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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2018, 09:36:54 PM »
Anyone know where this is?

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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2018, 09:43:12 PM »
Klickatat county. Trout lake.

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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2018, 11:13:16 PM »
Klickatat county. Trout lake.

Yea. Looks like the WDFW is gonna kill the entire herd, 20 elk, to prevent the Hoof Rot from spreading.
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2018, 11:30:26 PM »
Oh dang, I better hurry before wdfw gets all the fun. Hahaha
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2018, 11:39:24 PM »
Why not let some hunters tag them rather than having to pay someone to shoot them? Heck they could make money off the deal instead of spending it!  :twocents:
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2018, 06:25:20 AM »
Oh dang, I better hurry before wdfw gets all the fun. Hahaha


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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2018, 08:16:21 AM »
I saw a huge herd down there a few weeks ago.  40+ animals.  They were all high stepping pretty good
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2018, 08:36:52 AM »
So is blanchard guide services booked this season already or is there a spot available. :chuckle:
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2018, 03:27:38 PM »
So is blanchard guide services booked this season already or is there a spot available. :chuckle:
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2018, 09:45:29 PM »
I've hunted there for years and never seen one limping. Seems like 20 elk is a large number.  :dunno:

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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2018, 10:58:52 PM »
Looks like we better start purchasing eastside tags now that Trout Lake is now considered east side....  :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2018, 08:16:28 AM »
I spoke to a guy two days ago that swears he saw an elk in ID with hoof rot.
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #13 on: April 29, 2018, 08:27:31 AM »
If it's in that herd I hope they eliminate them all and try to prevent the disease from spreading. What's worrysome, how many other herds have infected elk, this could be a game changer for elk in the entire northwest!  :o
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Re: Hoof Rot Confirmed by WDFW in Eastern Washington
« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2018, 08:50:26 AM »
Hopefully they can reduce or contain it.  All the conspiracy theories aside.  The sad part is this is a disease first identified in livestock that has crossed over to elk.  With the way people move livestock around it is terrifying.  Some drastic changes may occur in the future.

 

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