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Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« on: May 31, 2018, 10:09:42 AM »
Are we?      I realize that we have to deal with the shorter time to scout, plan, and prepare...   BUT it would be nice if we knew our results a month or two sooner.
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2018, 10:15:32 AM »
I get my Illinois results in August for firearm season. But they have 3 separate drawings for firearm. Archery is the same time frame.

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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2018, 10:17:28 AM »
No.

Idaho, Oregon, and Wyoming results are out about the same time as ours, or later. Those are just the ones off the top of my head.
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2018, 10:20:33 AM »
Idaho OILS should be done by now


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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2018, 10:23:38 AM »
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2018, 10:25:19 AM »
No.

Idaho, Oregon, and Wyoming results are at about the same time as ours. Those are just the ones off the top of my head.
Utah just popped. I would say about the same timeframe.   I still dont know my Montana OIL.  Of course it might have been drawn....lol
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2018, 10:32:56 AM »
Def not for Deer.
AZ deadline is still 2 weeks out for online applications (June 12) then a month or more till drawn.  They do elk SUPER early though and that was drawn before our Elk deadline hit.

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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2018, 10:36:01 AM »
Still waiting on Idaho OILS, Montana OILS and AZ sheep and deer deadline is June 12th. Montana antelope deadline is June 1st....
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2018, 12:26:16 PM »
Pennsylvania elk draw DEADLINE isn't until end of July.  The drawing is sometime in August.

I'm glad Washington is close to last, that way I know whether I want to draw here or just get points if I have better options elsewhere.
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2018, 12:43:42 PM »
As much as WDFW drive me crazy and as much as I am not a fan of lots that they do, people need to chill out on the draw results thing.  Washington is literally one of the fastest states for pumping out results.  Most other western states are 6 weeks to 2 months turn around.  Washington does it in less than a month normally.  Heck Idaho's app deadline isn't even until next week and they have seasons that start in August.  Just my  :twocents:
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2018, 01:54:15 PM »
As much as WDFW drive me crazy and as much as I am not a fan of lots that they do, people need to chill out on the draw results thing.  Washington is literally one of the fastest states for pumping out results.  Most other western states are 6 weeks to 2 months turn around.  Washington does it in less than a month normally.  Heck Idaho's app deadline isn't even until next week and they have seasons that start in August.  Just my  :twocents:
but its all done by a computer.

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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2018, 02:08:05 PM »
As much as WDFW drive me crazy and as much as I am not a fan of lots that they do, people need to chill out on the draw results thing.  Washington is literally one of the fastest states for pumping out results.  Most other western states are 6 weeks to 2 months turn around.  Washington does it in less than a month normally.  Heck Idaho's app deadline isn't even until next week and they have seasons that start in August.  Just my  :twocents:
but its all done by a computer.
  hahaha!  Tell that to all the folks who are gonna be waiting until the 10th of June for Idaho oil results
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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2018, 02:27:25 PM »
As much as WDFW drive me crazy and as much as I am not a fan of lots that they do, people need to chill out on the draw results thing.  Washington is literally one of the fastest states for pumping out results.  Most other western states are 6 weeks to 2 months turn around.  Washington does it in less than a month normally.  Heck Idaho's app deadline isn't even until next week and they have seasons that start in August.  Just my  :twocents:
but its all done by a computer.
  hahaha!  Tell that to all the folks who are gonna be waiting until the 10th of June for Idaho oil results
They can take all the time they need as long as they find my name.


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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2018, 02:44:55 PM »
As much as WDFW drive me crazy and as much as I am not a fan of lots that they do, people need to chill out on the draw results thing.  Washington is literally one of the fastest states for pumping out results.  Most other western states are 6 weeks to 2 months turn around.  Washington does it in less than a month normally.  Heck Idaho's app deadline isn't even until next week and they have seasons that start in August.  Just my  :twocents:
but its all done by a computer.
  hahaha!  Tell that to all the folks who are gonna be waiting until the 10th of June for Idaho oil results
They can take all the time they need as long as they find my name.


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Re: Are We the Last State to Complete Special Draws?
« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2018, 03:51:20 PM »
I just applied today for Wyoming and the hunt is in August.

 

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