collapse
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GPS MAP Guided Moose And Black Bear Hunts

Author Topic: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?  (Read 5048 times)

Offline MadMooner

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 67
Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« on: May 25, 2017, 11:36:03 AM »
Curious, what is the fewest points you have known someone to draw a WA goat or sheep tag with? Recent history, the last ten years or so.

I wonder how often someone miracles one out of their azz with only 1 or 2 points.

Offline PlateauNDN

  • Y.A.R. Medicine Man
  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 8961
  • Location: God's Country
  • R.I.P. Colockumelk 20130423. Semper Fi!
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2017, 11:39:34 AM »
A member on here bought one raffle ticket and drew 1 of the ram raffle tags last year.
If you can read thank a teacher, If you can read in English thank a Marine! 
Not as Lean, Just as Mean, Still a Marine!
He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother!

"Around this camp, there's only one Chief; the rest are Indians!"

"Give me 15 more minutes, I was dreaming of Beavers!"

Offline MadMooner

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 67
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2017, 11:52:54 AM »
Nice!  Somebody has to get drawn!

Offline Dan-o

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 8101
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2017, 11:57:54 AM »
My son drew Mt goat with 3 points a few years ago....... and then got his points restored due to a wdfw ruling. 
Member:   Yakstrakgutp (or whatever we are)
I love the BFRO!!!
I wonder how many people will touch their nose to their screen trying to read this...

Offline DOUBLELUNG

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 4554
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2017, 11:59:47 AM »
@GurrCentral, any comments   :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

Offline Bill W

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 1318
  • Location: Moses Lake
  • Groups: NRA, CBA
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2017, 12:46:42 PM »
I drew a goat tag in 1995 with 0 points.... but it took about 20 years of applying.   (this was before points)

Offline gb

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2017
  • Posts: 30
  • Location: Spokane
  • Make and sell homemade grain blocks
    • http://www.facebook.com/gbcimages
  • Groups: hunting Washington state,Washington state Archery,
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2017, 12:52:00 PM »
I drew a permit in 1973 before the points system 1st and only year I applied. Goat

Offline Roperfive88

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 243
  • Location: Eastern Washington
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2017, 02:25:10 PM »
A buddy of mine drew a Clemens Mtn sheep tag with 3 points.

Offline Buckjunkie

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 69
  • Location: Buckley
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2017, 05:05:31 PM »
My son drew a 49 Degrees North Moose Tag when he was 11. Not the youth tag. He had two points. I have 20 points for the OIL tags and have never drawn.

Offline The scout

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2012
  • Posts: 998
  • Location: belfair
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2017, 06:20:35 PM »
Father in law drew a good sheep tag with 5pts. About 5 yrs ago.

Offline GurrCentral

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 353
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2017, 09:17:04 PM »
@GurrCentral, any comments   :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:

Once upon a time a 17yr old young man drew a coveted WA sheep tag with 3 points.....he is still grateful for all of the knowledge and help he acquired from a few guys crazy about bighorns! At the top of that list is some yahoo who goes by the name of DOUBLELUNG!! HAHA

Offline huntnphool

  • Chance favors the prepared mind!
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 25737
  • Location: Pacific NorthWest
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2017, 10:21:42 PM »
Aaron drew with 6 points and scored on the current World Record Cali.
The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first!

Offline Skyvalhunter

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2007
  • Posts: 10807
  • Location: The valley
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2017, 05:24:09 AM »
2

Offline fishngamereaper

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1645
  • Location: kitsap
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #13 on: May 26, 2017, 06:26:39 AM »
I don't like some of you guys now.... >:(





Kidding. :chuckle:






No, actually im not.. >:( :chuckle:

Offline mp.hunter

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Apr 2010
  • Posts: 278
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #14 on: May 26, 2017, 06:42:16 AM »
My dad drew Lincoln cliffs with 3 pts


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

Offline Jharstad7182

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2016
  • Posts: 13
  • Location: Federal way
  • A family that hunts together stays together
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2017, 06:54:40 AM »
A buddie of mine drew huckleberry any moose with 4 points 2 years ago shot a nice bull opening morning
I eat wild game therefore I eat the definition of organic. It's like rockett fuel for the soul.

Offline Jharstad7182

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2016
  • Posts: 13
  • Location: Federal way
  • A family that hunts together stays together
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2017, 07:25:18 AM »
By what the harvest reports say one gay got any ram with 4 points and one guy got goat with 6 that was last year. I should be able to pull a tag with 9 ;)
I eat wild game therefore I eat the definition of organic. It's like rockett fuel for the soul.

Offline ramslam

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Oct 2007
  • Posts: 202
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2017, 09:05:05 AM »
I quickly pulled this from the bighorn draw stats from 2016:

3 with 21
2 with 20
2 with 19
4 with 18
1 with 17
1 with 15
2 with 14
2 with 13
1 with 11
2 with 10
1 with 9
1 with 4

Offline MadMooner

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Dec 2007
  • Posts: 67
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #18 on: May 26, 2017, 11:40:56 AM »
Nice!

