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Are you likely to come to Decatur Island? Please only pick one.

First weekend of August
5 (16.1%)
Second weekend of August
4 (12.9%)
Either one would work
21 (67.7%)
Check here if you would be bringing a boat
1 (3.2%)

Total Members Voted: 30

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Offline Wazntme

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2017, 08:24:55 PM »
Did you pick that spot because of trump island?

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #26 on: January 26, 2017, 12:35:53 AM »
I didn't vote on a date but defiantly in!  What are the restroom facilities like?  :chuckle:  it would be cool to get a Hunt-WA flotilla out there fishing and crabbing for a day or two.

We have lots of trees, for the guys anyways.  ;)

Did you pick that spot because of trump island?

Nope, picked it because people I don't know hate it when I invite friends over to party in their back yards....  :yike:

I built a really nice greenhouse on Trump Island a while back.

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2017, 01:31:01 AM »
I don't know anybody on this forum but I would be willing to take a couple guys on my boat to crab or fish, they will need to get there on their own though. I need to meet more people that are interested in the outdoors.

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #28 on: January 26, 2017, 01:33:30 PM »
Boat people - the option is now up for you

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #29 on: January 26, 2017, 01:36:44 PM »
There is a charter ferry that goes out there, maybe if we had enough people we could get a deal for the weekend.  :tup:

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #30 on: January 26, 2017, 10:11:14 PM »
There is a charter ferry that goes out there, maybe if we had enough people we could get a deal for the weekend.  :tup:

Lokidog has the contact info.

It would still be $30 or more per person,I think, even with a group. Boat pooling would be cheapest and no worries on meeting the shuttle schedule. 

The toughest part is parking at Skyline Marina.

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #31 on: January 26, 2017, 10:35:43 PM »
People could also ferry to Lopez island and us with boats could go pick them up.

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #32 on: January 27, 2017, 01:03:37 AM »
People could also ferry to Lopez island and us with boats could go pick them up.

Yes, Hunter Bay dock would be the closest (3 1/4 miles). However, parking could be a hassle there that time of year as well, plus the expense of the ferry is not cheap.

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2017, 10:20:06 PM »
Bump! because I like my forum peoples

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #34 on: January 31, 2017, 01:15:04 AM »
30$ or not. Sounds like an adventure. Tired of Fishstiq's chickens, unlimited beer supply (which I must add me and elk247 almost finished one year), good for nothing 60+ yard archery range, and huge guest bedroom... Cant wait to NOT go back there.   :chuckle: :bow: All jokes aside, we love you man for hosting the previous years BBQ's. Unfortunately for you it is time to pass on the torch :chuckle: . I think Ed can handle us this year. Hopefully one year in the near future me and SG will be able to host it for yall. But dont expect too much hospitality. Maybe just a reliable shtter, and some land to be crazy on. Were pretty rural so extreme belligerentness and idiocy would be accepted, as long as its kept in the yard with the goats.
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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #35 on: January 31, 2017, 07:30:49 PM »
I wish.  :'( darned fire season anyways!
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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #36 on: January 31, 2017, 11:31:13 PM »
I wish.  :'( darned fire season anyways!
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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #37 on: January 31, 2017, 11:47:12 PM »
I would be down. I don't know what my job situation would be but I would make sure to have the time off. I don't have my own boat currently but am an experienced sailor, and have plenty of crab pots I could bring and some fishing gear as well. Plus some camping gear. I might have a friend that would let me borrow their boat but no guarantee on that. I really like this idea though. You can count me in.

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #38 on: February 01, 2017, 05:13:57 AM »
I wish.  :'( darned fire season anyways!
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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #39 on: February 17, 2017, 09:25:00 AM »
Would this be weather dependent at all?  If the crossing gets nasty, folks might have to be prepared to hang out on the island a while until the "shuttles" can get them home....  I don't know if that's a concern at all or not?
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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #40 on: February 17, 2017, 09:56:48 AM »
How far is the swim from the mainland?  :dunno:  :chuckle: or I can start to practice my hitchhiking thumb  :tup:

better option would be to take a state ferry to Lopez island, then you only need to swim 1000'  :tup:

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #41 on: February 17, 2017, 12:09:31 PM »
Would this be weather dependent at all?  If the crossing gets nasty, folks might have to be prepared to hang out on the island a while until the "shuttles" can get them home....  I don't know if that's a concern at all or not?

Beginning of August?  I can pretty much bet my bank account that it will be warm and dry, and likely calm....   ;)

How far is the swim from the mainland?  :dunno:  :chuckle: or I can start to practice my hitchhiking thumb  :tup:

better option would be to take a state ferry to Lopez island, then you only need to swim 1000'  :tup:

Better take your HuntWa sticker off the back of your truck or you will be turned around at the ferry landing.   :chuckle:

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Re: Summer 2017 Hunt-Wa get together
« Reply #42 on: February 17, 2017, 04:38:40 PM »
Would this be weather dependent at all?  If the crossing gets nasty, folks might have to be prepared to hang out on the island a while until the "shuttles" can get them home....  I don't know if that's a concern at all or not?

Beginning of August?  I can pretty much bet my bank account that it will be warm and dry, and likely calm....   ;)

Awesome!   :tup: 
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