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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2017, 01:27:44 PM »
 What did WDFW say/do?
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #16 on: December 04, 2017, 01:35:34 PM »
Legal in Idaho but you have to have fish n game plug it.
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #17 on: December 04, 2017, 03:18:32 PM »
I will e mail the biologist tomorrow

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2017, 04:05:52 PM »
Any reason a salvage permit couldn't be used?  We are allowed to salvage deer and elk, why not a ram?

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #19 on: December 04, 2017, 04:07:01 PM »
Any reason a salvage permit couldn't be used?  We are allowed to salvage deer and elk, why not a ram?

Because those are the only animals covered under the salvage law...


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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2017, 04:28:14 PM »
I will e mail the biologist tomorrow

You might contact Loki, IIRC he said he might be able to help in situations like this.
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2017, 05:18:04 PM »
Any reason a salvage permit couldn't be used?  We are allowed to salvage deer and elk, why not a ram?

Because those are the only animals covered under the salvage law...


http://wdfw.wa.gov/licensing/game_salvaging/

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #22 on: December 04, 2017, 06:51:04 PM »
Any reason a salvage permit couldn't be used?  We are allowed to salvage deer and elk, why not a ram?

Because those are the only animals covered under the salvage law...


http://wdfw.wa.gov/licensing/game_salvaging/

Thanks you guys,  I'll make sure to read about it first.

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #23 on: December 05, 2017, 11:14:20 AM »
Love to hear what the fish and games advice was? JStone
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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2017, 05:27:20 PM »
Gave them the location they said they would try to locate I‎t when they did the deer surgery? Hope they remember me when I‎t comes to the permits??

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2017, 06:39:33 PM »
It's very unlikely that they will let you have it, the bio doesn't have final say, Rich Harris the sheep, goat moose manager for the WDFW is the one that decides. They keep the heads of the sheep that are killed by disease of accidents and try to auction them to make money for research.

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #26 on: December 29, 2017, 12:45:48 AM »
Should be finders keepers if you can legitimately prove that it was a naturally rotted carcass with no foul play. Otherwise it would have just ended up rat food anyway if you hadn't found it! Course the power brokers will exercise their power to the fullest, so don't hold your breath! Good luck

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #27 on: January 03, 2018, 09:49:29 PM »
Now that. It’s public information there’s no way your going to keep it.  I heard this term.  Zip your lip

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #28 on: January 04, 2018, 05:29:32 AM »
It's very unlikely that they will let you have it, the bio doesn't have final say, Rich Harris the sheep, goat moose manager for the WDFW is the one that decides. They keep the heads of the sheep that are killed by disease of accidents and try to auction them to make money for research.
It's sad when the State has to auction stuff like this when we as hunters put so much money into the General fund so that we end up being cash crop for programs and orgs that wouldn't survive without it

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Re: Found a dead big horn sheep
« Reply #29 on: January 27, 2018, 07:02:14 PM »
If you know a Indian they could claim it
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