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Offline Karl Blanchard

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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2018, 08:20:00 AM »
The truth is that anyone who is counting on drawing any QUALITY or BULL tag in this state does not have any idea what the draw odds are. Itís probably a good general rule that your odds are 1-2% total...therefore itís hard to know when your scheduled to draw a tag because itíll be once every 50-100 years.
So fellow WA elk hunters...itís best to plan your year around not drawing a tag...because you wonít. Fact. Donít call me a hater, Iím just trying to help. Have a nice day :hello:
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2018, 09:12:13 AM »
Thatís been my technique so far. Iím sticking with it.
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2018, 09:55:03 AM »
ďNumbers!!!??? You canít handle the numbers!!!Ē

God forbid someone run the numbers on Peaches Ridge rifle this year...with half as many tags...
Have you called your district biologist to voice your concerns?
Have you attended a public meeting on season setting?
You are getting exactly what you deserve from WDFW

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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2018, 10:03:03 AM »
Got drawn for MS, YAY. Now I'm wondering if I should put in points option for Quality hunt. Sure I can select a killer muzzy or rifle tag but then won't the MS be just a waste. I know what areas I want to put in for Q & would most likely be successful. But what if I go out on a archery hunt & tag out & now I lost all my points. What have you done?

You've just been handed a hunting gift! One of the beauties of the multi season tag is you can hunt and apply for special hunts on both sides of the mountains. You can also apply for tags in archery, muzzle and modern. This opens up a number of possibilities, probably too many. If you don't get drawn for your quality tag, you still have all the general seasons to hunt, not bound to east/west. The multi season elk tag is fun, just be prepared to spend the time in the field. How many quality points do you have?
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2018, 12:09:43 PM »
I would hunt this year as if you arenít sure youíll be able to hunt next year. Put everything you can into 2018.

Next year, you can worry about 2019.

 Thatís what I do every year.  Every year my hunts end up a little different due to tag draws, weather, days off, fires, etc.... But I seem to enjoy a growing success year after year. 

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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2018, 09:19:31 AM »
Enjoy the MS tag while you got it and put in for ghosts points. Next year go for the draw.

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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2018, 11:44:06 AM »
17 Q points this year, cashed in me bull points in 2015 so not applying there. Just traded me East side rifle tag in for the multiseason so I'm committed, I guess I didn't check the dates close enuf to wait till after the draws to buy MS. I AM putting in & not for points. I only had 3 MS points so not a lot invested & adding a Q tag would be huge. Decided that it could be the year my number comes up so don't want to miss it & never know what the future holds for hunting health
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #22 on: April 30, 2018, 12:06:02 PM »
always apply , never ghost quality
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #23 on: April 30, 2018, 02:19:25 PM »
Ok i see your angle. Yeah apply for a good hunt. If you get it either 1) don't archery hunt regular season so your not tempted or 2) hunt the archery season with your camera and bugle (no limit on how many you can shoot with a nikon)

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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #24 on: May 01, 2018, 09:50:11 AM »
Knophish, you have a healthy amount of points. I think you'll be happy at the end of the season even if you don't draw a quality tag. The MS tag is very fun. I usually hunt archery but after I pulled a multi season tag,  I really started to enjoy muzzle and stuck with it for a few years. Depending on the area, with the MS tag hunting archery and muzzy seasons, you could be hunting rutting bulls for a month  :tup: I'm jealous!
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #25 on: May 01, 2018, 11:22:51 AM »
It's already happening, one of those tags that you think about EVERYDAY until opening day. 4 months & a week to go.    :tup:
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Re: Multi Season dilema
« Reply #26 on: May 01, 2018, 12:21:10 PM »
It's already happening, one of those tags that you think about EVERYDAY until opening day. 4 months & a week to go.    :tup:

Awesome! Keep us posted!
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