy when you put his actions next to the POACHING reichert pos. In that comparison makes a guy think maybe with this OIL, he should of just taken it home and rolled the dice.   :stirthepot:
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2017, 04:08:22 PM »
Depending on his court outcome this sucks for an honest guy when you put his actions next to the POACHING reichert pos. In that comparison makes a guy think maybe with this OIL, he should of just taken it home and rolled the dice.   :stirthepot:
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #23 on: December 10, 2017, 06:49:18 PM »
Tough deal. I canít imagine going through all the excitement, planning, hard work and the feeling you get when you kill your goat only to then find out you inadvertently broke the law, lost your goat, your rifle, criminal charges... oh my. I just canít imagine.
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Re: Poached Goat
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2017, 07:11:20 PM »
Oh man what a hard lesson to learn.  At least he has the memories of the hunt.  It will always be a great hunting story even if he did screw up.  People make mistakes and we have to live with our mistakes.  I personally think the research and scouting of having a special permit are half the fun.  The other half is getting to hunt that permit in different circumstances then you usually get to hunt(different dates, areas, animals).  Harvesting a animal is a small portion of the adventure in my opinion. Hopefully he takes away a bunch of memories even though he will not have a mount on the wall.

 

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