I feel for the fellas with tons of points that don't get drawn year after year, but it's pretty damn cool to have a shot just starting to get in. I'd not put in if there wasn't any chance at all for 15+ years. 

Offline Gringo31

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2009
  • Posts: 5040
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2017, 12:03:20 PM »
Depends on what you call a chance....


SHEEP ANY RAM
Points   Applications   Winning
Applications   Applicants   Winning
Applicants
23   5   0   5   0
22   6   0   6   0
21   392   3   394   3
20   212   2   212   2
19   228   2   236   2
18   412   4   422   4
17   398   1   405   1
16   444   0   454   0
15   520   1   536   1
14   593   2   609   2
13   575   2   594   2
12   657   0   673   0
11   702   1   721   1
10   789   2   805   2
9   816   1   845   1
8   838   0   856   0
7   929   0   957   0
6   988   0   1,006   0
5   967   0   988   0
4   1,169   1   1,187   1
3   1,285   0   1,315   0
2   1,771   0   1,796   0
1   2,178   0   2,201   0
SHEEP ANY RAM TOTAL   16,874   22   17,223   22
See Sheep Any Ram drawing results by hunt number [PDF]


The bottom 10,000+ people got one tag.
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
-Ronald Reagan

Offline X-Force

  • Solo Hunter
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2007
  • Posts: 3401
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2017, 12:08:53 PM »
Looking at that list makes me love Idaho's system that much more!

That being said my dad was fortunant last year to draw goat with far less than max points.
Groupie:                                                Podcast:
RMEF                                                     Gritty Bowmen
NRA                                                       Full Draw Full Time
SCI                                                        The Hunt Backcountry
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers            MeatEater
                                                             Hunt Talk Radio

Offline andrew_in_idaho

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2015
  • Posts: 654
  • Location: Nampa, ID
  • Groups: RMEF
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2017, 12:50:24 PM »
Seems like not too long ago somebody drew lincoln cliffs with 1 point. Like 4-5 yrs back


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Offline Stein

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 2709
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2017, 01:06:26 PM »
Yeah, but if you have 20+ points you almost have a 1% chance of drawing.  Start putting in at age 15 you will have 20 points by age 35.  If you haven't drawn by then, by the time you are 85 you would have had a 50% chance of drawing a tag - of course assuming no point creep.  Add in point creep and you are probably at 15%.

They should just run a traditional lottery for OIL tags.

Offline Jpmiller

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2016
  • Posts: 1176
  • Location: Wilkeson
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2017, 04:40:50 PM »
My son drew Mt goat with 3 points a few years ago....... and then got his points restored due to a wdfw ruling.

What is the story on this dan-o

Offline crabcreekhunter

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • *
  • Join Date: Aug 2007
  • Posts: 456
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: Fewest points to draw a sheep or goat tag?
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2017, 05:40:23 PM »
I think if they kept the app fee the same but had to front the 300+ dollars or so for the tag if drawn and get a refund it would drop applicants but wdfw would lose a bunch of money so wont ever happen... I have 20 points at age 29 and most likely will never draw any oil permit before my hunting career is over, but i do like the fact everyone has a chance.
"Courage is simply fear that has said its prayers"

 

* Recent Topics

Trump Administration Lifts Ban on Imports of Elephant Hunting Trophies by wapiti hunter2
[Today at 12:00:09 AM]


Anybody got a recurve in decent shape they don't use? by Dan-o
[Yesterday at 11:37:42 PM]


FS: Sitka Gear Forest by MichaelD
[Yesterday at 11:28:26 PM]


Some random advice on out of state hunting trips by Seahawk12
[Yesterday at 11:22:09 PM]


Pay it Forward by hillbillyhunting
[Yesterday at 11:21:05 PM]


Hatfield flintlock - anyone know about these? by hillbillyhunting
[Yesterday at 11:15:32 PM]


First cam set ever by Dan-o
[Yesterday at 10:58:49 PM]


Blacktail Rut? by lokidog
[Yesterday at 10:58:22 PM]


Some horn by bowhunterforever
[Yesterday at 10:50:17 PM]


Late Swakane rifle tags by Rainier10
[Yesterday at 10:40:38 PM]


Nosler 300 win mag. SCI special edition by Limhangerslayer
[Yesterday at 10:37:07 PM]


Quilomene Modern Firearm by bowman
[Yesterday at 10:25:51 PM]


Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season by JakeLand
[Yesterday at 10:25:15 PM]


coming soon by Bearkiller72
[Yesterday at 10:14:51 PM]


A Proposal for Washington's Mule Deer by bowman
[Yesterday at 10:08:11 PM]


Back up bows by follow maggie
[Yesterday at 10:07:21 PM]


CVAOptima replacement sights by Smokepole
[Yesterday at 10:02:56 PM]


A different one Id like to by bowhunterforever
[Yesterday at 09:59:53 PM]


CO 3rd Season hunt by Dan-o
[Yesterday at 09:51:55 PM]


PUPPIES! Our Golden Retriever Amber by lokidog
[Yesterday at 09:51:42 PM]