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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #25 on: January 27, 2015, 06:14:08 PM »
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #26 on: January 27, 2015, 06:39:41 PM »
Freaking exciting to hear that there could be some WA born antelope! I hope to get out this summer and photo them...
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2015, 08:05:11 PM »
I've seen a number of new fawns this year.
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2015, 06:17:26 PM »
saw 15 today, pm sent

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2015, 08:10:42 PM »
thanks for all of the updates. Due to some really nice weather there may be a chance the surveys might just take place in the next 2 weeks and as early as next week. It appears WDFW has been working on some moose surveys but due to lack of snow they are having difficulty locating them so me might just step up our survey. At least the wolves haven't ate our antelope so we should be able to find them. I will keep you posted as to when, so you can let me know what you are seeing out there. Thanks again.

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2015, 05:28:59 PM »
SURVEY DATE has been set for Feb 25th nad 26th of next week. That will be a Wednesday and a Thursday. Our intention is to do both ground surveys and airial useing a fixed wing flying transect throughout the release area. Any current sightings would greatly be appreciated as we intend to have individuals on the ground watching these one just to see if the plane actually spots them. You folks have supplied alot of good information in the past few weeks since I made this post and it is greatly appreciated. Anything you see now with close locations and numbers would be greatly appreciated. PM have also work well and if a couple people would like to help out with this just let me know and I will fill you in.

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #31 on: April 21, 2015, 01:04:53 PM »
Any update on how the survey went?

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #32 on: April 21, 2015, 01:08:58 PM »
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #33 on: September 15, 2015, 08:44:45 AM »
Saw a pretty good buck yesterday that had 10 does with him.  Appears the rut is about to kick in.....
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #34 on: September 15, 2015, 08:59:48 AM »
Saw a pretty good buck yesterday that had 10 does with him.  Appears the rut is about to kick in.....
Do you mind mentioning where? I'd love to take a sight seeing trip. Thank you.
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #35 on: September 15, 2015, 09:06:30 AM »
   please don't tell any location on this site.  poachers have eyes and ears and will shoot anything.  pm is the way to go if you want.  I am not telling you what to do , just saying.  antelope have been poached way to much.  part of the problem is one person can carry one on his/hers shoulders and they are gone.   thanks,  mike w

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #36 on: September 22, 2015, 09:44:45 AM »


This is the buck I saw


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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #37 on: September 22, 2015, 10:05:21 AM »
That looks like a good buck Gringo.  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #38 on: September 22, 2015, 10:34:40 AM »
Wow! he has some mass!! Great buck there.
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #39 on: September 22, 2015, 09:46:12 PM »
were there many fawns with the group

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #40 on: September 23, 2015, 06:53:03 AM »
Saw a smaller buck in the same spot today.  He had a foe with him and was keeping her all to himself.  Lots of running to prevent her from getting back to the herd


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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #41 on: September 26, 2015, 08:34:05 AM »
That's great to see! I really hope the herds get going strong some day

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #42 on: November 07, 2016, 11:02:12 AM »
I saw a good group of around 20 this morning.....  :tup:
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #43 on: November 07, 2016, 11:07:40 AM »
 :tup: Very cool, any pics?
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #44 on: November 07, 2016, 09:11:52 PM »
Awesome. Any fawns?
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #45 on: December 07, 2016, 09:45:02 AM »
Nice to see this tread is still going. We did not manage to do a survey last winter but do have in the plans to do another one this winter if conditions permit. Things are looking pretty good for it. WDFW has agree to head up the survey again with the use of an airplane to fly on a grid system. WDFW has also agree to fund the cost of their personal and plane. Is nice to know there is actually a pronghorn account now to work on this project. Not sure when the date will be however I assume the next 2 months. One thing we like to do is have a few individuals on the ground watching particular groups, to confirm that the plane doesn't miss them. If it does then it will help give a percent error on our counts.
If possible and if anyone has any information on their locations it would be great if you could PM me with that information. Also if you would like to participate on the ground let me know and I will see what can be arranged even though we do not have a date set.
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #46 on: December 07, 2016, 09:54:26 AM »
I saw 20 or so last week.  But...don't think they're in a spot people are unaware of.
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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #47 on: December 07, 2016, 10:10:10 AM »
2 years ago we found 147. We are hoping that there are alot more this time. 20 is a start though.

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #48 on: December 07, 2016, 10:14:41 AM »
Joe-
Is the survey likely to happen on a weekday or weekend?
I'd be interested in coming over but would likely only be able to do it if it was a weekend.

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Re: Washington Antelope
« Reply #49 on: December 07, 2016, 10:17:06 AM »
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