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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #25 on: June 18, 2017, 10:39:16 AM »
 jealousy?

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #26 on: June 18, 2017, 10:57:44 AM »
you may want to learn the areas in the chiwawa river drainage. Those big bucks coming out of the wilderness filter into the valley. Depending on the weather they hang up in there pretty good. In recent years there hasn't been enough weather to drive them out. :twocents:
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #27 on: June 18, 2017, 11:19:59 AM »
I apply for units all the time I've never been to.  This year, I bet I listed 100 units across the west I've never been in.  That's half the fun, drawing a tag and then getting the maps, checking out Google Earth, contacting former tag holders, scouting trips in the summer, etc.  I'll never understand why people get bent out of shape about that.

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If I only applied for units I know, I wouldn't apply for many tags and I wouldn't go on 2 or 3 out of state hunts every year.  Half the fun is learning a new unit and talking to guys that have had the tag before.  I've made a few friends that way now. 
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #28 on: June 18, 2017, 11:23:57 AM »
I've applied for units I've never set foot in as well.  However before applying for a unit you can bet I've spent hours, researching it, looking at maps, google earth, talking to former tag holders, etc.  That is a lot of the fun, so when I do draw those particular tags I've already got my starting points 1-5 generally.  I'm not asking where do I start?  There's a big difference. The O.P. made it sound like he randomly picked the unit, got drawn and is now asking for a handout.  That's what I have a problem with.

What's the difference if you wait until you have the tag before you do this?   :dunno:

I've been told many times by former tag holders to get a hold of them when I draw the tag.
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #29 on: June 18, 2017, 01:22:05 PM »
I drew the Chiwawa quality tag, any ideas on where to start

I don't mind helping privately, and I have many many times with people I've met on the forum.  But when you put this little amount of effort into a post asking for hard earned information, I think you should get NONE! :twocents:

I agree if you don't know anything about the unit you applied for the wrong one.


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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #30 on: June 18, 2017, 04:34:08 PM »
pending on weather in the area, early winter or late etc will impact your area of interest oviously.... spending time re searching, looking at topo's wta trip reports for a visual aid, common sense then boots on the ground is a great place to start imop. good luck hope you figure out the puzzle and drop a heavy mature animal.............

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #31 on: June 18, 2017, 04:52:18 PM »
Congrats on the tag and good luck.Wish I could help. As for the guys giving the op a hard time because it's your personal hunting area that no one else should ever step into WOW
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #32 on: June 19, 2017, 07:58:46 PM »
Start with an area you know, before you apply..
wow bunch of haters on here. Give the guy a break. It happens every year on here after the draw. Yes I shake my head as well, but it is what it is. Guy got lucky and pulled a tag. :tup:. Need any info gls shoot me a pm. I'm jealous as hell  :chuckle:
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2017, 09:51:27 PM »
 :IBCOOL:
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2017, 10:08:29 PM »
tell ya what don't approach anyone with the line "oh youre the guy who drives that one truck!" it'll get ya at least two sentences in a conversation. If you get the chance research everything I mean read everything from small articles to forum posts with two replies. Good luck and i'll be stalking any related thread.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #35 on: June 19, 2017, 10:19:08 PM »
Must be nice to have all the time in the world to scout for hunts you can't actually hunt.  I for one scout for hunts I can do in a given year.  If I draw a tag, then is the opportunity to learn a new area.  Thats what makes getting drawn more fun.  Many people have shared information with me and I appreciated it and am happy to share in return. That is what makes this board a community, and not just a bunch of keyboard warriors.
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #36 on: June 20, 2017, 07:32:22 AM »
Tons of access with public land.

5 months to plan and scout.

I got no issue with asking for tips. 
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #37 on: June 20, 2017, 07:36:40 AM »
I've been on here since almost day one ! And there's some good people on here but unfortunately a handful of $hitheads that are slowly turning this forum into another Monster Muleys forum 😩
That being said I shared my good luck of drawing a Slide Ridge tag and was not looking for any help as I know some of the unit and plan on learning more on my own! But I have had an outpouring of PM's with great info from some stand up fellas!
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #38 on: June 20, 2017, 08:16:38 AM »
WOW, glad I found the Eastman's Forum. I've gotten so much good info from WY Residents on deer and antelope hunts, I must have gotten lucky especially being a non-res.
Now I'm afraid to even drive on Chiwawa road system or God forbid even ask for advice. Time to move to WY or MT.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #39 on: June 20, 2017, 08:27:29 AM »
Come on now your stretching it.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #40 on: June 20, 2017, 08:31:32 AM »
I drew a Nevada tag this year without ever setting foot in the unit. Like was said earlier I apply or build points for multiple species in 6 states. Some states have up to 5 choices per species. There is no way I could scout all of those units.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #41 on: June 20, 2017, 10:14:16 AM »
I thought that's what these forums where for? Hunters helping hunters.  Make sure you dont ever hunt out if state on ground you have never scouted!

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2017, 11:18:31 AM »
I clicked on this page expecting to see pictures of a small dog with no hair.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2017, 11:42:53 AM »
Speak and you shall recieve

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #44 on: June 20, 2017, 11:56:54 AM »
I've applied for units I've never set foot in as well.  However before applying for a unit you can bet I've spent hours, researching it, looking at maps, google earth, talking to former tag holders, etc.  That is a lot of the fun, so when I do draw those particular tags I've already got my starting points 1-5 generally.  I'm not asking where do I start?  There's a big difference. The O.P. made it sound like he randomly picked the unit, got drawn and is now asking for a handout.  That's what I have a problem with.

Bingo.  As a huge proponent of a merit-based philosophy and lifestyle, I totally get this viewpoint.

On the other hand, I also get that a lot can be lost in the translation of black and white words on hunting forums.  Our hunting heritage is at risk if we don't lend some support to newbies that are trying to figure it all out.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #45 on: June 20, 2017, 12:25:09 PM »
I've hunted Chiwawa a fair bit. I've killed deer there and a number of bears.  But, I've never hunted it late and would be asking for advice just like the OP had I drawn the same tag.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #46 on: June 20, 2017, 12:30:59 PM »
I always wanted to hunt the golf course.  I guess that’s not going to happen.

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #47 on: June 20, 2017, 12:50:41 PM »
Hope for snow and hunt the Entiat side.
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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #48 on: June 20, 2017, 01:33:20 PM »
 :yeah:

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Re: Chiwawa
« Reply #49 on: June 20, 2017, 02:17:11 PM »
I always wanted to hunt the golf course.  I guess that’s not going to happen.

Didn't know you were a deer hunter and the golf course isn't an easy spot to get to.

 

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