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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1725 on: October 31, 2016, 10:43:42 AM »
Eaton in 142?

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1726 on: October 31, 2016, 10:51:02 AM »
I think it was Selah Butte.

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1727 on: October 31, 2016, 10:51:20 AM »
Eaton in 142?

I believe that's the name of the gentleman who owns a bunch of property in the Yakima river canyon area, east side of the highway I believe?
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1728 on: October 31, 2016, 11:16:30 AM »
Eaton in 142?

I believe that's the name of the gentleman who owns a bunch of property in the Yakima river canyon area, east side of the highway I believe?
That makes sense.

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1729 on: October 31, 2016, 11:19:26 AM »
Eaton in 142?

I believe that's the name of the gentleman who owns a bunch of property in the Yakima river canyon area, east side of the highway I believe?
Is that the one with the access fee?
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1730 on: October 31, 2016, 11:57:49 AM »
Eaton ranch spans a lot of the Canyon Road east side of the road from the river.
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1731 on: October 31, 2016, 11:57:58 AM »
Eaton in 142?

I believe that's the name of the gentleman who owns a bunch of property in the Yakima river canyon area, east side of the highway I believe?
Is that the one with the access fee?

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1732 on: October 31, 2016, 12:18:04 PM »
I hear that's where the big ones are.  Any sheep would be the biggest one on my wall.  Someone would have to hold my bullets to make sure I got a decent sheep.  I wouldn't need the biggest in the unit, just a nice sheep would be awesome.  I would actually try to do it with my bow and would have a muzzy as back up.
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1733 on: October 31, 2016, 04:09:00 PM »
i was looking for the buck he was hunting for.  I didnt find it, but I dont have the access that he does. :)
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1734 on: October 31, 2016, 04:28:42 PM »
Eaton in 142?

I believe that's the name of the gentleman who owns a bunch of property in the Yakima river canyon area, east side of the highway I believe?
That makes sense.

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1735 on: November 23, 2016, 08:43:18 AM »
A lot has happened this month but the long and short of it is the trial was continued to 2/10/17.  Motions were heard to join the co-defendants and also to release the personnel files of the WDFW employees.  A scheduling conference was set for 1/12/17. 

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1736 on: November 23, 2016, 11:52:37 AM »
He ever fill the rest of his tags?

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1737 on: November 23, 2016, 02:44:04 PM »
Somebody has to know somebody who knows somebody that knows somebody that's seen a pic of his harvests from this year, come on people...

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1738 on: November 23, 2016, 02:51:05 PM »
Is WDFW currently in possession of the antlers?
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1739 on: November 23, 2016, 03:15:08 PM »
Yes

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1740 on: November 23, 2016, 03:17:36 PM »
Somebody has to know somebody who knows somebody that knows somebody that's seen a pic of his harvests from this year, come on people...

Pennsylvania tag has been filled.  That is according to fellow chuck shooters I correspond with from Pennsylvania.  Sheep tag was filled on Eaton's ranch according to six or eight different people I have spoken to.  IDK anything about the other tags

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1741 on: November 23, 2016, 06:44:40 PM »
This guy probably donated to the Clinton Foundation.....   :bash:

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1742 on: January 29, 2017, 05:33:50 PM »
This guy probably donated to the Clinton Foundation.....   :bash:
he lost money then, I heard they "Shut down" a huge portion of it....weird
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1743 on: August 08, 2017, 10:56:50 AM »
The Commission just recently revised the rules so that Reichert can't kill a bull in GMU 334 this year...


http://wdfw.wa.gov/commission/meetings/2017/08/aug0417_14_summary.pdf

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1744 on: August 08, 2017, 10:58:18 AM »
So, they are admitting the regs were confusing.........
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1745 on: August 08, 2017, 11:00:26 AM »
Got to hold bullwinkles horns a month or so ago, damn nice bull....
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1746 on: August 08, 2017, 11:07:39 AM »
That didn't clear anything up.  The next loop hole is plain as day with this wording. Technically any unit open for elk hunting is open for bull elk.  Even in an antlerless only unit you could end up shooting a calf bull, so you just legally shot a bull in that unit.  If you could shoot that bull then you could use one of these tags to shoot any other bull.
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1747 on: August 08, 2017, 11:12:06 AM »
That didn't clear anything up.  The next loop hole is plain as day with this wording. Technically any unit open for elk hunting is open for bull elk.  Even in an antlerless only unit you could end up shooting a calf bull, so you just legally shot a bull in that unit.  If you could shoot that bull then you could use one of these tags to shoot any other bull.

It specifically lists GMU 334 as not being open. Problem solved. It should have always been that way. But I still don't agree with Reichert exploiting that issue, and claiming that it wasn't clear.

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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1748 on: August 08, 2017, 11:16:27 AM »
That didn't clear anything up.  The next loop hole is plain as day with this wording. Technically any unit open for elk hunting is open for bull elk.  Even in an antlerless only unit you could end up shooting a calf bull, so you just legally shot a bull in that unit.  If you could shoot that bull then you could use one of these tags to shoot any other bull.

It specifically lists GMU 334 as not being open. Problem solved. It should have always been that way. But I still don't agree with Reichert exploiting that issue, and claiming that it wasn't clear.
It clears up the GMU 334 confusion but leaves open the possibility of hunting elk in a GMU open to antlerless elk only, because antlerless elk can be bulls.
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Re: Hunter facing charges after death of beloved elk named Bullwinkle
« Reply #1749 on: August 08, 2017, 11:18:14 AM »
That didn't clear anything up.  The next loop hole is plain as day with this wording. Technically any unit open for elk hunting is open for bull elk.  Even in an antlerless only unit you could end up shooting a calf bull, so you just legally shot a bull in that unit.  If you could shoot that bull then you could use one of these tags to shoot any other bull.

It specifically lists GMU 334 as not being open. Problem solved. It should have always been that way. But I still don't agree with Reichert exploiting that issue, and claiming that it wasn't clear.
It clears up the GMU 334 confusion but leaves open the possibility of hunting elk in a GMU open to antlerless elk only, because antlerless elk can be bulls.

What units are only open to antlerless elk?

 

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