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WA elk hunt
« on: March 26, 2020, 11:10:44 AM »
17points. Getting old. Looking for a unit to put in for that holds some big bulls. I know itís all going down hill but I need to do it soon before I canít. Someone said the Skouk.

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2020, 11:17:08 AM »
I would say pick one of the several known units, but also keep your expectations realistic.  With 17 points, the premium units are going to be under 5% chance that you draw.
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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2020, 01:13:08 PM »
17 quality elk or bull elk points?

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2020, 02:28:53 PM »
Iíd go back to where you got that bull in your avatar!
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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2020, 02:58:42 PM »
17 or 7 points . Odds dont really matter it's a random draw with bonus points. With number of tags so low in most upper tier draws, points dont help much.  Dont plan on winning it will just make the disappointment worse. 

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2020, 03:22:29 PM »
17 or 7 points . Odds dont really matter it's a random draw with bonus points. With number of tags so low in most upper tier draws, points dont help much.  Dont plan on winning it will just make the disappointment worse.
:yeah: lots of 17 point holders out there, you are better off just finding a place to hunt over the counter, and put in for a special permit that matches your tag.  So when you donít draw, you still have a good plan.
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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2020, 03:43:03 PM »
Iím 22. With 12 quality points. Like said above, figure out your general OTC hunt and use the draw as a backup. Now that itís getting harder and harder to draw, and in the coming years will only get more difficult.


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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2020, 11:13:54 AM »
Everyone saying I wonít get drawn ! I have hope. I wonít give up. They said that to me last year on my deer tag and I got drawn. Expect the worst , hope for the best and you will never be disappointed in life. Just looking for a unit that has some big bulls. I donít want a average bull. I already have many of those. I always have next year and after. When it gets to the point where I canít get out and hike then I will lower my standards to a meat hunt. For those of you who say they will never get drawn , donít give up or donít put in. If you put in every year then that tells me you havenít given up

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2020, 11:23:48 AM »
What area did you draw and lets see that big buck!!

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2020, 12:15:00 PM »
Dessert

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2020, 12:17:04 PM »
The bull on my avatar I got with max points in WY

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2020, 12:18:33 PM »
Nice! That's a beautiful buck you nailed! Congratulations.

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2020, 12:36:49 PM »
Jeeze, at first glance I thought that elk was pretty short.

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2020, 12:47:17 PM »
Members on this site said I wouldnít get drawn. I didnít give up. When I got drawn members said I would only get a 160-170 buck. I didnít give up. Took six days after seeing lots of 160-170ís. Persistence and patience !!!!

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Re: WA elk hunt
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2020, 07:00:21 AM »
Everyone saying I wonít get drawn ! I have hope. I wonít give up. They said that to me last year on my deer tag and I got drawn. Expect the worst , hope for the best and you will never be disappointed in life. Just looking for a unit that has some big bulls. I donít want a average bull. I already have many of those. I always have next year and after. When it gets to the point where I canít get out and hike then I will lower my standards to a meat hunt. For those of you who say they will never get drawn , donít give up or donít put in. If you put in every year then that tells me you havenít given up

I like the way you think!
And what an incredible buck you harvested on a tag that you will never draw! Congrats!

 


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