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Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!! (new pic p3)
« on: March 14, 2009, 09:07:44 AM »
Hunt Wa members did pretty good on the Oyrx draw.  My Dad and I drew the Rhodes Canyon for the end of next February.   :whoo:
Congrats again to Bearhunter who drew the January hunt in the same area.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2010, 08:43:16 PM by bearmartin »
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2009, 09:09:38 AM »
Yep congrats to you guys!!! Im excited to go spot for bearhunter, just wish they werent anal about cameras and such!! Would be nice to get some pics and some good video down there!!! Good luck   Justin

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2009, 03:42:37 PM »
what are you guys talking about? i know what the animal is but what draw are you guys referring to?
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2009, 07:52:26 PM »
The draw that New Mexico has to hunt Oryx on the White Sands Missile Range.
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2009, 08:22:39 PM »
so this is some sort of high fence hunt then ?
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2009, 08:29:51 PM »
Its a hunt for Oryx on the white sands missile range...Lots of em down there and is in no way a high fenced hunt...Free range inside the missile range!! 

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2009, 08:30:44 PM »
so this is some sort of high fence hunt then ?

Nope, free range.
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2009, 09:19:11 PM »
Might have to look to put a high fence around the house to keep the tweekers out after getting mine mounted!
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2009, 09:19:56 PM »
And me!!!

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2009, 10:46:02 PM »
Never heard of an "Oryx", what is it?
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2009, 07:19:46 AM »
african antelope lookin thing

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2009, 07:42:31 AM »
Google it. The world wide web is an amazing thing and information on nearly every subject is endless.

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2009, 07:51:01 AM »
In that area I would be carring my AR.   :o
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2009, 12:14:15 PM »
theres gotta be some sort of fence around that missile range.
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2009, 01:07:00 PM »
Is there some type of fence on the WSMR, probably somewhere.  Here is quote from the New Mexico Game and Fish "Since there are no significant barriers to their movement, they have dispersed approximately 100 miles in all directions to private land and land managed by the U.S. Army, National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Agriculture, and Bureau of Land Management."

Here is a link: http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/education/wildlife_notes/documents/NoteOryxSm.pdf
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #15 on: March 15, 2009, 01:17:06 PM »
I've heard thru the grapevine that your permit is invalid cuz your dad drew his sheep tag last year. :rolleyes:

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2009, 01:21:16 PM »
Oh no its still valid. :chuckle:  I even double checked this morning to make sure I saw it right the other night.
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2009, 03:21:02 PM »
i just did some research on these things in new mexico. how foolish the government was ! lets just release a non native antelope in new mexico that should be fine  :bdid:  my question about the fence wasn't a jab at you guys (if some one wants to hunt i fence i don't care) it was because i couldn't imagine some one letting a non native species run rampant. i hope you guys kill one sounds like they all need to be killed   
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2009, 10:49:05 PM »
Bear Hunter,

Are you going to use the old stick and string?

You need a spotter for your trip?

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2009, 07:46:17 AM »
I really would like to, I think what I will do is give it a go the first day, and have the rifle close by in case that 41" shows him self :) Ive got 2-3 interested in going, Ive got to find out how many are allowed in, and fiqure on who can really go, ill keep you posted.  James
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2009, 12:54:22 PM »
COOL

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2009, 12:59:57 PM »
wouldn't quite consider this a high fenced hunt littlebuf.  If you have ever been to whitesands or the missle range down there.  You could spend a better part of your life trying to hike across it.  I actually don't remeber it being fenced but I could be wrong. 

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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #22 on: March 18, 2009, 08:21:43 PM »
Bones right, not a high fence hunt, its a barbwire fence, they can leave the base, there is oryx off the base also. I believe there may be a draw for them as well, could be wrong.
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #23 on: March 18, 2009, 10:30:57 PM »
Yes, there are off base hunts also.  Not sure if they are land owner tags or draw hunts though.
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Re: Rhodes Canyon Oryx!!!
« Reply #24 on: April 03, 2009, 04:42:26 PM »
I also got the Rhodes Canyon tag for the end of January.  It must have been a good year for Washington hunters.
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