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Will you hunt elk in Wa or out of state and what has been your normal in the past

Wa
49 (43%)
Idaho
37 (32.5%)
Montana
13 (11.4%)
Wyoming
4 (3.5%)
Colorado
6 (5.3%)
Oregon
5 (4.4%)

Total Members Voted: 114

Voting closed: March 29, 2018, 11:48:27 AM

Author Topic: wa or out of state this year  (Read 2923 times)

Offline Shawn Ryan

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #45 on: February 28, 2018, 04:50:58 PM »
I will apply for E. WA permits. Will archery hunt WA, if I can find a decent place to take my 81 year old Dad.  The elimination of OTC archery cows in E. WA makes the hunt harder for him.  Might have to take him to W. WA and just not hunt myself.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #46 on: February 28, 2018, 05:38:15 PM »
You forgot a few states.  I hope to be in Utah, Arizona or New Mexico this year but if I don't draw I will take Idaho as a consolation prize (and a very nice prize it is).  I have a teen in the drawing for youth hunts in Utah and New Mexico so our chance for a tag between the two of us are decent.
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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #47 on: February 28, 2018, 05:41:45 PM »
I'm gona have to try Idaho one of these years, its just so hard for me not to hunt Oregon every year.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #48 on: February 28, 2018, 06:35:51 PM »
Iíll have a Colorado deer tag and a Montana deer tag.  Pretty decent chance of using my Utah deer points this year.  Pts again in Wyoming.  In for Outfitter draw in Nevada.  Iíll apply for deer and elk in Idaho...then the WA draws.

Washington is always a filler state for me.  Iíll hunt my multi-season deer tag around my out of state hunts. 

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #49 on: February 28, 2018, 06:48:41 PM »
Hunted outa state on and off for last 30 years, hunted WA every year up til about 3 years ago now only hunt WA if I draw something.  General WA season with hoofrot just doesn't excite me when I can goto Idaho, Montana, Colorado or BC.
How is BC as far as cost and ease of getting a tag ?

Canada requires a guide for NR big game hunts. Drives up the cost. Not a DIY hunt.
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Guide is what I've read. If you know a resident who is also a guide then game on!
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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #50 on: February 28, 2018, 10:11:23 PM »
I'm surprised how few are going to Wyoming.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #51 on: March 01, 2018, 03:00:18 AM »
I'm surprised how few are going to Wyoming.

I live 2 hours south and tried for elk, but no such luck.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #52 on: March 01, 2018, 05:37:50 AM »
I'm surprised how few are going to Wyoming.

Wyoming is horrible, stick with Idaho for sure. :chuckle:

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #53 on: March 01, 2018, 05:41:50 AM »
I'm surprised how few are going to Wyoming.

Probably because they donít have OTC tags.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #54 on: March 01, 2018, 06:33:20 AM »
I think Unsworthy was a plant by Idaho to encourage more hunters into Idaho!  :P
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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #55 on: March 01, 2018, 07:34:21 AM »
All of the above but not for elk. WA is it for elk.
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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #56 on: March 01, 2018, 07:41:54 AM »
Applied but did not draw Wyoming.  Applying in Colorado, New Mexico, and Idaho.  Will hunt Idaho OTC if I don't draw anything, and will buy a WA archery or Muzzy tag depending
on when I harvest elsewhere.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #57 on: March 01, 2018, 07:51:50 AM »
I'll hunt WY every year I can pull a general tag.   Not getting any easier with wolves bouncing them around.  I'll continue to hunt WA until I draw out on OIL's or die.
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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #58 on: March 01, 2018, 09:24:23 AM »
Hope to draw CO for elk this year. Good chance to draw MT deer. ID is a backup if all else fails. Maybe some multi season deer in WA.

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Re: wa or out of state this year
« Reply #59 on: March 01, 2018, 10:35:08 AM »
Archery elk out of state!  Bags are packed.


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