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Offline follow maggie

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Re: Swans
« Reply #25 on: November 11, 2017, 10:14:55 PM »
Saw a ton of swans when I was in North Dakota a couple weeks ago. My cousins are wishing they had bought tags.

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Re: Swans
« Reply #26 on: November 12, 2017, 03:09:37 PM »
In Utah, there is zero penalty for accidentally shooting a trumpeter swan so it can't be that big of a deal to their population.

An interesting note is that in Utah, there are up to 60,000 tundras and only about 100 trumpters - makes sense to hunt them in that situation.  In WA maybe the situation is reversed?  I can see over 100 trumpeters in a single field any day of the week this time of year.

Also interesting is the population has doubled since hunting was allowed.

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Re: Swans
« Reply #27 on: November 12, 2017, 04:47:05 PM »
There's a lot of talk about being able to hunt them or not hunt them in this state.
I probably would never ever hunt them even if it was legal.
I do, however, would like to know how they taste.
Like chicken?, spotted owl?, bald eagle?  :dunno: :dunno: :dunno:
Just curious  :tup:
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