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Offline Dan-o

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2019, 09:32:43 PM »
I think I'd keep my tag......

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2019, 11:47:51 AM »
Iím going to turn my permit  in and try again next year. Good luck to your son

Which tag did you have out there? Itd be hard to turn in knowing it could be years before you ever draw it again...
I have the muzzleloader tag I had 22 points

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2019, 12:33:59 PM »
Roll the dice. You already did and won. The odds of getting drawn again in future years is slim. Besides, the odds are pretty good with the way things are going internationally those soldiers might be deployed elsewhere, by hunting season, somewhere that they won't be practicing anymore.

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2019, 12:39:20 PM »
The odds say turning a tag back to WDFW is basically never a smart move if you actually care about going hunting.  Even a person with max points right now in most categories is bucking extremely low odds to draw a tag.  You will not just draw it again in a year or two if you turn it back.  You may die first.  Seriously.

Make the best of the situation and go kill a bull!

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2019, 01:22:28 PM »
Iím going to turn my permit  in and try again next year. Good luck to your son

Which tag did you have out there? Itd be hard to turn in knowing it could be years before you ever draw it again...
I have the muzzleloader tag I had 22 points


Yikes, that a lot of points at risk for a unit they might not even let you in! Hard to swallow that many points and not even being able to hunt. I could see why youd turn the tag in!

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #20 on: July 18, 2019, 01:34:22 PM »
i have the disabled any bull and im keeping it  took 14 pts  so i know plenty of areas to look around

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2019, 01:43:39 PM »
i have the disabled any bull and im keeping it  took 14 pts  so i know plenty of areas to look around


You can know plenty of areas, but if they're all shut down like they're saying they could be, that knowledge is useless and 14 years down the drain. Hoping for the best for you though.

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2019, 02:29:47 PM »
i have the disabled any bull and im keeping it  took 14 pts  so i know plenty of areas to look around


You can know plenty of areas, but if they're all shut down like they're saying they could be, that knowledge is useless and 14 years down the drain. Hoping for the best for you though.

I agree. Every year itís a pain in the butt dodging training area closures. If theyíre offering a tag turn in it sounds like a guy could get screwed. Extending the season for you guys would have been a better option in my opinion.

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #23 on: July 18, 2019, 04:03:16 PM »
The odds say turning a tag back to WDFW is basically never a smart move if you actually care about going hunting.  Even a person with max points right now in most categories is bucking extremely low odds to draw a tag.  You will not just draw it again in a year or two if you turn it back.  You may die first.  Seriously.

Make the best of the situation and go kill a bull!

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2019, 04:33:22 PM »
Yes go kill a bull.......unless you can't actually access the instillation and then just visualize what it would be like to kill a bull :chuckle:
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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2019, 04:52:23 PM »
Those permits include 334 this year, is there any opportunity there?

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2019, 05:00:02 PM »
Those permits include 334 this year, is there any opportunity there?
If your pockets are deep enough maybe

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2019, 06:51:51 PM »
In this specific case if a permit holder turns the permit in will the WDFW re-offer the permit to the next alternate standing in line from the drawing?

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2019, 07:21:43 PM »
Yes go kill a bull.......unless you can't actually access the instillation and then just visualize what it would be like to kill a bull :chuckle:

Hey, if youíre happy with the possibilty of dieing with 40 regular bull preference points I totally agree.  By turning it back in he pretty much guarantees heís got lots of years ahead to visualize killing a bull instead of chasing one.

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Re: Son Draws Alkali Bull Tag
« Reply #29 on: July 18, 2019, 08:20:56 PM »
In this specific case if a permit holder turns the permit in will the WDFW re-offer the permit to the next alternate standing in line from the drawing?

I highly doubt the WDFW would do this.
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