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Special Permits
« on: April 13, 2017, 06:49:20 AM »
When will the applications be available?

They aren't listed here:

http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/regulations/important_hunting_dates.html

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2017, 06:54:51 AM »
When will the applications be available?

They aren't listed here:

http://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/regulations/important_hunting_dates.html
Most likely early next week. The Commission meets this week to aoprove the proposed seasons and permits.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2017, 08:12:26 AM »
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2017, 04:17:07 PM »
wdfw is so messed up right now I bet it will be at least 3 to 4 weeks later then normal.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2017, 04:19:35 PM »
wdfw is so messed up right now I bet it will be at least 3 to 4 weeks later then normal.
:yeah:I'm thinking you may be right, who would expect the simple multi draw would take so long.  My confidence level is very low. 
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2017, 04:58:20 PM »
wdfw is so messed up right now I bet it will be at least 3 to 4 weeks later then normal.
:yeah:I'm thinking you may be right, who would expect the simple multi draw would take so long.  My confidence level is very low.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2017, 05:22:30 PM »
wdfw is so messed up right now I bet it will be at least 3 to 4 weeks later then normal.
:yeah:I'm thinking you may be right, who would expect the simple multi draw would take so long.  My confidence level is very low.

Has it ever been high?!
Around the time I had 8-10 points, not so much now 12 years later..
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2017, 05:23:46 PM »
wdfw is so messed up right now I bet it will be at least 3 to 4 weeks later then normal.
:yeah:I'm thinking you may be right, who would expect the simple multi draw would take so long.  My confidence level is very low.

Has it ever been high?!
Around the time I had 8-10 points, not so much now 12 years later..

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2017, 05:40:45 AM »
I see the state loosing lots of revenue in the next 5-10 cause of the permit point system.  I am down to a few permits and will cut the family this year back too. I'm done spending 100$ per person in permits to draw nothing. Waste of money, settling on hunts that are mediocre and areas you don't ever go, cause that's the only permit  options given.  If you bull hunt the westside, might as well not even put in.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2017, 06:34:05 AM »
Looks like the applications are in the system now.

2017 Special Permit Application Submission Due - May 24, 2017


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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2017, 08:25:51 AM »
We can buy and submit special permit apps today yet the new regs showing which tags are what haven't even been posted online yet.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2017, 09:10:30 AM »
I see the state loosing lots of revenue in the next 5-10 cause of the permit point system.  I am down to a few permits and will cut the family this year back too. I'm done spending 100$ per person in permits to draw nothing. Waste of money, settling on hunts that are mediocre and areas you don't ever go, cause that's the only permit  options given.  If you bull hunt the westside, might as well not even put in.

Amen to this!!!!  As people actually draw and then go out on an excited hunt that ends up sucking half the time they will not re-enter the madhouse!!!  I stopped putting my kids and family in for a lot of special permits.  Cost will keep soaring out of control.  with the point creep, your odds of Moose, sheep, and goats is going down every year no matter how many points you have.  Money better spent in other states if you ask me!  Thank heavens I have a great general deer spot in this state.  If I ever loose that im done with Washington for good!
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2017, 09:16:24 AM »
We can buy and submit special permit apps today yet the new regs showing which tags are what haven't even been posted online yet.

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I wouldn't recommend doing this.  Until the new regs come out, you're not going to know for sure that your hunt #'s are correct.
I remember a member did this a few years back and the hunt #'s changed. With the potential for severely decreased permit numbers, I'd wait till the newest reg's come out.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2017, 10:10:40 AM »
We can buy and submit special permit apps today yet the new regs showing which tags are what haven't even been posted online yet.

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I wouldn't recommend doing this.  Until the new regs come out, you're not going to know for sure that your hunt #'s are correct.
I remember a member did this a few years back and the hunt #'s changed. With the potential for severely decreased permit numbers, I'd wait till the newest reg's come out.

Ya I agree. I'm definitely going to wait but I just find it funny that the WDFW made the permits available today for essentially no reason other than trying to make it seem like they're ready when they're clearly not.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2017, 10:17:57 AM »
Ready to ruin wa for hunting.

 

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